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Diners' Choice: Most Booked restaurants in Connacht

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for the most booked restaurants in Connacht? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 500,000 new global diner reviews from the past month. We sort the results by location to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of Sophie's @ The Dean Galway restaurant
4.3
4.3 (624)
€30 and under
European
Galway City Centre
About the restaurant
Rooftop Dining in Galway City Centre
Soak in the views whilst you dine at Sophie’s rooftop restaurant, complete with amazing panoramic views of Galway City, whatever the weather.
Blazing sun, howling gales, she’s just beautiful. And fun. And friendly. And tasty.

Our chefs pack every mouthful with international and Irish flavours. We’ve also got a range of cocktails so good you’ll wanna work your way through the entire menu.
We serve breakfast and dinner 7 days a week. We do lunch on weekdays and brunch at the weekend.

If you haven't found your desired time please get in touch with us at bookgalway@sophies.ie


Top review
TheresaD
Dined 3 days ago
The starters were fantastic! The pizza crust was perfect and the toppings and cheese were well balanced. Service was good and we loved the atmosphere along with the exceptional view!
A photo of Stone House Pizza Bar restaurant
4.9
4.9 (312)
€30 and under
Pizza Bar
Athenry
About the restaurant
Brought to you by The Old Barracks. Chic new Pizzeria in the heart of Athenry, serving stone- baked Pizza from our Traditional Italian oven, divine desserts & delicious cocktails. Dine-in or Take out.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
The staff are absolutely fabulous and so friendly. The food is v good and a nice wine and cocktail list. Also not extortionate in price, hence it was full...... please keep it that way♡
A photo of Gourmet Food Parlour - Salthill restaurant
3.9
3.9 (478)
€30 and under
Comfort Food
Salthill
About the restaurant
The first Gourmet Food Parlour outside of Dublin, sitting just west of Galway city in the bustling townland of Salthill overlooking Galway Bay. Serving up a range of delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, as well as a range of wines and cocktails to top off your visit!

*A discretionary service charge of 10% will be added to the bill for parties of 8 or more.
100% of tips go to our staff.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 15, 2024
Excellent food and service. Went there with 3 kids and they loved it.higly recommended.
A photo of The Connaught Room at Ashford Castle restaurant
4.9
4.9 (462)
€51 and over
Afternoon Tea
Cong
About the restaurant
The long established tradition of Afternoon Tea has been wonderfully preserved at Ashford Castle since 1868 - you’ll notice the original silver tea set displayed in the Connaught Room, which was presented to Lord and Lady Ardilaun to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary in 1896. With spectacular views from the comfort of the castle’s elegant interior, take your time to savour every delicious moment.

The Afternoon Tea menu offers guests a wide selection of speciality teas or perhaps a glass of Champagne, delicate finger sandwiches, warm freshly baked scones with lashings of cream and home-made jam, not to mention our tasty pastries. It’s the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon with friends.

Please note that all visitors will be directed to our car park located across the bridge and a shuttle will be provided. Should there be any delays please call the hotel.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Service was excellent. The castle and grounds are breathtaking. There was a nice variety of teas. The sandwiches were each very different and it was nice to try the various items. The desserts were beautiful and each one delicious. It was pricey but I knew I was paying for the whole experience, and I’m so glad I did.
A photo of The Red Bank Restaurant restaurant
4.7
4.7 (360)
€31 to €50
Contemporary European
Carrick-on-Shannon
About the restaurant
Experience delicious food and warm hospitality at The Red Bank Restaurant, a family run business located in the heart of picturesque Carrick-On-Shannon in lovely Leitrim, set on the banks of the river Shannon, the town is one of Ireland’s most popular inland resorts.

At The Red Bank Restaurant we use only the finest locally sourced fresh produce from the town and its surrounding areas, creating wonderful seasonal menus and beautiful dishes that cater for all tastes and dietary requirements, cooked with passion and creativity leaving your taste buds wanting more and more.

