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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (109 reviews)
“hake” (58 reviews)
“poached eggs” (29 reviews)
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

And soup and bread. Ate here twice for lunch. Loved it. Delicious food in attractive and historic if small place. Attentive service. Highly recommend.

1  Thank 44Marilyn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a find. Very friendly staff, a quaint stone building beside the water. Small inside & busy but it doesn't matter because the food/drinks/desert is so good it is worth it. The staff & customers are all jolly & accommodating to the coziness. Treat yourself.

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came across this Resturant when visiting the Spanish Arch in Galway. It was so quaint right on the river, we had coffee & scones, delicious. Highly recommended South Africa jill

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be it brunch, lunch or dinner with friends, Ard Bia is always consistently good. Lovely staff, very cool vibe and serious focus on local producers, this is my go-to place with friends and to impress visitors too.

1  Thank Johanne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place. Great fish dishes, local produce and lovely atmosphere. Good location right by the Spanish Arch.

1  Thank VickyTBangkok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little piece of Scandinavia in Galway. Came here for a delicious relaxing brunch on a rainy day. They have a good mix of traditional breakfast items but I regret not coming for dinner. Make sure to get a reservation because it gets packed.

1  Thank Cmdguitar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here's a sampling of the words that came out of my mouth while eating the beans on toast (with sausage) this morning: "Oh my God this is good", "This is incredible", *deep gutteral noises of pleasure*, "Best thing I've eaten on this trip, maybe ever"......More

1  Thank Brett J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On your way to Ardbia you will pass 60 restaurants on this lovely pedestrian street . Plenty of buskers .Some good some trying hard. Go to Ardbia first. Great location, service was fun. And the food ,creative ,local sourced, and delicious. The beef was off...More

1  Thank dtareilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide said it would be great. Then he said it again. Then a third time at the end of our tour. All right, already. We entered the most charming of dining spots, were catered to by a wonderful wait staff, served incredibly delicious...More

1  Thank Gene S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter had recommended this restaurant to us and said, " it's quirky , in a great setting, with interesting food and great staff ". I'm pleased to say that's exactly how I would recommend it to anyone. These guys have a great product that...More

2  Thank Bluejaydawn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 114
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.
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