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The Pins Gastro Bar

££ - £££Irish, ,
The Twelve Hotel, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 597 011
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (61 reviews)
“chicken wings” (5 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Pizza, European, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Twelve Hotel, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely bar with friendly staff. Great range of drinks including cocktails and beer. Good selection of bar food nicely presented.

Thank orfh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a great selection of food to choose from. The pizza is lovely and very popular. Any time I have been it is busy and that is a great sign.

Thank Maura H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Possibly the best meal I have had in my life. The food was delicious, wonderful flavours, originality and presentation. The staff were friendly, helpful and generally lovely, with special thanks to Liam and Conor for looking after us. This is a wonderful place for food,...More

Thank emer m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service with beautiful food, pleasant atmosphere & great value for money. Highly recommended. Will be back. Philip

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a light lunch here. I had chowder which was delicious.... packed with fish. The home cooked bread was delicious. The menu is a little limited though.

Thank Blesjka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such an amazing lunch with the help of our awesome waiter, Liam (hope I'm spelling his name right!). He was so friendly, and went above and beyond the whole time. While we enjoyed our entire time in Ireland, a lot of the staff...More

Thank KatherineStreckfus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere,nice food and drink choice, a little bit expenxive for food in my opinion but to be honest that whole area has a bit of a tourist tax on food.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in there after golf at Bearna Golf Club. We were not disappointed! Atmosphere is charming. Staff so polite and accommodating. Food very enjoyable.

Thank anniemac500
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Had breakfast in this wonderful restaurant twice. Really enjoyed traditional Irish breakfast and eggs Benedict with smoked salmon - a must! Service was superb: friendly and accommodating staff. Thank you!

1  Thank Jribka
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Excellent breakfast with lots of choices. Great bar and on the Saturday evening there was music and plenty of craic.

1  Thank lorrainebadlam
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26 September 2017|
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Response from Fergusoh | Property representative |
Hi, we hope you have a wonderful visit to our city. With regard to your questions on tipping in Ireland, it is at guest's discretion. 10% is an industry average. Some establishments will however charge an automatic 10%+ for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Twelve Hotel, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 597 011
  • E-mail
A destination in its own right, The Pins is loved by locals and overnight guests alike. In addition to an incredible food menu there is an equally incredible selection of cocktails,beers and wines. The Pins is a great place to enjoy good coffees,breads 'just out of the oven' from the on-site bakery and tantalising local produce infused with flavours from around the world. Catch a Traditional Irish Music session and see Galway's finest Jazz acts. Open from 8am for breakfast, serving great local food all day, everyday and Night. Acclaimed for its use of local ingredients and noted as making the 'Best Pizza outside of Napoli', The Pins has one gourmet rosette for culinary excellence. Winner of 'the Best Gastro Pub in Ireland' and 'The Best Casual Dining in Ireland'.
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