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The Dail Bar

) #24 of 362 Restaurants in Galway $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 777
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (51 reviews)
“chicken wings” (16 reviews)
“irish stew” (8 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 611 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

What a steak Food was fabulous, loved every bit of it. 4 empty plates, Steaks cooked to perfection Loved all the trimmings too

2  Thank LizDoyle1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat upstairs and had a good view of the street, people watching! Service was fine. Seafood chowder was good but not the best I have ever had.Fillet of salmon was very nicely done. Can't remember the rest so I have no more to say.

2  Thank ski&brew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on a busy summer evening, and got seated upstairs. (They seem to treat the 2 floors completely separately....when we walked in and asked if they had a table the response was..."we're full down here but you can go and ask upstairs if they...More

Thank BernardShakey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of nine and were able to get seated together in the upstairs part of the restaurant without a reservation. We all enjoyed our meals, several of us had roast beef with mashed and roast lamb with mashed and fish and chips....More

1  Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

will definitly be returning the staff were fantastic the food was delicious and the price was very good i could not find any fault cant wait to go back

2  Thank stephjoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with my partner and we were both disappointed with the food. I had a prawn salad and my partner had a burger. Neither had any flavour. It's a nice pub and the staff are friendly. I'd return for drinks but not for...More

Thank lauralaura2017
Dail B, Manager at The Dail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear lauralaura2017, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your compliments for our bar and the team. However we were disappointed to hear your feedback on the food. Did you mention it to any of the team while dining with us? We always take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to stop for drinks. It's a busy pub over two floors but service is relatively timely. They were out of some dishes but there still is enough on the menu to make a good decision. Will come back again. Steak burger a bit...More

2  Thank THEJetSetGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Irish Pub. Two floors. Run very efficiently. Prompt table service. I ordered a steak burger. However, it was actually just ground beef like a regular burger. Nice enough but incorrectly described. My wife had the lamb roat. Generous serving again. Good atmosphere. It is...More

2  Thank Raynboz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a big bar and can accomodate a lot of people. Was open on a bank holiday, so good for us! Food is decent, service is good. Cocktails a bit diluted, but not bad.

4  Thank HuziMitthu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for a drink last week with my Dad and the red wine was not great. I sent it back and they quickly offered me another option. They were very nice about it. The atmosphere was fun and the food looked amazing (although...More

4  Thank mellamphy1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 777
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The Dail Bar and Restaurant has already become a firm favourite to both Galway residents and visitors alike with its stunning decor that is both impressive and comfortable at the same time evoking a relaxed warm atmosphere that just draws you in like your favourite local. Situated on the intersection of Middle Street and Cross St right in the heart of the city it really is a beautiful bar to visit The Dail is decorated in a wonderfully traditional manner with beautifully carved oak bars, feature fireplaces ,stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to while away an evening. The downstairs bar has a warm inviting local pub feel where you can relax and enjoy your favourite drink in a comfortable environment, chat to friends, and get to know the friendly bartender or just absorb the atmosphere and many hidden features that the bar has to find!The Dail is also a restaurant serving top class food at Pocket friendly prices all day everyday. The varied and enticing menu really does go above and beyond a traditional pub menu. The Bar is open late 7 nights a week from 11:00am to 2:00am
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