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Monroe's Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, ,
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 583 397
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Some friends and I visited here on a Friday night for drinks and there was such a buzz about the place. Its a busy spot with a great selection of cocktails and whiskeys. The band were great and everyone was friendly and up dancing together.

Thank Robbie123M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice meal and time in this pub. Nice ambiance with lourd music, and both football and rugby in different screens. Kids menu ( with crayons and coloring sheet) and we were served at the table, even the drinks!

Thank Elisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Great people. Great Guinness. The staff here were so helpful to us on our first day in Galway. Giving us places to go for the best music and we so enjoyed it here. We went back several times because we felt at home.

Thank klhawthorne
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We were in Galway during the summer arts festival. Music was everywhere. Monroe's has the best little venue for watching a band. Great balcony overlooking an intimate stage.

Thank Default270320189
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. I highly recommend coming here.

Thank tspiss
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening. Plenty of punters as you would expect, an excellent live band. As with so many Irish pubs/bars they have retained their traditional “pubby” feel, unlike pubs in England, which are now mostly restaurants first and bars second. Friendly atmosphere, well...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This place can offer up some amazing food and beverages and is accompanied by some lovely staff. However, sometimes it is like a different place altogether. Food being sub-par and staff seeming very hostile and unorganized. But give the place the benefit of the doubt...More

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Monroes for a few drinks and discovered an excellent 3 piece band playing. They made the evening, they were excellent. Their set was endless, playing a mixture of traditional Irish songs along with an extensive range of covers. Three excellent musicians who turned...More

Thank Simonjfshr
Reviewed 3 February 2018

You want a traditional, local pub? This is it. Great music, great beer selection, great fun! Live music was incredible. More of a local flavor than then the pubs in the pedestrian section of Galway. The place was packed on a Wednesday. Again, great fun....More

Thank newtripguy
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We just happened upon this place while walking around on a rainy night looking for a place to eat that had seafood. We went in and were immediately seated. We got mussels, prawns, and lamb -- all delicious. And pints, too, of course! The food...More

Thank Kim R
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Sally E
23 June 2017|
Response from conwan |
Children are allowed eat up until 9.30pm! Unfortunately due to licensing laws anyone under 18 cannot be on the premises after 9.30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 583 397
  • E-mail
Live music & food 7 nights a week. Located just across the bridge from the Claddagh, it's distinctive historical building holds a tavern to be proud of. Monroe's Tavern is renowned for it's friendly staff, warm atmosphere and live music. To top it off, great food awaits you in this wonderful bar in the heart of Galway's Westend. Caters for group bookings and events
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