We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Roisin Dubh

Closed Now: 3:30 pm - 2:00 am
Open today: 3:30 pm - 2:00 am
Save
Share
Review Highlights
oh what a night

A local pointed us towards this place and said “Don’t worry, it’ll pick up”, and oh boy was he... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Isiah C
via mobile
Great live music and very friendly

At this point in the night; we were just bar hopping and ended up here at the Roisin Dubh. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
netoworldtraveler
,
Brownsville, Texas
via mobile
Read all 123 reviews
53
All photos (53)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“silent disco”(8 reviews)
“smoking area”(7 reviews)
“great night”(12 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 3:30 pm - 2:00 am
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12°
Oct
10°
Nov
Dec
Contact
8 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's Westend, Galway H91 N4AP, Ireland
Website
+353 91 586 540
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Galway
from USD 80.60
More Info
from USD 23.40
More Info
from USD 46.70
More Info
from USD 35.00
More Info
Reviews (123)
Filter reviews
111 results
Traveller rating
82
19
4
2
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
82
19
4
2
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews silent disco smoking area great night great atmosphere open mic night comedy show great comedy nice crowd function room the pub comedy club live music city centre gig acts headliner stage
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 111 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A local pointed us towards this place and said “Don’t worry, it’ll pick up”, and oh boy was he right! Great night, good vibes but it’s a pity there’s a lot of plastic cups going to waste

Thank Isiah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super disappointing. I asked for vodka and seltzer or soda water, and a very young bartender upstairs made the wrong drink (For 2 of us) and would not give us new drinks. Despite us wanting to give the drinks back immediately (nothing gone except a...More

Thank annie270
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At this point in the night; we were just bar hopping and ended up here at the Roisin Dubh. Great live music, not sure if it was a local band or whatnot but great music indeed. The layout is great, comfortable seats and great beer...More

Thank netoworldtraveler
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Iconic live music venue, the place is laid out so well for enjoying live music, it is no wonder the place has been so popular for years and years. Plenty of room to move and dance. The stage height is good, making viewing possible from...More

Thank ladytez
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to meet up with old and new friends. Great atmosphere and really nice crowd. Hadn't been there in years.

Thank Colm1966
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Go here! To some random gig, with an amazing artist!!! Then dance the night away after.. sharing a kiss with a stranger or a lover .. followed by shots!!!

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Even with Photo ID, drivers license, they won’t let you in. Horrible staff, incredibly rude. No age card you can’t get in.

Thank GalwayGirl181
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved visiting the Roisin Dubh for pop punk music. The staff were very friendly and the stage is very small and close to the crowd. If you're seeing someone you love, you'll be able to see them come off the stage and hang...More

Thank MortyA93
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Its such a great music venue and generally all round fun place to go out to in Galway. Such a music hub!

Thank Janhen14
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We went to see the Australian girl folk group at the Roisin Dubh in festival time, a wonderful experience thoroughly recommended.

Thank speedie2015
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 nearby hotels
Jurys Inn Galway
2,592 reviews
.22 km away
The Residence Hotel
173 reviews
.28 km away
The House Hotel
1,277 reviews
.34 km away
Imperial Hotel Galway
744 reviews
.68 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 537 nearby restaurants
John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper
651 reviews
.03 km away
The Secret Garden Galway
178 reviews
.09 km away
Oscar's Seafood Bistro
1,251 reviews
.03 km away
Dela Restaurant
538 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 351 nearby attractions
Galway Bay
741 reviews
.23 km away
Kirwan's Lane
143 reviews
.26 km away
The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum
102 reviews
.15 km away
The Fishery Tower Museum
14 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Roisin Dubh staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines