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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (123 reviews)
“hake” (61 reviews)
“poached eggs” (31 reviews)
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9:00 am - 3:30 pmAll hours
Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We passed this place every day we were in Galway as we liked to go down to the water. It's an intriguing place on the outside and the aromas emanating around it are intriguing. We went here our last night for a belated anniversary dinner....More

1  Thank Tobyco
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The restaurant is charming, in an old building right on the river. The food was very good, although the desserts are a bit overthought--too much going on. Friendly service.

1  Thank Back-in-Bklyn
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Food absolutely fabulous Seaweed butter Great fish Cauliflower risotto Sensible varied wine list great service

1  Thank Mairead745
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My husband and I have visited Ard Bia for lunch and dinner. The service and food were excellent, with a good variety on the menu including vegetarian food. Ard Bia is quite small and usually fairly busy but the staff are always courteous and one...More

1  Thank OntarioAmelia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Ok, so the full experience of Ard Bia is wonderful. Beautifully designed, lovely staff and a great selection to choose from for lunch...but honestly it was the range of desserts that has turned me into an Ard Bia fan. There were 4 of us in...More

1  Thank noconnell1
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Appetizers white bean salad and my mussels both incredible entrees lamb chops and sirloin steak both excellent the stars for me the mussels the broth not to wasted dessert huckleberry blueberry ice cream and Italian Meringue

1  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal while visiting Galway the fish was delicious and the chocolate cake was perfect staff were very accommodating to my Gluten free diary free needs will definitely be back!

2  Thank Maggs051511
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good food served well. Not pretentious in any way. Have been a few times and it never disappoints. Well worth it.

1  Thank Mhuireann10
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint, yet bustling (get reservations!), little restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was very friendly and attentive. We were very happy we chose to dine here and will certainly do so again.

1  Thank Rzrwire
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Have been here for lunch a couple of times and very impressed. The cafe is in a old stone building at the Spanish Arch right on the water. The food is awesome. Recommend the chowder. Good coffee. I haven't tried the cakes but the display...More

1  Thank Steve B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 114
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.
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