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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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Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Excellent all round. Fabulous food, great service and amazing flavours. Highly recommend this place. We had been here for my son'd 21st dinner meal with grandparents in March and returned again a few weeks ago ..... superb as always. Only negative is that the setting...More

2  Thank may s
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I had dinner once in this fabulous restaurant and I was very happy for the quality of food, the variety of dishes, the very warm and friendly service. The restaurant is located near the Spanish Arch, it's inside a small old and beautiful building and...More

2  Thank Silverino
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I had a lovely time here on the 1st day of a 4 day trip. Unfortunately I was greeted at the door by, whom Im found out later to be the General Manager, a very rude and unfriendly lady who told me to 'just sit...More

2  Thank Gillo_25
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this gem for lunch and were more than pleasantly surprised at the quality of the fare. Each dish seemed to be served with a small salad on the plate (a perfect accompaniment for my burger) but it was so delicious it could have...More

2  Thank Kristin65
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Had brunch with family and sat upstairs. Servers were very helpful ( one of the party was gluten & dairy free) and all the food we ordered was excellent. Definitely to be recommended. Situated beside Spanish Arch it's a great place to go after your...More

2  Thank hiltonia
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Small so book but DO go Great waiting team, friendly & efficient. Smoked Pickled Mackerel Starter was lovely and then we both had Monkfish which was a generous portion and V tasty Great coffee aswell, didn't try dessert All the food was fresh & hot...More

1  Thank WorlddTravellerr
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal that was full of unusual menu surprises. The starter and main courses excellent. Wasn't impressed with the desserts, tried too hard to be different and it didn't work. Service excellent and meal very good.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but praise for this little gem in the most beautiful part of Galway City. Fresh tasty good, cooked with love and care. Good use of local ingredients, beautifully put together. Romantic setting on the river, gorgeous little candlelit tables, interesting decor, comfortable...More

2  Thank Alex005
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Definitely dine here if you are visiting Galway. It is near the Spanish Arch and it is a quirky, curious building full of character. The staff are really friendly, knowledgable about the menu, and provide a top class service. When it comes to the food,...More

2  Thank b2dac
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Found this gem the night before while walking around Galway. In the morning had breakfast outside while staring at the Spanish Arch and listening to a local play the Irish pipe? I had a delicious salmon salad with quinoa, beets, carrots, spinach and a zesty...More

1  Thank 3ternalist
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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