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The Couch Potato Restaurant - CLOSED

40 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 664
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
15 Jan 2013
“A good place gone bad, very bad”
10 Jan 2013
“spud lover”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, International
40 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

My friends and I used to love this place and were very frequent customers but after my last experience there I will not be going back again. The restaurant was completely empty besides us for the entire time we were there, which would not have...More

4  Thank EricafromAmerica
Reviewed 11 January 2013

I just love this place, great value for money,loads to choose from, if you like your jacket potatoes this is the place for you

Thank patricia m
Reviewed 12 November 2012

We hadn't been to this place in years, until yesterday. It hasn't changed much. The food is fine, they have a great selection of ways to top off a baked potatoe, but the prices are high for what you get. While we were there, 2...More

Thank wcgibbons
Reviewed 29 September 2012

ONE POTATO only in takeaway serving and although i paid thru the nose for the delivery the manager acted as if the potato was no responsibilities of hers, no refund offered, no replacement offered, only protecting herself no interest in my the customer or my...More

2  Thank suzhannahGalway
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Where would we be without the versatile spud. delicious fillings nice setting and a lazy athmosphere. good value, perfect really

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 7 August 2012

had been there a few years back and loved it , I also remembered lovely staff, well obvioulsy it has changed ... a lot !!!!!!! First no hello upon arrival and a feeling that we were actually bothering the 2 girls sitting non chalantly, they...More

4  Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 19 July 2012

I lived 10 years in Galway and I have eaten there at least twice a month. I can't say anymore. Just go and try it, it's a one of a kind. You'll go back...again and again...

Thank Cimmerianbloke
Reviewed 6 July 2012

lovely place to come for lunch. Most of the menu includes a jacket potato with various toppings. it may seem a little expensive at first but portions are very generous and food is good.

Thank shellywelly718
Reviewed 15 May 2012

Have lunch/dinner here now and again and i am never disappointed. Food is always cooked beautifully! Staff is always kind and helpful. Great value

Thank AoifeM202
Reviewed 3 May 2012

The menu has various ways of serving potatoes. I had the coleslaw and cheese potatoes, which were really filling and tasty. It's a bit pricey for a potato me-thinks, but still wasn't on the expensive side. The ambience is nice and I like that it...More

Thank GaticaNera
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  • Address: 40 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 664
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