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Tigh Neachtains

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Pub, Irish
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17 Cross St., Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 820
10:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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Greenville, South Carolina
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173 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a ball here with our extended family ranging in age from 23-80! Found a snug and enjoyed the spectacle all around us! Loved the history, music, art, and vibe of the place!

Thank TumbleweedSmith
Luzon, Philippines
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stepping into Neachtains on any night of the week is akin to stepping back into a Galway before the turn of the century, and by that I mean the 20th century! It's musty, old wood bar and shelving, littered with as many Scotch and irish malts as could be fit, dominates the front-end into which the whole of Galway (on... More 

Thank Irishman2go
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382 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the more traditional style pubs in Galway, decorated in old wood, with little nooks and snugs. There is also a range of second-hand books, an open fire and various interesting features. There is outside seating on both Quay Street and Cross Street. Service is friendly and efficient.

Thank jonessb1
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Crapped place but great for a pint or two of local beers. Impressive Scotch selection if you are looking for something different then Irish whiskey

Thank Nicholas C
Houston, Texas
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159 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I stopped here on a whim as I was walking back to my B&B. This tiny pub was packed with friendly people and a super helpful staff. The crowd was completely mixed, having everything from people dancing to the live music, to a woman knitting in the corner! I ended up talking to everyone from the bartenders to other groups... More 

Thank NCTexan2011
Tabernash, Colorado
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This bar was so cool! I thought it was a middle eastern bar from the colors outside, but it was in fact this really old multi-room Irish bar. It was such a cool atmosphere. This awesome Irish band played just sitting around a small corner table drinking Guinness.

Thank TravelAgentAmyZ
Teec Nos Pos, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I love heading to Neachtains - great staff and great ambience. You can always strike up a conversation with some of the random characters bobbing around the city. They will kick you out if you're in a big group and being a little too boisterous however - maybe not the worst thing!

Thank FeistyOFlahula
Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tigh Neachtains, what's not to love? It's like going back in time while still being in a modern area. It's the perfect little country style pub that's situated in the city. A great spot for anyone to go to especially on a warm sunny day, where you can sit outside and soak up the sun while watching the world go... More 

Thank Trish K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Great atmosphere, great crowd, good Guiness, and on a sunny day be early to grab one of the few outside tables on the side street, not one on the main drag.

Thank magazine2016
County Limerick, Ireland
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you enjoy a beer or whisky, or a cup of coffee Tigh Neachtains is a must visit. The ambiance and character of this place for local and tourist alike is simply wonderful and not to be missed. This is a real traditional old Irish pub that did not come out of a 40 foot container. We called in on... More 

Thank MunsterDuncan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Cross St., Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?