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Black Cat

Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 501 007
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (123 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (18 reviews)
“gambas” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Black Cat is one of my favourite Galway restaurants and is a great first choice for date night. The food is always delicious and the staff are always pleasant, providing great service without being overbearing. The space itself, while a bit small, is cosy, and...More

Thank Orla H
Reviewed yesterday

We were lucky to get into the restaurant quite early because it became full in the next hour. We were served pretty quickly. Service good. Prices reasonable

Thank slowjoejak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back in the black cat last weekend for dinner. Had a selection of 8 tapas between my wife and I and every single one was delicious. The gambas prawns, black pudding croquettes, and monkfish tempura were particularly tasty!

Thank GalwayTribe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based on most of the reviews we chose this place to dine. We agree with the reviewers who liked this place. Great service and food. Fish chowder very good. I don't think you'll be disappointed. I had the stuffed chicken breast, delicious.

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood chowder. Everything was 5 star. We had Steak, pasta, seafood and tapas - all where perfect. The service was also good. It was a very nice restaurant too. I wish we could go back.

Thank ChrisTaylerNT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us had a superb meal here. There was a good choice of tapas in good-sized portions, and prepared beautifully, using as much local produce as possible. Lovely ambience, relaxed and some low-level background jazz music. I wish I had somewhere like this near...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great choice of high quality tapas and wine. Good service from the friendly staff. Every dish tasty and presented with care.

Thank mikeandlinz_hants
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Dinner for our family ranging from a 10 year old to grandparents, we opted for a selection of tapas all of which was very tasty and deserts were delicious. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Niamh1
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Took my foodie 10 year old here recently. Incidentally his favourite TV show is master chef! We had black cat pasta which we both agree is to die for. After he had the brownie - which LOOKED delicious. I didn't even get a crumb so...More

Thank IrishA
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Went here on the bank holiday Sunday with my husband. We hadn't booked but I'd recommend you do as we got the last table at 7:30 and they asked if we could be gone by 9:30 which was no problem. Their tapas are so tasty,...More

Thank Suga B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 501 007
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