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The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant

High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 757
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (17 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (21 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 671 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion this is a must stop in Galway for a meal or just a drink. The place is huge with lots of atmosphere. Went there for dinner and ordered the mussel appetizer. The portion was enormous and served with brown bread. The appetizer...More

1  Thank Caroline N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped by here for the first time in the afternoon for a beer and we were so impressed. Located just off Shop Street. So deceiving from the front but so big and spacious inside. Done up lovely and staff so friendly. Liked it so much...More

1  Thank MeathJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food as are most of the food places in Galway, food always delicious and well presented !..................

Thank Elizann O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our bus tour we stopped in Galway Ireland. There are lots of shops and places to eat but don’t miss this most favorable meal! My husband and I always order 2different meals and split to get double the taste! What a reward 2times over!...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for dinner after arriving in Galway at the recommendation of our host. It was a cool spot and we were seated near the upstairs bar. Very eclectic decor and it was not too loud or too quiet. We had good service and...More

1  Thank cra27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place that we found by accident tonight. Great atmosphere and music for a wed night. They have gluten free Shepard's Pie so that won us over! 😄

1  Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar is a vibrant bar which offers something for all age groups depending on the time you visit. I love this place!

Thank garrytex
FrontDoor, Manager at The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers garrytex, Glad you enjoyed the bar and hopefully we can welcome you back again soon! Aoife

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Wow, so pleased we did. Chicken wings with Bourbon Whisky BBQ. Beef in Guinness main course. Food was exceptional and good value. We all loved our food. As my mate Arni says "I'll Be Back"

1  Thank KevinNally
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here. Beer, service and place were great. Multiple bars within the place, we had beer but would like to come back and sit at the whiskey bar. The prawns I had for lunch were great. Definitely a place to visit. Staff was...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really friendly staff. We were seated quickly even though it was a surprisingly packed Monday night. The place is big but laid out in a lovely way so you have comfortable pockets of space and never felt on display. We got chicken wings to start...More

1  Thank rosienotrose
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7 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel S | Reviewed this property |
no you dont need to make a reservation and it depends whats going on in galway but I have never been left waiting :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 757
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