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The Quay Street Kitchen

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Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 865 680
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11:45 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:45 - 22:30
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Galway, Ireland
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is excellent quality with a slightly quirky menu. The service is great - friendly and efficient. Been there multiple times and plan to go back.

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Thank Draggie
Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Relaxed friendly restaurant serving great choice of meat, vegetarian & seafood dishes. Very generous portions & very reasonable prices. A busy lately little gem in the heart of town.

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Thank AMKelleher
Scottsdale, Arizona
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320 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small intimate place with such great food. The place is busy and tables are close together but not a problem at all. Service is so friendly and efficient. They also have art on the wall from local artists for purchase. They have a nice wine list and the lamb shank is to die for. Also the goat cheese salad is... More 

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watertown, CT
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381 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Most of the street is a overly touristy and congested. The Quay Street Kitchen is a welcome relief from the chaos. It is a little cramped inside but still sort of homey. The decor could use an edit or two and the service could slow down a bit but over all it is a friendly and inviting place. The food... More 

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Thank aaronds
Mullingar, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Chowder, fried fish stuffed into a soup. Beef salad, flanchet and lettuce only. No taste to either dishes. Dishes and cutlery removed from our table as soon as the last mouthful was taken. Food poor quality and slapped up, service eat up and get out. Will never return.

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1 Thank BarryMcDonnell83
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a good few times,small cosy restaurant with lovely food. Love going back each time I visit. Highly recommend it to people.

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Thank Julianne L
San Diego
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the meal here. Ribs, stew, fish stew, bruschetta and desert, the only so-so was the calamari appetizer tasted frozen. Nice staff, great ambiance and we managed to walk right in at 5 PM- beat the rush.

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Thank Blackjack74
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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668 reviews
413 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited mid week and we had to wait an hour for a table, it is that popular. They take your phone number or tell you to go to a neighbouring pub and come and find you! Interesting if limited menu and sadly had run out of lamb stew when we sat down, but we ate excellent crab pate and beef... More 

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Cork
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a quick, simple and delicious meal here and I'd definitely go back. There was a nice menu, including some good seafood choices, and all quite reasonably priced. I had grilled sea bass, which was really delicious and a very generous portion (€14.95). It also came with a lovely selection of vegetables and a delicious red pesto. Other choices... More 

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Thank Tracey K
Meath
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in here on Good Friday for something to eat before going home. It was full but they took our number and said it would be maybe a half hour, which it was. This is a small place, maybe 30 seats but the food was great. There were three of us. We had two vegetable and one tomato and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 22:30
Monday
11:45 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:45 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:45 - 22:30
Thursday
11:45 - 22:30
Friday
11:45 - 22:30
Saturday
11:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 865 680

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?