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An Pucan Bar & Restaurant

) #1 of 8 Bars & Pubs in Galway #43 of 398 Places to Eat in Galway €€ - €€€ Irish, , European
11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 376 561
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Recommended by our tour guide so we went downtown to this pub. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner (at least until 8). They also have very good Irish music.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there on a Tuesday night and listened to a sweet Irish band in the front part of the bar. After they finished, we headed to the back part of the bar to listen to another great Irish band. The back bar has a...More

1  Thank Kate L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best staff in Ireland, always friendly. Couldn't advise it more. Number one place to eat in galway . Also lovely outside area and super music from 6pm everyday

1  Thank Joe N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened to find this wonderful place walking from hostel my first night. Had stone crab claws, salad and brown bread along with a cider..ran around 19 euros and was heavenly! Beautiful back patio bar and lots of live Irish music. Daughter and I also had...More

1  Thank Greatescape16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this pub for drinks after dinner. Great atmosphere in and outside. Usually some live music around 9 pm.

2  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found ourselves at An Pucan again and again (and again) in our little week in Galway. Good food, good service, wonderfully friendly service and patrons and great music. Don't miss it!

1  Thank Lithel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a hectic night celebrating my 70th. with friends and family we were in serious need of some really good grub to restart the batteries for the day ahead. An Pucan proved to be the perfect solution. Great service in a relatively quiet atmosphere with...More

1  Thank Mad_Irish_Boyo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great booth!! Perfect Guinness, chips and cheese and fish!! LIVE IRISH music!!! Our waitress was great and so friendly. We stayed across the street at the Park House and it was so easy after a long fun day on the Aran Islands!! Check it out!!

1  Thank pam r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff here are so lovely and friendly! The food is so gorgeous! Breakfast especially! They don't skimp! Went back more then 3 times in 2 days. Will definitely come back. Such a delightful Irish pub!

1  Thank sarahstaken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amy is a star !! We went out to watch the game and Amy was the most helpful bar staff we ever meet Great night out all together

1  Thank Kamil K
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Tara E
Is there a pool table
29 December 2016|
Response from Dorothy31359 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see one, but there is a room in the back that may have one. Check with them at their website.
Do you have gluten free options?
3 August 2016|
Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I remember they did.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 376 561
  • E-mail
An Pucan is now open off Eyre Square. We have live music daily from 9pm. On Fridays and Saturdays we have live bands down the back and on Saturdays we have a late night resident DJ.

We are known for our remarkable whiskey collection with over 180 different whiskies from around the world. It is a must-visit for all whiskey enthusiasts.

We offer an exceptional Food Menu for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Whether you are a tourist looking to experience an Irish Breakfast or some great fresh seafood or a local looking for fantastic lunch time value, we have it all. The large menu in An Pucan does not mean a sacrifice in quality so you will not be disappointed.

Sports is our passion: Rugby, Soccer, GAA, NFL, Golf, MMA, Ice Hockey, Cricket, Snooker, Sailing, Europeans, Olympics, anything and we mean anything tickles our fancy! We have two large drop down projector screens, and 5 plasmas throughout the venue so no matter where in An Pucan you are standing or sitting we have you covered.

Smoking Areas, Dj's, Jameson Features (our Stairway to Heaven & Jameson Piano are both famous) Signed Guitars, Friendly Staff, Craft Beer, Coffees, Teas, Craic.... We have it all!

Drop us a visit and if you enjoyed your time please give us a review!
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