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7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“shepherds pie” (14 reviews)
“irish stew” (12 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Alfreton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Riordan's is a lovely little café located conveniently for Galway city museum and the docks. It can look a little cramped and tiny when you walk in but don't be deceived - the food is tasty and fantastic value for money. There is additional seating...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A group of six of us all ordered Irish coffee. It was our first time having it so we were not sure what to expect. In the first instance we tasted ammonia/sulfur and were debating whether it was supposed to be like that. At the...More

Thank MaroochydoreLam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the best full Irish breakfast with orange juice coffee toast and brown bread €8.50 excellent value! Very relaxed atmosphere sitting by the window overlooking the medieval Quay street bustle! The vegetable soup and brown bread €4.50 was heartwarming and a fine big pot of...More

Thank MarOReilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming here for breakfast at the weekends, and often recommend it to visitors as having the best Irish fry in town. The food is hearty home cooking and tea served like in an Irish home, not the metallic tasting tea that is often...More

Thank Catríona N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a couple of pints, and for the good athmosphere. Excellent, traditional Irish pub experience!

Thank laszloj134
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with under 2 year old for evening meal, staff very friendly and welcoming, had starter main and tea all for under €15. All food was very well cooked, traditional Irish food done well. Lamb Irish stew was very tasty, generous portion sizes. Recommended...More

Thank pcwsjm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered beef stew, got food poisoning. The other three in my party did not get sick. They ordered different meals which were all mediocre.

Thank michaelb1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Others have posted here about lunch and dinner. We ended up coming here for a mid-afternoon snack and a pot of tea. The tea was terrific, as you'd expect, as were the brown bread scones. We sat inside in a window seat that kept us...More

Thank MA-family-of-three
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our tour stopped here and we were looking for a place to have lunch before 12. Thank goodness for Riordan's. It's a quaint little place and great value for money. We had the ribs and the serving was enormous. Well done.

1  Thank Graham L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Stop here in the afternoon for some tea and cakes. Staff were attentive. The Bailey's cheesecake was ok, not the best. There was a busker outside the cafe which created a lovely atmosphere.

1  Thank Jukie_68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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