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Lowry's Bar

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Irish, Bar, Pub
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Market Street | Galway, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21347
10:30 - 23:30
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visisted this pub on our last night in Clifden. The bar tender was friendly as were the locals. Got into a good conversation over a pint with one for the other patrons.

Thank Marc C
Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Clifden for an afternoon and wanted to stop for a pint and a sandwich without a lot of fuss, tons of tourists, or gimmicky stuff that you'll see at a lot of pubs. This was the right choice. The bartender was friendly and fast, the food was tasty and fairly prices, and the place was clean with... More 

Thank Coveru
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were in Clifden for a week, travelling around the Connemara area. We found ourselves in this wonderful bar every night !!! Fabulous atmosphere, wonderful staff and the friendliest of locals to chat to, add to that brilliant live real Irish music too. If you are in Clifden then your visit isn't complete without popping into this marvellous venue. Thoroughly... More 

Thank charles c
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice traditional pub. Stop there in the evening for a beer or two. You will be warmly welcomed in this beautiful pub.

Thank Michael B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We came here for drinks and music, and what a blast we had! The locals were all so friendly...we had not even ordered and people were chatting up a storm! And the music was so fun. Two guys singing and playing and story-telling .. everything from U2 to James Taylor to old Irish ballads and pop songs...plus some bawdy sing... More 

Thank Lori L
Toledo, Ohio
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Meet one of our traveling companions who was engaged in conversation with a local man. We all had a pint and enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank danandjeanne2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

As a solo french traveler, I can tell you : GO there. Just sit at the bar, and meet amazing people, talking to you and drinking to you. Great experience !!!

Thank Chouve Q
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Had a great time meeting different people 2 nights in a row. The staff helped me try out a variety of Irish Whiskeys. Really enjoyed the music. Good thing I didn't drive & used taxi.

Thank jocko
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

8 people walk into a bar.... Not a joke. From the very first step in the door of Lowry's we were welcome as if we were locals. We were searching for lunch while visiting Clifden and came across Lowry's. The pub grub was excellent, soups were great, sandwiches and paninis were wonderful. The atmosphere was authentic and the staff very... More 

Thank Bob M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Always looking for a good old fashioned pub and this one fits the bill. Stopped in for a pint and would highly recommend the pub and the friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street | Galway, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21347
Lowry's Irish Music and Whiskey Bar is Legendary throughout the Connemara region and beyond for its warm & friendly atmosphere, famous Irish Music, inviting character and vibrant mix of both locals and visitors.

With live Irish Music 7 nights a week in season, Lowry's is a must for any visitor looking to experience a true Irish pub.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?