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Lovely place- terrible food

Only tried the front part of this pub. It was really nice and we actually went back after dinner... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
whereIwent
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Dublin, Ireland
Beautiful place

Probably one of the nicest pub I have ever seen. When you enter the first door it looks a bit old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
S5130OGjonathana
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Switzerland
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O’Connell’s bar is located in the heart of Galway city in Eyre Square. A traditional Irish bar which was originally a grocery store and small bar, and it still has most of its original features and decor. O' Connells is one of Galway's oldest bars...more
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8 Eyre Square, Galway H91 FT22, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Only tried the front part of this pub. It was really nice and we actually went back after dinner elsewhere. I believe its great out the back too. The wine served by the glass was delicious.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank whereIwent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of the nicest pub I have ever seen. When you enter the first door it looks a bit old and with a nice atmosphere but nothing special. But as in many other Irish pubs, when you go through the back door, it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank S5130OGjonathana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub. This is what a classic Irish pub should be like. The pub itself looks like it has been there forever. There is also a newer outside area out the back which looks like a lot of fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crothwel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place had the biggest outdoor seating space of any pub I tried in Galway. Good beer selection and a fun, energetic vibe.

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

Fantastic pub, good selection of drinks and never too long of a wait at the bar. The staff are all excellent when I have visited you can tell that they are really working their hardest and offer great service. Good knowledge of drinks too if...More

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

This pub is awesome. Came here with a friend and have had great nights here. Great crowd of friendly people and the staff are superb. Dave in particular was really helpful and very friendly. The design and style is really cool too. The selection of...More

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

Loved this tardis of a pub, recommended by the fmdoor man at the Park Hotel so we stopped in for a hot Irish whiskey, the outside beer garden had other bars and the craic was 90!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 357clarem
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

I have visited this bar since I was 18 years old arrived tonight to be told it’s over 23s absolute joke and disgrace to loyal customers. 18 or 23 can behave the same way we are all adults.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tarahm2018
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This bar really is a hidden gem . Has a lovely beer garden area with 2/3 bars pizza areas out there , nice traditional bars inside well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EndaConway
Reviewed November 27, 2018

O'connell's bar is a great Irish pub across from Eyre Square with an outdoor garden patio to enjoy a pint. They have outdoor seating and heaters to enjoy the evening.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Swimmerdude912
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Response from CelticWarrior1 | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid I don’t know but I suspect that it will be open all day from a reasonable hour?
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