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Kappa Ya

4 Middle Street | Mews, Galway, Ireland
+353 86 354 3616
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (10 reviews)
“sushi” (11 reviews)
“dashi” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
4 Middle Street | Mews, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered chef's special tuna nigiri sushi. It came with three different pieces of tuna, each having different level of fat on it. THey were the tastiest sushi I ever had in my life. Would definitely recommend for an authentic Japanese sushi at dinner time. However,...More

Thank vndgoth
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Kappa Ya is a small, cozy restaurant in Galway, and has a separate lunch and dinner service. For lunch, the menu consists of Rice bowl meals, which come with a bowl of Miso soup. I ordered a Tempura Don bowl, which is Japanese rice seasoned...More

Thank knifeskillz
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal. It has a wonderful warm atmosphere and the food was top notch. Would definitely recommend

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Very popular with locals, for good reason. A great little authentic sushi place, with lots of atmosphere. Highly recommended for locals. For tourists... not sure why you'd want to eat sushi in Ireland, but you'll enjoy it if you do :)

Thank Eeellbbee
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If your into Japanese food step into a huge choice delicious variety of dishes here sourced from Japan tasted good and wash it down with the glass of wino.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very nice japanese food and drink. Not to mention, in my opinion the nicest coffee in all of Galway. If you like coffee then the particular kind of coffee they do at this japanese cafe ('Sumiyaki Coffee' is what its called) is totally what you...More

Thank dannycillumini
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch. Ordered the most expensive lunch which was the beef special which was priced at €16.50. Barely any meat in the dish. My companion who ordered the same dish felt the same. Very strange. Don't know what chef/management are thinking pricing the dish...More

Thank BernieTuirseach
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Started really well with some lovely Maki sushi rolls but that was as good as it got. Two chicken dishes off the tapas style menu were completely inedible because of the amount of chicken fat and fatty chicken skin. Spent all of last night hugging...More

Thank rundmc16
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I came here so many times for lunch and it's always perfect. From the restaurant itself, that is tiny and really cosy, where you can relax and enjoy your meal, to the food.. delicious, well cooked and so tasty! The fish is so fresh, directly...More

Thank Silvia G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It seems anyone can make good sushi but serving real Japanese food does not happen often if ever. With this small and absolutely lovely exception. I've been to Japan, I ate their food so I know. The miso soup transported my tastebuds and my mind...More

Thank Ola D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
1:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Middle Street | Mews, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 86 354 3616
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