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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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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub with live music, great food, and great craic! Staff are lovely and helpful, would recommend the spicy wings and pint for a tenner! Beer garden is lovely too, great spot in the city centre!

1  Thank caulfield94
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a huge bar in central Galway, excellent facilities and rocking atmosphere, on the night we were there, two live music acts were playing together front & back but you could not hear both at the same time, amazing!. Huge garden area with at...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

After busy week in a work we decided to go out ;) This bar was our first in Ireland! And omg, it was Great!!! Nice staff, delicious drinks, talkative friendly people! You should visit this bar, but in a earlier hours. Because they close about...More

1  Thank Terka D
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A pub that served us good food at a reasonable price. They have an early evening music session which suited us. Although busy, it didn't feel overcrowded.

1  Thank jmatts
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The title says it all really! The manager and staff work their backsides off in this place to make sure this is a well oiled machine. From the minute you walk in the door staff are excellent and greet you warmly and wish you a...More

2  Thank Craigs1984
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Had 2 great cocktails, Strawberry Daquiri and Mojito! Expensive but worth it! Orders Squid Rings to share as more interested in the drinking! What was served was 4 round inedible circles of plastic! To served such frozen crap in Galway city is an absolute disgrace!...More

2  Thank Caoimhim O
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Again we cannot come to Galway without visiting this bar, we particularly love the beer garden and we were so lucky to be there on The warmest day of our holiday. Great craic in the beer garden, great value on Bombay Gins and we loved...More

2  Thank Foodiefanatic2013
Reviewed 19 July 2017

It was a rainy night so we ducked into this place. It was welcoming, had live Irish music and we found seats! The beers were good, we had the (locals) recommended hamburger (very good) and really enjoyed the music. Everybody was friendly and we had...More

1  Thank Sunrunner45
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Enjoyed a lovely couple of hours in the beer garden on Sunday afternoon. Really lovely spot while the sun was shining. We had lunch of fish finger Blaas with chips, it really hit the spot as the the bottles of cider. Would loved to have...More

2  Thank Sharonlobrien
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Stop in for dinner and entertainment great food and large whisky and beer selection ,large beer garden.

1  Thank DickH509
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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$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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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