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3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 917
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (90 reviews)
“chicken special” (13 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 767 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food is delicious, staff are very friendly & decor is lovely. We ate here mid week & the restaurant was very busy. Starters were warm goats cheese with salad -10/10 Mains: hubby had 16oz steak with sides which was beautiful. I had a chicken breast...More

Thank Berni110
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Odd experience. Firstly it was really busy, even for a Tuesday night in November. There was a bit of a wait for a table, which gave me the chance to witness some very questionable pint pulling. Glad the drinks weren't for me. Changed keg mid...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really liked this place. Good atmosphere and great service. Food was great and came really quickly. Guinness was best yet.

Thank VoodooNine
Reviewed 1 week ago

McSwiggans Bar & Restaurant is a unique setting for any event. The facility was based on different levels and seems to be set in a old storage building with a tree based in the centre of the building. Customer Service was excellent , very friendly...More

Thank Missquinn15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here on Friday night for dinner with my mum, some friends and future in laws. The atmosphere was lovely and relaxed and the staff were so lovely and friendly. There were loads of gluten free options for me as a coeliac and the...More

Thank Grainne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was trying to find a bite in a pub but all the places I was choosing stopped serving food in their bar areas after 5pm on Saturday nights. I ended up here and asked to be seated. They took me to the 3rd floor...More

Thank Stacy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I walked in, I thought it was just a little pub but then you go up the stairs and you are hit with the most beautiful tree lit up with a welcome. This place is a lot bigger than it looks (it seems a...More

1  Thank Marissa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Allways go to McSwiggans when we have friends or family to visit, not anymore after our last 2 visits. Went 2 weeks ago just as a couple food not great, waiter was not pleasant, everyone has days off so though ok. Had friends down from...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Ireland visiting family and decided to go to Galway for the day with my partner and my daughter .I decided to eat in McSwiggans on a Friday afternoon. We read the menu on the board outside and went straight upstairs to the...More

Thank oldwebby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their lunch starts at 12.30pm. I did not arrive until 2.15 pm and the till receipt shows I settled my bill @2.49 pm, date 30th Oct. so it may be the reason for the worst lasagne that I ate in this restaurant. It was layers...More

Thank _teachnaleachtai
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Mark D
17 April 2017|
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Response from Kposter | Reviewed this property |
You should be ok since it's a Monday. Enjoy!
Noel C
22 November 2016|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes reasonably good on street parking. Sorry for the massive delay answering this!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 917
  • E-mail
McSwiggans is a city centre bar and restaurant which has been open for over 30 years. We serve food in the bar from breakfast to early evening and casual dining in the restaurant on the top two floors until late. Specialities include steak, seafood and amazing desserts. We have a great section of wine, beers & cocktails with live sport on our big screen and live music at the weekends. With a labyrinth of rooms we cater to family gatherings, romantic nights out and groups of all sizes.
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