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Tigh Giblin

Main Street | Spiddal, Galway, Spiddal, Ireland
+353 91 504 787
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Street | Spiddal, Galway, Spiddal, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a pint, across the street from our hotel. We were hoping to hear traditional Irish music and Tigh Giblin did not disappoint. Marie took great care of us. She let us know the trad session would be at half nine. We returned...More

Thank elizabethwB5165CX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner of this pub used to own an Irish food pub in our city before deciding to return to his homeland. It was fun to give his new place our blessing. Excellent fresh fish and great ambience. We couldn't stay for the evening entertainment,...More

Thank LutheranLadySanDiego
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent seafood chowder, fish and chips and Guinness! Live music and wood stove were a great addition. Don’t pass this up when in Spiddal!

Thank briancC4595OD
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Fabulous dinner, great local "Aran Island Goat Cheese" appetizer, great local pint selection, friendly service, and we even caught a local musician "trad" jam session as well. If you're lucky enough to pass through Spiddal, make sure to stop at Tigh Giblin.

1  Thank dropalinetoemily
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The food was fantastic (you can't beat the fish), the staff friendly and personal. Í don't think you are allowed to be a pub in Ireland if you do not have good beer, Tigh's was no exception. We enjoyed the local drafts. Definitely one of...More

2  Thank toju2k
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

6 of us LOVED Giblins ! We visited on Friday night and enjoyed great Irish food, a wonderful selection of beer, wine and whiskey! The live Irish music featured 2 talented locals who led us with traditional Irush tunes as well as some contemporary songs...More

Thank Gene E
Reviewed 31 August 2018

After attempting to find somewhere in Galway to eat we headed back to our holiday let near Spiddal. We had noticed the restaurant when passing and read reviews on trip adviser so decided to give it a try. We glad we did because the atmosphere...More

Thank TD290765
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had a lovely dinner hear when on holiday - we had a range of dishes - burgers, fish and the most amazing Pork Tacos ever!

Thank wisemrprior
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were staying in a B&B just outside town, and the bean an ti suggested we come here for our evening meal and to listen to some music afterwards. We had a very nice meal : good, honest pub grub, and then settled downstairs to...More

Thank CeannCabaiste
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Warm and friendly pub where you get great service and great food. Live music was fantastic with family members of the pub coming down from a party upstairs, joining in on the session. Definitely sit at the bar after you eat and get to know...More

Thank Lisa Y
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AoifeD499
26 August 2018|
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Response from CeannCabaiste | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's still on the menu. At least it was three weeks ago. Barbecue 1/2 roast chicken with corn bread, chips and salad. I didn't try it though. So obviously I need to go back...
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Marystafford855
11 June 2017|
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Response from jasf522017 | Reviewed this property |
They accept reservations other than weekends. Go anyway, the wait will be worth it. Here's a thought: most Americans enjoy dinner MUCH earlier than locals or Europeans. If you're used to dinner round 6pm, they'll think... More
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Americantraveler11
3 June 2017|
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Response from DM66 | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion it would be advisable as the place was very busy ob both occasions that we visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday
4:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday
4:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday
4:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Spiddal, Galway, Spiddal, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Spiddal
  • Phone Number: +353 91 504 787
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