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An Pucan Bar & Restaurant

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11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 376 561
10:30 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri 10:30 - 00:30
Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son asked me to try the brisket and it was yum!. i have met up with him and others again to go back . the pub is busy at times especially at football matches etc. the atomsphere can be very lively. The food is great with good portions . The staff are very helpful and friendly. the price is... More 

1 Thank martinmortimer
Yonkers NY
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was staying in the Hotel across the street and just decoded to go for a quick bite to eat . We went in and had our meal and much to our surprise the place was busy (on a Tuesday night )Our intention was to eat and run but 3 hours later we were still there .Live music was amazing .Lots... More 

1 Thank BigSandraYonkersNY
Weston, Connecticut
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped by for a pint and some local music. Really friendly staff and nice place to hang out after a busy day. The food looked yummy too but we had already eaten. Next time!

1 Thank WestonHockeyMom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well what happened was I went to the bar whilst queuing I was pointing out to the barman that there was a lipstick stain on the glass he was serving to a customer and he obviously took it as an insult and decided not to serve me and served all my friends and then I got served in a different... More 

Thank Rachel L
Sligo, Ireland
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this bar on the 11th Feb 2017 and the place was buzzing! With good bar service and yummy cocktails it was perfect for our night out. The band were brilliant and the dj that followed was pretty good too. The only (very slight) down side was the place was so thronged it difficult to move through at times... More 

1 Thank 1907Dee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

brilliant location for big sports events such as 6 nations. Didn't eat there myself but the food looked amazing so I would definitely go back and try it out myself! Staff very helpful and friendly.

1 Thank Jsessica M
Tipperary, Ireland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good bar! Great atmosphere! Great band! Great location! Clean and well kept! All topped off by the best bar staff I've ever had the pleasure of encountering! We were in the back bar all night and every member of staff we came in contact with were efficient, helpful, obliging and professional! Really enjoyed our night!

1 Thank LostGirly
County Donegal, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was brilliant, such a variety on the menu. We just happened to ring the morning of and were lucky to get squeezed in before the kitchen closed at 8. The staff were helpful and very friendly. Very chilled out atmosphere. I had the chicken skewers with couscous and it was amazing- something so simple yet so good. Would... More 

1 Thank daniellec1997
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is almost the last on the route from town to the Sportsground. Quite a large pub with various types of seating. Good beer and basic food (which is good). Their 10 euro burger and pint deal is excellent. Burgers are freshly cooked and served quite quickly by the good servers. Bar staff are quick (as quick as a... More 

1 Thank nsander219
Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chips was exceptional. Nice pint of Gunness but a bit expensive. Would recommend for sporting events.

1 Thank teresafmcgeever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 376 561
An Pucan is now open off Eyre Square. We have live music daily from 9pm. On Fridays and Saturdays we have live bands down the back and on Saturdays we have a late night resident DJ.

We are known for our remarkable whiskey collection with over 180 different whiskies from around the world. It is a must-visit for all whiskey enthusiasts.

We offer an exceptional Food Menu for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Whether you are a tourist looking to experience an Irish Breakfast or some great fresh seafood or a local looking for fantastic lunch time value, we have it all. The large menu in An Pucan does not mean a sacrifice in quality so you will not be disappointed.

Sports is our passion: Rugby, Soccer, GAA, NFL, Golf, MMA, Ice Hockey, Cricket, Snooker, Sailing, Europeans, Olympics, anything and we mean anything tickles our fancy! We have two large drop down projector screens, and 5 plasmas throughout the venue so no matter where in An Pucan you are standing or sitting we have you covered.

Smoking Areas, Dj's, Jameson Features (our Stairway to Heaven & Jameson Piano are both famous) Signed Guitars, Friendly Staff, Craft Beer, Coffees, Teas, Craic.... We have it all!

Drop us a visit and if you enjoyed your time please give us a review!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?