This really shouldn't be classified as a restaurant because the only food offered are bags of peanuts (salted, unsalted). If you want to get away from Galway Center and all the tourists and general commotion found there, then you must find The Crane.
There’s a small bar on the first floor and a stage area on the second floor where formal bands play. At the time I visited it I was the only tourist inside. It wasn’t long before conversations were engaged with folks sitting on both sides of me. Friendliness is the keyword for this place. There’s also a good chance that some of the fellows will have brought their instruments and there will be much singing and playing going on at one of the tables in the first floor bar. If a song is a particularly sentimental one the people talking will be asked to be quiet.
I strongly encourage visitors of Galway to find The Crane.
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