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The Kitchen

Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 534 883
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“veggie wrap” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Kitchen offers a great breakfast/brunch at a good price. They offer the usual get and pancakes bit also spice things up a bit with offerings including a vegetarian mezze board which never fails to please. Their coffee is also very good and they offer...More

Thank Orla H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went here after visiting the really good museum. I wanted something cold like a Coke. I was told they don't serve things like that and shown a rather strange offering of cold drinks. I selected a lemonade and it tasted like I was actually...More

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its rare to find a delicious place for food and lots of light in Galway. This place has both! I love the big windows and the atmosphere in The Kitchen. They have a lovely menu for brunch and lunch. I have never been disappointed with...More

Thank KaC1882
Michelle K, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much KaC1882. Really appreciate your review and we are genuinely so happy you're happy 😁

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy café at lunch time but 2 of us were seated quickly. I had a cauliflower and tumeric soup which I had never tried before but was very tasty and the tumeric was subtle which I liked. The super salad was huge and came with...More

Thank Kevin D
Michelle K, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Kevin, Thank you so much for the review. We like to try different variations with ours soups and we are delighted it received such a glowing endorsement. Come back soon :) Paul.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went there on my lunch hour, ordered a super salad and a middle eastern mezze, waited over 45 mins for food to arrive. Had to leave before food arrived as my lunch was overMore

Thank cristen c
Michelle K, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, I was the person who served you yesterday and I would just like to apologise once again for what happened. I imputted the order in the till but the docket didn't get sent into the kitchen. As soon as I realised the mistake...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right beside Spanish arch. Lovely selection salads, soups, sandwiches. Delicious fresh produce at reasonable prices. Great all-day breakfast menu too. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend.

Thank cdelkc
Michelle K, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the review cdelkc. Hope to see you back real soon :)

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The food and tea are delicious and the ambience is perfect! Good service and price. I totally recommend it!

Thank Paula N
Michelle K, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Paula N. Hope to see you back soon :)

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Probably my favourite restaurant in terms of choice of good quality, healthy and tasty food! Really love the menu and how friendly the staff are. The kids menu is also excellent and the place feels really child friendly in general. Acoustically, find it a bit...More

Thank Johanne W
Michelle K, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a million Johanne W. We aim to offer an all inclusive dining experience: adults, kids, veggies, meaties. All are welcome at The Kitchen :) And dont worry a plan for the acoustics is in the pipeline ;)

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Fantastic food and drinks, and very kid-friendly. We enjoyed the falafel and the noodle bowl. Lovely, friendly service. I highly recommend.

Thank loladog2017
Michelle K, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Loladog2017 :)

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with a friend the other day, we both loved our lunches. Had a vegan mezze - only fault is I wish it had more hummus but other than that was tasty!

Thank Aisling K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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 Arch, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 534 883
  • 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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