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“Liked it so much we sought it out again!”

The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #21 of 489 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 5, 2013

We found this by accident one day and had a lovely lunch. The service was great and we really liked the atmosphere and decor. Massive inside given the small street frontage - a bit Tardis like. We returned for a second visit during our 2 week stay but had to ask where it was - the name at the front of the establishment was Sonny's Bar - we didn't realise it was the same place. Perhaps we weren't looking properly
No matter, We would recommend this place to anyone - we'd go again if we swung by Galway :-)

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1  Thank BobbysGirl11
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

We popped in here on a rainy afternoon in Galway and had a hearty bowl of soup and veggie wrap in front of the fire in Sonny's. The staff were naturally friendly and attentive, and apparently the great food (and FANTASTIC bread to accompany the soup) were due to a new chef. Really yummy food, for a great price.

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1  Thank LydiaEmma
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

I was in Galway for the weekend and we ended up drinking in the front door both nights and we ended at same bar each night. In the side door that bar there. I have to say as Irish we are great to complain about things but we are never as quick to compliment somebody.

So here goes....
There was a bar man called Eoin(not sure of spelling) working behind the bar as specified above. I have to say he was one of the best bar men i have come across in a long long time. Their was four of us in a round and after been asked the first time he remembered each time what we having and had them out before we had to even mention them. Not alone could he remember them that night 24 hours later he was still smiling and knew what we were drinking the minute we walked into the bar. Not alone been a great bar staff member he had great personality and was smiling all night.

I have to say absolutely fantastic as a bar staff member. So i just felt i needed to compliment your staff and for making our weekend even better.

We also had lunch there and it was amazing.

Definitely visit here :)

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4  Thank BettyManister
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Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Had a light lunch here today, the place was so busy we were lucky to get a table but as soon as we sat at one, a lovely friendly waitress was straight over with menus. Soon after she was back to take our food and drink order and the food came quickly and was delicious. It's amazing how the staff run this place so well in the busy atmosphere they are in, it is to be commended. Well done, great place for lunch with daily specials and al a carte choices :)

1  Thank Foodoscar
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

Walking into this pub is like walking into The Tardis, lots of lovely different areas to explore and find the best place for you. The food was absolutely delicious, I had the Guinness stew which just melted in the mouth, the best I have ever had and my other half had amazing shepherds pie. as with every other place we visited in Ireland the service was lovely and very friendly.

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1  Thank Fiona C
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