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Busker Brownes

Cross Street | Galway, Galway 0001, Ireland
+353 91 563 377
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“stew” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Cross Street | Galway, Galway 0001, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lunch in the newly redecorated Busker Brownes is served under the watchful eye of the charming, ever attentive Colette and her excellent team. The service is first class. You will always find something you like on the menu. Highly recommended.More

Thank DamianG3
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear DamianG3, Thank you for leaving such a kind review, it is always very rewarding to read words such as your own! I will be sure to pass this message to Colette, she will be delighted. Our sincere thanks for the recommendation, we appreciate it....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great night out with lovely staff and great music! Only downside.. womens toilets in main bar are moldy and were filthy/wet that particular nightMore

Thank nichg23
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nichg23, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Busker Brownes. We were very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit, and with delighted with your kind comments about our staff Naturally, we were extremely disappointed to read about the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After work visited Busker Brownes with Brother and his friends from Boston USA and found staff very friendly and Aaron Doyle served us straight away and he was very polite and friendly, Guys liked the bar and surroundings Food was excellent and great value Nice...More

Thank sean2francis
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review! I was delighted you enjoyed your visit with us, and we would of course love to welcome you back. I'll be sure to pass on your comments to Aaron, he'll be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Kirby's for food and drinks with a large group of people. The service was excellent. Have to mention Anna for her professionalism and kindness, she was a dream to deal with. We will back. Thanks 👍More

Thank theoldestmidir
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Theoldestmidir, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review. It is always a great pleasure to read positive feedback, and I will be sure to relay this review to Anna, who will be delighted. We would love to welcome you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful meal with amazing service from Anna , made the whole experience one I won’t forget ❤️🍸More

Thank Paulina N
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paulina N, Thank you taking the time to leave such a kind review. It is always very rewarding to read words such as your own, as it makes all we do here even more rewarding. I will pass on your comments to Anna, she'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for food with my friends and the food was amazing, good price, and the waitress, Anna, was so kind and helpful and overall provided great service, would highly recommend this place!!!More

Thank Yuliya I
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Yuliya I, Thank you for the kind words, it is always a pleasure to read such heartwarming reviews! I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us! I was particularly pleased with your comments regarding our staff & service, as we take great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing waitress Anna , very obliging and accommodating! Great food and service ✨would highly recommend this restaurant and bar !More

Thank Ciara T
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ciara T, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review! I was delighted you enjoyed your visit with us, and we would of course love to welcome you back. I'll be sure to pass on your comments to Anna, she'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic staff who were so accommodating on a hectic Saturday night, in particular Linda, who went over and above to ensure our group of 23 we had a great night. Cant recommend here highly enough for music and socialising. Didn't eat here on this occasion...More

Thank Flats1984
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Flats1984, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review! It's a pleasure to read feedback such as your own as it makes all our hard word even more rewarding! I will certainly pass on your message to Linda, she will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a relaxing drink in an amazing place cozy friendly what more could you want lots of different areas to sit and socialiseMore

Thank Gwen D
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gwen D Thank you for the kind words in your recent review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Busker Brownes and all avenues of what we have to offer. Hopefully we can welcome you & yours back again in the future!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 5 of us were here for dinner Saturday night 27-01-18. Prompt & pleasant staff and excellent food. Highly recommend .

Thank MarkQuigley
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mark, Many thanks for the kind words. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and we would love to welcome you back in the future! Best, Evie Faulkner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 33
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street | Galway, Galway 0001, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 377
  • E-mail
Description
Busker Brownes Bar & Kirbys Restaurant is set in the heart of Galway City’s vibrant & chique Latin Quarter. Throughout history Busker Brownes has been a meeting place for the Tribes of Galway, a soldiers barracks, a Dominican convent and a rendezvous for Galway Society. It is therefore no surprise that to this day that tradition of hospitality continues in panache.
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