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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

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Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Galway, Ireland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast. Always a family favourite. Fry is awesome and wife loves the pancakes. Prob best to book for large groups as it is intimate....

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Frizington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit to this excellent eating place. The food here is absolutely scrumptious in a very warm and welcoming atmosphere. The place was full when we arrived but an attentive staff member rushed over and invited us to the staff area to wait and informed us a table would be free within a couple of minutes. True to his... More 

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1 Thank FrizzyFlyer
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little restaurant, cosy and friendly with a good menu. We ate Sunday brunch here based on a recommendation and we were not disappointed. Our party had the Irish fry-up, ham and eggs and a Hippy fry-up. All were visually pleasing and very tasty. The home-made baked beans were lovely as was the freshly baked bread. A great spot... More 

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Thank Lynne G
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the whole brunch menu, the French toast is the best, like having dessert for breakfast! Pancakes are also very good.

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Thank Leah M
san francisco
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place - super cozy, killer location, amazing views of the ocean, lovely staff, and brilliant farm-to-kitchen food. I went definitely non-veg and had one of the best steaks of my life! The rest of my party ate lighter, and all loved it. The dessert was outstanding too.

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1 Thank vintagent
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cozy restaurant near the Spanish Arch, well worth visiting while staying in Galway. Our meal was visually attractive and very yummy. I had fresh trout and greens and was very happy!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love eating in this restaurant and I purposely go to have fish. They always get it right. The fish is never over cooked, a huge no no in my book and served with fresh local produce. I love the ambience of the testaurNt and the attentiveness of the staff. The brown bread is a must have as your waiting... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I came here with a few friends for breakfast after hearing good things about it.. how wrong was I! The service was poor and the food was bland, my beans were way undercooked, to top it all off it was incredibly expensive, avoid.

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ireland
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had heard this place was good, the menu looked great, but I see this alot and end up indifferent....However! This was delicious! Everything, was so good and perfectly balanced. 10 out of 10.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

After visiting the museum that afternoon came across this restaurant and decided to return for dinner. 8ish entered up the stairs into a dark but lovely setting. Food and wine top notch, service courteous and professional. For mains we choose the Hake and ribeye and would highly recommend both.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 114
Description
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?