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The Skeff Late Bar & Kitchen Galway's largest bar with great food

Located in the heart of Eyre Square, the Skeff has been part of the historic fabric of Galway City since 1850. The Skeff makes a great destination for parties, dining – from breakfast through to dinner, live sport and epic entertainment. All your needs met under one roof!

The Skeff Bar is firmly rooted in Galway’s culture, with tons of tribal pride. They support Connacht Rugby, Galway County’s hurling and football teams, and openly celebrate all Galwegian supporters. They’re always match-ready with a full sports listing across 10 HD screens and 1 large projector screen. They also cater to the whiskey-lover, with a dedicated bar, the 1852, serving over 141 whiskeys.

For those celebrating a special occasion, The Skeff is always a favourite, boasting the best of live entertainment, with live music every single night of the week and a DJ on Saturday nights too, with plenty of room to get the party started, as it is after all, Galway’s largest bar, all 10,000 square feet full of craic and devilment.

The quirky interior incorporates a variety of unique paintings curated by the hands a native Irish artist from Cork, who’s alternative style and original thinking make every turn at the Skeff Bar intriguing you just never know what you will see, be it on the walls, ceilings or even in the bathrooms, there’s something to stimulate the eyes you at every turn.

The Skeff are also one of only two establishments in the whole of Galway that can create bespoke messages on both their delicious barista coffees and pints, from birthdays and engagements, to graduations and work events, this unique machine allows for printing of bespoke messages or even a photograph on top of your favourite beverage to make your special occasion even more memorable.

For those looking for great food, made fresh to order and exceptionally good value The Skeff was made for you! Using the best in local produce to make all your favourite homemade dishes, starting from 9 am every morning, seven days a week, serving breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner including delicious barista coffees. All lunch services ensure workers and shoppers alike can quickly enjoy their lunch hour without stress.

Food photography by Julia Dunin

Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 12pm - 2am | Saturday/Sunday: 9am - 2am
Business Type
27 Eyre Square,
Phone : +353 (0)91 563173 View Map
  • - Indoor & Outdoor Seating
  • - Table Service
  • - Family Friendly
  • - Serves Alcohol
  • - Accepts Credit Cards
  • - Vegan & Vegetarian Friendly
  • - Gluten Free Options
  • - Wheelchair Accessible
  • - Free WiFi
  • - Live Music

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