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An Pucan Bar & Restaurant

11 Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 376 561
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • 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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101 - 110 of 487 reviews

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Well what happened was I went to the bar whilst queuing I was pointing out to the barman that there was a lipstick stain on the glass he was serving to a customer and he obviously took it as an insult and decided not to...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We visited this bar on the 11th Feb 2017 and the place was buzzing! With good bar service and yummy cocktails it was perfect for our night out. The band were brilliant and the dj that followed was pretty good too. The only (very slight)...More

1  Thank 1907Dee
Reviewed 13 February 2017

brilliant location for big sports events such as 6 nations. Didn't eat there myself but the food looked amazing so I would definitely go back and try it out myself! Staff very helpful and friendly.

1  Thank Jsessica M
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Such a good bar! Great atmosphere! Great band! Great location! Clean and well kept! All topped off by the best bar staff I've ever had the pleasure of encountering! We were in the back bar all night and every member of staff we came in...More

1  Thank LostGirly
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This pub is almost the last on the route from town to the Sportsground. Quite a large pub with various types of seating. Good beer and basic food (which is good). Their 10 euro burger and pint deal is excellent. Burgers are freshly cooked and...More

1  Thank nsander219
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Fish and chips was exceptional. Nice pint of Gunness but a bit expensive. Would recommend for sporting events.

1  Thank teresafmcgeever
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Myself and my friend decided to visit the Pucan for a night out on Saturday 21st Jan. We had just come from Eyre Square and decided not to go all the way across town to the Latin Quarter. We saw that everywhere seemed to be...More

7  Thank maryc88
Reviewed 24 January 2017

In times gone by, An Púcán was an "old man's bar"; quiet to the point of silence, dark even in the middle of the day and faintly smelling of smoke long after the smoking ban. The face-lift and sea-change in attitude brought in by new...More

1  Thank Keith W
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Toulouse v Connacht. Good place to watch the match (back room). Ver nice Caesar salad and good wine to gonwith it. Attentive staff (Aidan) looked after us. We lost 😥

2  Thank SullivanIreland
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visted with family late afternoon to have a drink and watch the rugby. Great bar to watch the match. Lively atmosphere and friendly staff. Loved the booths and the beer barrel chairs. Didn't eat on this occasion but food looked and smelled amazing. I will...More

1  Thank AmoFlo007
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Tara E
29 December 2016|
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Response from DougHamiltonIreland | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid no pool table.
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
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
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
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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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