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The Kitchen

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Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 534 883
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to The Kitchen many times before, always enjoying their wholesome and unusual selection of drinks, food, and cakes. I haven't been there for about 10 months and went back last weekend eagerly anticipating a pleasant experience. To say the experience was frustrating... We were waiting to be seated for 20+ minutes, despite empty tables in the restaurant,... More 

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Thank Hannah H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a walkabout round the city centre I had a brief visit to the museum then decided to have a coffee here because of the recommendations on trip advisor. Very good coffee, excellent service, nice atmosphere and a great view of the Spanish Arch and adjoins wall.

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Thank NoelPrendiville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We both enjoyed the breakfast here. Friendly staff. Clean. Good but limited choice of breakfast. It was a shame that they don't serve beans. Their homemade relish was amazing!

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Thank Ivett P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem . The food is amazing , the service is amazing and all round just a fabulous place to visit . Well done to management who always strive to be the best and to have the best

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Good mix of local folk and foreign tourists. Close view of Spanish steps. Local ale in bottles. Nice friendly youthful feel. Fresh Natural juices.

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Thank Paul H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect lunch place for us; 4 adults, 1 kid and 1 toddler. There was something for everybody. We all said 'wow, you can taste the freshness'. It was a fantastic healthy and delicious meal! The kids had sausages and potatoe wedges. I had a poach chicken wrap, one of us had the daily dal and two had the b.o.l.t. Everybody... More 

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Thank Tory F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I eat here regularly and have always been happy with the food. Today I had "everything but the kitchen sink " and it was so fresh and tasty. Just the antidote to Xmas food . Love this place

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Thank Memarty
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Quality of the food is always strong. There's always such variety on the menu you're unlikely to see elsewhere and there's always interesting specials on. Coffee is good and staff are very friendly and attentive also. Galway is fast becoming a great town for cafes and brunch and this is certainly up there with the best

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

lovely place...staff very friendly, breakfast was very good and the service was fast. it's located in the city centre.

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Thank David M
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This place is so busy but food is amazing my boyfriend had a burger and I had mushrooms . Coffee is so good and deserts are just perfect I had to take some for take away . Also I must give out about one of the girls working in there so unprofessional she had a lace top on and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 534 883
Description
Great Food in The Galway City Museum, overlooking the Spanish Arch. The Kitchen serves exciting fusion cuisine using local produce and great Irish fish and meat. Vegetarians are well catered for, Gluten Free options are always available ( our Chocolate Brownies are AWESOME!!! even if we say so ourselves!). Open for extra special night-time dining from 6pm from Thursday - Saturday... great, vibrant, taste-tingling food, all prepared in house with love & passion by THE KITCHEN team.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?