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Crane Bar

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2 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 587 419
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This is a place to see and hear music in Galway

This is a place to see and hear music in Galway. Right across the street from the MOna Lisa... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Providence, Rhode Island
Great music!

Our restaurant waiter suggested we visit here and we were not disappointed. There were 5 musicians... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Windsor, Canada
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  • Very good25%
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Travellers talk about
“trad music” (20 reviews)
“great music” (24 reviews)
“upstairs room” (4 reviews)
2 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 587 419
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is a place to see and hear music in Galway. Right across the street from the MOna Lisa restaurant (excellent food). When you walk in there is a bar, but go upstairs for the music. There is another bar up there.

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Our restaurant waiter suggested we visit here and we were not disappointed. There were 5 musicians downstairs, but upstairs: 21!! Couldn't believe our ears and eyes! What a treat!

Thank wishdonn
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Authentic Irish Pub, beer is not so expansive, and also you can hear good music. Some concerts are on the second floor, mut pay to see them then.

Thank Sylvain G
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This was the best bar in Galway. I have seen a few reviews here say it is expensive but we found it to be much cheaper than other places. Great Music

1  Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 22 September 2017

It's likely to be packed and it's cash only, but plan accordingly for both cases because you're in for a treat.

Thank Bridget W
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We were 3 couples that made it to the Crane on our second night. We stopped short on our first night. I think everyone wishes we would have made it both nights. I read 2 recent reviews with much laughter. If you can find fault...More

Thank Halifaxvoyager
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

£15.60 for 2 drinks and a lack of friendliness or atmosphere. Disappointed as reviews promised so much more. Would not recommend going out of your way to find.

1  Thank JoanneB861102
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We sought out the Crane Bar based on recommendations from several locals who said we should go here instead of Monroe's (on the same side of town). It was certainly worth the pretty walk across the river Corrib. The bar was nice, make sure to...More

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Crane Bar is a nice pub with good beer and traditional irish music, but they cheated me, asking for a pint and half a pint of beer 17 €. It was a shameful behaviour, because it was evident that we were tourists and the bartender...More

3  Thank Silverwave56
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We chose Ireland for our honeymoon. When my husband (whose last name is Crane) and I first met, he told me if he ever made it to Ireland he HAD to visit The Crane Bar in Galway. 2 years later we were listening to Trad...More

Thank SuzeAnneRae
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29 August 2016|
Response from Laura E | Reviewed this property |
I think it varies and it's mostly in the evening but they have a pretty good website with their music lineup so I'd check there