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The King's Head

) #42 of 360 Restaurants in Galway ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , British
15 High Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 630
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“irish stew” (18 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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15 High Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviews (846)
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1 - 10 of 846 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had fish and chips here for our first Irish meal out. Delicious food, friendly service, fun atmosphere.

Thank Travelers058
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hungry, we walked around looking and asking "where to eat" when we saw the King's Head and said YES! Glad we did... OLD beautiful building with much character and very friendly staff. The hamburger was delicious and our fish &chips - fantastic. so much so,...More

Thank traveler77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bistro is often busy and for good reason, I've yet to be disappointed by the food here. It's good traditional ingredients from local suppliers but there is a flair to some of the dishes too that shows there's some talent in the kitchen. Try...More

Thank Sundog28
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main reason to go to this pub is the history and atmosphere. It dates back to the 17th century, and has a good history to go with it. But, the tradeoff is that drinks are really quite expensive relative to the rest of the...More

Thank VictorianDavid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a late lunch/early dinner here. My son had the brisket and said it was incredible. I had a plate of various cheeses and meats. It was good. The bar tending staff is very kind and helpful. The waitstaff not so much. Overall a...More

Thank GemTopaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch at the Kings Head and had the bruscetta and the kings ploughmans lunch and they were both fantastic :)

Thank CK K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at this cool pub today with my family. The pub itself was very cool as is the back story with it. However, I was underwhelmed by the menu offerings and the food itself was so ok. I got the fish and chips. The...More

Thank Joshua M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent food (I had the Risotto and my husband had a burger), but the restaurant is a bit dark in areas and it was tough to see the menu (I used my purse flashlight). Service was a bit disorganized and we noticed the wait staff...More

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for late lunch , 7 in tow. Found us a table with no problem. Pretty big place, lots of little different rooms. The brisket, falafel pita and club sandwich all excellent. The chowder was a little salty and the hamburger came well-done

Thank kjm55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited about 9 pm with friends to experience Irish music we heard from the street. What a treat! 4 Musicians and 2 step dancers were incredible. We only sampled drinks but could see food being delivered to tables. Loud and boisterous atmosphere but that was...More

Thank lmardo
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you accommodate a group of 16 people all adults lunch &drinks
26 November 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
Probably. I'll be honest, I didn't pay too close attention to larger parties that were eating, so I didn't notice too much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 02:30
10:30 - 02:30
10:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 High Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 566 630
  • E-mail
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