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The Kitchen

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Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 534 883
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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The location, interior, menu and staff are incredible! Can't compliment enough! Makes for a really enjoyable experience. As a coeliac I first went for the gluten free options. The slaw, veggie wrap, and coffees are so tasty. Only critique is the gf bread servings are quite small. The huevos rancheros came one slice of bread, for a large saucy dish.... More 

Thank smithy_california
Dublin, Ireland
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huevos rancheros with chorizo is excellent, although the nachos are more baked wraps. Pancakes looked good and fluffy and the vegetarian breakfast was very impressive. Treacle brown bread was a meal in itself and the coffee was great. A spinach and cheddar scone was disappointing - tasted of neither, but overall brunch was excellent.

Thank magdonnelly
Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food and really polite and friendly staff. I had a tomato and saffron soup which was lovely and warming on a wet day. Boyfriend had potato wedges that came with a chipotle mayo which was a surprise. Great selection of hot drinks I hadn't seen before, e.g. peppermint tea with chocolate. ( unfortunately forgot to get it on my... More 

Thank Gillian B
Michelle K, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi Gillian Thanks so much for your kind words. The staff are delighted with themselves.... it's great to get good feedback, they all work so hard. We really pride ourselves on giving lovely service and understand the trials of parenting so we help where we can. Hope you are enjoying the gorgeous sunshine today. Warmest Michelle More 

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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited to try this place, but unfortunately EVERYTHING we ordered was just...bad. We ordered the fried chicken, a Mediterranean dish, and their brown bread. The fried chicken tasted heavily battered, the Mediterranean dish was under seasoned and bland, and the brown bread was dry and dense. I was thoroughly disappointed :-(

Thank dangdanica
Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were in Galway during the Christmas Holidays and couldn't find any where to eat. This place was recommended by a local publican. The service was a bit rubbish, but the food was delicious. My friend and I had the 'turkish' style mezze breakfast and it was fabulous. Staff are a bit up themselves new generation hippy types, not horrible... More 

Thank TraceyMellon
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The selection of food was great with plenty of choice if you're trying to eat well. The service was friendly & quick and we enjoyed every morsel. Everything was freshly prepared & the portions were generous . I would definitely return.

Thank CarMul2020
Galway, Ireland
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had heard lots of great things about this place and only got round to visiting this week. Just perfect! Food was healthy,varied,a little bit different and tasty. Staff were efficient and friendly. There's a great buzz to the place and there's a lovely family friendly vibe. It's no surprise that you have to queue for a table though we weren't... More 

Thank Amy654
Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for a quick lunch, 2 of us have food intolerances gluten and dairy and this place has the most amazing gluten free bread so good we thought it wasn't! Huevos rancheros are good but the BOLT (onion) looked and according to my sister is amazing...the full fry up is also delicious! Service friendly and efficient. Will be going... More 

Thank Feehyland186605
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My sister and I visited after going to the Galway City Museum- it's right next store. The waitresses were all really lovely and friendly and the service was great. The food options were great and the food absolutely delicious with generous portions. Vegetarian and vegan options available. Would defo come back here if I return to Galway!

Thank Sophie S
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My favorite restaurant in galway, they have a good mixture of different type of selection of meals. i would recommend this restaurant to anyone in the neighborhood.

Thank Gbolahan S
Michelle K, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind words. We work very hard at what we do and happy customers make it all worthwhile!! X Michelle More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 534 883
Great Food in The Galway City Museum, overlooking the Spanish Arch. The Kitchen serves exciting fusion cuisine using local produce and great Irish fish and meat. Vegetarians are well catered for, Gluten Free options are always available ( our Chocolate Brownies are AWESOME!!! even if we say so ourselves!). Open for extra special night-time dining from 6pm from Thursday - Saturday... great, vibrant, taste-tingling food, all prepared in house with love & passion by THE KITCHEN team.

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