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Monroe's Tavern

) #66 of 361 Restaurants in Galway $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 583 397
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (35 reviews)
“stews” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great find by chance. Attentive service. We had a Belgian in the group and he said the mussels and fries were as good as the ones back at home.

Thank Jukie_68
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved eating in this pub with my friend whilst recently visiting Galway. There was just such a friendly and welcoming atmosphere in the pub which was really relaxing and which I loved! The staff too were friendly and the food was cheap as well...More

Thank lorna_rachel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped into Monroes around 8pm on Saturday night and were seated straight away. My partner ordered a burger and I popped into the Pizza Cabin to order a pizza. What came out was the biggest pizza I've ever seen! They boxed it up for...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most welcoming bar in Galway hands down. The live music was second to none in the bar downstairs and equally in the nightclub Monroes Live, upstairs. The food looked great although I didn't eat there. This venue is across the river so...More

Thank ProjectBreeze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting a little tricky lately for hen parties trying to get into pubs in Galway but Monroes were very happy to reserve us an area on Saturday night directly in front of the dance floor (Happy Days). We arrived about 10.30pm - wanted to get...More

Thank IrishNicky
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Visited Monroe's while staying in Galway and was certainly not disappointed. The menu has something for everyone and it was difficult to decide what to have. The lasagne was definitely the best I have ever had, my mum had the Roast Beef which was very...More

Thank Anna D
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoy my frequent visits to Monroes Tavern, with interesting characters and even more interesting staff members. Conor, who I believe is the manager of the venue, made me feel at home immediately. He was very professional and efficient. The bar staff were outstanding,...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great venue, fantastic live band, friendly staff - lots of fun - stopped in for a few celebration drinks with friends - highly recommend to everyone to visit.

Thank Andino55
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Tavern is a right word for this place. It was a bar atmosphere but offers good dinner menu. We ordered fish and chips (13,50 euro) and 10oz steak (18,95 euro) are were satisfied with our choice. The steak was succulent and tasty. Fish and chips...More

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We went in one evening expecting to hear Trad as it was advertised and as live Trad nightly but sadly we heard the same music performed that we hear at home in the states daily. The musician was good but not what we came in...More

Thank Tricia824
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Sally E
23 June 2017|
Response from conwan |
Children are allowed eat up until 9.30pm! Unfortunately due to licensing laws anyone under 18 cannot be on the premises after 9.30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 583 397
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Live music & food 7 nights a week. Located just across the bridge from the Claddagh, it's distinctive historical building holds a tavern to be proud of. Monroe's Tavern is renowned for it's friendly staff, warm atmosphere and live music. To top it off, great food awaits you in this wonderful bar in the heart of Galway's Westend. Caters for group bookings and events
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