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Garavans Bar

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Address: 46 William St, Galway, Ireland
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Great Pub

This is a really old style Irish Pub in the middle of the shopping area. The pub is a bit dark inside but this adds to the charm of it. There's a really lovely cosy atmosphere... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Celticcreation
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really old style Irish Pub in the middle of the shopping area. The pub is a bit dark inside but this adds to the charm of it. There's a really lovely cosy atmosphere here. We visited here twice over 2 days when we were shopping as the Irish Coffee's were so good! It's definitely a pub to... More 

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Thank Celticcreation
County Galway, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere , comfortable and lovely friendly gentleman behind the bar. Maybe could have been slightly warmer.

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Thank susanhI820ZS
Guelph, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our go-to pub for a 3-day stay. Genuine and authentic, despite a lot of travelers like ourselves, as it draws in locals and other Irish folks as well. Brian than bar manager gave me two day lesson on Irish whiskies. Teelings single grain, and yellow spot, Connemarra if you fancy some peat, who needs Scotch? Service was very... More 

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Thank gourmetviking
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69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best in Galway for a good jar right in the middle of the city good Irish atmosphere you will not be disappointed

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Thank Cdr10gaa
London
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent spot in Galway. Must visit. Best Irish coffee I've ever got, way better and cheaper than the one at Temple Bar. That's how we have started our NYE and no regrets at all. Well done guys!

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Thank antonioaloisi
Tuam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bar tenders, good company and a very decent pint of Guinness. Also a great pub to discover a huge range of whiskeys.

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Darwin, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be the best Irish coffee ☕️ we have had. The publican was great and the pub itself was so old.

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Thank Deborah R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At this stage in my life I have been beyond the bouncer brigade for quite some time and decided this would be a nice bar to go for a quite drink with a group of friends, I have never been so humiliated and persecuted in my entire life! My plans for a merlot and a giggle with my friends were... More 

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Thank Sarah L
PaulG021, Manager at Garavans Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your recent review on tripadvisor. It is never easy to read such a review but it is important that such reviews are noted and acknowledged in order to improve our popular business, and obviously avoid such occurrences happening again. I am truly sorry for the incident and whilst we make every effort to run a... More 

Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for a quiet evening pint or 2. Don't like the background music in the evenings-out of character with the lovely surroundings .

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Thank Seamus C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a couple of drinks in our hotel bar we popped into Garavans (around 4pm Friday 3rd) and were advised we would not be served. When challenged the barman refused to answer why. We are 6 professional guys in our 40's and 50's. Had no such issue the rest of the weekend in several bars we spend a small ortune... More 

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PaulG021, Manager at Garavans Bar, responded to this review

Dear Khalidu34 We thank you for your recent review on Garavans Bar. Reviews such as this ,whilst they are very rare do remind us here at Garavans that we can never be complacent in our daily routine in continuing to provide excellent customer service to all our customers. As you can see from almost all our reviews on TripAdvisor we... More 

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