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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“Award winning Michelin star restaurant. Incredible dining experience. Best in Galway in my opinion. Book in advance though as it's booked a long time in advance.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Pub
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“It's an amazing pub/restaurant with stain glass, inlaid woods, Gothic arches and church pews. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous for their fish and chips. Almost a Galway landmark. And for good reason. Can't get fresher fish than that unless it's still swimming! ”
  • 35 locals recommend
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“Our favourite - brilliant any time of day but we especially love brunch at this spot”
  • 36 locals recommend
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“Best pint of Guinness and unbeatable atmosphere and location for Ed Sheeran's Galway Girl video!”
  • 34 locals recommend
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“Downstairs there is a very good standard deli which serves soup and sandwiches and coffee, perfect for when your on the go there is also a shop which sells lots of Galway and Irish produce. Upstairs there is a restaurant which has a fantastic window view of Shop St and most of all has delicious food.”
  • 35 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“French dining, rustic style, good wine list, lovely cosy casual atmosphere. Recommended”
  • 22 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Excellent tapas and wine bar. One of the best restaurants in Galway the food is superb. I would recommend booking in advance. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
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“Walk the cobble stones streets of Galway to get a taste of 'Galway, City of Culture'.”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“Best brunch spot in Galway. Lovely interior, very busy at weekends but worth the wait. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
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“Good place to hang out on hot summer days see the natives as they pass by, enjoy outdoor coffee shops, restuarants and shopping.”
  • 18 locals recommend
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“The Dough Bros is one of the finest pizza parlors in Galway! A locally owned business set up by two brothers who started off their business in a small food truck is now a thriving restaurant which is hugely popular with locals and tourists. Always a warm, friendly, genuine, fun and welcoming place to dine!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
“Iconic late night bar. Very busy at weekends but there is a good crowd every night of the week.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hooked do the best gluten free fish and chips and also a fabulous seafood chowder!!! There is both takeaway and eat in options. You need to telephone to book if you want to eat in and you can also call in your takeaway order! Telephone: 353 91 581 752”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“a dining experience ... exquisite brunch (JP the chef here is the founder of FOTE symposium) ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great Bar for watching sports or a live band at the week! Or out in the massive beer garden out back! Drinking Blue Moon Beer served with a slice of Orange like a cocktail!”
  • 15 locals recommend