Garavans Bar, Galway

4.6
#2 of 64 in Nightlife in Galway
Garavan’s is a beautiful family-owned pub located on William Street, right in the heart of Galway City. It is one of the oldest pubs in the city and is full of character. Friendly bar staff, Traditional Music sessions every week and one of the best pints of Guinness in Galway make Garavan’s popular with locals and visitors alike. Along with outside seating (for those sunny days!), another smoking area at the rear and a cosy snug, the relaxed atmosphere and welcoming locals will have you feeling right at home while you enjoy a quiet pint.
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  • Our last night in Galway and as the shops started to close we decided we'd find ourselves a pub.. Garavans situated right on the strip of Galway proved perfect. I Ordered two Guinness a gin and...  more »
  • The Irish coffee was absolutely delicious and the service was amazing. Everyone was so friendly. We made sure to stop here numerous times during our stay!  more »
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  • We met some really fascinating locals here and had a great conversation about the culture and politics of Ireland. The bar offers a whiskey tasting of some really high quality whiskey for a good price. It feels less touristy than other establishments in the city.
  • Pleasant place. We got to catch some live muaic- a mix of old American and Irish songs sung with a lovely Irish accent to the accompaniment of guitar. The place was pretty crowded but we got a bit of ledge in the corner where the atmosphere was cozy and the drinks flowing.
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