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Quay Street, Galway

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Explore Quay Street, one of the city's most lively and fun areas to see on foot. This street is one of many that stretch south from Eyre Square toward the Corrib. Take a stroll and admire the beautiful historic buildings, window-shop at one of many artisan boutiques, and people-watch from a café or restaurant. Don't miss a stop at one of the pubs along the way. This street is known for having some of the best nightlife in Galway because of its welcoming atmosphere. A visit to Quay Street represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Galway trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We stayed 3 days and Galway and the evening after our trips, we went out to drink and eat in one of the pubs of Quay Street. Although the weather in Galway is a little bizarre, colors and atmosphere of this city are a must see and taste, even with the rain. Personally I drank plenty of Guinness and ate lots of oysters and fresh fish, even that in pubs. In Quay street you will find many shopping, street performers who play traditional Irish music, even with typical clothing. Every night in the pubs is anyone who plays live. Bring a rain jacket because the umbrella in Galway is useless.
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  • Quay street is a pedestrian street full of restaurants and pubs and some shop. Its a lively place and most of the pubs have live music . We were in the Quay pub and also the Spanish Arch pub for music...  more »
  • Quay str/shopstreet is a lively very busy astreet with lots of funny street srtost. Some very good. In early evening many homeless persons are finding sleepingspace at shopfronts. A mix of fun and tra...  more »
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  • A fantastic cosy spot in the heart of Galway's hustle and bustle. Staff were lovely and food was fantastic. Prices were attractive in comparison to neighbouring eateries. Highly recommended
  • Excellent excellent food. Small, quaint space, so you may have to wait for a table. They don't take reservations over the phone, you have to put your name down at the door and they'll calm you when a table is free. Excellent service and excellent food.
  • We absolutely love this place. We only spent three days in Galway including day trips elsewhere and we still ate here every day. Eating anywhere else felt like a waste of a meal since the food here is just that good. We love the cozy atmosphere inside and outside. The service is also top notch. 5 stars!
  • Nice atmosphere. Food was good. I would recommend it is also on the main road.
  • Very decent, although I was surprised how expensive one can of Diet Coke was (€2.25) Also the bathroom is very small. I don't recommended it.