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BóTOWN

4.7
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62 Reviews
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€30 and under
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Burgers
BóTOWN is home to a great selection of craft burgers and beers. It also boasts an impressive range of sides/starters and a bold wine menu. The interior of the newly restored protected structure is a real talking point with gun barrel light fittings, timber cladding walls and authentic red-brick arches scattered throughout. It is located in the heart of Galway's trendy West End and it also serves up a heartwarming brunch menu at the weekends. All served in a really casual, charming and cosy setting where the focus is on outstanding customer service. Good vibes all year round!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 62 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
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4.6
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4.6
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ShannonD
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great quality food! Good options for vegetarians also! Nicest veggie burger I’ve had to date!

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PatriciaG
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delish Burgers, fab craft beers and excellent friendly service. Spotless bathrooms and all Social Distancing adhered to. Just love this place ❤️

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Aaron
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice chap serving us food. Put us at ease. Food is top notch and some nice beers. I am a coeliac and to find most food can be made gluten free is a massive plus. Burger buns were perfect. gluten free beers class. Will be back

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OpenTable Diner
Galway
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Heavenly food, staff were great craic, definitely 100% recommend 😎😎

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GeraldG
Galway
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot.........................................

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JessicaM
Galway
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner last week. The waiter was very attentive and gave great recommendations of the food. The whiskey sauce was fab!

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EthanC
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The staff were very welcoming and extremely helpful here. The food was really good, the quality of meat in the burgers was fantastic. Really good deserts and shakes too!

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Gerard
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and good beer selection. Friendly and approachable staff. Lovely outdoor terrace upstairs too!

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NigelL
Westmeath
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Texas fries and burgers were to die for. Highly recommended.

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ChristineB
Limerick
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Very good value for the quality of food you get!

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Mark
Galway
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Great Spot!!! Would have be even better if there was Cocktails on the drinks menu. Food and service was good, overall great experience 😁

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IanL
Galway
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, excellent service, brilliant value. Very nice experience 👍😊

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OpenTable Diner
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Simple food done right! The wings would rival Elephant & Castle imo

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Belfast
Galway
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service. Must do whilst in Galway

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WILL18
Galway
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very happy with Botown. Service with a smile and super friendly staff. Burgers were enjoyed by all! Will be back

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Lucy
Galway
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nicest burger and chips ever,
Nice setting, great place for groups

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NeilM
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food. Great Service. Very enjoyable. We'll be back!!

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BernieM
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience2

There was no choice we expected better in food wise for children no menu for them

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DamienH
Galway
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food
Cool menu
Friendly staff
Nice vibe while visiting

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ThomasM
Galway
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food. Very much recommended.

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FionaH
Galway
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super food very filling ,sharing a starter then a main each would be a good idea, great for gluten free people

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CatherineM
Dundalk
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food staff and location. Good priced DIFFERENT style/type burgers chips n starters .

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food was excellent. There’s a great variety of burgers and the board is brilliant value. The place is very cool. We were upstairs and outside, a great spot in normal times I imagine. Due to all that is happening there wasn’t much atmosphere. I thought looking at the site there was a variety of cocktails etc a menu never appeared for these. The wine list is limited and fairly poor. The service was shockingly slow. Again I imagine this was due to limited numbers and people maybe just not on the their A game as numbers were low. Food was slow to come out because of lots of take aways. This didn’t improve. We finished food around 8.55/9. It was 9.17 before anyone came to see if we wanted anything else. By that stage we were ready to leave as we had 3 kids with us. They did give the kids a small box of pick n mix to make up for no dessert so that was a nice touch. They did lose out on around €35/40 in the bill due to the slowness because we had no desserts/coffee etc. Worth a trip for the food but I’d request a table downstairs where you might get some atmosphere and attention. Great for children’s food.

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CaitrionaE
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time in Botown. I will definitely return! The food was delicious. Generous portions for a very good price. It was my first time eating out since the Covid 19 pandemic. I was very impressed by the careful observation of distancing and hygiene rules, whilst maintaining a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. I had a fantastic experience at Botown and I would highly recommend it for a delicious burger and craft beer!

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Julie
N. Ireland
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent good and service. Highly recommended

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great selection, with something to suit everyone. Location and atmosphere are excellent. Everyone that we met on the team were really engaging and friendly

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Chris
Galway
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really nice staff who were dealing with us
Delicious food, will definitely visit again next time I’m in Galway

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Leann
Galway
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is fab with lots of choice & lovely staff!

