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O'Connors Pub

Closed Now: 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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Loved it here!!

My husband and I have been following the owner, Frank, on Periscope for a while now and were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bowling Green, Ohio
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Great music

Fantastic pub with the best live music, great atmosphere. The music makes it! Band plays wide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Galway, Ireland
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135 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 523 468
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been following the owner, Frank, on Periscope for a while now and were very eager to visit this pub. We were not disappointed! The Guinness was delicious, the music was good and the atmosphere was wonderful! I wanted to purchase...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ejbrockschmidt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic pub with the best live music, great atmosphere. The music makes it! Band plays wide variety of music and bar staff are very friendly

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Orleagh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub where Ed Shereen shot Galway gal, it was everything we thought it would be and more. Live music, good ambience, holiday decor mixed into an authentic Irish interior. Loads of fun, and seating is at a premium so if you want a good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Moriti M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are planning to go to Galway, this pub is a must see attraction! The whole layout of the venue is amazing, big and spacious with so many quirky Knick knacks that the eye can see, the drinks are fairly priced the staff are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mazzargh85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely Pub in Galway with amazing history. Great live music next a warm fire with delicious beer😆

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Seanpaddy
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We hit O'Connors after and before a few other pub stops on our Galway trip! We had a great time squeezing into the crowd and grabbing a pint while listening to live music,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Great pint .friendly and attentive staff. There was a good band playing and a lively atmosphere . Cosy seating and caters well for groups . Old style pub with sawdust on floor and antiques all over . Will definetly come back well wotrh a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 943reginaldh
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. What a great way to experience the warmth of the Irish and their love of all things family and music!! It was such an interesting place and the decor both entertaining and reminiscent. The icing on the cake was finding out that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We stopped at O'Connors Pub while in Galway. The place was packed with people; everyone was friendly. Lots of tables and so much to see in the place - decor and woodwork, photos, etc. We chose to sit at the bar - had a Guinness...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy G
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Fun evening at O'Connors. Found a table and had great beer. The decor is amazing with sewing machines and other stuff giving the pub a unique look. Great atmosphere with everyone having a good time. Didnt get to stay for the music but the reviews...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Anna L
September 20, 2018|
Response from paddy_k1w1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna, The best people to answer this question for you would be Tom & Frank O'Connor of O'Connor's Pub in Salthill, Galway. There are however, more than one O'Connor's Pub in Ireland, which may be a stumbling block to... More
August 16, 2018|
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Response from Jodie M | Reviewed this property |
My children went in early evening. I would probably avoid it later on and it gets quite busy and drunken!
September 6, 2017|
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Response from BlueFox17 | Reviewed this property |
Think they have music most nights but the best groups are on at the weekend so I'm told.