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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” (102 reviews)
“hake” (52 reviews)
“poached eggs” (27 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 yesterday via mobile

Definitely recommend this upscale, cozy restaurant. Fantastic monkfish and steak was yummy, delicious appetizers. Recommend you make reservations, and like many Galway restaurants they stop serving at 9ish and close at 10pm.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a beautiful space, very quirky building that has been renovated and has a lovely feel as soon as you step inside. The restaurant was busy with 12 people walking in behind us, make sure to book to avoid disappointment. The service from our host...More

Thank Fi R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On recommendations, we stopped in for lunch. I was not expecting a lunch that was so good on so many levels. I am not a foodie, but the surprise of flavors, textures, and pairings of ingredients with simple, quality ingredients made me happy and surprised....More

Thank Tautog
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in the old custom house right on the water next to the Spanish Gate, Ard Bia's has a distinct design and decor that creates a sense of warmth and welcome that we loved. The food is innovative, fresh, locally sourced and packed with flavor....More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Good is excellent. Service is even better. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank colmanto
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a cute restaurant right by the water! Came in a little after 10 and was seated immediately. I went with the french toast, an almond milk flat white, and a side of poached eggs and bacon. Was very impressed with the poached eggs -...More

Thank Laura Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Are Bia was the first meal during my Irish vacation and it set the stage for wonderful trip. Dined with friends at a candlelit upstairs dining room. Waitstaff was friendly and efficient and glad to recommend drinks and dishes. The seasonal menu offers a range...More

Thank eshupin
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is definitely well worth a visit. Prices are not exorbitant and the food and service is beyond amazing! We had the breakfast which is honestly probably the nicest breakfast we had in Ireland! It was so good that we decided to return after our...More

1  Thank Jacky_Humphries
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dined in Ard bia last year. The food was great as was the cosy friendly atmosphere. The wait staff were really helpful and polite. Highly recommend.

Thank dmci12
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited Ard Bia at Nimmo's on Saturday for dinner and will definitely be back. The menu is carefully crafted and seasonal and the staff offer top notch service. It' a casual setting and very relaxed but the staff are so attentive and you are not...More

1  Thank Nerilie
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Anne R
Any outdoors s eating?
7 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
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18:00 - 22:00
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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
  • E-mail
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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