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John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway H91 DXH7, Ireland
+353 91 449 431
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (23 reviews)
“steak” (70 reviews)
“fish and chips” (54 reviews)
Closed Now
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway H91 DXH7, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 551 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here for some food. Got the burger and chips and the fish and chips special which was cod. The fish was outstanding and plentiful with really good home cut chips. Girlfriend really enjoyed the burger too. A lovely place to stop for grub...More

Thank THR1982
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really is the perfect gastropub. A really well appointed pub, great decor and real snugs, with proper food. The menu was good, lots of staples well prepared. The slow cooked lamb and pub potato bravas, were the highlights. Nice wine list, and of course...More

2  Thank Jcjc1994
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So yummy! We had dinner and drinks here on a Friday night and the place was humming. The waitress was able to advise which dishes were GF off the top of her head and really knew what she was talking about. The food was top...More

1  Thank skikiwi22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us (visiting from US) had dinner here on a Friday night. Arrived somewhat early and were seated immediately with no reservations. Service was great. Our group had the salmon, roasted chicken, lamb and a steak. All were wonderfully prepared. Great offering of beers,...More

2  Thank Amistad1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard great reviews about this restaurant so decided to book it for my 40th birthday dinner.I called two weeks before the date,my details were taken and I was advised I would be contacted back. Three days later I hadn't heard anything so called...More

2  Thank GrandTour51433587960
JohnKeoghsGastropub, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for contacting John Keoghs recently about your 40th birthday and for sharing your feedback with us. I am very sorry to read about the poor experience you had in relation to making a booking. There is a reservations process in place for dealing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled on this place in a downpour and had the best time. A fantastic staff, delicious Irish food - perfect to warm up on a chilly day. Looking forward to coming back on our next visit!

1  Thank Travel38833726699
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely dinner here last week. I had the slow cooked lamb as I am huge fan of lamb and it was beautiful. There's a real cosy atmosphere in here and the staff were all lovely and welcoming, especially our waitress Kate. The location...More

2  Thank Macdara D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent dinner. Everything was super fresh. The oysters were absolutely amazing. The decor is very warm and welcoming. I would go again in a second.

2  Thank KnoxTravler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service by a young girl with dark hair although found all staff friendly and helpful. Food was good, not much choice on menu

2  Thank Tara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub with exceptionally nice staff but the food was just okay. We ordered the slow cooked lamb - the menu advised it was cooked for 8 hours and though really tasty was a bit tough - not what you expect for...More

1  Thank CJG31
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chellefarrow
18 November 2017|
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Response from Gannet44 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know, but I very much think not.
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jijo123456
11 August 2017|
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Response from JohnKeoghsGastropub | Property representative |
Hello, yes we take bookings. Please email or call us to make a reservation. Matt
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rabdt55
21 March 2017|
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Response from JohnKeoghsGastropub | Property representative |
Hello, we now take reservations for dinner at John Keoghs. Please phone 091 449431 to book. Kind regards Matt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway H91 DXH7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 449 431
  • E-mail
Description
If you enjoy high quality food in a traditional pub environment you will love John Keoghs Gastropub! All of our food is prepared daily with the emphasis on local and fresh. Reservations taken - call us to book.
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