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Great Pubs and Resturants

This is one of the main entertainment areas of Galway. Lots of street performers and lots of pubs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
birtleman
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Calgary, Canada
Charming and pleasent

Love the hustle and bustle of Quays, restaurants and bars... Thigh Neachtains my all time fave bar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Irish i
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Galway City Centre, Galway, Galway, Ireland
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"great street"
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"pubs and restaurants"
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"busy street"
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"live music"
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"fun area"
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"great atmosphere"
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"lots of shops"
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"pedestrian area"
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"lots of fun"
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"spanish arch"
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"latin quarter"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the main entertainment areas of Galway. Lots of street performers and lots of pubs with great music.

Thank birtleman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the hustle and bustle of Quays, restaurants and bars... Thigh Neachtains my all time fave bar for people watching hid music and the craic... seriously good coffee to. A feel of hallways at it's best. Look out fit Kate O'Connor musician, busking at end...More

Thank Irish i
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk! Enjoy the music! The Fun! The bars and restaurant. Hairstylist and stores and Art stores and souvenirs.

Thank Ndeye L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fun street performers . pubs were over crowded could not find a place to eat. Not sure they have a limit of patrons in a business. Many people beggging for money. Definately an area for people in their 20’s. Not my favorite spot in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quay street was easy to get around and get to know. Dublin is a GREAT city for anyone with tons to do!

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really cute street, little shops and restaurants. By night it’s more alive than ever! Live music, dancing.. incredible to see how lively this quiet town becomes by dusk. A definite must for your morning and evening stroll.

Thank Karrleigh89
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pubs are all the same and was hard to find seating because of the rugby games on TV. So glad they aren't allowed to smoke inside anymore but wish they weren't all standing right by the front doors. You have to walk through them...More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best live music will be found on this street. And the best poured Guinness at The Quays Bar and Restaurant.

Thank MoeScrapper
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVED Quay street! Such a lovely area with wonderful shops, restaurants, coffee shops and musicians. We spent considerable time here and loved the vibe. Definitely worth spending some time here on your trip to Galway!

Thank kandrews74
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a lot of great restaurants and shops on this street, but also a lot of touristy areas - so just be mindful of that. It's still a nice, but busy, street to stroll down, especially if it's your first time to Galway or Ireland.

Thank AlexisDorn
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dtp_photo
27 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
7 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
22 November 2017|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Quay St is the place, along with Cross St (?) which runs at right angles- try Molly Malones, Busker Brownes for something to eat, but you cant go far wrong in that part of the town. If you go over the bridge at the... More
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