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Taste Matters

) #1 of 14 Restaurants in Loughrea ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, Irish, Fusion
Westbridge | Co. Galway, Loughrea, Ireland
+353 91 880 010
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
European, Irish, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Westbridge | Co. Galway, Loughrea, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 323 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

20th july 2017 Both ordered steak perfectly cooked to order and presented beautifully with creamy mash and garlic butter sauce Soft drinks are really good as the make them still or sparkling from scratch Feels like you are eating in a 5 star restaraunt with...More

Thank Ryan443666
Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed to feed my granddaughter between rehearsal and opening night of the LYT show, so we scooted over to Taste Matters for the most enjoyable and delicious meal imaginable!

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was great, staff are very nice and the food is absolutely amazing. Would recommend anything on the menu. Everything is fresh, looks amazing, and tastes spectacular. Will definitely go back.

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely restaurant with awesome food. Food is fresh and delicious. Kids were entertained by a lovely lady playing guitar. Really relaxing evening.

Thank 500More
Reviewed 11 June 2017

my husband ate there recently and were very pleased with food and service with the added bonus of live music on wednsday night, their 2 course dinner for 18.95 is excellent value

Thank Monica O
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Small but high quality artisan food. Local produce and excellent selection of wine. We were both really pleased with the food and price also.

Thank Sebini
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Second time in 6 weeks to dine at Taste Matters. And both times we came away planning our next visit! Service was excellent, decor nice but it felt like an upmarket cafe. Toilets spotless. Background music was perfect but we do like our Cuban music!...More

Thank Johnshebeen
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch as we passed through Loughrea..the waitress was so welcoming and informative when we asked about the menu..as a vegan and my wife a vegetarian we are used to a blank stare when we ask about our options..not this time!! Food was...More

Thank Alan N
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This place serves amazing food! The portions look small but they are filling. It's a small place and busy so you need to book it. We will definitely be back!

Thank bcomment
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the lough Rea spa hotel for a few nights and worried about dinner, knowing that Galway was a €60 taxi ride we scouted lough Rea itself, the town isn't much to be honest but this place seemed the most suitable. Now the name...More

Thank Jay M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westbridge | Co. Galway, Loughrea, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Loughrea
  • Phone Number: +353 91 880 010
  • E-mail
Casual restaurant with interesting delicious food & genuine hospitality.
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