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Blakes Bar

25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 053
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (28 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I were visiting Galway for a week and were recommended this place for its great bar food. I had the steak and my girlfriend had the chicken with potato gratan. Both dishes were delicious and seemd reasonably priced for what seemed more...More

1  Thank Pateen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I popped into Blake's with my partner on a cold, wet Thursday afternoon during this year's Galway Food Festival. The intention was to stay for one drink, while deciding what to do for the rest of the day. We were both over from Adelaide, Australia...More

2  Thank Viv S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly friendly staff, solid food at decent prices and an overall great vibe. Would definitely recommend it as somewhere to start your evening exploring Galway.

1  Thank henrosa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blake’s is simply a MUST VISIT when in Galway. Not only do they have the most deliciously incredible food but they have the friendliest, sweetest & kindest employee, Ulick!!! I met this man two years ago in May 2016 on my first trip to Galway...More

1  Thank Jessika C
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Great bar with excellent staff. They go out of their way to make you feel very welcome and look after you. Wonderful atmosphere here and suitable for all ages. I didn't try the food personally but a few other friends in our group did and...More

1  Thank wegalDublin
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to visit the food was exceptional they really know how to look after you would definitely recommend

1  Thank Emma-jane M
Reviewed 13 March 2018

visited here 3 times on our 3 day stay to Galway, and had excellent friendly service each time. The food was brilliant, and exceptional friendly service and was made to feel very welcome by everyone that worked there, and they took a real interest in...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great food and more. Nice atmospere and probably the best seafoodchowder or on the same level than the Mary Ploughboy in Dublin. I had been trying all the dishes that we had and they were all extremely delicious and I like the fact that a...More

1  Thank Claude A
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Ireland for our honeymoon, and Blake’s was the very first place we visited on our trip. The food was great, beer was excellent, the bar had a cool yet casual vibe, and the service and kind people were the...More

2  Thank New2WorldTravel
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The hospitality in this bar was second to none. We travelled from Wales with a small group of gymnasts and the barman was excellent with the children and very engaging. The staff were all very friendly and we were made to feel very welcome. Would...More

1  Thank JEN G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 053
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Blake's Corner Bar, located in the heart of the city plays a big part of Galway's food scene. Since its establishment in 2012, there has been a strong focus on building an excellent reputation for food complemented by a friendly and professional service in comfortable surroundings. Blake's Corner Bar has built strong relationships with award winning local producers from which the menu is specifically designed, making the most of these ingredient by using the freshest supplies to create the best dishes. The bar is also part of the Galway Whiskey Trail offering a vast selection of whiskies and a trained whiskey ambassador to advise you all whiskey tastes. The bar serves an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and groups have the option to pre-book an area and choose from delectable deli boards and/or party food platters. All sporting events are live on H.D TVs.
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