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Taste Matters

Westbridge | Co. Galway, Loughrea, Ireland
+353 91 880 010
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (13 reviews)
“pork belly” (9 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
European, Irish, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Westbridge | Co. Galway, Loughrea, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and myself had dinner tonight. It was not our first time and yet again the food service and ambiance was perfect. The food is authentic and always delicious. We are so lucky to have a restaurant of this calibre right on our doorstep.

Thank mdggalway
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent made to order pasta and fine wine and steaks. A lovely evening there and staff are attentive and knowledgable about dishes. Highly recommend!

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We eat here at least once a year and each time the food is superb. Every item is carefully prepared with exceptional flavouring by the two chefs who really know what they are doing! . I had a steak which was tender and cooked to...More

Thank 1sputnik
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We were passing through, spotted this restaurant and decided to call in. We order steak cooked to our liking. It was absolutely delicious! I ordered for desert the chocolate fondant and this was amazingly rich. Service was very polite. We would definitely go back!

Thank Grace W
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Ate here in February. Food was outstanding and the overall atmosphere was brilliant. They had a live musician playing which made the whole experience extra special. The peppermint tea is also to die for!

Thank arlenedoris
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I heard about this place through word of mouth and it has been a while since i've found somewhere new deserving of a good review, but Taste Matters definitely fits the bill. I don't know where to start, the food, the staff, the surroundings, Taste...More

Thank wesjf
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were looking for a place to eat between Dublin and Galway and tried a Trip Advisor search and Taste Matters popped up. TA normally does not disappoint but you never know but this was an absolute fantastic find. We had the starter taster plate...More

1  Thank daccad
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We ate in Taste Matters on someone's recommendation but weren't expecting very much, even though it has been in operation for 8 years! So what a lovely surprise we had! The menu is modest in its description of their dishes but the detail and variety...More

1  Thank caddens
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It's a couple of months since I ate here, coming back home from business in Galway, checked the Trip Adviser and detoured over to Loughrey. It was not open but I waited....I had a feeling, this could be special.It was raining heavily (ahem, as usual).I...More

Thank markbenz
Jirka H, Owner at Taste Matters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

What a write up! Thank so much for taking the time and writing about your experience in the restaurant. I am very happy you enjoyed your dinner with us. Thank you! J.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Taste Matters for an anniversary dinner last Sunday. We don't get to go out for dinner on our own as much so when we do we expect top class. This did not disappoint. Such a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Our waitress was really lovely. The...More

Thank Trina4
Jirka H, Owner at Taste Matters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

I am very happy we lived up to your expectations and that you enjoyed your meal, service and atmosphere! Thank you for the review. J.

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14 December 2017|
Response from Jirka H | Property representative |
Hello, you can book via email. It does not let me add our email address in my answer here, but you can find it on our website, when you google Taste Matters restaurant in Loughrea. You can also book through our Facebook... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westbridge | Co. Galway, Loughrea, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Loughrea
  • Phone Number: +353 91 880 010
  • E-mail
Casual restaurant with interesting delicious food & genuine hospitality.
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