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IL Vicolo

The Bridge Mills, Domininck Street Lower , Galway, Ireland, H91 R1WF
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Opening Information

Monday Closed
Tuesday 5–10p.m.
Wednesday 5–10p.m
Thursday 5–10p.m
Friday 5–10:30p.m
Saturday 12–10:30p.m
Sunday 12–10p.m

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About IL Vicolo

Il Vicolo first opened its doors up a cafe & wine bar on buttermilk walk mid October 2011. Serving minestrone, bruschetta by day & Italian cheese, charcutterie and a nightly changing menu offering seasonal pastas, risotto & rustic delights. Also stocking Prosecco, Aperol & Campari and 50 Italian wines!

With only 24 seats and 20 by the glass, it defied logic. Passion, heart and soul all mixed together offering rustic Italian fare, with a strong southern influence. It worked and we spent two and a half happy years on the edge of St Augustine Street before moving to our current location on the banks of the river Corrib, in the basement of the Bridgemills building.

Our menu today has evolved into a contemporary Italian kitchen with a mix of seasonal Cicchetti, pastas, risotto, fish and meat. Our wine list is 100% Italian and now boasts over 75 wines spanning from the north tip of Alto Adige to the boot of Puglia and the island of Sicily.

We are passionate about everything Italian and use the best of Irish produce, local producers and the best exports the Italian peninsula has to offer. With live jazz every Sunday and the trickle of the river Corrib while you eat in the wonderful surroundings of the old flour mill, il Vicolo offers you a unique experience to enjoy the best Italy has to offer on the Wild Atlantic way.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 23 June 2018

We had a lovely evening, this was our first visit to IL Vicolo but definitely won't be the last time we go. The staff were lovely and attentive, the menu was interesting and varied - certainly something for everyone. The setting is really lovely and all round we had an excellent time.

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

Food fabulous. Dessert servings on the way too big side and possibly not quite up to standard Of The rest of food but overall gorgeous food. Gnocchi with pistachio and pecorino and mushrooms was one Of The nicest things I've ever eaten!

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

Lovely food and wonderful atmosphere

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Location and staff excellent but food was nothing special

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Seated at window table so very nice. Staff friendly. One of our group returned some of her order as it didn't taste right. The staff agreed and refunded her. Some delays with the group's order arriving at the same time. Some people's dishes arrived quite later than others.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

Delicious, gorgeous setting, great service

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Visited On Thursday, 14 June 2018

A wonderful venue with excellent service, as always!

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Visited On Friday, 15 June 2018

A very good restaurant

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

Fab place

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Visited On Friday, 15 June 2018

We’d a fantastic night, again! Thanks

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Visited On Friday, 08 June 2018

Nice ambience

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Visited On Thursday, 07 June 2018

Really enjoyed a more upmarket meal in quaint setting ( no burgers &chips to be seen) We had an indoor table at a window overlooking pretty canal area, very attentive staff, extensive drinks menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 June 2018

One of the best meals and settings I’ve ever had!

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Visited On Thursday, 31 May 2018

Great Italian pasta, lovely setting, and the wine and cocktails perfect. So good we went two nights in a row. Don’t leave Galway city without a visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Lovely meat & cheese board, delicious potatoes, friendly staff and beautiful outdoor seating (+ blankets when it got cold!)

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Visited On Sunday, 27 May 2018

Great food, great service, great staff, great location.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Excellent venue . Loved the food and wine . Lovely Italian girl served us . Thank you for a memorable evening and making my friends 60 th so special . Mary Scott .

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Sommelier was excellent, extremely friendly and enthusiastic. Gave us some lovely wines for tasting and final recommendation was exquisite.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Definitely one of Galway's best - location, food, atmosphere, service. And a seriously amazing selection of wines from across Italy that you will find no where else. Go for the wine alone (but try a few of their amazing Cicchetti [Venetian tapas] when you get there and maybe a negroni or two ; ) La dolce vita!

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Visited On Friday, 25 May 2018

Excellent service, lovely atmosphere and exceptional food.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Our overseas visitors to Galway were very impressed with the food and with the 'cute stream' running under the room (sunny day). Staff very helpful at every stage: from reserving to payment. Service and food were excellent.

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Fabulous evening in a superb restaurant

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Such friendly helpful staff amazing food and a beautiful little table overlooking the river for mother’s day :) this was my moms favorite dinner throughout our trip to Ireland. Thank you so much for making our night!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Beautiful music and good!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

A beautiful restaurant with lovely food, staff and drinks.

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