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The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant

High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 757
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (18 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (22 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 684 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spending a few days in Galway with family and friends . Received some really good news. Decided to celebrate the good news with my friend from spain with a drink. As we do when we live in Spain. We were told yes the jagermister is...More

Thank Ellie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beers were reasonably priced for a pub in the centre. Probably one of the best looking pubs i've come across! Didn't have a meal though, so cannot review in that department. The service was great and all staff seemed friendly, most of them were...More

1  Thank Laurenmaree22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here last night to watch the Ireland v Denmark game and have dinner. The food was excellent unlike the match result! The place is huge and very busy but nevertheless the service was first class. Our young waitress was fantastic. Extremely friendly,welcoming and...More

1  Thank NoelnGeraldine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you fancy going to a bar with rip off prices,ignorant bar staff and even more ignorant bouncers then this definitely is the place for you

Thank Brendan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for dinner in early November. It was nearly empty in the restaurant. We had seafood chowder, shepherds pie and fish and chips. Everything was delicious. Especially the bread pudding for desert- soooo good!!!! After dinner went upstairs to other bar for some drinks. Staff...More

1  Thank DwyerJakeway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the bar on saturday night for dinner and drinks. Ordered the mega burger i have to say i have never had a burger as tasty!! It was something you could eat constantly. My partner got the steak sandwich which he really enjoyed and...More

1  Thank Ciara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual, we found this place by accident. What a great find ! Excellent selection of food, wines, beers and spirits. Just what you need, when hungry and wet in rainy Galway. Our party of 5 ate here one lunchtime, and found the food excellent...More

1  Thank VicandNic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a good night here for Halloween weekend really enjoyed it in here, was absolutely rammed to the rafters

1  Thank Paula T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 different lunch dishes. The fish and chips were amazing. Extremely fresh fish ! Delicious. We choose this place becasuse it was wheelchair accessible, many of the other places we looked at were not. Having had the food I am very glad we...More

1  Thank gk-lommel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this place at about 8pm on a quiet Tuesday night in Galway. I had heard good things about The Front Door, so I decided to try it out myself before dragging friends along. It's the sign of a well-run place when you are...More

1  Thank PaulMcLock
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7 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel S | Reviewed this property |
no you dont need to make a reservation and it depends whats going on in galway but I have never been left waiting :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 757
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