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An Pucan Bar & Restaurant

11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 376 561
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Omg what a bar ! Awesome atmosphere ! Really lively ! Great selection of whisky too ! I'd say it's the best bar in Galway !

1  Thank Keith T
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We walked here for dinner our first night in Ireland. I had a delicious salad topped with sausage and pork! Super tasty and HUGE! We had split the cheese platter beforehand, not knowing how huge our dinners would be. We came back the next night...More

1  Thank breinings
Reviewed 28 February 2017

First time in here and have to admit was seriously impressed. The bar is quite large with a great selection of beers and reasnobly priced as well which is a plus. The beer garden and smoking area is excellent and quite large also. The band...More

1  Thank hannigan007
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great bar. Kinda of an old people place at the front, younger people place at the back. Loads of room, incredible smoking area. Food i s very good, but not amazing.

Thank jackmacdee
Reviewed 25 February 2017

There is not many reasons why I should not recommend this place for I have been there twice, but I would not pick it up myself. I would say that it is a good place for parties, busy evenings (e.g. with sports on TV) and...More

Thank Juliette C
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a bit of live music. They have a great burger and pint deal for €10. Burger comes out looking pretty basic wrapped in paper but is actually a very decent burger!

1  Thank Jessica-2357
Reviewed 19 February 2017

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...More

1  Thank martinmortimer
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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...More

1  Thank BigSandraYonkersNY
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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...More

Thank Rachel L
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30 December 2016|
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Response from DougHamiltonIreland | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid no pool table.
3 August 2016|
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Yes, I remember they did.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
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
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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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