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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” (23 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
All hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
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131 - 140 of 693 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place. Staff are primo. This review is about the food. I had the penne Asian spicy dish. Man, it takes a lot for me go back to a restaurant to have the same dish but in this case I did. This...More

3  Thank NKS2
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had drinks there last Saturday night and really enjoyed it the staff were so help full and friendly,we will definitely be back

3  Thank phil131
Reviewed 14 February 2017

top notch food every time i have eaten in it ! brilliant staff and a lovely place fire does be light making it feel really homey !

2  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The food at this pub/restaurant was delicious!Absolutely recommended,nice atmosphere,cozy place and normal prices on my opinion.Staff members are polite.Not so many options on the menu though.That is the only reason I'm not rating them "excellent"

1  Thank Elonamiss
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Came in desperately hungry and the place was packed for the first game of the 6 nations. A wonderful waitress put a table together for us, practically under the stairs, after she took pity on us. We had a great time cheering with the locals...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

As our first time visit to Galway we were unsure where to go for some food and a drink. Lady on reception at our hotel recommended we tried here so we did. Staff were very polite and the atmosphere in the pub was great. The...More

1  Thank mrblue007
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Nice quaint Irish pub! Lots of beer and whiskey options. We were there on a quite Tuesday evening and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend were visiting Galway for a few days, we had no plans to visit any specific restaurants, just seeing where we ended up each day. We came in for lunch on saturday, just to get starters as we weren't overly hungry, I...More

1  Thank Char151280
Reviewed 5 February 2017

What a great Pub & Restaurant in the centre of Galway City. Had lunch there this week with a friend and it was excellent. The food was great, presented very well, super service and extremely friendly. The ambience of the place was fantastic, a real...More

1  Thank liam_mccaffrey
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was the best Shepherd's pie I've ever had! Including my own. It was just heaven with a cold Smithwick Ale.

1  Thank KDB721
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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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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