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EIGHT Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

8 Dock Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 565 111
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
15 May 2013
8 May 2013
“Wow I wonder if this is on the way out”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8 Dock Road, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

Where to begin? The place is cold, dirty and dreary. The floor was filthy and the bathrooms left a lot to be desired. The food was mediocre not a great variety on the menu either. I didn't get steak but others at my table did...More

Thank HeritageRocks
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Never been before..got a text from a friend to say to bring cash as was cash only. The machine was broken or was just plugged out of the wall? Just quieter than expexted given the bank holiday weekend. So there was four girls together and...More

Thank Valerie O
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Easily the worst dining experience I've had in Galway since moving there two years ago. You're eating in a large room that isn't much different from a warehouse. It is very cold after a while, I had to put my coat back on. I ordered...More

1  Thank TogAnRaolSan
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We were looking forward to visiting this restaurant for some time since a friend suggested it. How ever we were bitterly disappointed, firstly we had to knock on the door at 6pm to get them to open up even though the sign said open from...More

4  Thank tmj0864
Reviewed 23 March 2013

The place is at the border of the city center, the atmosphere is "minimarket" but we eat very good fish at a really convinient price! Also the wine is quite good and is not so expensive!

Thank FlavioPompermaier
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Great location (view on the docks- you can see the fishermen leaving on their boat if you are seated next to the bay window), the waiter is really friendly and helpful, the food is original, fresh and good. I highly advise you to go there!

1  Thank Jen V
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

I had being looking forward to my recent meal in this restaurant as previous expeiences in the restaurant had always been quite positive.However I was disappointed on a few levels. The whole place seemed to lack enthusiasm for business. The place has a relaxed atmosphere...More

1  Thank Cody2011
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Dropped into Bar 8 on Saturday last at around 9 pm. Although the bar was quite full we were shown to an empty table. Service was prompt and we were presented with menus while a drinks order was taken. Shortly after that some pickled olives,...More

Thank Taistealaithe
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I visited "Bar Eight" recently, having not been there for a few months. It was a Saturday night in January and much to my suprise, the place was thronged. If you haven't been, it's more of a gastro bar than a conventional restaurant...but the food...More

Thank RolloPollo
Reviewed 6 November 2012

As a vegetarian, I really enjoying coming here as they always have food on the menu that I adore - which changes seasonally. The starters are very reasonably priced but are on the small side. The dinners are really tasty. Try ask for one of...More

Thank Elizabeth O
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Dock Road, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 565 111
  • E-mail
Owner Tom Sheridan and his team are dedicated to providing a modern approach to hospitality in Galway. Our food is unique, hearty and sourced locally. It is produced by the legendary Michelin Star trained chef Jess Murphy. Food is served 7 days a week from 6pm. Please ring for a reservation.
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