Family-Run Traditional Pub

Raftery’s Bar is a 5th generation, cosy, award winning family run pub in the scenic village of Craughwell on the old Galway Dublin road, 20 minutes from Galway City.


Relax by a turf fueled stove and enjoy award winning home cooked food in a relaxing, welcoming environment with friendly staff and locals.


Enjoy the finest locally sourced food, craft beers and spirits this region has to offer at Raftery’s Bar.


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We pride ourselves on a lovely atmosphere, excellent service and really good food. Our ethos is quality with a big focus on local and seasonal with plenty of options to suit a range of tastes and dietary needs. Sunday lunch is a must. We are very family friendly. Enjoy your favourite dishes from Raftery's at home. Just call us for takeaway.


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Enjoy the best Guinness in Galway, a cocktail or two or a local craft beer. We pride ourselves on our range of premium whiskeys, brandies, vodkas and gins.  We stock an extensive range of drinks. If you are staying in? Pre-order our handcrafted cocktails for that special night in.

Celebrate With Us

We love a party, make sure to keep us in mind when hosting your next Birthday, Anniversary, Christening or just a social gathering with your nearest and dearest. We can also cater for corporate events or for that special event in your own home.

Buy Vouchers

Looking for the ideal gift ? Perfect for family, friends, clients or colleagues. Vouchers are redeemable for lunch, dinner or drinks. Simply select the value required & upon payment your voucher will be posted to you or the recipient.

About Us

Family-Run Country Pub, Great Food & Drink

We are a family run pub steeped in history, based in East Galway. We provide delicious food and have an extensive drinks offering in quaint surroundings. Furthermore, we offer both indoor and outdoor dining.
We offer event catering and meals for tour groups and parties


Award Winning Raftery's Bar & Restaurant


“Immaculately maintained and full of character, this
friendly pub offers good food every day and makes a
useful stopping place”




“The pristine country town pub with a great welcome,
nice drinks, and lovely food. A destination like Raftery’s
not only sates your appetite, it lifts your spirits”