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The Dail Bar

42-44 Middle Street | In the Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (57 reviews)
“wings” (17 reviews)
“irish stew” (10 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42-44 Middle Street | In the Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have just returned from a 14 day tour of Ireland with Trafalgar Tours. One nice part of the tour was the opportunity to visit several Irish towns along the way and do some shopping and visit the local pubs. At each pub we found...More

2  Thank Edward_G32
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Disappointed to say the least! Food was unedible which included a long dark hair on my plate and when complained to staff we were met with a terribly rude attitude. We paid and left as didn't want to cause a scene but really wasn't a...More

Thank Sophie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at the Dail bar and would recommend it to anyone. The food was out of this world and the staff were all very friendly and welcoming. We had the chicken wings as a starter and then chicken and bacon and...More

2  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It came highly recommended and we were very happy with our meal. Friendly staff and good service. Would dine here again.

1  Thank annieg2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my hen party last year we ended up in The Dail Bar and it was amazing. Saturday night in Galway city isn't the most welcoming place for a hen party but this pub is. We had the whole top floor for dancing and literally...More

1  Thank Ciara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for an early dinner. We found a table upstairs next to a window looking down the street below. Service was friendly and efficient. As soon as one table was cleared, the staff immediately prepared it for other diners. I had the hake...More

1  Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beer was not great just average and the food was terrible. Salad looked tired and old with full of mayonnaise.More

Thank mikihuhu
Dail B, Manager at The Dail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear mikihuhu, We are very surprised by your review as it's not the typical feedback we receive from customers. As your comment is only one line long it's hard for us to know what dish you had from the menu or what drink you ordered....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large group of us went on the recommendation of our tour guide,and was she ever right! We ordered a variety of items from the menu and all were delicious- Irish stew, catch of the day(salmon), steak, drinks, dessert, after dinner drinks and the price...More

2  Thank Jeanne b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never expected to crave hot wings when visiting Ireland but I'm so glad I was because the wings here were absolutely amazing. They were on the smaller side but you get a whole bowl (maybe 20) and they totally hit the spot. My husband...More

3  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a memorable dinner at the Dail Bar. The food was wonderful. There was a large selection of entrees, appetizers and cocktails. The wait staff was attentive and helpful

3  Thank Kathleen B
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3 September 2017|
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Response from MerlineB | Reviewed this property |
if you have a large group, i'd recommend calling ahead and they'll hold tables close together for you & make sure the staff checks in on you often. They're very flexible though, and I agree with the other patrons, if you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42-44 Middle Street | In the Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 777
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The Dail Bar and Restaurant has already become a firm favourite to both Galway residents and visitors alike with its stunning decor that is both impressive and comfortable at the same time evoking a relaxed warm atmosphere that just draws you in like your favourite local. Situated on the intersection of Middle Street and Cross St right in the heart of the city it really is a beautiful bar to visit The Dail is decorated in a wonderfully traditional manner with beautifully carved oak bars, feature fireplaces ,stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to while away an evening. The downstairs bar has a warm inviting local pub feel where you can relax and enjoy your favourite drink in a comfortable environment, chat to friends, and get to know the friendly bartender or just absorb the atmosphere and many hidden features that the bar has to find!The Dail is also a restaurant serving top class food at Pocket friendly prices all day everyday. The varied and enticing menu really does go above and beyond a traditional pub menu. The Bar is open late 7 nights a week from 11:00am to 2:00am
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