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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.


The pub has a very active golf society established since 1994. There are 8 golf courses within 30 minute drive of Craughwell. Craughwell is rich in hurling tradition and is the home of the world-famous Galway Blazers' Hunt.

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 cater for all events from large tour groups to that special family party. Our menus can be tailored for your occasion, we also specialise in home catering for your family gatherings such as birthdays, christenings, communions and confirmations.

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We have a large car park at the rear of the pub and an extensive outdoor dining area.


The Raftery family has been serving the community of Craughwell and it's surrounds for over 100 years.  

Check out our beautiful 

outdoor area

Pet Policy

At Raftery’s we know that your dog is part of your family too. Bring your 4-legged friend with you & we’ll make your pet feel very welcome too.

For the consideration of our other customers, pets are not permitted inside unless they are guide dogs. Owners are responsible for the good behaviour of their dog at all times & we would kindly ask you to keep them on a leash in our outdoor areas.

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A real Irish pub, steeped in history