Late bars

Pubs operating Late bars have become increasingly popular in Galway and throughout Ireland over the last 10 years due to changing licensing laws and changing social habits. They offer an alternative to the nightclubs and often feature DJ's and dance floors.

Normal Pub opening hours are 11.30pm Sunday to Thursday and until 12.30am Saturday & Sunday.

Late bars  usually open until 2am

The Front Door- 7 nights a week

The Front Door is a very popular venue. Accommodating up to 500 people it is in the super pub league.The Front Door

The Dail Bar- Wednesday to Sunday

Ornately decorated bar spread over two floors

Kellys- Thursday to Sunday

Three bars over two floors with DJ's and a dance floor.

The Roisin Dubh- 7 nights a week

Famous Live music venue. Large Pub with probably one of the biggest smoking areas in town. Great club alternative.

The Skeff-  Friday & Saturday

The Skeff is one of Galway’s biggest pubs reputedly accommodating up to 1500 people on it’s several levels. Extremely popular with large groups at the weekend.

Massimo- Tuesday to Sunday

Situated in the west end of Galway City it has a stylish spacious interior with lots of comfortable seating and even a small dance floor. Diverse range of DJ's and bands throughout the week.

The Cellar Bar- Thursday to Saturday

Two bars with live music most nights. Downstairs venue operating as a Club on Saturday nights.

Spanish Arch Bar- Friday and Saturday

Popular with an older clientele at the weekends. Located right in the heart of the City.

The Kings Head- Friday & Saturday

DJ's and bands pump up the pre-club crowd but gets quiet from 1am onwards. Open until 12.30am on Thursday & Sundays but goes late 4 nights a week during the Summer.

The Quays

Opening late  several nights a week. The upstairs venue features covers bands most nights but charges a cover charge.

Coyotes- Wednesday to Sunday

American themed bar and club popular with students during the winter and weekend revellers.

Fibber McGees- Friday to Sunday

The crowd is generally under 25 with Fibbers being popular among college students for its cheap drinks and loud music during the week.

Morgans Bar

One of the first pubs to open a late bar in Galway. Part of the Foster Court Hotel. DJ's at the weekend.