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22 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 526 003
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I absolutely love this place!! Myself and my husband had dinner here back in August. We both had the steak main. They use quality fresh local ingredients, and this is evident with every course. It was absolutely gorgeous!! I still think about it!! The service here is great, everyone very friendly and happy to answer any questions about the menu.... More 

Thank clairmacdonnell
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really lovely restaurant just a bit off the main track in Galway city. Easy to get to by taxi or a meandering walk. We were a family of 4 with all different taste. Two teenagers still found plenty to enjoy on the menu. All the food choices where simply amazing tastes. We had starter and main and had no room... More 

Thank ash1234627
Galway, Ireland (Republic Of.)
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Kai on a work night out (10 of us). Typically restaurants are not great when dealing with slightly larger groups although we were not a huge group but Kai didn't disappoint in any way. Didn't have a starter but had the Venison and then a Cheese Plate. Was blown away by both. One of the best meals I... More 

Thank alanrbrowne
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this wonderful spot during the week . Wow !!!! I had heard really good things about it but was still blown away . It has a really charming atmosphere , very cosy and hipsterish . The food was amazing . The flavours were just superb . Everything was so fresh and cooked to perfection . We had venison ,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our first initial experience at KAI and not giving a glowing report I wanted to redo another review after a more recent trip there. we had a lovely experience, with a really lovely coffee and cake and excellent service. We did feel our first review was probably just hitting on a bad hour. But delighted to say we will... More 

Thank f6travellers
Warrington, Cheshire
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read mostly positive reviews about this place we decided to try it for brunch. It's definitely different in every way. In particular the food is definitely not ordinary. We only had coffee & croissants but the menu looked very interesting. I'd recommend it as somewhere to try if you don't want the run of the mill stuff. Nice place... More 

Thank Michael D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best food I have ever eaten. So tasty and delicious . Brilliant service. Quirky staff...lovely restaurant... wonderful atmosphere

Thank Niamh C
Charleston, South Carolina
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely local atmosphere -- not in the touristy part of town, felt like the only tourists there. Very fresh ingredients. Great service. Good portion size. Enjoyed it from start to finish.. Would suggest to any travelers who enjoy comfortable upscale adventurous dining.

Thank Kutaa1022
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only one word to describe Kai "Awesome". Excellent service with a smile, perfect coffee and food (I had coffee and scone, my daughter had coffee and an awesome pastry). Convenient and fast too. Truly a must visit while in Galway.

Thank Joan K
Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in galway and looking for a restaurant to visit. This one seemed interesting so we decided to go and we did not regret it. We were welcomed in by the more then friendly staff and we had a pre dinner drink which was both delicious and unusual. We has duck and goats cheese starters and venison and my... More 

Thank frostyfoxy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 526 003

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