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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

) #9 of 362 Restaurants in Galway ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Irish, European
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (107 reviews)
“hake” (56 reviews)
“poached eggs” (28 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All 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 25 April 2016

This restaurant is quaint, with a most unlikely appearance from the outside, but when you enter the enchanting smells from the kitchen make you glad you entered. It has an extremely mixed clientele and the furnishings have seen better days. Having said that, the place...More

1  Thank mikec004
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Go for weekend brunch! The atmosphere is great complete with candles and staff with handle bar mustaches. I was in love with the French toast because it is sometimes hard to get a breakfast in Ireland that doesn't have rashers and the famous blood pudding...More

1  Thank Knnicoll
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We arrived at Sunday evening, and it was already a little late, and since this was quite close to our hotel and the menu looked fine, we gave it a try. We had to wait a couple of minutes in order to have our table...More

1  Thank Koen P
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Quaint little spot on the river, can't beat the location. I like that it's close to the museum but not in the museum but wish brunch was available on weekdays. Don't know how accessible it's is for wheelchairs, I think I remember a step at...More

1  Thank Valley84
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I love love love this place! Two friends and I headed in to Ard Bia on a Saturday morning, and realized we had arrived a bit early and had to wait for it to open at 10am. I'm sooo glad we waited, and didn't go...More

1  Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Must book as it gets very busy.We dined on Friday night and I can highly recommend this restaurant!Had the mussels to start which was delicious.Then went for the steak which was cooked perfect and was a large portion!!Had room for the dessert of poached pear...More

1  Thank gunnervinning
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Not the traditional Irish food, very nice, unique style, worth a visit. The waitress was a little standoffish but very professional

1  Thank Nicosne
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I had been here previously on a visit to Galway for brunch and loved it so much that on my next trip to Galway I ensured I had a dinner reservation! The five us of us were lucky enough to nab the booth/snug table, made...More

1  Thank ktm24
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here last night and highly recommend it. The restaurant is located on the water by the Spanish Arch in an old stone building. The interior is cozy, decorated with casual country furniture and art for sale on the walls. The...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Most delicious flavours, just right amount of food for three courses, healthy and looked beautiful. Great local beer too.

1  Thank Pippa B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
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
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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