Pubs and Bars in Galway
Galway has endless possibilities when it comes to bars, pubs, and nightclubs. You’ll find quiet spots to relax, places with traditional Irish music and storytelling, and clubs for dancing.
O'Connells Bar is best Beer garden in Galway - Ed Sheeran Recently shot his Galway Girl video here, located on Eyre Square - highly recommended to try out! The Quays is one of Galway’s most famous and historic drinking establishments. For close on 400 years The Quays has catered to both Galwegians and visitors to our city.
The Kings Head Pub is located on High Street in the heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter. This landmark pub has earned a fantastic reputation for live music and comedy and great craic over three floors. Roisin Dubh has been universally regarded as the West of Irelands finest music venue. Great atmosphere, wonderful staff and the very best place to see music and comedy, old and new.
With over 120 bottled craft beers from around the world, and 21 taps of which at least 6 rotate, the Salthouse Bar is a unique find for those who love their beers. The Front Door is a much loved historic Pub in the heart of Galway Cities Latin Quarter. Murphys is the epitome of what are often called “Old Mans Pubs”, and you will find plenty of older Galwegians chatting over pints of Guinness.
Bierhaus is a friendly craft beer pub serving all sorts of beers and some properly deadly cocktails. Set up by two young beer aficionados, Bierhaus boasts one of the best atmospheres of the city, enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. The menu choice is wicked, with a definite oriental twist, as well as the option to grab sandwiches and lighter bits if you're just stopping in for a bite.
Proprietor Mick Crehan has a passion for music, and that's why this is one of Galway's best-known traditional music pubs. The "Listeners' Club" upstairs attracts singers and songwriters, and listeners naturally, from all compass points, and I've brought many visiting friends to its downstairs hostelry, where there's invariably a good session. The music is nightly: check out its website for the music programme, and its Galway Sessions festival in early summer is always worth catching.
Tigh Neachtain is located on the corner of Cross Street and Quay Street in the heart of Galway City. Since 1894, the former home of prominent animal rights activist Richard Martin has been a meeting place since it first opened its doors for a diverse and eclectic clientele. Tigh Neachtain’s strong connection with Galway’s arts and musical communities adds to the allure of its already welcoming interior. Whether you are looking for a seat by the fire...