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Kirwan's Lane

Kirwan's Lane off Quay St, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Haven't eaten here in years and am delighted to say it is every bit as amazing as we remembered it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Kirwan's Lane is always a reliable place for a good meal and excellent service

The food, especially the seafood and fish, is delicious. The service is always polite and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Winnipeg, Canada
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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Kirwan's Lane off Quay St, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't eaten here in years and am delighted to say it is every bit as amazing as we remembered it . Menu has a lovely mouth watering selection. We had sweet potato and coconut soup and crab claws as appetisers - plate licking good, with...More

Thank Hobart122
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, especially the seafood and fish, is delicious. The service is always polite and attentive. This is one of the very best restaurants in Galway.

Thank GaryCornelius
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Three sittings on sat last. We chose the 7 pm sitting. Restaurant was packed. Because of this service was slow and it was 1 hr 10 mins before we had a starter on the table. This made us anxious as they required the table again...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Hi there I have eaten in this restaurant twice this year. January and September. Food was excellent both times. Staff were fantastic the second time. The first time the waitress upset all of us. A party of 10 women. She told us we were too...More

Thank em r
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I came across this on TA and went looking for it , knew it was somewhere near Spanish Arch .A great find.First , it was quiet although only a few yards away from bustling streets.Second , it is a lovely medieval lane and worth a...More

Thank Travellingirish1
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The food was truly delicious if a little over priced in comparison to other seafood restaurants in the city (Oscar's for example). The wine list and drinks menu is extensive and the setting is lovely. It's an ideal location for dinner and a few drinks...More

Thank ksire
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal but expensive crab claws the best l've eaten however husbands main course came with nothing a side of fish and a few mussles over it, which was not pointed out and he had to wait for a side to b cooked annoying and...More

Thank Maunie C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Tucked away a short walk from the Jury's Inn on Quay, and close to many of the pubs which feature trad Irish music, the service is excellent and the food superb. Decent wine list. We had no reservation but were seated immediately.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A bit pretentious. The mussels were good but not memorable. The fish was good but not exceptional. I guess I'm trying to say that, for all the hype the restaurant receives, it was disappointing. Or maybe it was an off night.

Thank Mirella Menglid... M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We discovered Kirwan's Lane in Galway City in 1997, when finding a very good meal in Ireland was not as sure a thing as it is today. Pleased to report it is still up there in food quality, variety and service. Minor complaint, the piped...More

Thank TheLiterateChef
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