Great Boozers

For a pint, a blouse or a glassheen.

The best pubs in Galway for a pint

Daróg Wine Bar

Galway’s new wine bar Daróg on Lower Dominick Street is an intimate space offering a wide range of artisan, biodynamic, organic and natural wines,…

The Crane Bar

The Crane Bar in Galway's bohemian Westend is one of the best known traditional music pubs in all of Galway.


The hottest (and only) gay bar in town, Galway Westend's Nova is the place to be when you're after good vibes.

Áras na nGael

Áras na nGael in Galway's Westend is a cultural centre for Irish language groups and events including Irish language and sean-nós dance.

The Universal

The Universal is known as a place with some of the best international craft beers, the finest wines, gins and for their signature cocktails.

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John Keogh’s Gastropub

John Keogh's is a multiple award-winning gastropub and party venue in the centre of Galway's Westend, with two bars and a private party area.

Carroll’s on Dominick Street

Located in Galway’s Westend, Carroll's Bar is one of the best drinking spots around with their caravan club beer garden and indoor bar.

M.P. Walsh Bar

If you're visiting Galway's Westend and want to taste a little bit of Old Galway, pull up a stool and soak it all in at M.P. Walsh Bar.


Bierhaus is Galway’s original premium and craft beer watering hole with 24 taps pouring local and international beer, and loads more

Róisín Dubh

Róisín Dubh is one of Ireland's best music and comedy venues, bringing established talent to the city and giving a stage to emerging artists.


A generation of Galway's finest have met up at Massimo to meet, drink and dance. Here is where the Westend locals go to drink.

The Blue Note

The Blue Note is the beating heart of Galway's Westend, they've been having the craic when the craic is there to be had since 1994. Pint?

Taylor’s Bar & Beer Garden

Taylor's large heated beer garden attracts visitors daily, with live music every night & late bar til 2am, the craic really does start here.

Galway Arms Inn

Ideally located at the entrance to Galway's Westend, The Galway Arms Inn offers that céad míle fáilte that we have become renowned for!

Salt House

This Galway Westend bar has 23 craft beers on tap and rotate Irish & International brews. The Salt House Bar is a beer connoisseur's heaven!


Free live music & food 7 nights a week. Located just across the bridge from the Claddagh, it’s distinctive historical building holds a tavern to be…

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