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Busker Brownes

££ - £££Irish, , European
Cross Street | Galway, Galway 0001, Ireland
+353 91 563 377
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stew” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
Open Now
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cross Street | Galway, Galway 0001, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

On Monday night starting around 9:30 they have a Big Band over a dozen with singers. The place was packed but the music was great.More

Thank birtleman
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Birtleman, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The Black Magic Big Band have a residency with us every Monday night for the last 8 years and are a huge hit! It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and My wife ate here yesterday. We had a fabulous meal and everything was so pleasant. Everything on the menu is affordable and our waitress Sinead was so kind, friendly and accommodating! Will definitely be returning.More

Thank Philip B
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Philip B, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review! It's a pleasure to read feedback such as your own as it makes all our hard word even more rewarding! I will certainly pass on your message to Sinead, she...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Busker Browne's, the breakfast was wonderful and our waitress, Sinead, was a joy to talk to. Highly recommended!More

Thank Dorlisa B
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Dorlisa B, Thank you for taking the time to leave such kind words in your recent review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your dining experience with us in Busker Brownes, I will be sure to pass your heartwarming feedback on to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for lunch while visiting the lovely city of Galway. Family all chose various options off the menu - everyone agreed that food was extremely tasty and decent portions. Staff all lovely and made sure we all had everything we needed. Nice atmosphere. Price...More

Thank xxNorthCoast
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear xxNorthCoast, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback, and I will be sure to pass it on to the team here, who will be delighted. I was particularity pleased with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is the usual fare for pubs, its of good quality and the service is friendly. The live music is great fun and brings the palce alive.More

Thank CJTW
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear CJTW, Thank you for your kind words, I am delighted that you enjoyed all avenues of what we had to offer, and was particularly pleased with your kind comments about our staff & service. We would be delighted to welcome you & yours back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buskers is one of my regular choices for food when I'm in Galway city. Always great quality food for a great price and the staff are always so nice. Was in Buskers over the weekend again, all of us were so pleased with our food...More

Thank Rachel M
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rachel M, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review! It's a pleasure to read feedback such as your own as it makes all our hard word even more rewarding! I will certainly pass on your message to Sinead, she...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here for our first dinner in Galway, and we loved it. Blackened chicken sandwich was tremendous, as was the garlic ciabatta. The space is big and modern, and our waitress was great. A nice wine list along with several draft beer options. Highly recommend...More

Thank Daniel R
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Daniel R, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. It is always a pleasure to recieve such positive feedback, and I am glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! Many thanks for the recommendation, we appreciate it. We...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We came here on a Wednesday night with a large group of 12. They were extremely accommodating to us and the service was fabulous! Our waitress Vesta was AWESOME! And the food was the best I’ve had since I was in Ireland! Would definitely come...More

Thank Ivey T
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ivey T, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a heartwarming review! Feedback such as your own is always a pleasure to read and makes all we aim to do here at Buskers even more rewarding! I will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Lunch in the newly redecorated Busker Brownes is served under the watchful eye of the charming, ever attentive Colette and her excellent team. The service is first class. You will always find something you like on the menu. Highly recommended.More

Thank DamianG3
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear DamianG3, Thank you for leaving such a kind review, it is always very rewarding to read words such as your own! I will be sure to pass this message to Colette, she will be delighted. Our sincere thanks for the recommendation, we appreciate it....More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Great night out with lovely staff and great music! Only downside.. womens toilets in main bar are moldy and were filthy/wet that particular nightMore

Thank nichg23
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Busker Brownes, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Dear Nichg23, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Busker Brownes. We were very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit, and with delighted with your kind comments about our staff Naturally, we were extremely disappointed to read about the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 02:30
Friday
10:00 - 02:30
Saturday
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street | Galway, Galway 0001, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 377
  • E-mail
Description
Busker Brownes Bar & Kirbys Restaurant is set in the heart of Galway City’s vibrant & chique Latin Quarter. Throughout history Busker Brownes has been a meeting place for the Tribes of Galway, a soldiers barracks, a Dominican convent and a rendezvous for Galway Society. It is therefore no surprise that to this day that tradition of hospitality continues in panache.
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