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McHugh's Bar & Restaurant

££ - £££Irish, , Seafood
Castlegar,Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 799 634
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
25 Dec 2016
“Nice Christmas lunch”
25 Jun 2017
“...It's not hit and miss unfortunately.”
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00All hours
Irish, Pub, Seafood
££ - £££
Castlegar,Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This was our second bland meal here. The food is at best described as canteen style food at restaurant prices. You's spit through the turkey and ham slices, the veg was both hard and soft which made me think ; /. It's an old world...More

2  Thank ase2014
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here midweek for Christmas lunch. Place was busy with diners. Plenty of parking available. Menu was good. Settled for the traditional Christmas turkey and ham. Food was served very promptly and was enjoyable. Service was efficient.

Thank FlamboShambo
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice food, staff are very friendly and pleasant. Defo would go again 10/10. Lovely venue and very easy to find.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Being to here a couple of times and the food gets better and better every time had my childs christening there and the staff couldn't do enough for us it's a place you sit back and relax in well recommend

1  Thank Johnny D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Unfortunately this place has very limited opening hours. It was not open in either of the two evenings we were staying nearby. We did manage a snack for lunch on the day we were leaving and it was very nice. Inside was a surprise. It...More

Thank ScotlandHattie
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Had a superb luncheon at McHughs. Lovely freshly produced food and efficient service. Guinness was excellent. All this in a very interesting pub and restaurant. Would love to go back at one of the speciality evenings. Not to be missed.

Thank jrf00die
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and my mother had lunch here today while on our way to Galway and it was absolutely lovely. I had the steak burger which came with mash veg and chips and it was only 9.90. My mum had cod and chips. It was huge....More

Thank mervfair
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We ate here 3 times during our week in Galway and it was brilliant every time. We had the most fantastic time at the race preview night with a super atmostphere and live music. We have dinner one evening - a table of nine looked...More

Thank KerryL623
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

By far the best food in galway...everytime we visit Mchughs we are greeted by a friendly face from who seems to be the chef/owner..By far the best food in galway!!!

2  Thank Sean W
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Walked into this restaurant and was immediately greeted by an unwelcoming face that was clear to be that of the manager. We took our seats and a waitress took our order - who seemed annoyed that we were there and had no interest to serve...More

4  Thank Cailinucd
Amannda S, Public Relations Manager at McHugh's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2015

Dear Cailinucd, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We were so sorry and disappointed to hear of your negative experience. I can assure you this is not the service we aim to provide at Mc Hughs and would be most...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Irish, Pub, Seafood
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castlegar,Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 799 634
  • E-mail
McHugh's Bar & Restaurant was taken over in September 2017 by Award Winning Publicans & Restaurateurs Ronan Mc Loughlin & Catherine Penston. Ronan & Catherine have run successful Licensed Premises and Restaurants in the West of Ireland including currently operating Maxwell's Bar & Grill Claremorris and Madison Late & Live.
Bar Food will be served All Day with Breakfast being Served from 7am Monday to Friday, The Coach House Restaurant Opening in October 2017 will be Open from 6pm Every Evening.
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