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The Salt House Bar

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Ravens Terrace, Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting this pub with my partner, greeted by a comfortable vibrant atmosphere and great bar staff.

Thank reilld32
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

A small bar with charm & character to spare. I wish it was my "local"!! a bit out of the centre but well worth the 10 minute walk. Staff really friendly & helpful. Knowledgeable about the beers they serve, of which they have a tremendous range. Only too happy to let you taste a drop before you order. Less expensive... More 

Thank Geoff H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Back over wehst for a visit and the Salt House was on my to drink list. We tucked into a few and had the craic with some randomers.

Thank Paudge G
Fremantle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great selection of craft beers. That have all of their own "Galway Brewing Company" beers plus a large variety of others too. Guys behind the bar are really helpful. Great cosy pub with an open fire.. perfect for date night!

Thank MegSchki
County Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The staff are really friendly and trained to pair you a beer, ale, cider or shot that will suit your tastes. The locals are friendly and there are board games to play when you have finished looking at the hundreds of beer badges and fish eyes on the ceiling that were past served beers. There is no food served here... More 

Thank gordongalway
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This is a small intimate pub. It was a wide range of beers including my favourite Belgian beer, La Chouffe. The staff are fast and courteous. The premises is clean. The pricing is high however.

Thank Paul H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. No blaring music. Great selection on tap. Extremely knowledgeable behind the bar and friendly.

Thank Paudge G
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We are always on the lookout for good local craft beers when we travel, and this did not disappoint! Galway Bay had excellent brews on tap, and they also had some other beers, to include Founder's, on tap. Great atmosphere! We will absolutely be back if we're ever back in Galway.

Thank mle0629
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Very "Irish pub" experience. A wide selection of local beers. Very friendly and helpful staff

Thank RobynLJ
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Third time to visit the salt house and it's become a definite go to for us when we visit. Really friendly barman who greeted us when we arrived and cheered us off when leaving. The place is tiny and always pretty full but if you like your craft beers this place is a must for you. For people who complain... More 

Thank juls692015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ravens Terrace, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?