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Bars and nightlife in County Galway

Top bars

“Famous galway pub on Quay st. Great atmosphere. Sit outside with a drink and people watch. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
“Upstairs you can just be lucky and get a taste of Irish traditional music sessions”
  • 50 locals recommend
“There's always something going on, be it comedy, music, disco, cabaret or other gigs. You'll never be bored, just check their programme. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
“Lovely family run pub where you can enjoy a fine pint, a warm welcome and you can listen to lively traditional music every day of the week, all year round! ”
  • 42 locals recommend
“It's an amazing pub/restaurant with stain glass, inlaid woods, Gothic arches and church pews. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
“Our favourite - brilliant any time of day but we especially love brunch at this spot”
  • 35 locals recommend
“Typical old Irish “teach taibhairne” pub and music venue with a stunning range of vintage Irish memorabilia. Also the pub in Ed Sheeran’s music video for the sing “Galway Girl”. Just note: it Does not serve food. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
“One of our favourite places to eat with excellent seafood, lovely views and a relaxed informal environment. ”
  • 26 locals recommend


“Public performance space, nightclub, theatre room and more, attached to "Biteclub"”
  • 5 locals recommend
“The famous Gin Bar Tigh Nora is a fantastic place to go for a Gin and tonic. Bra manager Fiachra has years of experience in the Galway bar scene. the Wild Atlantic way is the most popular drink by far .”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Galway's award winning Club for the discerning over 23 audience. Comfortable, elegant, spacious and spread over two floors, Halo offers a beautiful setting for an unrivalled nightlife experience.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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Concert Hall
“Cinema and shows....Position is wrong on the map - it is in the Station House Courtyard”
  • 1 local recommends