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Breathnach's Bar

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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The Square, Oughterard, Ireland
+353 91 552 818
10:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:30
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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the boat inn and walked around corner to eat with a traditional Irish music later , no booking first come . Food is of high standard , at pub prices, go see.

Thank Paul M
St Albans, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This place was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. We had to wait a short while for a table because we didn't book in advance. It is a small but very friendly place. The menu was a little limited but the food was excellent with great service. It was not very expensive either.

Thank HughM848
New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Amazing place. The staff is extremely friendly and warm. Cannot get enough of the Banoffee Pie with a nice glass of Bailey's. Thank you to the staff for always making us feel at home there!!!!

Thank allisonmarie0413
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Staying in a B&B we were looking for a place to eat and went in to Breathnach Bar and met the most wonderful Owner. He made you feel like your own home town restaurant. The food and service was exceptional. Don't miss this bar and restaurant !!!!!

Thank Ralph Dianna K
barrington, ri
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We landed here our last night in Oughterard, and though Breathnach's was hopping the host was able to manage all the incoming guests effectively and politely. Luckily, we were able to sit down quickly and enjoyed a delicious meal, a step above pub fare, but including the classics.

Thank jenni g
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Nice place to have a drink food and relax. In the centre of the town. Music at the weekend no cover charge.

Thank LUXI
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We enjoyed this place so much, we ate there twice. Lovely fresh food good wines and the service was great. They don't take bookings, so it's first come first served, but we never waited very long before getting a table. If I was in t he area again, I would definitely return there

Thank Jaynedogee
Halle, Belgium
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had a lamb dish, a seafood tagliatelle and two desserts here. It was really delicious. The staff is very friendly and make sure everything is ok with both the food and the service. Great place to eat!

Thank Jeroen V
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly, reliable and quality food in a warm bar atmosphere and the local music at weekends is great.

Thank ursulamac
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Good beer (bwild bat) and food and staff. We'll come back this evening! We recommend fish and chips for children, and any soup and irish stew for adults.

Thank Anna O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 25
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Oughterard, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Oughterard
  • Phone Number: +353 91 552 818
Breathnach's Bar is family run restaurant placed in the heart of Oughterard, co. Galway. The food and beverages are served all day, starting with Breathnach's famous Full Irish Breakfast, through lunch with daily specials, till dinner which features Traditional Irish Stew, Steaks and good selection of fish meals. There are vegetarian and gluten free options available as well. All our products are sourced locally where possible. Bar contains good selection of non- and alcoholic drinks including local beer on draught. Our pub is the venue for live music hosting traditional session every Saturday night.

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Galway, Ireland
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?