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Address: 9 High Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 91 564 589

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Cute little pub.

This is what I like to call an "old man pub" but it's great. Interesting booths and heaps of different beers and ciders to try. Staff and locals are really friendly inside as well... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Ellen L
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Canberra
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Galway and went in to Murphy's with a group of about 10 friends. We had 1 drink that was fine then when I went to the bar to older men that where sitting at the bar just verbal abused me.. I actually just laughed it off but as I waited to try get served they got loader... More 

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Thank Mikewhyte
Canberra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is what I like to call an "old man pub" but it's great. Interesting booths and heaps of different beers and ciders to try. Staff and locals are really friendly inside as well :)

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Thank Ellen L
Lake Orion, Michigan
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Nice, small little pub for a pint. Liked seeing all the fire, police, emt patches from all over the world

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Thank Mary D
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

A lovely spot for a quiet mid-afternoon pint, a safe haven away from the bustle of the streets outside, very friendly staff and a great pint of Beamish.

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Thank thirstyw0rk
Widnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Many time I have visited galway and murphys bar never dissapoints! Great pub to drink in with a fine pint of guinness and a great atmosphere! Also a great place to get to know many of the locals 🍻🍻

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Thank Kev G
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

It is an old mans bar right in the centre of galway and it takes pride in this as it does not try to attract people with fancy food or cocktails, the bar has its own locals who enjoy a pint and a bet here but it also has the occasional tourist as well, if you want to see what... More 

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Thank Declan M
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This pub is unusual given its location right in the heart of Galway's main tourist area in that in does not serve food or have music. However it appears to be frequented by many Locals and it does serve the best pint of Guinness I tasted while I was in Galway.

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Thank Patrick H
kag0810
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A gem of a bar in Galway! Quite an older bar with great service and food prices. The oysters were good and great horseradish sauce. The rest are usual pub food such as Irish stew and smoked salmon, etc. but many locals so good people watching place and good Irish whiskey selection!

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Thank kathleen m
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160 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

All i can say is thank you and how amazing your pub is. We are so still talking proudly about it and the staff . Highly recommend .

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Thank Waterfordboi1982
Limerick, Ireland
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Popped in here last weekend to meet a few friends. Lovely pub ....looks like time passed it by. Full of characters and character. Well worth a visit if you are in Galway.

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