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Naughton's Pub (Tigh Neachtain)

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Address: 17 Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 91 568 820

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A great pub

Visited on a Friday night with friends, loved the pub, the atmosphere and the little booths, the artwork on display was fantastic especially a large beach scene with daisy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jordon G
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a pint of Guinness and Galway Rye Ale. Excellent drafts....Friendly but cramped. No bar food except peanuts.

Thank Millicent K
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday night with friends, loved the pub, the atmosphere and the little booths, the artwork on display was fantastic especially a large beach scene with daisy flowers.. if someone reads this and knows who the artist is and if the picture is actually for sale I'd love to hear.. worth a visit!

Thank Jordon G
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great looking pub and the atmosphere is fantastic however on almost every occasion I have found the staff to be extremely rude and unfriendly. Basic manners and enthusiasm is required when your dealing with the public and this has been lacking on more than one instance. I can forgive and understand if it's really busy but when it's quiet it's... More 

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56 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped into this pub in the centre of Galway and it was really worthwhile. Tigh Neachtains is a REAL Irish pub where you can sample a lovely Guinness (and more)whilst savouring the bustling atmosphere and watch people from all nationalities and ages come and go. If you're lucky enough to be there when the guy comes in to play a... More 

Thank Stephen O
Armagh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very quaint bar, full of nooks & crannies. It is a talking bar, with no TVs to distract. Just a bit of old fashioned craic. It is quite small but well worth a visit, possibly at a not so busy time of the day.

Thank CarrRobin
Abbeyleix, Ireland
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We popped in on a Wednesday afternoon while visiting Galway and there was a nice atmosphere. There seemed to be a nice mixture of tourist and locals. I love the traditional decor

Thank webberberginfiona
Limerick, Ireland
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290 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

visitied on a Sunday night and we were blown away by the fantastic Jazz Music - totally unexpected. Always a great atmosphere, which on this occasion was enhanced by the music

Thank Mags M
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87 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite pub in Galway. The little snugs are ace and so cosy. We sat by the fire and wasted the afternoon away in perfect comfort.

Thank Jodie N
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Cozy little pub in Galway center. I could sit in one of the cozy snugs all day and watch the day go by. We had a nice lunch which was made by the restaurant upstairs. It was a quiet weekday afternoon but we had good service and a good Guinness pour. Would definitely go back next time through town.

Thank Kristin W
Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Naughton's is a fabulous traditional pub, nooks and crannies everywhere and covered in posters from festivals over many years. We went for lunch on a cold November day just before leaving Galway and while Naughton's has atmosphere in spades the food was a disappointment. The menu is very short with soup and chowder, a couple of main courses and a... More 

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