About our pub in Galway

About our pub in Galway

Looking for pubs in Galway? Looking for a late bar in Galway? Look no further

McGettigan’s Galway is located on Prospect Hill, just off Eyre Square and within steps of the bustling Shop Street area and many of the city’s most popular hotels and attractions such as the Spanish Arch, Galway Hooker Fountain and Lynch’s Castle.

The venue opened in June 2015 and quickly became ranked highly on the list of Galway’s top restaurants and pubs in Galway. It boasts a very unique décor with a stunning raised bar sitting proudly in the middle of the ground floor, ‘The Library’ and garden area with indoor trees showcases perfectly, the attention to detail that goes into every McGettigan’s interior. The bar is open daily from 11am serving lunch, dinner and an extensive drinks menu including a range of carefully crafted signature cocktails and is also a great choice for a late bar in Galway.

In keeping with McGettigan’s bars across the globe, live music and sport feature heavily at McGettigan’s Galway with numerous HD TVs and giant screens televising the world’s top sporting events 7 days a week in addition to some of the city’s best music acts performing live on stage throughout the week.



Here at McGettigan’s we pride ourselves on creating ultra-premium, handcrafted cocktails that range from the classic to the trendy and cater for all tastebuds.

Using only the finest quality ingredients and premium pouring spirits our team of champion mixologists have spent hours creating the ultimate McGettigan’s cocktail experience.

Check out our full cocktail menu here or if you are interested in our Cocktail Masterclasses you can get more information here.

McGettigan’s Galway, your premium cocktail and late bar venue. For bookings contact galway@mcgettigans.com

Private Events

Private events and parties can be accommodated on the spacious second level of this property. For more information or to make a booking please contact our team on galway@mcgettigans.com

You can take a full tour of our private event by clicking here


We are within walking distance to some of Galway’s most famous attractions including:

  • Eyre Square
  • The Spanish Arch
  • Statue of Liam Mellows
  • Browne Doorway
  • JFK Bust
  • Lynch’s Castle
  • St. Nicholas Church
  • Medieval Walls
  • Galway Hooker Fountain

From Main Bus and Railway Station

Exit the station through the main doors and walk onto Eyre Square. Continue straight up Eyre Square towards the Galway Hooker Fountain (looks like a ships mast) and you will reach a taxi rank. We are located approximately 30meters to the right of this taxi rank facing onto Eyre Square.

We are located within easy reach of the city’s major transportation hubs, including:

  • Bus Eireann
  • City Link
  • Go Bus
  • Train Station

…so if you’re a visitor to Galway, you can make sure to come and see us at McGettigan’s GYW.