The Galleon Licensed Cafe & Restaurant

Salthill, Salthill

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Traditional Irish

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14 reviews
Blending the tradition of the old with a feeling for the new, the Galleon has served 5,000,000 satisfied customers ever since it opened 45 years ago.
An institution in Salthill, it takes pride in it's friendly, experienced staff and it's newly refurbished premises, to offer you an exceptional dining experience.
With their extensive menu, they have something for everyone, be it a fussy child, a meat lover or a gourmet eater with a refined taste. Their scrumptious selection of food includes hearty meats, delicate fish, light salads, creamy pasta and indulgent desserts. They also have gluten- free options for coeliacs and vegetarian specialities.
They keep their young guest entertained with crayons and pictures to colour in, while their parents enjoy a relaxing three-course meal. They also cater for parties of up to 30 people in their devoted function room. Whether you come for leisure, to enjoy a tea and scone with friends, or for work, to avail of their free high-speed Wifi, you will always find a warm welcome at the
Galleon !
They hope you find all the information you need on their website: have a look at their mouth-watering menu, browse the gallery to get a feel for the special atmosphere at the Galleon.


Mon11:00am - 8:30pm
Tue11:00am - 8:30pm
Wed11:00am - 8:30pm
Thu11:00am - 8:30pm
Fri11:00am - 8:30pm
Sat11:00am - 9:30pm
Sun11:00am - 9:30pm

85 people

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72 reviews


Credibility Score:50%

Reviewed 01st October 2013 (visited 28 September 2013 )

I had a lovely fresh seafood platter -at 11.95€....Sure in Dublin I would have paid twice for that!We were 4 and everybody had only praise except for the chicken salad that was way too small...for 12.50€...We thought it was a starter as it was really small,a pity as otherwise the whole experience was faultless!

22 reviews


Credibility Score:49%

Reviewed 25th January 2013 (visited 23 January 2013 )

Grand place for the proverbial 'plate'. Good value for money always running deals

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First Timer

Credibility Score:0%

Reviewed 20th October 2012 (visited 21 July 2012 )

Was our first time here, with the bf for his birthday. Lovely place food was super tasty and service was great!

1 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:9%

Reviewed 12th April 2012 (visited 9 April 2012 )

This Restaurant is by far the best restaurant in Salthill/Galway for families, Just beside the church in the main area of Salthill village. They offer really great deals and value all the time and are always really busy but don't worry the que moves quickly and the service is very speedy and efficient. Since they re-decorated recently it has really turned around. Well done to all there and thank-you for the years of great service and good feeding!

1 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:21%

Reviewed 21st September 2010 (visited 24 July 2010 )

I had occasion to visit this restaurant twice in the space of 2 weeks in July. It had been recommended to me as somewhere that catered to everyone. I have to say, I was not disappointed. On both occasions we were greeted by friendly staff who had us seated within minutes, even at the height of lunchtime on a miserable Saturday afternoon. The food was exactly as expected for the prices being charged, portions sizes were excellent, and the menu had a variety to suit all tastes. The competent and smiling staff were an especially nice touch for such a busy restaurant. I would recommend to all and will definately visit again.

2 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:25%

Reviewed 07th August 2010 (visited 3 August 2010 )

this is one of the best restaurants i have ever been in. the staff and the food were first class. the place was spotless. the selection on the menu were was so good i returned there 3 times during my stay in salthill

1 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:11%

Reviewed 26th March 2010 (visited 13 March 2010 )

I visited the Galleon restaurant whilst in Galway recently, it was a Saturday eve and when I saw there was a que of people waiting I was tempted to give it a miss, as I had young children with me, but I was greeted by a Lovely young lady who assured me the wait would not be long, so within a few minutes we were seated, highchair for the baby & crayon's for the bigger children. we were served by yet another lovely girl who could not do enough for us, we find eating out with young children to be very stressful on many ocassions but we had such a good experience in the Galleon. the place was very busy and a hive of activity, there was something on the manu to suit us all, I will certainly go back there on my next visit to Galway.

12 reviews


Credibility Score:39%

Reviewed 11th January 2010 (visited 10 January 2010 )

I had the ckicken curry here which was a bit rich and contained only chicken, no peppers or onions or anything like that. The sauce was thick and dried into the plate. For €12.50, I wish id gone for a fast food option. Really not worth it. The restaurant was freezing cold also and I couldnt take my jacket off during my meal as I was so cold. Staff were friendly but although there was more staff than customers, it was difficult to get their attention, they ran around in circles for the time I was there but didnt get a whole lot done at the same time. I wouldnt recommend this restaurant to anyone.

2 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:40%

Reviewed 13th August 2009 (visited 9 August 2009 )

Hello, Went here with my wife and two toddlers service was great very attentive and place very very clean,food however was not great for the price e.g kids meal greasy chips and 2 sausages at just under €7 is taking the michael!! at €13 for adult main for under cooked ham and mash is also poor form either drop the prices or raise the bar on the food!! Food really was quite poor quality for the price wont be back!

68 reviews


Credibility Score:63%

Reviewed 16th November 2008 (visited 15 November 2008 )

We dined for lunch this weekend. The place is child friendly and staff pleasant. Food was adequate with one of the main courses being disappointing ( The Topdecker) bap needs to be fresher. The Soup and sambo was good less cream in the soup would be better. Chips are homemade which are nice. Was ok value.

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