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Blakes Bar

25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 053
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was taken to Blake’s as part of a large group dinner from work. I ordered the filet steak, but it was so tiny I didn’t initially see it on the plate as it was hidden under two onion rings. Perhaps Minute steak may have...More

Thank fatbear2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this bar/restaurant on NYE. Often the service on NYE can be hit and miss due to the numbers. This bar were fully booked, but they managed extremely well, all was well coordinated. Food and drink arrived on time, with decent intervals between courses....More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch by a roaring fire..with welcoming, friendly staff that are so respectful and engaging..whether your 8, or 80 years of age..a fine range of beers, barista coffee and Bar food.

1  Thank joecoughlan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful pub in the heart of Galway! Great food and very friendly staff. It gets quite busy from 13:30 onwards, for lunch in a bigger group I would recommend getting there early to get a good table. Very cosy and nice ambience. Great...More

2  Thank KittySch006
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're in Galway, you MUST stop here for food and drinks. All the staff members were incredibly friendly and hospitable, especially Ulich. I ordered the daily soup feature and the seafood board, both of which were insanely good. Definitely not your average bar food....More

2  Thank Joannaburns1203
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The restaurant had a fantastic atmosphere. Great service and the food was even better! We were left feeling very satisfied, would definitely recommend!!

1  Thank Marshaschneider
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Ambience , staff and food get 10/10 from me. The steak on the hot stone was excellent and allowed us to cook to perfection. Lighting in this restaurant was perfect, a small thing and is something a lot of restaurants get wrong easily. We will...More

2  Thank Bannerman74
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Great bar and good food. Went here one evening, there was 4 adults and 3 small children, staff couldn’t have been more helpful and friendly. Drinks order was a bit slow but it was a busy evening, all in all a nice place to eat.

1  Thank Bennymacca
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I have been in this restaurant for a business meeting and it was a really nice experience. Service was excellent and food up to high standards, as recommended by most of the people we met during out stay in Galway. We had the traditional fish...More

1  Thank Pstar89
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and my wife went into Blake's Bar for lunch. The staff were very polite and the food was fantastic.

1  Thank biffaru
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 053
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Blake's Corner Bar, located in the heart of the city plays a big part of Galway's food scene. Since its establishment in 2012, there has been a strong focus on building an excellent reputation for food complemented by a friendly and professional service in comfortable surroundings. Blake's Corner Bar has built strong relationships with award winning local producers from which the menu is specifically designed, making the most of these ingredient by using the freshest supplies to create the best dishes. The bar is also part of the Galway Whiskey Trail offering a vast selection of whiskies and a trained whiskey ambassador to advise you all whiskey tastes. The bar serves an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and groups have the option to pre-book an area and choose from delectable deli boards and/or party food platters. All sporting events are live on H.D TVs.
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