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Donnellys of Barna

Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (41 reviews)
“fish pie” (9 reviews)
“crab claws” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

Ate here on during a recent visit to Galway. Had a very enjoyable meal, Donnellys had been recommended to us and it was well worth the visit. Staff friendly and helpful, lovely meal in nice cosy atmosphere. Had a couple of drinks in the bar...More

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I recently dined here with my wife having not been for a couple of years and the only disappointment was that I had been away too long! From the minute we arrived and were greeted by a smiling Barman (who was polite, engaging and humorous!),...More

1  Thank Frank H
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Had a few pints of the black stuff in this pub recently on a very wet and dark winters day.lovely pub friendly staff busy serving food which looked great.Had a bowl of chowder and some muscles very nice. Would recommend it for a stop of...More

1  Thank Eddie D
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Visited the Galway area from London over Christmas and was pleasantly surprised by this gem. Great food, nice atmosphere, top notch chowder and the best Guinness on my Irish travels!

2  Thank rob w
Reviewed 13 December 2015

One of my favorite places to visit in Galway. Great food and wine with wonderful Pints. The service is vey friendly and efficient.

1  Thank Foody186605
Reviewed 20 November 2015

After a windswept drive through Connemara we returned to Galway and just before, in Barna we saw lots of people going to this corner restaurant. We are sure glad we followed them in. The food was amazing!! One elderly gentleman next to us said he...More

Thank jkwaterbugs
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We went to Donnelly,s for an evening meal..there was a wide variety of choice and good value. All the staff where friendly and attentive. We Will eat there again.

Thank nightsawayinhotels
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Just go for the Calamari, its the best I have had. Also if its good Guinness you are after, here is certainly the place to go.

Thank Edel H
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We only discovered this restaurant by accident as O'Gradys on the Pier, nearby restaurant which we have frequented for years, wasn't open at the time we called and boy were we pleasantly surprised. We had the best, freshest and most succulently prepared shellfish we've experienced...More

3  Thank Fuinseog
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

A veritable feast of seafood. I started with a delicious chowder followed by smoked haddock mornay. Both were very fresh and tasty. My friend had mussels...these were fantastic and the creamy sauce they came in was exquisite. One friend had crab claws to start and...More

2  Thank TrendyVicar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 592 487
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