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The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant

High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 757
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“shepherds pie” (17 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (23 reviews)
“guinness stew” (13 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love this pub, always buzzing with great atmosphere. Friendly staff, great drink, fantastic food (you must try the melted cheese beef nachos, there perfect for sharing and are delicious) I love all the nooks and crannies in the pub with numerous bars under the...More

Thank LeanneLanders
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a meal after walking around Galway. The front had a menue displayed that was inviting, on entering the ambiance is warm as several fireplaces had warm fire going and several attractive bars displaying whiskeys and gins. The food was tasty and good...More

1  Thank Ron C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great music and atmosphere. The seafood chowder was the best I have had in a very long time and the burgers were thick and juicy.

1  Thank Rachelle1515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this pub with a group of friends to have a meal. Superb food all round and friendly, helpful service. The interior of the pub, gives the impression that it is still a real bar and there is an amazing selection of whiskey and other...More

1  Thank James F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, food is great. Love the decor, fun place to eat. I would highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Roxan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff, warm and lively atmosphere- what more could you ask for? Stunning gin selection too- give it a go!

1  Thank Gcmcg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's one piece of advise for those visiting Galway's pubs; difficult if you're lucky enough to see a free table as you go in, but do wander about and head to the back, Many are huge and way more extensive than they look from outside....More

1  Thank mshuttleworth2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter wanted to go on a quote pub crawl, no drinking since she is underage, but she wanted to see as many as we could in our day here. Time came to eat something and we went here. What a great place. Food was...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Front Door/Sonny Molloys and we were blown away by the Irish whiskey selection. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Sonny Molloy's was our favorite bar in Galway!

1  Thank rachelkX9023RH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with few friends for a drink the other night. This was my third time here. I found the place too crowded. The house rules are strange - most of the tables were occupied and some were empty it had reserved tag on it....More

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7 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel S | Reviewed this property |
no you dont need to make a reservation and it depends whats going on in galway but I have never been left waiting :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 757
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