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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%
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“shepherds pie” (27 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (29 reviews)
“nachos” (22 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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141 - 150 of 805 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Lovely food as are most of the food places in Galway, food always delicious and well presented !..................

Thank Elizann O
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

On our bus tour we stopped in Galway Ireland. There are lots of shops and places to eat but don’t miss this most favorable meal! My husband and I always order 2different meals and split to get double the taste! What a reward 2times over!...More

Thank 972deniset
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stopped here for dinner after arriving in Galway at the recommendation of our host. It was a cool spot and we were seated near the upstairs bar. Very eclectic decor and it was not too loud or too quiet. We had good service and...More

1  Thank cra27
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome place that we found by accident tonight. Great atmosphere and music for a wed night. They have gluten free Shepard's Pie so that won us over! 😄

2  Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This bar is a vibrant bar which offers something for all age groups depending on the time you visit. I love this place!

Thank garrytex
FrontDoor, Manager at The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Cheers garrytex, Glad you enjoyed the bar and hopefully we can welcome you back again soon! Aoife

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Wow, so pleased we did. Chicken wings with Bourbon Whisky BBQ. Beef in Guinness main course. Food was exceptional and good value. We all loved our food. As my mate Arni says "I'll Be Back"

1  Thank KevinNally
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here. Beer, service and place were great. Multiple bars within the place, we had beer but would like to come back and sit at the whiskey bar. The prawns I had for lunch were great. Definitely a place to visit. Staff was...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Really friendly staff. We were seated quickly even though it was a surprisingly packed Monday night. The place is big but laid out in a lovely way so you have comfortable pockets of space and never felt on display. We got chicken wings to start...More

1  Thank rosienotrose
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Came in here on a day out with family. There was plenty of room to sit down with lots of bars inside. The food was amazing. We had the mussels with soda bread, garlic bread to start , the main beef and Guinness stew and...More

1  Thank WestMidlandsArsenal
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for oyster and a pint. Nice place. Staff friendly. Complete menu. Service good. Had a great time.

1  Thank TeG85
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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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