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Riordan's

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7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Ashbourne
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walked around for ages looking for breakfast on Sunday morning, could not find anything anywhere. We stumbled upon this little gem! Service was lovely, food was brilliant and the tea was so hot and warmed us up. It was the morning after the night before in Galway, so we were feeling abit worse for wear! The lovely waitress even let... More 

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Thank Leah M
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for a cheap lunch or all day breakfast. Would also recommend the steak sandwich. Service is always good and staff are friendly however I was charged 5.40 for a can of Bulmers which I thought was a bit ridiculous, especially since the can stated ''do not expect to pay more than 2 euro''. Had to take a star... More 

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Thank Kakes O
Melville, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Riordan's is small but the food is absolutely delicious! I had the shepherds pie and it is by far the best shepherds pie I've ever had. Same goes for the apple pie! The service was good and the atmosphere is charming. I highly recommend eating here if you get the chance!!

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Thank MandyMarie0214
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us at our hotel and it didn't disappoint. It was very inexpensive (I believe my bangers and mash were only about 7 or 8 euro) and the portion sizes didn't suffer because of it. I had the bangers and mash with a side of chips and it was one of the better bangers and mash... More 

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Thank Victor P
Ennis, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Riordans on Quay street in Galway city centre is a small pokey characterful restaurant with barely enough room to get in but once seated you will find the food traditional plentiful and good value. The all day breakfast €8.50 is amazing - two sausages two rashers an egg fried potato mushrooms tomato black & white pudding and beans served with... More 

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1 Thank MarOReilly
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I travel to Galway quite often and always take the time to visit Riordans on quay street. It has a very nice atmosphere, very quaint and charming. Staff are always on the ball and the full Irish never disappoints.

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Thank sinea32
Galway, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This place says that it serves traditional Irish food. The food we ordered was very basic and did not do justice to its name. The place was too small and it was very hot inside. The personnel was friendly.

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Thank Suzanne R
Ballina, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Avoid this place as it is a dirty dive which should be condemned due to it being a health hazard. Rude staff and horrible food in a very very cramped tiny seating area make this place one to avoid. Possibly the worst restaurant we have ever visited yes its that bad!! Avoid

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Thank Martin B
Huntington, New York
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Ordered Irish stew - like a shepherd's pie - & delicious fish and chips-.very small downstairs dining room, larger upstairs- local flavor, basic place with full Irish fare menu

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Thank maureen s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Went here recently with a few friends and was served by the lovely waitress Sheila. She was so friendly, very welcoming and extremely helpful. The food came so quick and the portions were huge. Definitely getting value for money. Would recommend to anyone and will certainly be back :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?