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Il Folletto Ristorante

8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 066
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“bruschetta” (34 reviews)
“pizza” (60 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friends and I visited Il Folletto on our first night in Galway after it was recommended by the hotel staff. The restaurant was quite busy so we were pleasantly surprised to be taken straight to a table. After about 5 minutes the waiter took...More

1  Thank ahols123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was Italian by name, but very poorly cooked. We had a very shady lasagna, probably the worst I've ever tasted. Calzone pizza had a tone of tomatoes sauce on top of it, something that I also didn't think is possible as all the...More

1  Thank Desiderias A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant, we were looked after impeccably, the food was excellent and well worth the short wait because of how busy they were.. in my book the food is always at it's freshest if you have to wait ....try the mint spritz while you're...More

Thank Terri4639
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe we just got unlucky, but our experience wasn't so great. Our waiter kept forgetting us repeatedly. My pasta was under cooked and the sauce had very little flavor. My wife did better with the ravioli. The prices were reasonable and the wine was good....More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard the food was nice but was pleasantly surprised as the food was delicious. The meatballs were the nicest I have ever tried and the flavours were just so nice. The pasta was so nice and just delicious. The strawberry ice cream was the...More

2  Thank conor b
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this fantastic Italian restaurant recently for my friends hen party and we were not disappointed. It was the first time the restaurant had ever ran a pizza making class and it was amazing! First we had a beautiful starter and a cocktail before being...More

1  Thank Sonya O
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I noticed this restaurant walking past, as it was a nice day and wanted to eat Al Fresco. We were seated immediately and service was lovely. Was great to sit outside and hear the buskers. I had the gnocchi which was phenomenal,...More

1  Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We are here on a Saturday afternoon during race week as it has seats outside and we wanted to soak up some of the atmosphere. The first thing that annoyed me was they only had a set menu-2 courses for €22 or a pizza menu....More

1  Thank Suga B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant before about a year ago and it was time to go back. All the food ordered was delicious and the portions were generous. You may have a while to wait if it's busy but it's worth it. The staff are...More

Thank saintmarten15
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Not a great place to eat, average food... the prices are high for the quality you get. Examples; charged us 1.50 euro for chilli flakes to be added to pasta. I'd suggest trying somewhere else.

2  Thank Kurt K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 566 066
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Italian restaurant, offering a wide range of authentic pastas and pizzas, steaks, veal and fresh fish dishes. Were cater for large groups with a private dining area. We are situated in the heart of Galway's latin quarter on Quay street. We have outside terrace dining area. Children's menu available.
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