We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

1520

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

#68 of 159 Irish in Galway
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Location and contact

About
1520 embraces all that is best about Galway, with a warm welcome to visiting guests and locals. Consistently offering an excellent experience for our customers, our guests are immersed in another world of warmth, conversation, laughter and fun. Savour home-cooked, rustic bar food, from 10.30am – 8pm , Monday to Saturday and from 12.30pm on Sunday. Sip your favourite classic cocktails with a modern twist or take in some tunes. Legendary nightly live music – from traditional music sessions, daily from 6pm to house musicians and some of Ireland’s top DJ’s playing until late every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. The welcoming interiors include plenty of corners and well-worn upholstery with
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Reviews (144)
Filter reviews
116 results
Traveller rating
59
33
8
6
10
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
59
33
8
6
10
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cheese plate steak sandwich finger food nachos chowder mussels
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 116 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and live music on our stop in Galway. The muscles and Jameson BBQ wings were to start followed by burgers and fish and chips. The music was great but the craft cocktails were better! I recommend the smoked Irish Whiskey...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank danmI3660QI
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some of the bad reviews here I was a little cautious when my companion suggested we have one drink in here . I did have a problem alright ....I couldnt leave ! Great entertainment by 2 different groups and cannot fault the staff...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience. Really busy because of the weekend that was in it. Had great food and the staff were friendly and helpful. Even when things got really busy we could get drink quickly. Top establishment

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Womble1990
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the 3 days we were in Galway, I can honestly say, we popped into 1520 Bar multiple times. The bartenders and servers were top notch. The drinks came quickly and with a smile, if not a little chat. One of the evenings, we stayed...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank ahbaum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub twice over the weekend,almost walked out the first time as I waited for a drink for 20 mins at 2pm and staff very unpleasant.returned that night for a party and service was worse,one of our group was constantly at the bar as...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pablos4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now I know galway can be unusual but my partner wanted to call to the pilot bar as advertised in brochure in our hotel room but low and behold we couldn't find it,a very helpfull gent directed us down a small lane way to the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank paul585
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi I brought some friends over from UK last week. One of my friends got his beer order slightly wrong and got a very hostile attitude from a bar member. This did not stop , on the next order he was similiar with a hostile...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank buckley p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a quaint and wonderful bar with very talented and friendly bar staff. Their specialty drinks were so much fun to watch and taste.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank RacheliRF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick lunch after stepping in from the hustle and bustle of quay street. Service prompt and friendly. Food tasty and served hot. Prices very good for lunch and beverage. Plenty of special offers on display for beverage to entice guests back in the evening. Really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank jdskehan
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Recently paid a visit to 1520 on family holiday to the west. Food was perfect pub food for all the family and the atmosphete was a perfect mix for young an old. Will be back again

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank phillywright
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 45 nearby hotels
The Residence Hotel
222 reviews
.00 km away
Jurys Inn Galway
2,798 reviews
.08 km away
The House Hotel
1,350 reviews
.10 km away
Skeffington Arms Hotel
594 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 562 nearby restaurants
MacDonagh
26 reviews
.02 km away
The Quay Street Kitchen
2,106 reviews
.00 km away
The Pie Maker
1,090 reviews
.06 km away
The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan's
768 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 364 nearby attractions
Kirwan's Lane
152 reviews
.03 km away
Hall of the Red Earl
88 reviews
.04 km away
Druid Theatre
6 reviews
.07 km away
Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival
14 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from 1520 staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing