December 8, 2023
Image of the bridge crossing to Galway's Westend

Galway’s Westend – A Different Beat:

Galway’s Westend moves to a different beat. It is home to 20 restaurants, offering the best in contemporary Irish food- from a Michelin Star to the best burger in Ireland. Each evening, the Galway streets of the Westend are pedestrianised for al fresco eating and drinking too. As a result, you can wine and dine in style as you watch the world go by.

Pedestrianised Streets in the Westend of Galway

Let Us Entertain You:

Galway’s Westend has a unique vibe.  Cross the famous Galway bridges to discover everything it has to offer. From delicious cuisine to suit all tastes to the best bars in town, the city comes alive to the rhythm of the Westend. With 14 bars offering everything from traditional Irish music sessions, live music, and DJs to late night dancing in the five late bars, there is so much to keep you entertained in this exciting part of the city of the tribes.

Find out why people return time and time again to this area of Galway’s bustling thoroughfare. Arrive and sample the flavour of this part of town.  Ultimately, it is the array of different businesses together that ignites the spark of Galway’s Westend.  In light of this, you won’t be short for choice. Whether it’s a pint, more than likely served by the owner, or a cup of tea with a friend, it’s the place to be in Galway city.

Two women pointing to a sign stating Welcome to Galway's Westend

Where The Locals Go:

At the end of the day, no two bars are the same. From the quiet nooks and crannies of the Galway Arms Inn to dancing the night away at Monroe’s Live venue.  And Galway locals like to be regulars in all of them. Now is your chance to join the craic and uncover the appeal for yourself. Galway’s Westend is saturated in culture. With Irish speaking organisations, a fantastic arts scene including an arts centre, galleries, theatre, and music every night of the week, this culture scene keeps the area vibrant.

Outside dining with seating at Galway's Westend area

You can rock out to a trad band or enjoy the very best of talented live musicians that Galway has to offer. Discover the unique and exciting atmosphere for yourself.  Find out all about the businesses that make Galway’s Westend shine here:

The outside of the Crane Bar in Galway's Westend

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