• Group Getaways Galway

    Galway Group Guide

Planning a group trip away can be stressful. Read our guide and let us recommend the best places to sleep, eat, drink and visit while in Galway.

  • Dream
  • Dine
  • Drink
  • Discover
  • Do
  • Dream

    • Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway

      Maldron Hotel Sandy Road

      Headford Point, Sandy Road, H91 ET6N

      (091) 513 200

      When it comes to places to stay, The Maldron Hotel Sandy Road should be the only choice for couples visiting the City of Tribes.

      The hotel is situated on Sandy Road, which is about a 20-minute walk from Eyre Square and Shop Street. The Maldron’s perfectly-appointed Executive Rooms are a sanctuary for those in need of rest and relaxation.

      Each room boasts a king-size bed, plump cushions and sumptuously soft bathrobes and slippers. In addition, guests can also enjoy Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary chocolates.

      Maldron Hotel Sandy Road is conveniently located near the city centre and is the ideal base for any group planning a trip to Galway. The hotel’s Family Rooms are a great option for groups and can comfortably sleep four people, as they’re fitted with two double beds. Additionally, the rooms come with complimentary high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge ideal for chilling bottles of prosecco!

      Check out our Galway Family Hotel Offers

      Check out our Romantic Galway Couples Deal

  • Dine

    • 56 Central Galway

      56 Central

      5 Shop Street, H91 FT5D

      (091) 569 511

      If you’re part of a hen party travelling to Galway, make sure to reserve a table at 56 Central. The restaurant is highly accomplishedwhen it comes to catering for hen parties and offers specific breakfast or lunch packages. Additionally, it’s possible to host a private event or activity in the restaurant before your meal a great way to work up an appetite.

      56 Central customers are also entitled to a 50% discount at Halo nightclub, where hens can enjoy their own reserved area and complimentary prosecco.

    • Deli La Tasca Galway

      Deli La Tasca

      1 Upper Dominick Street, H91 XT61

      (085) 108 2115

      Deli La Tasca is an authentic Spanish tapas restaurant situated in the heart of Galway’s West End. The restaurant’s warm and friendly atmosphere make it perfect for groups looking to enjoy a relaxing evening together.

      Aside from serving mouth wateringly delicious food, the restaurant prides itself on its selection of Spanish wines. The restaurant’s expert staff will be delighted to recommend the best wine to go with your patatas bravas, prawns or chorizo.

    • Umbrella Asian Tapas Galway

      Umbrella Asian Tapas

      2 Middle Street

      (091) 561 443

      For something a little different, check out Umbrella Asian Tapas. The restaurant’s delicious sharing plates allow diners to sample a variety of different foods in a quirky, yet casual setting.  

      Groups can expect to try spring rolls, chicken skewers, sushi, fried noodles, BBQ ribs and aromatic duck pancakes to name just a few options.

    • Biteclub

      36 Upper Abbeygate Street, H91 CV48

      (091) 565 976

      Biteclub marries the line between high-end eatery and nightclub beautifully and offers patrons the best of both worlds. The rooftop venue is a vibrant space and a great alternative to a more formal dining experience.

      Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or on a hen party, Biteclub is the ideal venue for private parties. Groups can book private spaces for dinner parties, after-work drinks or even dancing.

  • Drink

    • McGettigans Galway

      McGettigan's Irish Pub

      9-11 Prospect Hill, Eyre Square, H91 VK27

      (091) 331 010

      The famous Irish bar chain McGettigan’s is a great option for stags or hens partying in Galway. Patrons can either enjoy a range of tasty cocktails or watch the latest sporting events while enjoying a cold pint, depending on their taste.

      The bar also offers a range of competitively-priced packages for stags and hens, so make sure to get in contact to learn more.

    • Tribeton Galway


      1-3 Merchants Road, H91 AT0V

      (091) 421 600

      Boasting a stylish interior, great cocktails and delicious food, Tribeton is the ideal party venue whether you’re celebrating a birthday, stag or hen party. The bar’s extensive drinks menu features a full wine list, prosecco or champagne by the glass or bottle, as well as a cocktail menu designed by Tribeton’s expert mixologist.

      With years experience in event management, the bar is happy to cater for parties of all sizes and can easily organise canapés or live music for your group.

    • The Front Door Galway

      The Front Door

      8 Cross Street, H91 YY06

      (091) 563 757

      The Front Door is at the heart of Galway’s social scene and is one of the city’s most popular party venues. With live music or DJs, seven nights a week, the bar is always a hive of activity.

