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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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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I often forget to write a review on a place I visit frequently. An Púchan- A wonderful place to have lunch or a drink. Great value. Food is very consistent and they have the most friendly staff. I always leave feeling satisfied. Soup & Sandwich...More

Thank 885eb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great bar located just of the main square with good music and great selection of beers and whiskey. Very large and good atmosphere.

Thank Holly A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very disappointed with my experience in this bar. I was organising a stag and I'm aware that a degree of apprehension has to be applied to bachelor parties in the hospitality industry. However, I believe it was very insulting to ask paying customers to...More

Thank DavidCasey90
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago via mobile

This pub was recommended by woman at a store. It had great live music from a little band that did all types of music. We are American so we knew the songs but they also did some Irish tunes as well. My 3 kids are...More

1  Thank Tracker631
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After race day we landed at An Pucan and Security wouldn’t allow my girlfriend in for having bloodshot eyes thinking she was dunk!!

Thank Specialized S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ice cold Beer, great atmosphere and fantastic staff. the prices are a bit high but very worth it! The live music was amazing, I really enjoyed my visit here, i'd love to return for another cold Guinness

1  Thank EricaCherch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like this place for lunch - it's not loud, sweaty or pushy and they've a good pub-grub menu, if a bit on the pricey side. Staff are excellent - really on the ball. At night however, this place can be very crowed and a...More

Thank KatB15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smashing wee bar. The food was unreal, my buddy wasn’t just as lucky. His eggs were off, but they didn’t charge for his meal so it was fair enough. Great for the beer and would definitely recommend eating there.

Thank Munchinheusser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic pub, restaurant, beer garden and cocktail bar beside Eyre Square. A must visit. Staff friendly and helpful. Great music from early evening. Amazing food. The restaurant staff work really hard to accommodate the restaurant trade. One girl in particular (the tallest...More

Thank Karen M
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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$17
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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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