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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Had brunch with family and sat upstairs. Servers were very helpful ( one of the party was gluten & dairy free) and all the food we ordered was excellent. Definitely to be recommended. Situated beside Spanish Arch it's a great place to go after your...More

2  Thank hiltonia
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Small so book but DO go Great waiting team, friendly & efficient. Smoked Pickled Mackerel Starter was lovely and then we both had Monkfish which was a generous portion and V tasty Great coffee aswell, didn't try dessert All the food was fresh & hot...More

1  Thank WorlddTravellerr
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal that was full of unusual menu surprises. The starter and main courses excellent. Wasn't impressed with the desserts, tried too hard to be different and it didn't work. Service excellent and meal very good.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but praise for this little gem in the most beautiful part of Galway City. Fresh tasty good, cooked with love and care. Good use of local ingredients, beautifully put together. Romantic setting on the river, gorgeous little candlelit tables, interesting decor, comfortable...More

2  Thank Alex005
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Definitely dine here if you are visiting Galway. It is near the Spanish Arch and it is a quirky, curious building full of character. The staff are really friendly, knowledgable about the menu, and provide a top class service. When it comes to the food,...More

2  Thank b2dac
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Found this gem the night before while walking around Galway. In the morning had breakfast outside while staring at the Spanish Arch and listening to a local play the Irish pipe? I had a delicious salmon salad with quinoa, beets, carrots, spinach and a zesty...More

1  Thank 3ternalist
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal this evening, really helpful staff, great friendly service. This is in a fab location right next to the buzzing night-life but far away enough to be a quite haven

1  Thank Bart A
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We passed this place every day we were in Galway as we liked to go down to the water. It's an intriguing place on the outside and the aromas emanating around it are intriguing. We went here our last night for a belated anniversary dinner....More

1  Thank Tobyco
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The restaurant is charming, in an old building right on the river. The food was very good, although the desserts are a bit overthought--too much going on. Friendly service.

1  Thank Back-in-Bklyn
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Food absolutely fabulous Seaweed butter Great fish Cauliflower risotto Sensible varied wine list great service

1  Thank Mairead745
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Restaurant Details

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