Welcome to John Keogh’s – The Lock Keeper, Galway



John Keogh’s – The Lock Keeper Is an Award Winning gastropub in the heart of Galway’s  Westend.

The pub has two bars and a private party room, all located on the ground floor. Head Chef Joe Flaherty leads the kitchen team in producing the highest quality food, with the emphasis being on local and fresh. For this reason, the menu changes regularly. At John Keoghs we source our food carefully using seasonal local and sustainable products when possible. We focus on no nonsense food with a mix of old school classics and bold innovative dishes.

chicken dish
Lion of Venison
Nut crusted duck cake
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We only use premium quality Irish steaks aged for 28 days, hand cut by our chefs, West coast seafood which is on our door step & must be the best in Europe. Pastas are made in-house and filled with seasonal ingredients and comforting desserts are made by John Keoghs own pastry chef.

Multiple Award-Winning Gastropub in Galway

If you'd like to make a reservation or book a party please get in touch!

091 449431


From birthdays and engagement celebrations to after wedding parties and corporate nights out, we’ve got you covered!
Our private and semi private areas can cater for groups up to 120 people, with several options for finger food to suit any group, budget or celebration.


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Email – info@johnkeoghs.ie    |    Phone – (091) 449 431    |    Address – 22-24 Upper Dominick Street, Galway

Opening Hours

Bar: Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 11:30pm | Friday: 5pm – 00:30am | Saturday: 1pm – 00:30am | Sunday: 1pm – 11:30pm

Kitchen: Monday – Friday 5pm – 9pm | Saturday & Sunday 1pm – 9pm