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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 good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“shepherds pie” (24 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (25 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
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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 775 reviews

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

staff is very friendly, the location entertaining with TVs and an amazing atmosphere. unfortunately a little bit dark. but i ate there an absolutely delicious superfood salad with an incredible mix of tastes. and the burgers are tasty too. size of the menus are large.

1  Thank EldBjoern
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere with very good food very pleasant evening reasonable priced would definitely recommend

1  Thank erics392017
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Good location in heart of city. Popular with tourists and locals. I ordered the roast of the day - pork - which was very dry. Meal came with little gravy and they had no apple sauce. Had to leave most of the meat. Informed staff...More

Thank Eimsbuettel25
FrontDoor, Manager at The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Hello Eimsbuettel25, We have been reviewing your TripAdvisor post and needless to say we are disappointed to hear your feedback. If a customer mentions an issue with their meal, we always try and rectify it to the best of ability. To offer no alternative, leaving...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We went by the Front Door Bar because the musicians were playing. We were there on a weekend so it was very crowded. The music was not traditional Irish, but we enjoyed it just the same. We couldn't find a place to sit, but very...More

1  Thank drtom100
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great pub with excellent service, superb food and a really good atmosphere, its great that there are so many different areas so you can enjoy the craic in the bar or find a quieter area if you want to sit down to...More

1  Thank HeidiVince
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Service was very good. Waiter is very knowledgeable when it came to the lunch menu. Food was delicious and served within minutes. Perfect when on your lunch break. I would have no problem with recommending this restaurant, I will definitely be back again. Also very...More

1  Thank Deirdre C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Hard day walking around Galway. Dropped by for beer and snacks. Nice place. Ordered loaded nachos and a pizza to share. Food was good and the service excellent. Washroom in another village... I was lucky to find my way back to the table! Lots of...More

Thank EvanBF
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Wonderful service, excellent food, terrific beer, fantastic atmosphere! Perfect for lunch and a pint anddelicious dinners. Best night life in Galway.

1  Thank oarcantouch
Reviewed 14 August 2017

When ever we visit [weekly] we always feel welcome and at home . The staff are lovely and in good mood . The food is great and good value.That why we call it our local.

1  Thank bluetogs
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Wow what a bar, never seen a bar like it!. lovely front bar very traditional but with a internal maze of bars, snugs, cocktail bars, Gin & Champagne palace, 2 floors live music, food and live tv sports, you could live here and forget the...More

1  Thank Steve H
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7 May 2017|
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Response from RachelS6216 | 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
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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