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Black Cat

) #31 of 350 Restaurants in Galway ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 501 007
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (112 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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Reviews (316)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

lovely setting good staff ,Small and intimate great for couples .Music,wine, Best to book for dinner

Thank Colombo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Galway is a great town for classical music and restaurants. When we make the trip there for a concert we like to pick someplace new to dine. In April the concert was in Salthill and we chose the Black Cat because we like tapas style...More

Thank Paroshep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! A tiny little tapas bar in salthill that has an amazing menu for both food and wine. We had the pork belly, the prawns and the best cheek. One was better than the next and the wine was just beautiful. The staff...More

Thank Butterfly1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here last night and no complaints! The ambiance is relaxed. The staff are attentive. The food is excellent - I had Chowder followed by the Black Cat Pasta - a delightful seafood dish with black pasta. To finish I had Affogato. Considering the...More

Thank IrishA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely stay, very central in salt hill with a walk to the beach and near all the bars and restaurants. The bed was unbelievably comfortable, best sleep in a long time. Yes the rooms are small but perfect for a short stay or...More

Thank Trionaoconnor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely sort of romantic place with good food. Went here with friends and really enjoyed it. You can have a good selection of different dishes and the staff are very nice. In summer time you can sit outside and watch the world go by!!!

Thank Roisin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, relaxed atmosphere and great music. Had the black cat pasta, halloumi salad and brownie. All delicious, will be back next time I'm in Galway.

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant and I had wanted to eat here for a while. Had lunch and chose the open crab sandwich. Unfortunately this was not a great choice. Elements of same were good however the crab was overwhelmed by other ingredients and as...More

Thank Widget2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food is so good and always reliable. The wine list is to die for . The service is fab What more could you ask for

Thank brakinluceen
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal as always one of the best tapas meals we have had in particular the stuffed Quail and the beef cheek. The staff as always were friendly and helpful highly recommend

Thank Mary D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 501 007
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