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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 today

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

Thank Lynnday
Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great restaurants, bars and the total vibe. Quay Street Kitchen restauarant was excellent. They don't take reservations and you need to be there at 6 pm. Quay Bar and Music Hall was incredible. Nice intimate bar that opens into a broad entertainment facility. Best entertainment...More

Thank 996staffords
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a busy location. The shops are great and many restaurants and pubs to choose from. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. There is music at every turn. We enjoyed wandering the pedestrian area, shopping, and stopping in for dinner.

Thank Mwholli
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Journey308427
26 July 2018|
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Sorry haven't been yet.
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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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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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