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All reviews street performers great street busy street pubs and restaurants live music lots of shops fun area great buzz pedestrian area lots of fun spanish arch latin quarter galway city traditional irish music eyre square stroll pint
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Reviewed yesterday

Great Pubs and People! Lots of restaurants to choose from and many stores to shop until you drop! Would definitely return and stay a few days.

Thank jscooper978
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent most of the day walking up and down the street, going into various shops. There are many choices for food along the way also. Plan on spending a couple of hours here.

Thank MsBuckhorn
Reviewed 2 days ago

great place to go for shopping. Also had plenty of restuarants.Easy to find and easy to walk. parking nearby.

Thank Lynnday
Reviewed 3 days ago

A group of 11 of us travelled not only to our roots and visited cousins in the Portmagee area. We also ventured to Galway We chose Quay Restaurant for Our Last Dinner

Thank Ginanh
Reviewed 3 days ago

A few places for breakfast, but mostly things don't open before 11am to eat during a weekday, but shopping started at 10am.

Thank BrendaJean316
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was nothing fancy, dirty, waste baskets full of trash, and beggars every where. It was fun to see all the people and bars. But it can get very crowded. Still worth a trip to go see. The live music was great, very talented street...More

Thank Delong187
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots to do - Typical Irish Pubs, very good restaurants and interesting shops. It's busy and fun all year around.

Thank Heinz Peter N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Take your time and take Quay street in. In the morning grab some coffee, swing into one of the 50 pubs during the day and night. Be aware the college students come out at 10:00 so if you are not into drunk college students you...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked in for an Irish coffee. The coffee was not fresh so this was the worst Irish coffee I had while in Ireland. However, this place has lots of cool places to sit and listen to live music. They have several bar areas and an...More

Thank DENISE D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were a bit underwhelmed with Quay St and Galway in general to be honest. I think perhaps visiting on a wet and windy October afternoon was perhaps part of the problem. Maybe a warm summer evening with music wafting around would change my mind

Thank RichardW99
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Journey308427
25 July 2018|
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Sorry haven't been yet.
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Mary J
22 July 2018|
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Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
There are loads, so it depends on your budget. Jurys Inn would be very central, it's just off Quay St or the Meyrick which is on Eyre Square and close to the Bus & Rail Station. Connacht Hotel outside the city but there is a... More
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26 March 2018|
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Response from Chochead | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you're coming that far two nights will be worth it...if its too busy they'll be other quieter places...but the craic is what you want!! Good luck!
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tspiss
6 January 2018|
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Response from KMRaymond | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! It was bustling every time we were there, and when talking to some restaurant servers in the area it seems to always be.
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Martina C
21 November 2017|
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Response from ddbutterbean | Reviewed this property |
I recommend The Trad on The Prom at the Galway Bay but they may be already done fir the season at this time sorry u might still call by the Galway Bay hotel on the Promenade.
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