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Best things to do in Galway

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“The Museum is ranked the 11th most popular free tourist attraction in Ireland. Galway City Museum has three floors of exciting exhibitions engaging visitors in the archaeology, history and sea science of Galway. The attraction is one of Galway’s most popular cultural hotspots and welcomes over 200,000 visitors per year. The Museum has been a recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for five years running and the 2016 Expert’s Choice award, ranking it among the ‘highest rated attractions in Galway’. Most recently we were awarded Full Accreditation status from the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.”
50 locals recommend
Historic Site
“One of two of the only remaining arches of the original city wall constructed in the Middle Ages. Beautiful area of the city with many restaurants, the city museum, the old Claddagh pier and many, many swans. Stunning spot to relax in the city right next to the roaring River Corrib. ”
35 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous for their fish and chips. Almost a Galway landmark. And for good reason. Can't get fresher fish than that unless it's still swimming! ”
35 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our favourite - brilliant any time of day but we especially love brunch at this spot”
34 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Walk the cobble stones streets of Galway to get a taste of 'Galway, City of Culture'.”
19 locals recommend
Establishment
“The very essence of Galway theatre which is world famous! It's a very unique theatre space”
13 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Great place for afternoon tea. Fresh irish scones with butter and jam and cream. Hint ! If you have a large group, call ahead and ask to reserve a table upstairs !”
13 locals recommend
Café
“This busy spot next to the Galway Museum and the Spanish Arch boasts delicious fresh food including some great vegetarian options. Well worth a visit”
15 locals recommend
Café
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“Brekfast & lunch & dinner - I just love them for authentic fresh food and great cosy atmosphere.”
17 locals recommend
Cinema
“Looking to catch a flick while you’re over on holiday, or maybe see some Irish independent films? Pálás Galway is a a three-screen independent cinema and a striking bar and restaurant, where you can mingle with your fellow film-lovers. ”
8 locals recommend
Hotel
“Historic area of Galway city where Spanish and French galleons docked during the Middle Ages trading era. The traditional wedding ring of the former Claddagh fishing village is the Claddagh ring.”
8 locals recommend
Burrito Place
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“Looking for the best burrito in Galway? Look no further. Located close to the Spanish Arch and Quay Street, Boojum offers a huge range of choice. With a wide variety of toppings, meats, salsas and a choice between burritos, burrito bowls, fajitas and tacos means you never have to eat the same meal every time you visit. The no fuss, relaxed surroundings and friendly staff make it popular for families, students and anyone who loves great Mexican food. Burrito and drink for approx. €9. Address: 1 Spanish Parade, Galway City Tel: +353(0)91 568450 Web: www.boojummex.com ”
5 locals recommend
Route
“If you've heard of Claddagh rings, well this is where they originated. I was born here and baptised in this church. One of the oldest parts of the city, but the distinctive thatched cottages were all demolished in the 1950's. A boat building tradition continues though and you will often see traditional wooden fishing boats called the Galway Hooker with their distinctive triangular sails. In winter most of them are hauled out and stored on the quayside.”
6 locals recommend
Hotel
“Nice spot for business meetings. Great wifi, great coffee and suitable ambiance. It was the official office of TULCA Festival 2014 of which I have very fond memories of working.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Perfect place where to eat traditional irish food, with a bit of a modern touch. Good prices, better food. PS: they don't take reservations, so we advise to go there a bit before you actually want to eat, so that they will take down your number and call you when they have some available seats.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing dry-aged steaks cooked over charcoal. Great fish specials. Wonderful decor and setting. A Galway institution in business for thirty years.”
7 locals recommend