Celebrate Your Special Occasion

Newly refurbished bar and restaurant, ideal for family events and special occasions

The Connacht Hotel


Where your moments mean more.

When it comes to special occasions in Galway City, The Connacht Hotel has so much to offer.

Whether you’re getting ready to make the most of a big birthday, a life milestone, a communion, confirmation, wedding day two, or even a corporate get-together, we can help make it truly memorable. Our dedicated events spaces are wonderfully complemented by free parking, available on-site EV chargers, and proximity to so many amazing landmarks and activities. 

Bookings & Enquiries: 

Speak with our dedicated events team, who will tailor a package to your needs.
Enquire with us on 091 381251 or email events@theconnacht.ie

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Reuben's Restaurant Occasions

Perhaps you’d like to get the family together for an amazing meal? Maybe you’re surprising somebody for an important age milestone? Or are you just keen to enjoy the moment with those you like best?

We’re here to help make each moment sparkle with unforgettable joy as you make new memories to last a lifetime.

The Connacht Hotel’s Rueben’s Restaurant is a fantastic place for a one-of-a-kind celebration, and you’re sure to be bowled over by the next-level service, attention to detail, and welcoming atmosphere you’ll find here.

Plus, our Executive Head Chef can craft impeccable dishes made with flair and passion, ensuring that you and your party can truly relish the most amazing flavours made with the freshest, local ingredients.

Packages are individually designed by the specialised events team to ensure that every detail is covered.

The Ryan Room

Make your next special occasion stand out like no other by hosting it at The Ryan Room.

This large private events space would be perfect for all manner of fabulous once-in-a-lifetime events, such as wedding day twos, important anniversaries, or all manner of life celebrations.

Bright, spacious, and well-lit (thanks to the large windows that allow in plenty of natural light), it is certainly our showpiece events space. Plus, it's three-metre-high ceiling helps to create a sense of the dramatic.

What's more, the adjacent, light-filled glass corridor can be used for an arrival drinks reception or as a break-out area.

With full bar facilities, dance floor, staging, podium, surround sound, microphones, and a large drop-down screen, the Ryan Room is a gem in our crown that was created with celebrations very much in mind.

Bar Solo

Looking for a casual and relaxed vibe for your special occasion in Galway City? The Connacht Hotel’s Bar Solo will definitely tick lots of your boxes.

Beautifully designed with eye-catching décor such as botanical-inspired touches, tasteful amber lighting, and plush furniture, this semi-private area is a truly welcoming and warm space.

It’s easy to imagine how you’ll mingle by the bar with your family, friends, and invitees as you all make the most of the special occasion. In fact, the bar is stocked full of incredible drinks – and our mixologists are always on hand to craft amazing libations you won’t forget in a hurry.

Finger food menu options are available, and there is typically live music at the weekends and throughout the holidays. 


"We enjoyed the day immensely!  From start to finish it was so easy to work with you all and it made the day all the better.  Thanks for your help in organising it for us  - coming back to me so quickly and with everything we needed.  For the menu also, as they loved both the food and the actual paper menu that was designed.  On the day with help from in particular, Bridget and Meda - I would appreciate if  you particularly pass on our thanks to them both.  Right down to the two young men on the bar, everyone we met were all so pleasant. Thanks so much Rebecca and hope to meet you again."
The Canavan Family

"Thank you so much for follow up email. We had a wounderfull time last sat, from start to finish everything was excellent, firstly yourself, all your promp, helpful communication from day one has been greatly appreciated. On the day, each and every member of staff couldn't do more for us, from moving tables, to assistance during and after the meal. The meal itself was delicious, the service, exceptional, a young girl from Conneamera, she was superb. I would highly recommend your hotel for any event."
Caoimhe's Baby Shower
"We had a fantastic day on the 18th; I don't think it could have gone any better. We'd both like to thank ye, from the bottom of our hearts, for all the help, patience, amazing service & absolute kindness that ye showed to us from the minute we booked with ye. Hugh is simply amazing. He had both of us at ease from the minute we arrived to the hotel. He is an absolute gentleman & a gem for the Connacht Hotel, & we saw that first in April when we had Saoirse's confirmation lunch there. EVERYONE at the event, complimented your staff, food & how fabulous the room looked. Ye really pulled out all the stops. Really a superb job!"
"My husband and I recently decided to have our party with family and friends in The Connacht Hotel. From the day we went out to view the venue we couldn’t have been happier. The gorgeous Rebecca and Natasha answered my every query (and I had many) without any delay and were always checking in with me to see if I was ok with the plans etc. On the night itself the fabulous Bridget, Meda and team looked after our every whim, they were constantly at our side to cater my every need & ensure we were happy with everything. The food was fantastic and the suite was spacious & fully equipped. We had an amazing night, thanks to the friendly, kind & attentive team at the Hotel."


To arrange to view our event suites or enquire about an event or special occasion, please contact our events team on events@theconnacht.ie or 091 381251. 

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