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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (123 reviews)
“hake” (61 reviews)
“poached eggs” (31 reviews)
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Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant is small with an interior that's simple, but not particularly interesting. The main course steak was very good. Otherwise there was nothing remarkable. The real surprise came in the form of the bill, which was about 50% over priced. There are so many...More

Thank GCTripAdvice
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really hate to write rough reviews. Nimmo's was nothing special. The waitress was inattentive and never smiled and the food was uninspired.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here recently. I will only say how disappointed we were, very mediocre food very obviously not an ounce of care or passion. The waitress smiled once when she handed me the card machine which asked for a gratuity. It...More

Thank Con O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here with our family and each of us ordered different things and we all loved everything ! The staff were lovely, relaxed but attentive and friendly. Dont worry if there is a queue to get in, its worth it. It is beautiful...More

Thank RuskyDublin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good meal but not what I expected from the reviews. Also the waitress couldn’t care less about us. I was so disappointed :(

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here today for a quick lunch having read all the positive reviews. The place itself is really friendly and cosy, the waiters were super nice and the food was great. I also HAD to try the freshly baked chocolate fudge cake and needless to...More

1  Thank Michele L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend had made reservations here and I arrived with reservations of my own. From the website it appeared to be an Irish version of a hipster restaurant. I was wrong, it was delicious and delightful. Fresh, local, unusual ingredients. Probably the best fish dish...More

2  Thank NYCMike96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived last night, Sunday, on the last night of a weekend away in Galway. Having heard the reviews I expected it to be booked out but we were able to get a walk in no problem. Our host Colin was very helpful and friendly...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the get go, when we made our booking over the phone, the attitude from the staff was poor. On arrival we experienced a cold reception and were made feel like an inconvenience - despite the restaurant being only half full. A disinterested waiter took...More

1  Thank bremma2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here for the 1st time, brought along by a group of friends, after 3 years in Galway, and I wished i could've gone here sooner :) Lovely, cosy place. Super great warm ambience. Excellent food, relatively pricey but still worth it. Really nice...More

1  Thank UkuleleAstrophile
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 114
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.
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