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The Quays Restaurant

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 87 289 8344
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We ate our lunch at The Qauys, this pub has a great atmosphere and appears to be an ideal venue for a night out. Service - 5 - Friendly, quick, helpful service with no complaints. Complimentary water was a nice touch. Food - 4 -...More

Thank Martz4040
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Three different meals. Three disappointments. Sirloin - MR came M+++. Virtually no beef flavor. Uninspired tasteless sides. Ordered a side of chips. Mistake. Guinness Beef Stew - A dark indiscipt mess. Edible but forgettable. Poached Salmon - Tasteless. Same dreary sides. Garlic Mushrooms - The...More

Thank scott b
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We visited on a number of occasions and were overwhelmed by the architecture and the effort that had gone in to making this the place it is. The first time was in the afternoon and it was quiet and relaxed, the second time was in...More

Thank Frohlix
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Ate here because it was in one of our Ireland guide books. Very disappointing. Fish and chips had no flavor. Steak was a fatty mess. Very busy. Place felt very crowded.

1  Thank Ryanne B
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Nothing wrong with it, but nothing exceptional. I wasn't hungry and they allowed me to order off the children's menu, so that was good.

1  Thank RobinsFolly
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited The Quays this weekend. The portions are huge and the food is good quality, fresh Irish food. I had the egg mayo for starters and the fish and chips for mains. Unfortunately the fish did have some bones in it but it was...More

Thank KaronaMarona1986
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have never been able to have dinner here cause the kitchen closes at 20.30 and there were always too many people. If you want to dine here you need to book a table. Guinness's pint is only 4,60euro. Traditional live irish music every night....More

Thank federicamela
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Stopped here for a late lunch. Other half had fish and chips which was OK but I had veggie quiche with salad and chips. The quiche was horrible it was soggy, cold and tasteless. Not a place I'd recommend

1  Thank Diane47uk
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Went into quay for a pint. Been here a few times but first time sitting at the bar. So I was at the bar for just over an hour with my friend. Below the taps there was 6 glasses. All with beer is not them...More

6  Thank David H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Positioned on the busy Quay St pedestrian route this is a great bar/restaurant for watching the world pass by. Either from the large canopy covered front outdoor seating or the great inside bars. Inside is spread over a few levels and has unusual wooden panels/bars...More

1  Thank 1_mth_1
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 87 289 8344
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