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Reviewed yesterday

a short road (not meant for cars) with a lot of restaurants and pub. some bands are plying in the open and a lot of passersby. a very fabulous atmosphere.

Thank eytanin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pubs and restaurants every few steps. Street entertainers, shopping for woolens and jewelry. Great spot for a stroll.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quay street is great for atmosphere and is in the Latin Quarter which is easy to find. Lots of restaurants, great places to eat. There are also lots of shops here to browse around.

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the main pedestrian area of the city loaded with stores, pubs and restaurants. It's definitely worth the walk and it's an inviting area to check out. It takes on a different vibe at night as the music comes out onto the street from...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love this place, whether your with friends,your partner or your kids there is loads to do, full of hustle and bustle ,bars and buskers with food and markers to beat the band

Thank Lordlevins
Reviewed 4 days ago

There's so much to experience on this meandering pedestrian path. Need to shop? Need to eat? Need a beer? There are so many places to choose from. Take your time. You are surrounded by history and retail. Don't stop now. Check out Eyre Square.

Thank orangeexplorer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lined with mostly Irish-themed eateries, pubs, shops and street musicians, this pedestrian street seems designed to separate tourists from their euros. If you like being surrounded by slow-walking people, dining al fresco, pub crawling, listening to street music that ranges from good to awful, or...More

Thank JD S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quay street is a must to saunter up and down with a warm welcome in the pubs, cafes and shops and the authentic music from an array of street musicians adds to the unique vibe An essential shopping experience for those who love handmade Irish...More

Thank Katy F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a very nice area for tourists - but busy with locals ( college kids) as well. Lots of restaurants to choose, lots of shops to see. Day and night its busy

Thank davidrH1314VW
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit in Galway...your name it...its in on Quay Street. There are numerous street musician all along the street, great restaurants, pubs and shops. It is lively all night.

Thank RondaJS
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
There are loads, so it depends on your budget. Jurys Inn would be very central, it's just off Quay St or the Meyrick which is on Eyre Square and close to the Bus & Rail Station. Connacht Hotel outside the city but there is a... More
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Response from Chochead | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you're coming that far two nights will be worth it...if its too busy they'll be other quieter places...but the craic is what you want!! Good luck!
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