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The Dail Bar

) #22 of 371 Restaurants in Galway ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , European
42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 777
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (54 reviews)
“chicken wings” (16 reviews)
“irish stew” (8 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 618 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice wee bar in Galway. They don't do frozen strawberry daiquiri's but it was the nicest one I've had that wasn't frozen. Good atmosphere and I would return

1  Thank Aimee L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Galway is a wonderful place if you're an American of a certain age. The streets are filled with music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s! My husband and I enjoyed strolling through the streets on our way to this pub. The Dail Bar was recommended...More

3  Thank Rae W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by this place for a quick drink and dinner. Very nice place and the waitstaff was very friendly.. Nice place to grab a meal and a pint.

2  Thank Xenos S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Galway on a very busy Saturday during the Arts Festival. Demand for tables was high everywhere! We were queuing for about 10 minutes for a table which was not bad as The Dail Bar was full, upstairs and downstairs. I had the...More

2  Thank Esther R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a team night out. Fun. Finger foods with drinks. Big fir large group. Service was very good and attentive.

2  Thank MerlineB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On impulse I went along to The Dail Bar being seriously hungry! Ordered the spicy chicken wings followed by the 8oz steak and pint Special. The whole meal was excellent , served by cheerful, friendly and knowledgeable staff. At about 25Euro it was reasonably priced...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Galway for two nights and had major big exploration days so when rolling into the restaurant we were tired and hungry. Our first evening we had a hard time getting seats and the staff who sat us didn't seem to really care...More

3  Thank Angelina M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

What a steak Food was fabulous, loved every bit of it. 4 empty plates, Steaks cooked to perfection Loved all the trimmings too

2  Thank LizDoyle1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Sat upstairs and had a good view of the street, people watching! Service was fine. Seafood chowder was good but not the best I have ever had.Fillet of salmon was very nicely done. Can't remember the rest so I have no more to say.

2  Thank ski&brew
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Went here on a busy summer evening, and got seated upstairs. (They seem to treat the 2 floors completely separately....when we walked in and asked if they had a table the response was..."we're full down here but you can go and ask upstairs if they...More

Thank BernardShakey
Dail B, Manager at The Dail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BernardShakey, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the lively atmosphere of the bar. However, we are disappointed to hear some aspects of your visit was less the satisfactory. Did you speak with a member of staff about your meal...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42-44 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 777
  • E-mail
The Dail Bar and Restaurant has already become a firm favourite to both Galway residents and visitors alike with its stunning decor that is both impressive and comfortable at the same time evoking a relaxed warm atmosphere that just draws you in like your favourite local. Situated on the intersection of Middle Street and Cross St right in the heart of the city it really is a beautiful bar to visit The Dail is decorated in a wonderfully traditional manner with beautifully carved oak bars, feature fireplaces ,stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to while away an evening. The downstairs bar has a warm inviting local pub feel where you can relax and enjoy your favourite drink in a comfortable environment, chat to friends, and get to know the friendly bartender or just absorb the atmosphere and many hidden features that the bar has to find!The Dail is also a restaurant serving top class food at Pocket friendly prices all day everyday. The varied and enticing menu really does go above and beyond a traditional pub menu. The Bar is open late 7 nights a week from 11:00am to 2:00am
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