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An Pucan Bar & Restaurant

11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 376 561
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If you are in Galway the Au Pucan is a must to drink, eat and listen to wonderful Irish music. We had the pleasure of listening to two guys called The Strumberrys. Brilliant musicians and singers. Two hours of typical Irish songs which is not...More

1  Thank PipEssex
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The waitresses were very helpful and nice. Food was good, except onion rings. They were all oily dough. Would go again if there.

1  Thank valrieabd
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped in for the music which was really good but stopped at 8:00pm. Granted it was Monday night. Dinner was fine for a pub. It was the whiskey that made the evening. Great selection and reasonable prices. The pub is huge with a large patio...More

1  Thank Allison G
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Spent the afternoon in the An Pucan over the weekend and it is a great bar and a must if you are in the centre of Galway. We had a great meal and a few drinks in the beer garden to the rear of the...More

1  Thank JamieB1987
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Only came here for a drink while on holidays in August with my wife, and ended up spending the whole night here due to the craic and atmosphere. The music was good and the decor was quirky, colorful and the cocktails and pints were pretty...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were advised to go here for the music. The night we were here, a Tuesday, it was a young couple of guys up first, then we waited until 9.30pm for the next act. It was a single artist singing contemporary songs. He was okay,...More

1  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and drinks. Friendly staff. Back of the place was quite loud but the front had live music playing. Wish we could have been in that area but eventually they dubbed in the live music instead of playing songs. I'd recommend for a good...More

1  Thank travellover914
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Best beer garden/smoking area in the city. Spoken as a Galwegian returned home for holidays. Did not try the food personally but bar-wise, I was happy with the friendly service and quality.

1  Thank Dualta M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good food, great staff, loads of whiskey, music, my favorite beers on tap but I go for the amazing garden. Year round. Trust me. I've had just as nice a time in December as in July.

1  Thank Jolie R
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good and friendly service. Early music. Food and music stop at 8 before music resumes at 9:30. Food was typical pub quality. Fourth star for the good music and good vibe.

1  Thank Richard K
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Tara E
Is there a pool table
30 December 2016|
Response from Dorothy31359 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see one, but there is a room in the back that may have one. Check with them at their website.
Do you have gluten free options?
3 August 2016|
Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I remember they did.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 376 561
  • E-mail
An Pucan is now open off Eyre Square. We have live music daily from 9pm. On Fridays and Saturdays we have live bands down the back and on Saturdays we have a late night resident DJ.

We are known for our remarkable whiskey collection with over 180 different whiskies from around the world. It is a must-visit for all whiskey enthusiasts.

We offer an exceptional Food Menu for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Whether you are a tourist looking to experience an Irish Breakfast or some great fresh seafood or a local looking for fantastic lunch time value, we have it all. The large menu in An Pucan does not mean a sacrifice in quality so you will not be disappointed.

Sports is our passion: Rugby, Soccer, GAA, NFL, Golf, MMA, Ice Hockey, Cricket, Snooker, Sailing, Europeans, Olympics, anything and we mean anything tickles our fancy! We have two large drop down projector screens, and 5 plasmas throughout the venue so no matter where in An Pucan you are standing or sitting we have you covered.

Smoking Areas, Dj's, Jameson Features (our Stairway to Heaven & Jameson Piano are both famous) Signed Guitars, Friendly Staff, Craft Beer, Coffees, Teas, Craic.... We have it all!

Drop us a visit and if you enjoyed your time please give us a review!
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