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Donnellys of Barna

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Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning seefood , friendly staff and cosy pub! Just chips could be more better. Was undercooked. Tenhle pub můžu doporučit tomu kdo má rád ryby a mořské plody.vse čerstvé a chutné.

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Thank Pavla G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely place in Barna would highly recommend food is great we shared the mussels along with chowder which was to die for, followed by dessert and coffee. Staff very friendly must try again soon on my next visit.

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2 Thank Marie C
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Such a nice cosy place , food was just amazing I will never forget it . Staff was very good as well. I will definitely be back soon

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2 Thank Andżelika M
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was my 4th visit to Donnellys this year and yet again it was wonderful, the food is excellent and reasonably priced. Bruschetta, Hake and in particular the Fish Pie are delicious, Malbec if my favourite wine and to have this as a house wine is unusual but very welcome. My other visits were in the summer and the full... More 

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Roswell, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stopped in late evening on way back to Galway and had a wonderful meal-cod and their special of beef medallions. We are able get a nice table by the fire in the bar which was very welcome on a cool, rainy evening. Staff was very nice and accommodating.

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2 Thank donnaoracion
Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was a lovely restaurant, with very happy, chatty staff. The food was delicious and hot. Two waitresses surprised my husband with a dessert and sang him "Happy Birthday". A lovely afternoon.

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2 Thank Mary Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The food was beautiful and reasonably priced. We got 2 main courses, dessert and a glass of wine and a pint for around €50. It's a cosy place and the staff are friendly. Lovely place for couples and families alike.

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2 Thank Keady07
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

On my way home rather than fighting 5 o clock traffic I stopped here for dinner. I had red onion and goats chesse tartlet and it was lovely. Had a seafood crepe for mains and it was good too. On the negative the side salad was overloaded with herbs. Friendly staff.

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3 Thank jamesgalway2016
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

By far my favourite chicken dish ever, everything always tastes fantastic. Lovely traditional pub with a great atmosphere.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on a few occasions. The garlic mushrooms are to die for along with the seafood chowder and soda bread. We finished with the selection of desserts which was just devine. Only disappointment was the poor selection of ciders - there was Bulmers and Bulmers!! Perhaps a bit more of a selection for us cider lovers?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 43
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 592 487

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?