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Taaffes Pub

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Address: 19 Shop Street, Galway, Ireland
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Wish we could have stayed longer

Recommended to us by a local. Went for drinks mid-day, wish we could have stayed to hear the band as we heard they were fantastic.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave E
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended to us by a local. Went for drinks mid-day, wish we could have stayed to hear the band as we heard they were fantastic.

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Thank Dave E
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No complaints. No cover charge for trad music. Just popped in for 2 quick pints. Been here a ton of times and will pop in again when next in town.

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Thank earlyevening
Keene, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go for traditional music! The band is sooooooo tight, are clearly having fun, and take requests. Get there early. We got the last seat when we got there 1 hour before the band.

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Thank Gina C
County Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A taxi driver recommended this pub to myself and my partner for a pre dinner drink on a Friday evening. It was great. There was a trad session going on in one corner and the pub was packed with locals and tourists all mingling and chatting together. Will return next time I'm in Galway.

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Thank lauralaura2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good- the sausage melt is a strong recommend. The beer tasted like it was served from clean well maintained equipment and the waitress was prompt

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Thank Andy F
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad that we found Taaffes Pub. This was a great spot for Irish Music. We especially liked the option to hear music twice a day.

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Thank Sharon J
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no shortage of bars to choose from, this is undoubtedly one of the best. Great atmosphere, a mix of locals and every other nationality you can think of. Traditional music, great Guinness, friendly chat, what's not to like. Be prepared for crowds.

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Thank THFC69
Simi Valley, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an evening here with friends as we travelled through Ireland. This was my second visit to Taaffes in two years and by far the most enlightening. I had been told long ago about the great traditional Irish music presented but this time stuck around long enough to be wowed. The early evening music is provided near the front by... More 

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Thank Bill R
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Wonderful atmosphere, good cross section of locals and UK, USA and Euro tourists, bar prices a little expensive but I suppose someone has to pay for the excellent musicians ?

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Ronkonkoma, New York
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The quintessential Irish pub in appearance, drink, and clientele. Live music daily with local traditionalist style! It gets quite crowded but embrace the atmosphere and go with it. Try a murphy's stout while you're there.

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