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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 good31%
  • 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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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"
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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 yesterday via mobile

We dropped in for a delicious dinner of Irish Stew and a few brews. The staff were great with attentive table service. The highlight for us was the excellent band. Great night!

Thank SinclairsCanberra
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

1  Thank brighton-england
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I found this pub by accident when staying at the hotel opposite. We popped in for a drink on our way to the main square, but ended up staying for a couple of hours. Great music, great atmosphere and friendly people...what’s not...More

Thank Tessie65
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, we stopped into An Pucan for a quick drink - and 4 hours later we were still there! We 3 ladies decided to have lunch at the bar with the barman Sean. He was very personable. I ordered the fish finger sandwich and man,...More

1  Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my partner thought we’d call into the famous An Pucan for a drink and something to eat. We got a taxi to the door around 7pm and asked the doorman if that was the correct entrance for the main bar area. Without saying...More

Thank Paul B
Conor M, General Manager at An Pucan Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul, I am very sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience. We pride ourselves on our customer service here as you will see from some of our other reviews. Could you please contact me at conor@anpucan.ie with some more details so I can investigate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great bar in a great location,the staff were friendly and helpful in a very busy environment,will be back for sure

Thank Evan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner and a few drinks here. It was very crowded, but the staff still provided excellent service. The fish and chips were wonderful. The entertainment was good.

1  Thank LankyOmaha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A typical Irish pub as you enter, a larger sports and entertainment pub with a big screen behind and leading off that a truly awesome beautiful open air garden pub and smoking area the likes of which I have never seen in any pub before....More

1  Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, wide variety of food and drinks, anytime I’ve eaten here food has always been delicious, hot and serviced fast, staff also check up on tables which I love, music is always good, smoking area has a nice layout pretty sheltered too, definitely one...More

Thank rngfoodr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

had a brilliant night here for our daughters 30th . The staff were so friendly efficient and helpful. the music was great with a great athmoshere .the food was lovely. We really enjoyed our night and would highly recommend here for a party .thanks to...More

1  Thank GalwaayGalwaygirl34
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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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