11 Forster Street, Galway, H91P65D +353 91 376561


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    An Púcán
    A Genuine, great craic, proud to be Irish Bar.

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    A tax refund of up to €125 will be offered to consumers who spend over €625 on accommodation, food or non-alcoholic beverages.

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    Best bars in Galway - An Pucan Bar near Eyre Square Galway


    Just the right amount of crazy
    An Púcán Galway is first and foremost, a genuine, great craic, proud to be Irish Bar. We are located on the corner of Eyre Square in the beating heart of Galway. With a fantastic chef, great bar staff and inside the beautiful surroundings of Galway’s city centre, An Púcán is a great place to eat or party, morning, noon and night.

    An Púcán offers remarkable whiskey’s, all day dining, big screens, incredible events and more…

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    LocallyInspired Menu


    For those with pure food indulgence in mind, pop into us and savour our ever-changing local and seasonally inspired menu created by renowned Head Chef, Tom Joyce. We love food, lots of different food, just like you!

    Food served Mon – Sat 10.30am – 8.00pm | Sun 10.30am – 8.00pm

    We welcome walk-in guests everyday. Our menu is served until 8pm. We take bookings for  dinner and lunch both big and small. If you would like to make a booking, simply get in touch with the details, and we’ll reserve a table for you.

    Contact us on +353 91 376561 or info@anpucan.ie

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    Homeof Sports

    All major sport events are shown in An Púcán and we have the ability to show more than one sporting event at once. So if you enjoy tracking the progress of your premiership team, keeping up with the Champions League & Euro Qualifiers, like your Six Nations & Heineken Cup Rugby then An Púcán is your place. We are the #HomeofSport in Galway!

    An Púcán is number one for live sports in Galway with 2 x Large Dropdown Screens, 11 x HD TV Screens, including 3 Screens in our #Garden, so no matter where you are in An Púcán you won’t miss any of the action!

    OurFront Bar

    Warm and welcoming
    If you a looking for an authentic Irish Pub in Galway for a get-together, our Front Bar is ideal for intimate groups and casual get-togethers. Coupled with our reputation for great food and great craic, you’d be mad not to visit!

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    All Day Dining

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    • We are here on Saturday last, my wife had the jalopeno burger and I had the proper scallops. I tasted her burger and for the first time in a long time I actually got the flavor in the meat. It was succulent and seasoned and wasn’t depending on a sauce for flavoring. My scallops were massive and juicy. Nachos and wings for starters were excellent. All in all a very good experience.
      October 2019
    • Well what I can say amazing bar lovely food staff go beyond expectations to give you a welcome feeling absolutely love your pub, staff Shane and Evan are amazing love you all love Ann jackie Rachael and Maria from Nottingham, defo will be coming back thank you and the oysters were amazing !
    • Loved this pub, great atmosphere, friendly and efficient staff. Great location and great choice of gins
    • We held our wedding party at An Pucan a few weeks ago and I cannot say enough good things about this bar! The manager Conor and all of the staff were absolutely incredible. I contacted Conor late last year from overseas about having a BBQ and party in the beer garden, he and Adam basically took control from there helped with the menu and band and made everything so seamless and easy, living overseas it was reassuring to know we were being looked after.

      We visited the pub the week of the party and we were so impressed with how the pub and beer garden looked. The day of the party the staff went out of their way to make us feel special, all guests raved about how delicious the food was and the band were brilliant. Many compliments also went to the bar staff for their amazing memories and quick service! If your looking for a drink, food or a party I couldn't recommend this place more highly. They were brilliant in every way.

      August 2019
    • Galway is one of the best towns to experience the traditional Irish scene. And this is one of the best Pubs to experience that music. You can find music on the early and late side which is nice for those that want to go to bed on the early.

      We enjoyed the music so much that we went twice. Once for meeting friends and enjoying the music and the other time for dinner. If you like the music loud, sit up close. But we preferred to grab a booth both times so we could enjoy the music but still hold a conversation.

      September 2019
      September 2019

    Due to the government’s recent announcement until further notice,
    THE GARDEN menu is our only food offering.
    This is also the menu to choose from for our takeaway option.

    The Garden menu now available for sit in or take-away