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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (124 reviews)
“hake” (61 reviews)
“poached eggs” (31 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Good meal but not what I expected from the reviews. Also the waitress couldn’t care less about us. I was so disappointed :(

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Came here today for a quick lunch having read all the positive reviews. The place itself is really friendly and cosy, the waiters were super nice and the food was great. I also HAD to try the freshly baked chocolate fudge cake and needless to...More

1  Thank Michele L
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A friend had made reservations here and I arrived with reservations of my own. From the website it appeared to be an Irish version of a hipster restaurant. I was wrong, it was delicious and delightful. Fresh, local, unusual ingredients. Probably the best fish dish...More

2  Thank NYCMike96
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived last night, Sunday, on the last night of a weekend away in Galway. Having heard the reviews I expected it to be booked out but we were able to get a walk in no problem. Our host Colin was very helpful and friendly...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 28 January 2018

From the get go, when we made our booking over the phone, the attitude from the staff was poor. On arrival we experienced a cold reception and were made feel like an inconvenience - despite the restaurant being only half full. A disinterested waiter took...More

2  Thank bremma2018
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I went here for the 1st time, brought along by a group of friends, after 3 years in Galway, and I wished i could've gone here sooner :) Lovely, cosy place. Super great warm ambience. Excellent food, relatively pricey but still worth it. Really nice...More

1  Thank UkuleleAstrophile
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We arrived early and even though the restaurant wasn't officially open we were graciously invited in. Our table was unpretentious, but that's where the average stops. Every dish we sampled was exquisitely prepared and delicious beyond belief, with fresh ingredients creatively prepared and presented. Scalops...More

1  Thank Beth D
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Ard Bia never disappoints, my daughter and I just had the most delicious breakfast of poached eggs on sourdough bread and avocado,finished off with the buttermilk pancakes,served by a very pleasant waitress...Thank you we will be back!

2  Thank Edel123573
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Recent stay in Galway we had two highlights. Breakfast in Nimmo's and the following day, a second breakfast in Nimmo's. The weather was awful, but the staff and the warm atmosphere was just wonderful and so relaxing. I am not a vegetarian but cannot more...More

2  Thank MunsterDuncan
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We spotted this restaurant while walking about the waterfront and thought the atmosphere looked inviting. The dinner menu was a little more adventurous than I'm inclined for, but we decided to catch them for breakfast the next day. It was a cold, miserable day, but...More

2  Thank Stephanie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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