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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
$$ - $$$
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank tspiss
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 17 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
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Great food ,friendly staff and right priced. Highly recommend fish and chips or smoked salmon Visited three times on this trip and enjoyed each meal

Thank Jeannie K
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Super large spot with lots of music. The food and drinks were average and the entertainment was hit or miss so make sure you check the schedule. We were hoping for trad music and it was just a cover band.

Thank RamblinJamie
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Happened to be in Galway just before Xmas and decided to cross over to the west side of city to see what the story was. Munroes is well known as a live music venue but just popped in for a pint. An excellent pint of...More

Thank chepaddy
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Went to new years eve event . Fantastic band. Bar staff working their socks off. Really excellent atmosphere. Will return next year...

Thank loanstar59
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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