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The Dail Bar

42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 777
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 632 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had a memorable dinner at the Dail Bar. The food was wonderful. There was a large selection of entrees, appetizers and cocktails. The wait staff was attentive and helpful

1  Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed yesterday

Visited with friends from New Zealand, a land renowned for its excellent food and warm hospitality, and they too were impressed with this warm, welcoming and very busy restaurant. Witty, helpful and hard working staff, an excellent menu suited to all tastes and beautifully cooked...More

2  Thank Omaghtourists
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in Galway overnight and stayed at a bed * Breakfast. We got in late and were given directions to an area where we could find places to eat. Unfortunately due to the hour the choices were not many. We first stopped at their...More

2  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped at the Dail looking for some good pub food and weren't disappointed. The burgers and the fish and chip portions were plentiful. We even had some of the cheesecake, which was recommended to us and was quite good.

2  Thank dmallen32
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed our drinks, the cozy atmosphere, the live music along with the great conversations with the kind and caring bartenders. It's a must visit when you are in town!

3  Thank smeener
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had just arrived in Galway and were wandering around the Latin district looking for a place to eat. We popped in and were ushered to a lovely corner table. We had a very good meal and several drinks. They have a good whiskey menu...More

3  Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had drinks here 3 times while in Galway, very nice and friendly staff. Good atmosphere. Only had drinks but others food looked tasty!

2  Thank MollyO9217
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out on Friday night after the quays. We went upstairs place was empty. Dj was upstairs too. any request we asked him to do he said couldn't as manager wouldn't let him which was disappointing . Bar staff just were behind bar chatting took...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the places we ate this was the best, the food, the presentation, the warmth and ambiance of this beautiful old bar in lively Galway!

2  Thank kgordon_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been at this bar a few times , good atmosphere good food and drinks would recommend always pay it a visit when in Galway

2  Thank conorguinan0
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3 September 2017|
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Response from Rae W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have reservations and they were busy, but we didn't wait long. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 777
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The Dail Bar and Restaurant has already become a firm favourite to both Galway residents and visitors alike with its stunning decor that is both impressive and comfortable at the same time evoking a relaxed warm atmosphere that just draws you in like your favourite local. Situated on the intersection of Middle Street and Cross St right in the heart of the city it really is a beautiful bar to visit The Dail is decorated in a wonderfully traditional manner with beautifully carved oak bars, feature fireplaces ,stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to while away an evening. The downstairs bar has a warm inviting local pub feel where you can relax and enjoy your favourite drink in a comfortable environment, chat to friends, and get to know the friendly bartender or just absorb the atmosphere and many hidden features that the bar has to find!The Dail is also a restaurant serving top class food at Pocket friendly prices all day everyday. The varied and enticing menu really does go above and beyond a traditional pub menu. The Bar is open late 7 nights a week from 11:00am to 2:00am
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