      Experts in catering for groups, the bar is a great option for anyone enjoying a night out in Galway with a large group. Ring ahead, and the staff will arrange a reserved area for you and your friends, as well as finger food.

    • Roisin Dubh Galway

      Róisín Dubh

      Dominick Street, H91 N4AP

      (091) 586 540

      The Róisín Dubh is Galway’s legendary live music venue, which has played host to Ed Sheeran, Christy Moore, The Frames and The Saw Doctors amongst other legendary artists.

      The small venue packs a big punch and is renowned for its fantastic atmosphere and great music. The venue also organises regular comedy nights, which are a perfect activity for any fun-loving stags or hens.

  • Discover

    • Salthill Promenade Galway

      Blackrock Salthill Promenade


      If diving into the sea is too much for you or members of your group, a brisk walk, with a coffee in hand, along Salthill promenade will cure any hangover.

      The promenade boasts spectacular views over Galway Bay and surrounding landscape, while being within walking distance of the city centre. We guarantee it’s one tourist attraction not to be missed.

    • Salthill Pier Galway

      Blackrock Salthill Pier


      If you’re feeling a little delicate after a night out, why not try Galway’s infamous hangover cure and jump off Salthill Pier? Dust off any alcohol-induced cobwebs by jumping into the icy Atlantic waters and enjoy the experience with friends.

      Blackrock is a Galway institution and is located at that the end of Salthill promenade. Everyday, no matter the weather, you’ll find dozens of bathers ready to jump and brave the choppy waters.

      Salthill Pier is the #2 most Instagrammed location in Galway

    • Kayakmor Galway


      The Forge, Lisheenageeha, Headford, H91 WC8E

      (087) 756 5578

      After exploring Galway by Segway, it’s time to take to the high seas and see it by water. Kayakmór can accommodate stag and hen parties of up to 20 people.

      The company specialises in half-day tours lasting between two and three hours, which depart from Galway city centre and and take in Galway’s surrounding canals and rural waterways not to be missed!

    • Galway City Segway Tour

      Galway City Segway Tour

      Unit 9, Kiltartan House, Forster Street, H91 Y2EW

      (046) 908 8396

      Segway tours are a fun and unique way of experiencing a city and we can’t think of a better way to explore Galway’s historic and beautiful city centre.

      Groups can easily book a Segway tour of Galway, where they’ll learn all about the city’s history, its Spanish influence and the history of the Claddagh. You’ll also get to discover the best pubs and live music venues.

  • Do

    • Footgolf

      Loughrea Athletic Club, Bushfield, Loughrea, H62 K524

      (083) 844 6680

      Footgolf is a supersport which marries the precision and accuracy of golf with the physicality of football. By combining two illustrious sports, players will have to kick a football over an 18-hole golf course, to reach the football-sized hole.

      Stag parties will love this fun activity which sees friends compete against each other to win the game. Galway Footgolf is situated in Loughrea, Co. Galway and is only a 40 minute drive away from the city centre.

    • Pure Skill Galway

      Pure Skill

      Galway West Retail Park, Knocknacarra, H91 TD0F

      (091) 515 510

      If someone in your party fancies themselves as a bit of an ‘All Star’, make sure to put their athletic prowess to the test at Pure Skill. Stags or hens can try their hand at hurling, gaelic football, basketball, rugby, golf and many more sports.

      Well-accustomed to dealing with parties, Pure Skill boasts a range of party packages, which also include accommodation options.

    • Escape Rooms Galway

      Escape Rooms

      27 Upper Abbeygate Street, H91 TN66

      (091) 536 979

      Escape Rooms Galway is a creative, interactive game which requires tremendous amounts of teamwork and communication. Having said that, it’s also great fun and is one the best ways to get people mingling, making it ideal for large hen or stag parties.

      In Escape Rooms, a maximum of 10 people are locked into a themed room. From there, the team will work together to solve a series of clues to find the hidden key and escape.

    • Gravedigger Ghost Bus Tour

      Outside Kinlay Hostel, Merchants Road, Eyre Square, H91 F2KT

      (087) 273 7824

      Visitors to Galway are always dying to get a seat on Galway’s infamous Ghost Bus Tour (get it…? Ghostbuster… Ghost Bus Tour). Shrieks of fright and laughter echo from the ghoulish bus, as two professional actors portray some of Galway’s spookiest characters.

      The fun and novel activity is perfect for groups looking to kick start their night in Galway. Book your space on the bus today for only €29!


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