Planning a private event? Birthday celebration? Or perhaps a cosy family gathering? Whatever the occasion, we can be your ideal venue.

Chosen by many satisfied people, we have organised many events at our Merchant Bar – Our venue is perfect for christenings, communions and confirmations, retirements, birthday and anniversary celebrations.

It could not be easier with the range of options and help from Eyre Square Hotel’s dedicated team who are on hand to offer expert advice on event space, menus, wines and entertainment.
Our venue is centrally located with easy access and nearby parking. We are also just a walking distance from the bus and train stations, the famous Shop Street and of course the accommodation at Eyre Square Hotel. Merchant Bar and Restaurant at Eyre Square is highly regarded for its fine dining catering for traditional Irish and European palates with menus to please both adults and children. It is the perfect setting for any private event and can cater from intimate occasions to larger group sizes of up to 100 people.

Occasions Enquiry

For a tailored quote, contact our events team on 091 569 633 or fill out our contact form below.


Our Reviews

  • Fantastic hotel, excellent customer service, perfect city centre location!

    Síne Kenny 4/04/2021

    Great, loving and fun staff, great location had a ball here right in the middle... read more

    catherine S 4/04/2021

    Ideally located in the city centre

    Brian 4/04/2019
  • 4 star rating Great stay Gem of a hotel, staff so friendly and welcoming, lovely bar and good service, great... read more

    rcow 9/04/2021

    5 star rating Warm and welcoming Amazing location, centrally located. walking distance to all amenities. Friendly, welcoming staff and spotlessly clean.... read more

    TsC_travelsalot 11/18/2021

    5 star rating Lovely hotel Lovely hotel and a great location center of the city and reasonable price. reception staff... read more

    bernieo479 11/29/2021
  • 5 star rating Family get together Great food and location
    Very helpful staff especially Danielle in the restaurant
    Very clean rooms
    Will definitely be...
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    Noreen J 3/19/2022

    Great food, great people very welcoming by there manager Danielle

    Ryan Coughlan Daly 7/01/2021

    Good place to stay in galway the bar and restaurant staff were so friendly and... read more

    oisin oconnor 11/04/2021
  • 4 star rating Nice stay Had a lovely experience in the Eyre Square hotel everything was so lovely,service from everyone... read more

    GrandTour819933 7/10/2021

    Very good food excellent

    Ray Joyce 4/04/2020

    Central location comforable very relaxed atmosphere very fresh irish breakfast friendly and mannerly service

    William ODonnell 4/04/2018
  • I have had the pleasure of staying in the Eyre Square Hotel for the past... read more

    Dr Sean Ó Domhnaill 4/04/2021

    Excellent service, clean rooms, brilliant breakfast, attentive staff, central to everything what more do you need👍

    Jennie Odowd 4/04/2020

    4 star rating Great Staff Hey just staying in Eyre Square Hotel for a few days with a gang of... read more

    denisewN7576ZA 8/22/2020
  • Very good

    Kevin Duignan 4/04/2018

    5 star rating Brilliant hotel Super nice location couldn't be better right in the centre! Perfect for the christams markets... read more

    120eleanorc 11/28/2021

    Good hotel cheap freindly

    Paul Nicolson 4/04/2019