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Arches Hotel Restaurant

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Claregalway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We of us called in for supper on a week night. The food was fine...typical bar food and a pretty good price. Staff were friendly too. But I wasn't impressed with how clean or tidy the place was. There were dirty tables and I felt they could do a lot better in the bathrooms. It was fine but I'm not... More 

Thank Sarah C
Sligo, Ireland
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard so much about this place since its refurbishment so visited it recently for lunch but was quite disappointed. The female waitress was ever so helpful despite the fact she was waiting on tables, cleaning and even sweeping the floor. Had the soup to start but not great. The menu had a number of choices and we both went for... More 

Thank Anthony M
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We came in for dinner this week and so pleased to see they have refurbished the restaurant ( it was long overdue) , they have had a swop about and it's really nice . The waitress was so lovely and really welcoming , having not been back to Galway for over a year she not only remembered us , but... More 

Thank Jacquietolan64
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Rack of lamb on the menu...They serve lamb cutlets for around €19.00 and if you notice it :D they pretend that they ran out of the rack of lamb. The first time (~8 months ago) we said nothing but when it happened again... If you are in Claregalway go to The Abbey Restaurant. Nice food and decent prices.

Thank Irma R
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112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here after a day trip to Galway! We want to compliment the wonderful young and courteous staff who were so attentive. Great value for money. Four mains starters and desserts tea and coffee as well as two glasses of wine for €99. New decor and quick service too! Highly recommended for stop off coming from races in 2... More 

Thank SheilaD215
Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Someone recommended the restaurant to us. But the veggies werent fresh and the meat overdone. Wasnt very good at all

Thank Patti B
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I have always looked forward to dining at The Arches Restaurant .on visits to the area.However on Tuesday last visited for lunch.Meal arrived potato and.veg.was cold.Called lady waitress and discreetly complained..Took meal back and heated it.The meal was returned heated and slapped down in front of me ,without a word of apology which one would normally expect..The attitude seemed to... More 

Thank johnoloughlin
County Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Called in for a break and coffee and snack but had a great meal instead, beef was melt in the mouth. Meal was served promptly and good service. Vegetables, served separately, were a little under cooked but I would rather that than over cooked! Mashed potato was excellent.

Thank 554bernie49
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Stumbled in to Arches not realizing it was still breakky. I thought maybe they'd do a coffee and sweet treat. Anyhoo.. I ended up eating breakky, I paid €6.50 for all you can eat. Coffee was good, food the standard Irish breakfast-pretty good and hot and I also had a pastry. Staff were very friendly, good customer service and efficient.... More 

Thank Onlyyoucansee03
United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

While visiting ga!way we visited arches on two occasions ,there were eight of us dining each time . The first time we had a Sunday roast and I can honestly say the beef was absolutely gorgeous dinner was piping hot .we all had various starters and deserts and all were lovely. The second time we eat there was on our... More 

Thank Barbara D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Claregalway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Claregalway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?