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Monroe's Tavern

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 583 397
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“stew” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (8 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Arrived at Monroe’s and was warmly greeted by bar staff. The bar is much bigger than the frontage suggests but is very nicely layout with good lighting and a traditional feel. Food was quickly delivered and was exceptional esp the bread.Tv Screens (4) were on...More

Thank Micheal L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us went with the intention of pints,food & football. Pints, food & staff were great. Steak sandwich we all thought was the best we've had in Galway. Only issue was the picture on the TV. Zoomed in and out of focus, we ended...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here after being given very long wait times at other restaurants nearby and I’m glad we wound up here! Fish and chips were delicious and my boyfriend enjoyed his burger.

Thank SGKilbride
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of music. started 40 minutes late. lots of people bur found 2 seats together. Kitchen was closed.

Thank michael l
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to go pubbing. It is a short walk from Quay Street and offers Irish music 7 nights a week. Prices are reasonable. Place is quite friendly.

Thank obrienlm
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I was excited to go into this pub and find a seat. The decor was very historic Irish pub like but I was let down by the burger I ordered. This is such a truly great pub and to just upgrade that burger to a...More

Thank FCFireConsulting
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the night. The guiness was great and the band wasn't too loud like most place so we could still chat and catch up. Really appreciate the reasonable band volume Monroe's, good work.

Thank Colm B
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner went in for food and cocktails, food was delirious and cocktails were lovelt and fresh. Great atmosphere and music in this bar and bar staff were all extra friendly.

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Stopped for a bite and a pint. Had the Mussels and prawns. Each had two beers. We had mussels three times in ten days and I liked these the least. There were at least a half dozen that did not open and the broth was...More

1  Thank Rosalie F
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The environment is welcoming and servers are lovely. The fish and chips were lightly breaded and fresh. The steak was very tender and had great taste. The linguine was delicious.

1  Thank Voyager739561
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Megan S
17 July 2018|
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Response from Robbie123M | Reviewed this property |
Its in the same area Megan, The dancing starts around 9.30pm and you'll be able to get a table around it ok :)
22 June 2017|
Response from conwan |
Children are allowed eat up until 9.30pm! Unfortunately due to licensing laws anyone under 18 cannot be on the premises after 9.30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 583 397
  • E-mail
Live music & food 7 nights a week. Located just across the bridge from the Claddagh, it's distinctive historical building holds a tavern to be proud of. Monroe's Tavern is renowned for it's friendly staff, warm atmosphere and live music. To top it off, great food awaits you in this wonderful bar in the heart of Galway's Westend. Caters for group bookings and events
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