Galway, the City of the Tribes .
You just can't go wrong with Galway. It has everything you need for a perfect Hen Party, restaurants, bars, night clubs, a wide range of accommodation and of course dance classes!
If you are looking for an exciting location to spend your hen weekend or hen party, then the Galway city could be exactly what your are looking for! It has some fantastic shopping, attractions, nightlife and activities.
When your wedding day is fast approaching, you may need to step back and take a break from the stressful planning and organising. The hen weekend or hen party is an important part of any wedding plan. It allows you to take a break from all the planning ,recuperate and get ready for the big day. It also allows you, your friends and your family to get to know each other and spend some bonding time together before the big day. Galway is a traditional and quaint city, but it also punches above its weight with a crazy nightlife. If you enjoy a night out dancing and hitting the bars, you will not be disappointed. For great bars and nightclubs make sure you head into Eyre Square and Shop Street, you will get to experience some fantastic traditional pubs and clubs. Galway city is consistently ranked one of the most popular destinations in Ireland for a hen weekend and hen parties.
Remember, when you are planning your hen weekend or hen party it is important that you leave a little time for people to explore by themselves so that they can recover from a night at the club! Another important aspect of a hen weekend is for everyone involved to have fun and get to know each other. We have some fantastic dance classes available, among other activities, where your friends and family can relax, enjoy a drink and learn some of the decade’s most popular dances. Make your hen weekend a weekend to remember!
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Galway at a glance:
Galway is it one of the most beautiful cities in Ireland but it is also the place to go for great music, bustling atmosphere and a nightlife that is second to none!
For those hen parties looking for luxury and comfort, then look no further than the G Hotel. This 5 star hotel and spa is the ultimate in style and relaxation. Be prepared to to pay for the experience though as it doesn’t come cheap! Tel.: (091) 865200
For more budget conscious groups, the Imperial Hotel is located directly on Eyre Square and is a lively hotel with friendly staff. The hotel is open to all hen parties and will even greet you with a glass of champagne upon arrival! Room only and bed and breakfast rates are available so your stay can be tailor-made to your requirements. Tel.: (091) 563033
The Salt Lake Apartment are located on the Lough Atalia road and offer you a selection of three bed apartments. They make an ideal base for your party as they area only a 10 minute walk from the city centre – although take a taxi at night instead of tottering into town on your heels! Email: [email protected]
If it’s honest to goodness pub grub that you’re after, then look no further than The Skeffington, commonly known as The Skeff. The Skeff offers fantastic food and good service and are well used to hen parties. . They can even offer you and your party a reserved place in the bar downstairs after your meal where you can enjoy the music, craic and of course the cocktail menu! It can get very busy though so if you haven’t reserved an rea, chances are they won’t be able to facilitate your group. Tel.: (091) 563173
For something a little more upmarket, Cookes Wine Bar and Restaurant comes highly recommended. Offering a delectable menu, this restaurant welcomes hen parties and will prepare a private dining room for you and your party. The restaurant will also arrange VIP entry for you and your party into a nearby nightclub! Tel.: 091 568203
For top music and atmosphere, head for Busker Brownes. Set in the vibrant & chic Latin Quarter, this is one of Galway’s most popular pubs. Buskers offers a late bar too so you can dance away as you would in any nightclub! Tel.: (091) 563377
The Dáil bar is another vibrant venue which is very popular with hen parties. Split over two floors, the Dáil has a bar on each level with either a DJ or live music on the upper floor ensuring that everyone is up on their feet and having a good time. Don’t forget to check out their extensive wine and cocktail menus! Tel.: (091) 563777
Halo nightclub is one of the most popular nightclubs in Galway. Offering four different bars and two dance floors in sumptuous surroundings, Halo is usually filled to capacity every weekend so get there early. However, the dress code is strict so be sure to remove any flashing L plates and hen party wear as the bouncers may not permit you entry.