Casually elegant, Brasserie on the Corner makes a lovely spot for a romantic date or a lively meal with your family and friends. Their farm to fork menu comprises of the region's bounty where only the freshest ingredients are used. This ranges from the seafood to meat, wine, beer and whiskeys. Offering something for everyone, their fare changes regularly but you can be sure of delicious food.
The Dail Bar is one of the best cocktail spots in town. The exterior of the pub looks beautiful with pink and black paints, giving it the traditional Irish village home look. During the day, it is a serene place to enjoy delicious meals or roasts. But come evening, it transforms into a vibrant place with live music and regular DJ nights. This acclaimed watering hole is known for their friendly vibe and crafty cocktails. Drop in to join the fun at this late night destination.
One of the best bars in the city, An Pucan will wow you with its vibrancy. Popular for its Irish folk music, it is also a well-known hub for sports lovers with huge televisions and two massive projector screens for live sports. The bar also takes great pride in its impressive list of Irish whiskeys. Nosh on tasty bites, cure your hangover with their all-day breakfasts or just relish their delicious pub fare.
Ask around the neighborhood for the place that serves top quality beer, and you are sure to be pointed towards The Oslo. Whether you're a fan of beer or not, this bar will leave you impressed with its fabulous collection of brews and light meals. Claimed to the first microbrewery in the city, this bar offers a wide range of brews infused with the spirit of Galway. Boasting a selection of 20 beers on tap, along with a sizable collection of international beers, its unlikely that this bar fails to produce one that suits your taste.
Located in the medieval quarter of Galway, this quintessentially Irish pub has a fun and fantastic atmosphere. Tigh Neachtain's is a century old family run business with a fairly regular clientele. Regulars range from the musicians who play sessions here to theater and media types to a healthy representation of Galway's gay community. Popular with visitors and locals alike, Tigh Neactain's is a great place to have a pint and a chat the night away.
The Roisin Dubh is internationally renowned as a live music venue. The Frames, and The Handsome Family have all played acoustic sets here, as have various emerging singer/songwriters. Also known as Galway's top comedy venue, the Roisin Dubh has featured top acts like Stewart Lee and Rich Hall. The Galway Comedy Festival draws both local and tourist crowds to the city, and is hosted here. The venue is intimate and atmospheric with good acoustics, and people crowd cozily into the wooden tables and booths. The outer bar is cozy and warm, ideal on a wet winter night. A fire usually blazes just inside the door, and the bar staff are quirky but usually friendly.
Sally Longs is Galway's only authentic hard rock pub. The exterior is embellished with a life-sized mural of past and present guitar idols that has come to be a local landmark since the bar first opened in 1988. The interiors are in keeping with bar's hard rock inspired ethos, with a pool table and jukebox to keep things lively. If live rock gigs are your thing, then this is the place to be at over the weekend, when various local bands play to a full house.
The King's Head Pub is steeped in history. Cromwell granted this site to James Gunning, the executioner of King Charles on the 30th of January 1649. Visitors should note the exceptional chimneypiece dating from 1612. Executioners are long gone and today the King's Head consists of three floors with several bars, a live music stage and various nooks and crannies. The jazz sessions on Sunday afternoons provide a mellow way to wind down your weekend.