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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (122 reviews)
“hake” (60 reviews)
“poached eggs” (30 reviews)
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Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Similar to other reviews, the restaurant did not live up to its reviews for us due to the way in which we were catered for. Some members (not all) of staff where very abrupt and rude to a degree where it felt they were looking...More

Thank pnmar5h
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although i can't comment on the food, our first impressions left us doing a U turn without getting further than inside the front door. Yes, it seems to be a popular and busy place and looks quite charming inside. Unfortunately our first experience was being...More

Thank numbfoot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here on Saturday night. I had heard a lot of great things about it from different people, so I was excited to try it and I was not disappointed! I can't say no to a Bellini so we had those to start, followed...More

1  Thank Megan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous ambiance, fantastic authentic food and super friendly staff, Ard Bia is a true gem of Galway city.

2  Thank Becky A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a Christmas night out Ard Bia in December. Love the atmosphere in the upstairs area, cosy and just perfect for a small crowd. The flavours of the food in this restaurant are to die for. The starters were generous but not too big,...More

1  Thank mellysue17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great brunch, annoying wait but that is to be expected, once we were seated service and food was top class. Great bunch friendly and competent people running this fine establishment!

1  Thank Padraig15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ard Bia for me is a great restaurant in a gorgeous setting but since my last visit there I am wondering if things are on the way down. I arrived for an evening meal with a group of friends, our welcome was curt/efficient but not...More

Thank realtoggalway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sunday brunch was a terrible experience. Once we were seated, we were warned that there would be a 10 minute delay in our order. One hour and two rounds of very small and expensive glasses of prosecco later (9 euros each-- conveniently not listed...More

4  Thank Chelsea J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quirky place. Small but very cosy and lovely staff. Nice little selection of gifts at till too. Delicious food.

Thank lizfoster99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We planned this visit back in September and booked via email with Mo who gave a warm response to our reservation request. We had booked a table for 2 at 6pm and arrived 7 mins late. The restaurant had two tables of two seated. We...More

1  Thank AliB123238
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 114
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.
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