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Saturday afternoon for a couple of beers

Excellent little pub with a very generous courtyard/partly covered area outside. Shop fronts are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
andy s
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
Fabulous

Was recommenend to go to this bar, very deceiving from the outside, the beer garden is fabulous and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
florap1970
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Larnaca, Cyprus
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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

Excellent little pub with a very generous courtyard/partly covered area outside. Shop fronts are actually toilets and there is room for, possibly 150-200 people. Very friendly place, great selection of drinks and full of friendly, helpful locals. Well worth a visit and will definitely be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommenend to go to this bar, very deceiving from the outside, the beer garden is fabulous and heated !! Ed Filmed Galway Girl here and I can imagine this bar would be buzzing in the summer! Must go if in Galway!!

Thank florap1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a drink after dinner just because of the association with Ed Sheeran's Galway girl. The outside area was really nice with heaters and ample seating areas. Quite a nice vibe. The decor outside was rather cool!

Thank candicenadasen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrogant staff...Galway is a great town...this place....wouldn't spend a dime. Bartender VERY VERY rude

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of four initially ducked in for a pint on the way to another location. The bartender encouraged tasting of their IPA selection before deciding (Scraggy Bay is fabulous). Then he showed us the beer garden out back and all of the inside nooks...More

Thank DENISE D
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We got off our bus into Galway and into the first bar we saw. We were not disappointed. I counted over 80 gins, there was a huge choice of spirits and craft beers. The outside is just incredible too, make sure you visit!!!

Thank NaomiEmily85
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Been in here on a number of occasions on previous visits and no one told us! Admittedly we've only been here during the week when the gates aren't open but just on 'boozers instinct' I looked out through the back door: a bar for every...More

Thank Frohlix
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We wanted to go to a pub where we would get the feel for locals and we found it here. Part of the pub is in an alley where seating is set up adding to the great vibe. We love to people watch and the...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Came as a recommendation from our server at the previous bar we were at. She told us, “it looks like any other pub from the outside initially, but don’t be fooled.” She was 100% correct. Order your drinks at the bar when you walk in,...More

Thank ishabacon
Reviewed 30 September 2018

One of my favorite things about Ireland is all the little rooms and the Beer Gardens. This place was awesome with friendly staff and great drinks. It was a great mix of locals and tourists. There were so many rooms you could go into to...More

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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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