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Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
The Dáil Bar is one of the most popular pubs in Galway city and is also home to The Liquor Lounge cocktail bar! Serving food and drinks daily, it won Best Cocktail Experience in the world at the Irish Hospitality Global Awards 2019. Located in the heart of Galway's Latin Quarter and set over two floors, it really is a beautiful bar to visit with carved oak bars, feature fireplaces, stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to spend an evening. With a late bar and live music every evening, it offers a lively atmosphere. It's popular with both locals and visitors alike Enjoy an extensive drinks menu with cocktails, gin, wine and champagne, craft beers, premium whiskey and more! With the team
US$9 - US$19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite bars in galway. Always a good atmosphere with live music most nights. Service is always good and pretty quick even when very busy. Excellent cocktails served upstairs.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 16 April 2022 via mobile

Terrific food, wonderful service and two floors of welcoming Irish atmosphere. Definitely a must try when in Galway.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 21 March 2022 via mobile

An amazing friendly pub in the centre of Galway City. The staff are exceptionally welcoming and friendly. One in particular there Kathy we saw every day as we did the ?manager/owner. Beer excellent with food to match!

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 10 March 2022

We were attended by Melina and we loved her! Very nice and accommodating and great with all of our requests and questions. Would highly recommend this place to anyone. Great food, great service, great environment!

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 1 March 2022 via mobile

If you are looking for an amazing Bar in County Wicklow, IrelandI highly recommend The DÁIL BAR. Upon entering I was made feel very Welcome. Amazing Customer Service, Very Clean and Amazing Atmosphere. . As stated in the above I was made feel very Welcome....It should be noted I served all the World with the U.S.Marines and lived in the United States of America for over thirty years. I definitely know a great bar from my travels and life experiences . I definitely will visit this amazing bar in the near future again. The DÁIL BAR! rates Five Stars and more! you definitely won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 24 February 2022 via mobile

Great food! The servers were helpful and nice. The burger was HUGE. Get the sticky toffee pudding! Seating is very comfortable. There are a couple stories, we recommend the second floor.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 2 February 2022

Had very nice food here in the dáil bar, waitress Melina was so lovely to us, great service all round

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 2 February 2022

Just had a great meal and drinks in the dail, and the waitress Melina was absolutely lovely and very friendly 😊

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 1 February 2022

Service was so quick and the drinks & dinner was fabulous. Lovely atmosphere and the music was great. Melina was such a lovely and attentive host! Thanks a million.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 4 January 2022

Good soup, in fact great soup. All parties came together in contention to praise this holy drink. Good soup.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Response from MerlineB | Reviewed this property |
if you have a large group, i'd recommend calling ahead and they'll hold tables close together for you & make sure the staff checks in on you often. They're very flexible though, and I agree with the other patrons, if you... More
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Yes, The Dail Bar, Galway offers takeaway services.

The Dail Bar, Galway is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5