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Tigh Giblin

Main Street | Spiddal, Galway, Spiddal, Ireland
+353 91 504 787
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“wings” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Spiddal, Galway, Spiddal, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant was recommended by our B&B hosts and exceeded our expectations. We had a great meal of fish & chips and chatted with the gentleman seated at the table next to us. Most of the customers appeared to be locals there to socialize. Wished we...More

Thank bpguy10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visiting family and we met in Giblins for dinner, small pub but popular with locals it seems. We had some very nice dishes simply done and very tasty. I had cod and chips and salad it was some of the best cod I've...More

Thank Eils G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here our first night in Ireland. It was our second trip to Ireland and we had brought friends with us for the their first trip to the Isle. We wanted be sure they weren’t disappointed and Tigh Gilblin was the right choice....More

Thank Brent P
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We ate here twice on the recommendation of our B&B host. Both visits were good. Nice beer and food selection. Although on our first visit the service was prompt, on the second visit one girl trying to work the bar and food service also. She...More

Thank RDFarr
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We used to vacation in Carlsbad, Ca every year and visited many times to a pub owned by Irishman, Ned Giblin. We were sorry to find out a few years back that he sold the pub and moved back to Ireland. We toured Ireland back...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We were directed tot his pub by our B&B hostess and were not disappointed. The food, atmosphere and service were excellent.

Thank Calex50
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had been visiting Galway and had an hour or two to spare, so drove up the coast. We were directed to Spiddal. It was a beautiful sunny day, with a strong breeze, and, after visiting the Craft Centre and parking there, we walked along...More

Thank AnjwilsoN
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Had dinner here in September, 2017. Ordered the 1/2lb hamburger, and the strawberry/rhubarb cheesecake for dessert. Meal was great. Cheesecake was incredible. Very good service. Would definitely eat there again.

Thank honcerobison
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I just spent a couple of nights in Spiddal, Ireland and looked for a bar with live music within walking distance of my B and B. We ate dinner there the first night and enjoyed the seafood and company. The music began around 9:30 ....More

Thank mirabo007
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nanc at Cloch na Scith recommended we go here, we enjoyed the food and the traditional music! It is small and there werent any tables left but they accomadated the 6 of us at the bar and it was great.

Thank Deborah S
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Questions & Answers
11 June 2017|
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
3 June 2017|
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.
Pam C
25 April 2017|
Response from Tigh G | Property representative |
I'm so sorry because we are a food service pub/restaurant we are unable to have dogs. We have a front patio which they are more than welcome. Personally we love dogs and will do our best to make your best friend comfortable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, 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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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