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The Kitchen

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade | Spanish Arch, Galway H91 CX5P, Ireland
+353 86 838 8551
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“veggie wrap” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Galway City Museum Spanish Parade | Spanish Arch, Galway H91 CX5P, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited at lunch hour on a weekday, most of the tables were full even though it was after 1.30 pm. Majority of the dishes were salads. I ordered a salad which was mediocre, the pot of tea was lovely. Most of the food on the...More

Thank _teachnaleachtai
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kitchen offers fresh, delicious meals in a relaxing, inviting atmosphere. It was a perfect place to take a seat, stare out the window, and enjoy a big bowl of homemade soup after arriving in Galway a bit jet-lagged. The cappuccino was so good, I...More

Thank Nina N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on the way to the museum with our lovely granddaughter. I have lots of allergies on top of being coeliac and dairy free. The staff were soo helpful and couldn't do more to find me something suitable to eat for a snack. Had...More

Thank RBVP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favourite place to lunch in Galway. The food is wholesome and fresh. The staff are delightful and the service is quick. There are lots of veggie and vegan options too. The decor is fun and borderline instagramable at times - excellent, really,...More

Thank Faye H
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Love this place. They serve real food with a real smile. Seasonal menu changes and daily specials keep everything fresh and new. It's my top spot in galway on a sunny day enjoying prosecco cocktails or a pitcher of sangria while basking the the sun,...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We meet here as a group of friends for breakfast every 4-6 weeks. the atmosphere is laid back, the staff are great and the food is good. The coffee is excellent!

Thank Diarmuid O C
Michelle K, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks Diarmuid for your lovely review :)

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this morning for breakfast with my friend. We had been a few weeks back and we loved the menu and staff. There was still a lot to try on the menu so we decided to return! What really blew me away was the...More

Thank Always W
Michelle K, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review we really appreciate it. Yuri is a fan favourite here and you are welcome back any time... 2 feet or 4 ;) Thanks again, Paul.

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely LOVE The Kitchen. The menu is Delicious! We visit this gem at least once a week and the food is always consistent in flavour and quality. Always generous portion sizes as well. My personal top favourite dishes are: (in no particular order) -The Chilli...More

Thank dee23n
Michelle K, General Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you so much Deirdre. It is genuinely amazing to hear from somebody so passionate about what we do. Thanks again, Paul.

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This has become our go to café in Galway when we want to have lunch. I’m vegetarian and they have a gorgeous veggie mezze, which I take with grilled halloumi cheese - yummy! The girls love the Kitchen too, especially for the pancakes 😋 We...More

Thank Tissy G
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely Green machine juice which was delish. Disappointed with the pancakes as they were more like crumpets which I was disappointed by. Also when I asked for more maple syrup I was charged €1.... nice staff but don’t think I’d return.More

Thank neadyx
Michelle K, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hey there, I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your experience at The Kitchen. Our pancakes are American style 'fluffy pancakes' which are essentially the same as crumpets as they contain the same ingredients just not as raised. As we offer wholefoods here the maple...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galway City Museum Spanish Parade | Spanish Arch, Galway H91 CX5P, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 86 838 8551
  • E-mail
Honest, tasty food in the Heart of Galway Housed in the cultural hub of the Galway City Museum with views of the Corrib River and famed Spanish Arch, The Kitchen is a bright, spacious yet cosy cafe + restaurant offering the best in local cuisine with an international flare.
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