Our aim at The Red Bank Restaurant is to provide you with many enjoyable and memorable dining experiences. We look forward to welcoming you, your family and friends to our restaurant very soon.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 1 day ago
Food was really good (goats cheese starter and feather blade main). Staff friendly and just the right amount of “is everything ok”. Thought I’d was very reasonably priced for the (high) quality & service. Will return again.
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4.3
4.3 (225)
€30 and under
Chinese
Galway City Centre
About the restaurant
Welcome to RÉ NAO, a traditional Chinese restaurant based in the heart of Galway, Ireland. Using only the finest locally sourced produce we lovingly recreate delectable Chinese dishes that have withstood the test of time.

Vegan, Gluten Free and Halal Options.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 8, 2024
Had dinner in Renao last night. The restaurant itself is beautiful, the staff were superb and the starters were absolutely delicious. Unfortunately, both the Singapore noodles and the Auntie's noodles were very bland & lacking any real flavour. Such a pity as everything was perfectly cooked. A friend had a similar experience recently with the mains. I will definitely be returning for dumplings.
A photo of Kirby's restaurant
4.5
4.5 (157)
€30 and under
European
Galway City Centre
About the restaurant
Kirby's offer a relaxed dining experience in modern surrounds. Savour the best of local produce cooked with a modern twist. An extensive wine list is available with and emphasis on New World wines. Assured of a warm and friendly welcome and value for money, Kirby's is the ideal venue for a night out with friends or when celebrating that special occasion.

Indoor & outdoor seating is available ( subject to the Irish weather )
Our booking platform accepts reservations up to 6 people, should you wish to make a booking for more people please email us with your enquiry on generalmanager@buskerbrownes.com .

Come to eat , Stay to party!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 8, 2024
Excellent food and really friendly staff. Strongly recommend.
A photo of Cullens at The Cottage restaurant
4.7
4.7 (222)
€31 to €50
International
Cong
About the restaurant
The Perfect Summer Setting for lunch and dinner, with a beautiful terrace.

This traditional thatched cottage provides a relaxed dining experience with international dishes inspired by our owner Beatrice Tollman, with an emphasis on using the best of local ingredients.

It is just a short stroll over the bridge from the castle, offering views over to Ashford Castle.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 31, 2024
Went here with my wife recently and we both loved it! The service was fantastic and everyone was extremely friendly. The food was extremely delicious and hearty. The value considering our experience was very much worth it and we will be visiting again in the future.
A photo of Elephant & Castle - Galway restaurant
4.0
4 (212)
€30 and under
American
Galway City Centre
About the restaurant
The West of Irelands first Elephant and Castle is finally here! Located less than a minute walk from Galway’s City Centre, Eyre Square, you can find the restaurant on the ground floor of the newly built Dean.
A beautiful large island bar is the centrepiece of this space, with specially commissioned hand-crafted stitched leather panels. It is a local gathering place for family and friends.
With an innovative menu that brings together old world flavours and contemporary international cuisines. Every plate is packed with fresh, honest, tasty food, created with the very best Irish produce.
From the fluffy omelettes, Caesar salads and juicy burgers and world famous Chicken Wings
We focus on friendly, laid-back service; tasty as ever food and a relaxed atmosphere - everything Elephant & Castle lovers have come to expect we’re bringing to the Dean Galway.
Top review
Reviewer
Dined on May 5, 2024
Food was delicious and the service was great, will be back
A photo of George V at Ashford Castle restaurant
4.7
4.7 (140)
€51 and over
Irish
Cong
About the restaurant
Ashford Castle has been hosting distinguished guests for almost 800 years – one of the most prominent being the Prince of Wales, who subsequently became George V of England. In honour of his visit in 1905, the Guinness family built a special dining room that still bears his name proudly to this day.

The graceful setting, with rich, panelled walls and twinkling Waterford Crystal chandeliers bestows a grand sense of occasion. Our fine dining restaurant offers an expression of culinary expertise from the Estate reflecting Chef Liam Finnegan's flair for excellent produce and perfectly executed plates. Our dishes are complimented by a fine selection of wines from Head Sommelier Paul Fogerty.

Choose from dishes such as our signature beef which is served from our carving trolley table side or, our daily catch of the day sourced from Irish waters.

Please note a dinner jacket is required for gentlemen in the George V Dining Room.
Top review
HillaryP
Dined on May 30, 2024
Really special dining experience to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary! Amazing service, wonderful food !
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