We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Cellar Bar and Restaurant

12 Eglinton Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 966
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken wings” (14 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
“pineapple” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12 Eglinton Street, Galway, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (476)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Today I visited the Cellar bar with my boyfriend. We go here very regularly and normally praise the food and staff. However, after ordering the salmon dish with humous, the excess amount of onion marmalade & humous placed on the dish was so off putting...More

Thank LWalsh227
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Cellar Bar for first time fri evening. Place was extremely busy. We waited about 30mins for table but were happy to sit at bar having a drink. Neither of us were very hungry but wanted something quick and small. We were taken to...More

Thank Lmg1001
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were walking from our hotel and the 8 of us were looking for the first restaurant we could find that appealed to all. This one looked good but we did have to sit in two groups of 4 in order to be seated immediately....More

Thank Diana L
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Diana L, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a nice review. We are very happy to hear that all of you enjoyed your meals. Our menu is quite extensive and we are happy to know that the variety helped...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was my third time at the Cellar, always busy, specially weekends, but worth the wait. The lady who was managing the queue was lovely - sorry I forgot her name, came twice to my table to check if it was everything ok, not just her...More

Thank DenisColli
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear DenisColli, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. We are very grateful and very happy to hear that this was your third visit to us. We are delighted to hear that our staff made such an...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It can be a bit busy but usually the wait is short. Nice atmosphere, good pints and very delicious food.More

Thank Darragh H
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Darragh H, Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere of our little restaurant. We can be quite busy most days but as you say yourself the wait is usually not too long and...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Such a nice lunch/ dinner restaurant, I have been here many of times and each time I have left with such a good experience. Great service, great food. Lasagne is fab only fault is that the salad served with it was a little dry but...More

Thank powhelen
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear powhelen, Thank you very much for leaving us such a lovely review. We always love to receive feedback from our customers especially customers like yourself who have dined with us on more than one occasion. We are glad to hear you enjoyed both the...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Have eaten hear couple time just getting around this. Ya had lunch and dinner couple times always tasty food nice staff nice and friendly will probably have wait 10 min for table. Also been hear few drinks good music haven't made it into comedy nights...More

Thank Cathal C
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cathal C, Thanks very much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. It's always lovely to hear from returning customers. We are glad to see that the tasty food and the nice staff are what keeps bringing you back. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

great place to get a bit of good and won't be disappointed. Great value for money. Great staff and very friendly. Nice selection of drinks aswell. Can't wait to be back againMore

Thank Brian N
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Brian N, Thanks very much for the lovely review. We are delighted to see that you had something positive to say about every aspect of your experience with us. We would be more than happy to welcome you back on your next visit. Kind...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Called in here with my fiancé and I got the vegetable fajitas with Cajun chicken and mozzarella and my fiancé got the chicken wings. Huge portions, absolutely delicious. I also got a strawberry daiquiri which was possibly the best daiquiri I found in Galway :)!...More

Thank Aimee L
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Aimee L Thank you very much for your lovely review. We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Cellar and that you would like to return here again. We would be more than happy to welcome you and your fiancée...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

4 words - The Cajun Chicken Ciabatta. Have been visiting this restaurant every few months for the last 4 years and always end up getting this ciabatta. Recently I've visited and was pleasantly surprised that it's changed slightly, for the better! (Didn't think that was...More

1  Thank Kidthetraveller
cellarbargalway, Manager at The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Kidthetraveller, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are first and foremost delighted to see that you are a returning customer. We are always happy to hear that our food makes people come back for more. The ciabatta that you are talking...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Tosnu
396 reviews
.10 km away
Maxwells Restaurant
454 reviews
.03 km away
Cafe Express
224 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Eyre Square
1,105 reviews
.13 km away
Lynch's Castle
83 reviews
.13 km away
Galway Crafts and Collectables
6 reviews
.07 km away
Great Escape Rooms
243 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Cellar Bar and Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Eglinton Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 966
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing