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Galway's West End

Galway, Ireland
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vibrant city

a great city with something for everyone of all ages, the nightlife is really good from live music... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Galway, Ireland
Go for the traditional Irish music,

A wait staff recommended The Crane for traditional music and it did not disappoint, A lot of... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Victoria R
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Located in one of the oldest parts of Galway with a history dating back centuries, Galway's West End or 'The West' as it is known locally, is essentially that part of oGalway that you arrive at when you cross one of Galway's famous bridges that lead away from the city centre towards the sea with unique and original people. Galway's West End is home to some of the city's best pubs including Galway's premier live music venues, trendy bars with contemporary dh's and the best traditional music venues in Galway This side of the city also offers the best dining options that Galway has to offer with an eclectic range of award winning restaurants. Galway's West End is saturated in culture with a strong and interesting history, Irish speaking organisations and a fantastic arts scene including an Art's centre, galleries, theatre and much more. It's that part of time that as a tourist you're delighted to discover.
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

a great city with something for everyone of all ages, the nightlife is really good from live music to nightclubs and an array of restaurants to choose from

Thank msphelan
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A wait staff recommended The Crane for traditional music and it did not disappoint, A lot of locals and not the typical touristy place.

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you want to see some traditional Irish music the Crane bar - upstairs is a good place to see a casual gathering.

Thank Twinzone
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Most of had been ok , the first restaurant , "Dela" , had superb food , we tried a pub after dinner . We had firstly went to the Bierhaus ,which was nice , good atmosphere and then we tried The Blue Note , which...More

Thank MaxandCherry
Reviewed 30 June 2017

There's a lot to do on the West End and it is less crowded than the town center. Some highly rated restaurants & traditional music spots.

Thank clstuart
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Galway West End is a lovely area in the heart of Galway city. Everything in that part of town is local, authentic, arty and peaceful. For a family with young children, like ourselves, you have plenty to do. You can rent a bike, walk along...More

Thank Fabh1912
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The west end is a quirky little area just 2 minutes away from Spanish arch. It has a selection of Galway's best restaurants- Dela, award winning Kai, Michelin star Aniar restaurant, Rouge authentic French wine bar which is full of atmosphere, Deli la Tasca which...More

Thank letiw2015
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The west end feels like home to me. It has the coolest cafes, pubs and seriously good restaurants. It has a slightly 'alternative' feel to it -very relaxed, anything goes. The people are so lovely. The canal runs along behind it. Definitely a 'cool' vibe...More

Thank Meghann F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This area of town is relatively underrated. Lots to do without the usual feel of it being overrun with tourists. Nice place to meet locals and enjoy a drink or coffee.

Thank LadyLovesTravelling
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The westend of galway is known by locals as the hidden gem of the city. It is home to some of Galway's best bars and restaurants and frequented more by locals than tourists even though it is only a two minute walk from the Spanish...More

Thank ritajulia1
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