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Il Folletto Ristorante

#116 of 354 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
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8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 066
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We dropped in for an Aperol Spritz early afternoon. Prompt service and some lovely appetisers. We returned for dinner, we had the early menu. Two courses for €19. We had bruschetta, lovely bread with a very good topping. Our main course was fusilli with tomatoes,aubergines, onions and garlic. A large portion and very well priced.

Thank Sheila O
Kildare, Ireland
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ventured into this restaurant as most others were full and we weren't disappointed. Lovely size portions and gorgeous food. We were not disappointed and it was reasonable in price! Definitely recommend it.

Thank LeaneE
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many restaurants and cafes it's sometimes hard to find a good one. We happened upon il folletto and have really enjoyed the lasagna and pasta carbonara- both very good. Prices reasonable for this area, nice atmosphere, reminded me of Italy. Two thumbs up!

Thank Ainne U
Galway, Ireland
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice italian food with friendly service. wouldnt hesitate to recommend. we will definetely return.again.

Thank bob h
Delmar, New York
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We visited Ireland in September/October 2016 and stayed in Galway City for 4 days. During our time there we went to the Latin Quarter frequently at night. One of the nights we went to this little restaurant which looked appealing and pricewise was within our budget. The atmosphere was nice and the service was very friendly. Food was quite tasty... More 

Thank Edward2651
Genoa, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We went here on a Monday night in October after every other restaurant we wanted to go to was closed ( even though their websites said they were open, but that's a different story!) The minute we walked in I noticed there was a bad smell, like there were problems with the toilets, but initially it was faint and I... More 

2 Thank Bewildered M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We got a last minute reservation for 15 people on a Saturday night. Although packed, the staff were attentive and really accommodating. The food across the board was delicious; the highlights being the pizza and the crab ravioli. This place is great value for money - will definitely be back next time we're in Galway.

Thank Niamh C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant in quay street. Busy spot so best to book in advance. However lots of "walk-ins" were accommodated. Bruschetta was fan. Mains of lasagne, pizza and the most georgous marinated beef and pork pasta. All Delicious!

1 Thank mammylahy
Reading, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

After a very busy day we were too tired for a heavy dinner but still wanted to savor a "little Galway night-life". They have outdoor tables, full menu available. We chose pizza & a very nive salad, beer & wine . Just right to enjoy watching "the world" walk by and listen to street entertainers. Service was very good also.

Thank AlwaysGalway
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The restaurant is small & narrow but it has a nice Italian feel. The staff were most helpful went we booked earlier in the day & they were attentive during our meal. As we had eaten well at lunch time we only had pizzas & wine but nevertheless we all enjoyed the evening. I would definitely give the restaurant another... More 

1 Thank mcbIreland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?