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24 Mainguard Street, Galway H91 XR50, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We asked around for the best place for live music and this was the recommendation. They have music every night and it starts fairly early. It was absolutely packed but we were able to find a table way at the back. The music was being...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Katwhite39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place to go enjoy the atmosphere and a nice cold pint. Everyone is super friendly in here and I couldn’t imagine a more fun experience to start Galway off with :)

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AmadaRay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely pub with great music and atmosphere. Such a gem of Galway. The bar staff were so kind and welcoming even though it was packed!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Moira8989
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

What a lovely pub In the heart of galway . Music was lively and staff very nice . Galway city is wonderful , one of my favorite places in Ireland .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AliceJones192
Reviewed May 3, 2019

Stopped by here when I heard the music. The pub was busy but I found a seat and was absolutely enthralled with the traditional music... extremely talented musicians and held most of the guests in their thrall

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GourmandNZ
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Wanted to experience traditional music and I know it is full of tourists like me but it was such a brilliant atmosphere in there! Great music, lovely beer and great people all happy to be soaking up the traditional Irish welcome.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank FinbarBlade
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

Had a weekend break with the wife at the beginning of March but the weather was terrible, this was a great excuse to visit the bars! There is no need to go bar to bar this bar is all you need! Great bar, great staff...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

If you happen to be in Galway on a Sunday afternoon, I’d highly recommend the 2pm (14:00) trad session. We were traveling with our 15 year old and wanted to hear some traditional music without too “rowdy” a pub scene. This was perfect. Just casual...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amyjpar
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time here. Weather was perfect so we spent some time outdoors as well as indoors during the evening. People were friendly and we met many locals and people from the US.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kelly W
Reviewed February 7, 2019

always a pleasure to drop in here, live music is always of a high standard. the staff should be uses to train bar staff in other pubs. they are excellent always with a smile. guinness great!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Resort07382658325
May 16, 2019|
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Response from tigchoili | Property representative |
Howdy....no food served.....traditional Irish music daily
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KatefromAustin
June 12, 2017|
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6pm and 9.30pm
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KatefromAustin
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6pm and 9.30pm
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