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Address: Galway City Centre, Galway, Galway, Ireland

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Main Street.

The must visit Street. So much going on. Pubs,music, restaurants, Street entertainment, shop's and if your a people watcher this is just perfect. With so much going on,I recommend... read more

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LEE J
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The must visit Street. So much going on. Pubs,music, restaurants, Street entertainment, shop's and if your a people watcher this is just perfect. With so much going on,I recommend you take a walk up and down first. Definitely something for everyone. Probably not the best place for children at night.

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Thank LEE J
Portland, Maine
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of good pubs, restaurants, street musicians and night life. A smaller version of Temple Bar in Dublin but only 10% tourist instead of 90%. I traveled to Ireland to soak up the local culture and this area is where to do it.

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Thank 366jobrien
Stafford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quay street is full of bars and bustling with life. A great place to enjoy live music both day and night.

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Thank julmulla
Galway, Ireland
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

amazing atmosphere at night restaurants with great life and sense of leisureReally good value. superbly friendly and helpful staff. people around all seem to be really happy

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an amazing, vibrant street. Lots of street music, heaps of pubs and some nice shops. Highly recommend visiting this place.

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Thank Nicole K
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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1,265 reviews
546 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a pretty lovely street with loads of stunning pubs restaurants and live music places and is a must pop down street

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Thank Martino B
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Busy!! Have to say I prefer Quay Street during the day to night as there were loads of street entertainers and a lot nicer atmosphere. Better on a Friday night to Saturday Super casual so dont bother dressing up

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Thank amybones
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very good restaurants and wide selection of shops, this is a great street for couples as it has lots of bars

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East Meadow, New York
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The heart of it all if maybe a bit touristy. Plenty of place to choose from to eat, a pub, and shop all while you stroll.

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Thank Juan S
Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a walk and loved it there was a great atmosphere with lots of bars and restaurants and plenty of street performers

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