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Fantastic pub, great food, great local music

We stayed in Doolin just up the hill. Walking down to this pub was super convenient. Enjoyed... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
danders1999
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Liberty, Missouri, United States
Weekend break

Been to galway a number of times for weekend break but murphys is a must . Its the most friendly... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
brendacleary087
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Knocklong
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Jul 24, 2018
“Fantastic pub, great food, great local music”
Jul 17, 2018
“Weekend break ”
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

We stayed in Doolin just up the hill. Walking down to this pub was super convenient. Enjoyed their soup and the goat cheese tart was delicious. We stayed around for the local music, and gradually as the night went on, were able to get closer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Been to galway a number of times for weekend break but murphys is a must . Its the most friendly bar iv been too. The staff is great and alot of fun to be had there . It is really worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This bar was my local as a student up to my graduation 1985. It has changed little in the intervening years. Same old charm, atmosphere and easy conversation with locals, a Haven away from the chaos outside due to its prominent location on Quay Street....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Niall H
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Having been for a few drinks in here last year, we really enjoyed it with the friendly grey haired barman (incidentally he could not have been nicer this time either). The other barman was abrupt to thw point of rude. Maybe he was having an...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 240ryanm
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Went in for a drink last night at the end of a long weekend in Galway. Saw an American couple we had met earlier. The staff were so rude and dismissive to them. We finished up our drink and chose to leave, partly because of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Amanda K
Reviewed January 30, 2018

This is another old man's pub or middle aged men's pub. Wouldn't really be for me but for those that do seem to like it they seem to be there on a nightly basis. So am guessing that says all that needs to be known...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Mel C
Reviewed January 23, 2018

We just had one drink here as we'd never visited before but we weren't tempted to stay as it was quite bright and not as cosy as some of the other pubs on the street.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Beanie14
Reviewed October 2, 2017

If you'd like a taste of a low-key drinking establishment, this is it. It has a homey feel, great local atmosphere, and nice people... patrons, and staff alike. Sports and good conversation are the main attractions in this bar. Stop-by, and enjoy a pint or...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Rick L
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We popped in here after being turned off by all the tourists at The King's Head. Oh, what fun hearing locals talk about politics or hearing two locals greet each other after not seeing each other for ages. Atmosphere was very friendly. We were seated...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank shoebits
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Somewhat drab, but full of local personalities and flavor. A non-descript joint where you can always find good conversation and a good pint.

Date of experience: June 2017
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not is a traditional irish pub and a must when visiting galway
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