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22 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 526 003
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Tralee, Ireland
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

There was a queue outside Kai when I passed. I was looking for a nice lunch so took this as a good sign. I checked how long the wait would be and as I was on my own, i was seated straight away. The brunch menu looked interesting and the portions on the nearby tables looked substantial. Out of curiosity,... More 

Thank spiceloft
Ennis, Ireland
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144 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got here early one Sunday, and had to wait quite a while for a trestle table. The so-called Sunday brunch leaves a lot to be desired! I ordered the fry while my companions had pancakes and sausages. Not great was the verdict! We'll have to try out Kai again for dinner sometime, but I have my doubts!

Thank dtlibra
Watertown, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was very beautiful. The staff was kind, especially David. The food was so incredibly fresh and delicious. We ordered a butternut curry, squash soup, fish sticks, mullet cake, and desert. The best food in Galway, maybe the best I've ever had! And there were options for all diets. Reasonable prices. I highly recommend.

Thank aangieeemark
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a really great meal at Kai. The food was delicious, with interesting and unusual flavour combinations. The service was fantastic, and we sat under the greenhouse-style roof, which provided a lovely light. We have the pleasure of eating at restaurants all over the world, and Kai stands out as a true highlight. Don't miss it if you are... More 

Thank Lindy21s
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful lunch taked inside with the sun! Fresh food, fresh pastries, fresh beer! Thanks for this moment.

Thank Plexus11
Galway, Ireland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Kai twice in one week. My first visit was okish, service was friendly and attentive. The menu is very foodie and I picked the lamb chops. Very disappointed, I left half of them on my plate. Back again within 4 days as a friend has chosen to go. Service was very haphazard and slow. Again i ordered my favourite...... More 

Thank fantasticmargare2016
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten at Kai at least six times over the past year, and we've always had a delightful meal from beginning (custom cocktails) to end (the best homemade ice creams you will ever eat). As everyone else points out, the service has also been impeccable on every visit. I've had the best prepared seafood (John Dory! Hake!) and lamb that... More 

Thank CGracieGriffin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

continuously the best restaurant I've been to in Ireland. great setting, great service and the best food!

Thank grace m
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Galway on our tour around Ireland. We stayed at The Stop a B&B who recommended the Kai restaurant ... wow what an experience ... absolutely the best steak and atmosphere I have had for a long time

Thank LarsHNielsen
Galway, Ireland
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us ate here in March and each one of us had a top class meal. For my main, I had turbot with chorizo and lentils, it was one of the best fish dishes I've ever had. The service was great, not over the top but always close by when you needed them. Will definitely be back.

Thank phiggs97

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 526 003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?