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“Best value, big flavours, prob best overall in locality” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Taste Matters

Taste Matters
Ranked #1 of 18 Restaurants in Loughrea
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $26
Cuisines: European, Irish, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Casual restaurant with interesting delicious food & genuine hospitality.
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best value, big flavours, prob best overall in locality”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2011

Food excellent, pricing is very good too. Cannot fault any aspect of the place, some might like a bigger wine choice, but for restaurant size I believe it's sufficient. Book early at weekends

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English first
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic food at great prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2011

This bistro is a little gem! Have been back numerous times and the quality never slips. Very busy today which was great to see and it's very obvious the owners really enjoy serving fresh tasty food at really reasonable prices. I would definitely recommend taking a detour from the motorway when travelling to Galway. Well done! I'll be back for sure :-)

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1 Thank Jennygrif
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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT FOOD AT A GREAT PRICE..A MUST VISIT..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2011

This is a small restaurant with not many tables , so booking is a must..the food here is excellent, so fresh and tasty and well worth a visit and I guarantee you will want to go back. It is not some where you'd go for a nice private dining experience as its a small restaurant and the tables are close together, but if its good food a reasonable price then its a must.

  • Visited September 2011
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3 Thank sharon1126
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Food with flair!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2011

Taste Matters, honest wholesome food cooked with creativity and passion by a genius of a chef and served by an absolute gentleman. Keep it up guys. Loughrea is fortunate to have you.

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2 Thank Goatstowner
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County Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great tasting, beautifully presented food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

It's hard to believe that such amazing food can be produced in such a tiny kitchen. Delicious recipes, beautifully presented and friendly, attentive but not overbearing staff. I was hooked on the seafood chowder and delighted when on my 2nd and 3rd visit over the summer I had friends with me who ordered other dishes. The salads were terrific and my sons voted the chicken strips the best they had ever tasted. This restaurant is worth taking a detour off the Galway/Dublin road, in fact worth taking a trip from Dublin just to enjoy a great meal.

  • Visited July 2011
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2 Thank Westynut
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