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The Boat Inn

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
Main Street | Oughterard, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 552 196
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (5 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Oughterard, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We went in because we knew it served the pale ale we liked. Had excellent meals - steak for me and lambshanks for my partner. Steak was cooked perfectly with delicious sauce. Lambshanks were tender in a delicious sauce. Overall good time and recommend to...More

Thank Josephine14
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife had fish and chips while I had the seafood chowder. Both dishes were excellent The service was friendly and efficient. Certainly a place we would eat again while in the neighbourhood. The best was the brown bread served with the chowder.

Thank Adriaan-vd-Velde
Reviewed 6 October 2017

After a long day in Connemara & Cong we arrived back in Oughterard tired and hungry. Our B&B was within walking distance. A very warm and inviting restaurant. My husband and adult sons thoroughly enjoyed their entrees. They laughed when I proclaimed the salad I...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a great place to meet up for drinks, snacks, or a meal, you can sit inside or outside, it is in the center of the town so the location allows it to be very much part of the local ambiance. We were there...More

Thank Hugh F
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A popular place with locals and visitors. It is right at the center of town, and the food is good. We ate in the bar.

Thank JD-94-travels
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Spent an lovely family group evening here in this bar, great friendly staff, and homely atmosphere and central location. Didnt have dinner but had some light bites food which was delicious and hit the spot perfectly.

Thank Roomargotme
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We just stopped in for drinks and dessert. So glad we did! Sat inside, service was good. We had the brownie, apple tart and lemon cheesecake with blueberries. They were all delicious, but the cheesecake was the best cheesecake I have ever eaten!

Thank mtfwhls
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Convenient located on high street but disappointed about food standard and service. We waited far too long for simple pasta. Poor value for money compared to other restaurants in town.

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

with ireland's climate, anyime you can sit outside for breakfast is a bonus and you can do that at The Boat Inn in Oughterard, County Galway. It's an easy place to find, situated as it is on the main thoroughfare, with free parking nearby and...More

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We ate lunch: a burger which was a real hamburger not a meatloaf burger, the chinese chicken with noodle which was spicy and good because sometimes you don't want roast anymore on vacation, a chicken sandwich which was good and the roast which was good....More

Thank Jana W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Oughterard, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 552 196
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