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The Pins Gastro Bar

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The Twelve Hotel, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 597 011
08:00 - 00:00
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and drinks. We all ordered pizza which was amazing!! Crust was thin and very tasty. Drinks were nice and atmosphere was great.

Thank Ruth E
Erie, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late night cocktail.... the bar is beautiful but we were disappointed as they did not have various whiskeys featured in their menu.

Thank Marci W
Galway, Ireland
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have ate here a few times. Was really looking forward to it. However this time food was not great at all. Seemed a bit undercooked. Hopefully just a once off.

Thank sweetamer2012
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere and food at this lovely restaurant. If you are staying at the hotel the breakfast here is amazing!

Thank Keary D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times. Food is always guaranteed to be good. Service us usually good too, however this time it was terrible. We visited tonight. It started off great with drinks at the bar. Registered our name onto the waiting list for a table. Noticed several empty tables and new customers being seated before us. Once I mentioned this to... More 

Thank Dean M
Tubbercurry, Ireland
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Dined here while staying in twelve hotel. We all had pizza which went down well with most pizzas having gluten free option. Staff were very good on a busy night.

Thank si_man2983
kerry i
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We go to the pins each time were in galway its a lvely spacious bar and the food there is lovely. the service is quick and the staff are very friendly.their chouder is one of the best in galway, and their home made burger is to die for.

Thank KerryIAnna
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times during our short break to Galway/Barna. The food is exceptional and the service is very good. We did travel outside of season so not so sure what the standard would be during the peak season but if the food and service stay the same then it is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Dobbo1969
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

You can read my full review of the restaurant on the hotel’s page, but I wanted to add a small one here as well. Food is amazing (try the seafood pot) and the drinks were spectacular. Their house stout is incredible. Ask for Barry and drink/eat whatever he tells you. You can’t go wrong.

Thank DanielS6542
Kilrush, Ireland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Whatever you want they have it in stock with a fantastic and knowledgeable bar staff with a friendly face.i can whole heartedly recommend the cocktail menu with something for everyone.

Thank Ross M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 26
Irish, Bar, Pub, Pizza, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Twelve Hotel, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 597 011
A destination in its own right, The Pins is loved by locals and overnight guests alike. In addition to an incredible food menu there is an equally incredible selection of cocktails,beers and wines. The Pins is a great place to enjoy good coffees,breads 'just out of the oven' from the on-site bakery and tantalising local produce infused with flavours from around the world. Catch a Traditional Irish Music session and see Galway's finest Jazz acts. Open from 8am for breakfast, serving great local food all day, everyday and Night. Acclaimed for its use of local ingredients and noted as making the 'Best Pizza outside of Napoli', The Pins has one gourmet rosette for culinary excellence. Winner of 'the Best Gastro Pub in Ireland' and 'The Best Casual Dining in Ireland'.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?