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Maxwells Restaurant

14 Williamsgate Street, Galway PPS, Ireland
+353 91 568 974
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Irish, European, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Williamsgate Street, Galway PPS, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with the children for lunch, great children’s menu. Food quick but sadly the positives stop there. Expensive for average food and average service. Toilets stink and need a really good clean! No hospitality at all. A long wait but definitely not worth it!!!

Thank rachaelgibbons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, the food was fabulous - prawns cocktail, goat cheese bruschetta, chicken entree. The best I’ve had in Ireland thus far. Unfortunately, there was a spill during our dinner but every member of the staff went above and beyond to apologize and make...More

1  Thank Eliza B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good beer, but blah atmosphere. My lunch was tasty and I had a beer that was brewed in Galway which was very good too but, there’s nothing special about the decor or atmosphere at this place. Kinda plain.

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walking in the center of Galway and it happened to be late morning...and we were hungry. It was brunch at Maxwell's. This is a bistro style restaurant with superb service. I enjoyed every bite of my lemon curd pancakes and my husband liked...More

2  Thank MaryC508
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a regular customer to this establishment I regret that this was the 1st occasion that I was disappointed with the experience, I ordered the mini breakfast for €7.95 & asked for soda bread instead of toast. Service was slow & my tea was gone...More

2  Thank Bertie F
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The one low point of our visit to Galway. We wondered why it was empty on a Saturday night and we found out. The non dairy soup option arrived with cheese all over it. The potato and veg were forgot about. The arrived at the...More

5  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here a few days ago with my husband and daughter, it was a pleasant experience, friendly staff, good service and the food was delicious. As I'm a coeliac I didn't have many options on the menu but they had gluten free toast available...More

1  Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We had a party of 26 people last Saturday night, service was fast, efficient and super friendly, choice on the menu was brilliant and the food was delicious. 10/10!

2  Thank jacquimenright
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Everything was just excellent from the moment I set foot inside. Kindest people, most delicious food. Everything you need.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had no idea how great this place would be, but from the moment I walked in everything was perfect, the background music, the lighting, the staff - all perfectly executed and professional and friendly. The the meal - I had trouble choosing, but went with...More

1  Thank Rich G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Williamsgate Street, Galway PPS, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 974
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