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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Naughton's Pub (Tigh Neachtain)

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 17 Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 91 568 820
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 84 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
A great pint

a traditional Irish pub sit outside watch the world go bye. Great choice of whiskies available catch some traditional music or just take in the atmosphere

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
AlanMchale
Add Photo Write a Review

84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 78: English reviews
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Came here after a dinner with my GF after a bottle of wine. Refused service. Staff were unacceptable

Helpful?
1 Thank Igor P
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

a traditional Irish pub sit outside watch the world go bye. Great choice of whiskies available catch some traditional music or just take in the atmosphere

Helpful?
Thank AlanMchale
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
833 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I'd recommend anyone visiting Galway to pop in here for a drink. There is lots of outside seating but I preferred inside as there were lots of different cosy areas to sit and lots of lovely art on the walls.

Helpful?
Thank Beanie14
Rye, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
805 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I had a glass of ale at one of the outside tables because it was such a nice day. The pub itself is quaint, historic, and has a great ambience. Next time I'll go for the music at night.

Helpful?
Thank NHjo
Level Contributor
41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Up there with the best pubs in Ireland. Absolutely gorgeous pint of Guinness in a quaint 'old man's' pub. Great characters and craic throughout

Helpful?
Thank Conor H
Level Contributor
53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The wife and I had lunch and a couple pints there. We missed the night crowd, which I'm told is amazing. However, during the daytime it was not crowded and we easily got our own corner to sit and relax. Lunch was good, a simple small menu to choose from. The food and drinks were paid for separately, as I'm... More 

Helpful?
Thank Steve G
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Recently visited Galway on a stag outing for a friend. There was 11 of us. We weren't drunk as this was actually the first pub we went in to. We weren't rowdy and we're well behaved. When the first of us went to the counter we were asked were we on a stag, which we replied we were. The woman... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank John C
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Essential and atmospheric spot for a pint while strolling or shopping in downtown Galway, Tigh Neachtain's is a pokey little tourist magnet that somehow retains its authenticity. That's probably due to the excellent Guinness, creaky wood panelling, and lovely old books, photos and posters on the walls, particularly the Galway Arts Festival ones of years past. Staff were child-friendly and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Peter M
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this spot yesterday before we went out to the races, really nice quirky pub but really let its self down by the rude staff who didn't want to be there, pity because located brilliant and great buzz outside but it gets scary when uv to order your round !!

Helpful?
1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Busy. Great vibes. Guinness being lined up along the bar and yet no great before being served. Constantly buzzing. Excellent pint. And live music outdoors to keep even those who couldn't get a table entertained. A pub you should visit. And this is from n Irish person.

Helpful?
1 Thank Cristin K

Travellers who viewed Naughton's Pub (Tigh Neachtain) also viewed

Galway, County Galway
Galway, County Galway
 
Galway, County Galway
Galway, County Galway
 

Been to Naughton's Pub (Tigh Neachtain)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Naughton's Pub (Tigh Neachtain) and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Naughton's Pub (Tigh Neachtain) staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?