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An Pucan Bar & Restaurant

11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 376 561
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great selection of drinks!
"great selection of beers and whiskey. Very large and good atmosphere"
Holly A
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2. Lovely staff!
"they have the most friendly staff. I always leave feeling satisfied"
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3. Excellent Live Music!
"It had great live music from a little band that did all types of music"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had 2 very good meals here. Has a relaxing atmosphere. Two different seating areas in the restaurant so though busy able to get a seat without a reservation generally. Live trad music in evening at certain times.

Thank Fearless595222
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 August 2018

central location, great staff always friendly, excellent garden with shelter should it rain, usual selection of beer but had the best tasting guinness in here, did not eat here but the food coming out of the kitchen looked fantastic, live music when we were in...More

Thank brighton-england
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and really enjoyed the energy of this place. Irish music was playing and the pub was filled with happy people. Dinner was good and the service was quick. Go!

Thank Annieberyl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always best to go for drinks! Amazing range of drinks & cocktails. Very professional and helpful staff. My usual spot to go.

Thank Adam K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for lunch time, the food was delicious. The server she was terrific and nice. If you’re ever in Galway, make sure to stop in this restaurant and try the delicious food.

Thank Hoai V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popular bar dominated by sport on numerous tv screens. Reasonable range of beers available. Staff pleasant.

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great music great selection of drinks and very friendly staff, very central to the town and great place to relax!

1  Thank John O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the fantastic meals we enjoyed in Ireland, the MOST memorable was at An Pucan in Old Town Galway. We were in Galway for 4 wonderful days, and had the oysters on the half shell with a Guinness each day at An Pucan. Each...More

2  Thank Sallie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, perfect to spend evening! Also they have lovely back garden. They have Prosseco on the tap:)

1  Thank AndzelaA2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hungover trip to An Pucan cured me. Ordered the mini breakfast and it was plenty. Tasty sausages and pudding. Atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming.

1  Thank Louisealan
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Tara E
29 December 2016|
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Response from DougHamiltonIreland | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid no pool table.
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$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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