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OpenTable Diner
Galway
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great burgers. Hot when served. Staff so nice. Craft beers. Great selection. Face masks being worn. Booth screened behind us. Toilet spotless and cleaned by staff after every customers use. Very quiet in Galway! You won't be disappointed by your meal out here. Support them.

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Adrienne
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic job managing a great atmosphere, outstanding food and COVID-related safety and protocols. We were here with 2, somewhat picky, kids and they loved it as much as we did!

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ClaireM
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent, so kind and attentive! Food was delicious, the whole group enjoyed it hugely! Would definitely recommend Bótown!

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JessicaR
Galway
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food amazing, staff amazing, whole experience was amazing. Delicious food for such a reasonable price! Would recommend and will deffo be back next time I’m in the area.

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AmandaC
Galway
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing!I love this place.The burgers were amazing - I upgraded to the sweet potato fries which were delicious.We had vanilla milkshakes and they were amazing.Pick n mix sweets after meal are a lovely touch.Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
Gloucestershire
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience3

I don’t generally leave negative reviews but I was very disappointed in my family’s New Year’s Eve dinner at BóTOWN. We were visiting from Canada and the restaurant was not full; it wasn’t as if the kitchen was backed up. Our second round of drinks was never delivered, and they completely forgot about my 3-year old’s kids meal. She ended up eating our French fries and complaining about being hungry the whole time, even though we asked the server a few times why it was held up. In the end they delivered it along with the bill in a takeaway box more than 30 minutes after we ordered it. They deducted the missing kids meal from the bill, at least, but no one wants to leave a restaurant, especially on a special occasion, saying “let’s just forget it and get the bill, this wasn’t worth it.” The servers were apologetic and nice about everything, but we left and the consensus among the 4 adults was that they didn’t want us there because we had kids with us, and that’s not a great feeling to have on vacation. As someone with a decent amount of experience working in the food industry I’d recommend other venues in Galway over BóTOWN unfortunately.

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UnaH
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad we choose this little gem to celebrate our sons 21st. Food was fantastic and our server was lovely. Looking forward to dinning there again.

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EW1975
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Underseasoned, tasteless burgers. There was no thought in putting flavour into anything that was put into the burger or fries. The fries were tough and tasteless. We could not eat the food and when we informed the waitress of this we were told we did not have to pay. We thought that was fair as we only took a bite out of our burgers and a couple of fries. We insisted on paying for the drinks as we drank them. I left a review on TripAdvisor and was quite amused by the co-owners reply. He clearly gets a number of complaints about the food here as we were a table of 3 and he mixed us up with a table of 5 that refused to pay for the food and apparently ate it. If 8 people in 1 night does not like the food here he needs to not take it personally and look at how to improve the food in the restaurant. We had to go to The Inn At Dromoland on our way home to eat which I knew would be good as we have gone here a number of times. Contrary to this co-owner thinking I only give bad reviews on TripAdvisor I gave this a fantastic review a while ago. Similar to quite a lot of other places. It annoys me when people that clearly are playing at running a restaurant and have no idea of good food get offended when one gives an honest review of the food they have eaten. I don't work hard to hand my wages over to a poor restaurant and if I can save someone the journey by giving reviews it makes me feel good.

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Riac
Galway
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely loved BoTown. Food was just outstanding. We will definitely be back again.

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Morgan
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible burger. Nice atmosphere and the workers seemed to care about you being there, still the best burger I’ve had in Galway and by a long shot.

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HelenD
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hi there. This was my second visit to this fab place. In a great spot near main Street. Beautiful food. Friendly staff. Just had to bring my boyfriend there as he hadent tryed it before. He is from Westport and i am from claregalway. Ha a Galway women. But ya great place for a girlie evening or nice to chill with himself. Loved the value too. Thanks guys we will defo be back. Thank u Helen d

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Claire
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A few elements in the menu were missing (milk for the shakes or some icecream flavors) but the staff was super nice and kept maintaining great service while the place was very busy. It just made me want to come back to try out the shakes next time. Food and chips were amazing and deserts are bomb

FAQs

BóTOWN does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. BóTOWN also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (091) 534 834.

BóTOWN is rated 4.7 stars by 62 OpenTable diners.

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