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19 Shop Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 564 066
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited taafes Last night as I always do when I visit galway, i was at the bar with 8/10 of my friends when i was approached by the doorman and told, grey jumper cauliflower ears, you have to leave.. i actually thought it was a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mcwrestler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub has a great atmosphere, live music and good beer but tourists beware (I’m from Belfast). Watch out for the “old school” barman for inconsistency in charging. I paid €5.70 for 2 halves of Guinness while my partner paid €4.80... ripoff? Perhaps it was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Brodieontheroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great few hours in this pub. There where 4 blokes sitting down having a pint playing Irish music. It created a fun atmosphere. We struck up some conversations with people sitting near us a had a great time. A little kid about...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 573darrend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy a nice drink in a traditional irish pub. This is situated right in the middle of the busy shopping area and restaurants Definitely a place to stop off. I will be in here again on my next visit to Galway.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Karcher236
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for an Irish Pub nite experience. It was packed, but our group of six got a table. The had great music in the front room. We wanted to toast with a shot of original irish whiskey - the bartenders(s) found a unopened...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank James G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great real Irish Pub, in the centre of Galway, good pint of Smithwicks and Guinness. Live music at times throughout the day, worth a look in.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank BillBT2017
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Taaffes has an early music session which worked very well for our family with two teenagers. It was so nice to go in at 5:30 and hear some really fun music. We found a nice perch and a great time was had by all.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank nsrosie
Reviewed May 30, 2019

A real Irish pub in Main Street in Galway offering great atmosphere serving a great pint of Guinness and sandwiches and busy on a lunchtime. Would like to see evening music session. A must visit

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Hattie12345
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

I real Irish Pub family owned Great welcoming friendly people... Martin the owner will make you feel like an old friend... Great for lunch,live music, or just a pint...

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank mjames102
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

Typical Irish bar, full of atmosphere serving great sandwiches and soup at lunch time. Must be great at night with the music.

Date of experience: May 2019
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October 2, 2018|
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Response from taaffesbar | Property representative |
Hi Debbie We don’t have parking on our street(Shop Street) as it’s a pedestrian street but there’s 2 x paid car parks on nearby Market street. Also all the streets either side of Shop Street have free street parking after... More