3 Eyre Street, Wood Quay, Galway. Ph: +353 (0)91 568917

“A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.”

- Samuel Johnson

GH McSwiggans Interior

“Coffee is a way of stealing time..”

- Terry Pratchet

McSwiggans Clock

“He was a wise man who invented beer”

-- Plato

Leather Cafe Bar Stools

“Whomever eats the salmon of knowledge will gain all the wisdom in the world..”

- Attributed to Fionn (Irish Mythology)

Baked Salmon

Enjoy succulentmouth watering traditional Irish and world cuisine from our extensive set or à la carte menus in our renowned Galway city restaurant using the finest locally sourced guaranteed Irish meat, fish and vegetables, sourced daily from our carefully selected suppliers, Heaney’s Butchers, Craven Seafood and Glynn Fruit & Vegetables.



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    With spring finally here the staff are loving our Austrian Gruner Veltliner white wine. Flavour’s of peach, pear & apricot this is a delicious …


  • Chef Recommendation

    Golden Crispy Onion Rings

    Our 16oz t-bone steak is one of our most popular dishes and comes highly recommended by our chef! Served with hand cut chips, golden …



"A Little Gem!" - I had not been to McSwiggans before ..A small traditional entrance opens up into an old fashioned pub with nooks & crannys, steps & stairs & the restaurant upstairs. Impeccably maintained, classy atmospheric & traditional feel to the place. We felt right at home immediately..& the meal was superb. Delicious.. I was in food heaven.

Lucan (Dublin) on TripAdvisor

"Yum Yum" - Everytime I stay in Galway I eat in McSwiggans. Myself and 9 friends had dinner here for a birthday recently and every single person was delighted with their food. Service was top notch and the set menus are excellent value with plenty of choice on them. Hazlenut brownie is definitely their nicest dessert

Ann Karen (Dublin)- on TripAdvisor