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Pullman Restaurant

N59 | Kentfield, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 519 600
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (6 reviews)
“truffles” (2 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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N59 | Kentfield, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant comprises two original train carriages from the Orient Express Food is really good. Unique lay-out and atmosphere A little pricey but worth it.

Thank MCannock
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed an absolutely delicious meal with outstanding service! The restored rail car was charming. We shared our starters and entrees and every dish was exceptional!

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: The train cars are unusual and perhaps cool Seaweed bread was good Cons: *Significantly* overpriced for the portion size and quality Fish and scallops overcooked No side options Very, very light on vegetables (no salad) Wine selection needs complete overhaul Advice: Overhaul food concept....More

Thank nickipedia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel and this restaurant was definitely one of the things about the property we were curious of. I was slightly worried that it would be a bit on the tacky side, when we were handed a ticket to...More

Thank Dylan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a party of four for dinner. Overall service was very patchy and food mediocre. Starters were mere bites and nothing memorable except their minuscule size. Main course echoed starters. My fish was over cooked. Wine was overpriced. Ambiance is interesting but that's where...More

Thank patrice d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and location exceptional. The meals for both my wife and I were well presented. Only criticism was the mark up on the wine which is extortionate from 34€ a bottle. Piped music was tasteful but only if you like Frank Sinatra, perhaps a varied...More

Thank steakboy123
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I written a review of this as part of my review of the the Glendo Abbey. I would avoid eating here. The food was poorly cooked and generally cold. Probably because of a substandard kitchen in a railway carriage.

Thank suitedreamsdublin
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Our reservations were at 7 and when we arrived maybe five minutes before, no one was to be found at the entrance. A random passing by employee informed the staff in the back car we were waiting. That being said our service was good following...More

Thank Chelsea K
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The ambiance of the Pullman restaurant is fabulous and perhaps worth the price tag. However, the limited menu and the only average quality of the food did not match the setting. The presentation was lovely, but the food was generally uninspired and not worth the...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Anyone staying in this area should experience dinner on the Orient Express. The train tickets are a nice touch. Would recommend you make a reservation. The service is very good as is the food. Would have liked to see more in the way of vegetarian...More

Thank CatieGC
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Marianne M
17 November 2015|
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Response from Glenlo_Abbey_Hotel | Property representative |
Good Morning, the dress code in our Pullman Restaurant is smart casual. We look forward to welcoming you onboard.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$52 - US$69
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N59 | Kentfield, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 519 600
Description
The Pullman Restaurant on the grounds of Glenlo Abbey Hotel is one of Ireland's truly unique dining experiences. Comprising of two dining carriages from the Orient Express, beautifully restored and now set on the grounds of the 5 star Glenlo Abbey Hotel, offers panoramic views overlooking Lough Corrib. Located just 2 miles from Galway, on the West Coast of Ireland, this is a dining experience not to be missed on your trip to Galway. One of the carriages, the Leona, dates back to 1927 and was part of the original Orient Express and carried VIP's all over Europe and the UK during its lifespan. 1965 saw Leona's final journey when she was used as part of Winston Churchill's funeral cortege. After this event, Leona with other carriages played a staring role in the classic movie, "Murder on the Orient Express", which featured greats such as Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall and Sean Connery. Opened in May 1998, the Pullman Restaurant aboard the Orient Express enjoys fabulous views of Lough Corrib and ironically 300 metres away from the old track bed of the now lost Galway-Clifden railway line. Majestically rising from the still waters of Lough Corrib and dating back to the 18th Century, the 5 star Glenlo Abbey Hotel is where old world charm meets contemporary elegance. From the moment you drive through our magnificent cast iron gates the beauty of this enchanting lakeside estate overlooking Lough Corrib will captivate you.
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