The Front Door2020-08-07T11:46:17+00:00

At the heart of Galway’s social scene, The Front Door Pub is one of the city’s most popular bars!

If you’re looking for a contemporary Irish pub with a late bar and live music, extensive drinks menu and delicious pub grub in the city center… then you’re here!

Spread over two floors and stretching across two streets, we’re located in the heart of the bustling Latin Quarter, Galway’s cultural and social hub with Shop Street and Quay Street on our doorstep.

All your favourite sporting events are screened on large HD TV’s with surround sound throughout the venue so you don’t miss a minute of the action.

Choose from 5 different bars including a stylish cocktail lounge.

The Front Door Pub is also home to the award winning Sonny Molloy’s Whiskey Bar which boasts an extensive selection of Irish and international whiskey, and is part of the renowned Galway Whiskey Trail. Also home to the award winning gin bar Tigh Nora, which is the first bar to release its own gin, Nora’s Irish Gin.


The Front Door is your typical friendly Irish local renowned for its welcoming staff, popular with both Galwegians and visitors to the city. This large but intimate venue boasts five bars and is built with dark wood, textured walls, stained glass and features cosy alcoves with plenty of hidden nooks and corners where you can enjoy a bite to eat or a tipple from an extensive drinks menu. Relax as you enjoy a bite to eat or tipple of your choice hidden nooks where you can enjoy a bite to eat or a tipple from an extensive drinks menu. also a bustling restaurant offering a menu based on traditional Irish flare with an international twist.


The Front Door is the place where Galway’s party people come to socialise in a city that’s renowned for its nightlife. Each and every evening the bar is a hive of activity with drinks served until 2am. We also have live music 7 nights a week with popular bands and DJ’s.
The Front Door is also a much loved party venue, catering for birthday, engagement or work nights out. To put it simply.. A great night starts here! 

Galway’s Most Iconic Bar

You never know who you might bump into at The Front Door Pub

With 5 bars, 2 smoking areas and some of the cities friendliest staff you are guaranteed a great night out!
Open Late 7 nights a week till 2am with live music or a DJ keeping you entertained
Watch all the sports on large HD screens throughout the bar
Try our extensive selection of drinks, complimented with a delicious food menu