Welcome To

Quay Streets Newest Bar

Located in the heart of the city and inspired by the origins of pop culture, 1520 bar embodies the energy and unique atmosphere of Galway.
This newly renovated bar provides its patrons with good food, delicious cocktails, and local artists to entertain and represent our favourite little city in Ireland.

Who We Are

What We Offer


Every Night


On Our Big Screens


Fingerfood from €3.95


Our Christmas Competition


Food served 12pm – 8pm daily
  • Belvedere Spirtz

    200 ml

    Belvedere Vodka, strawberries, and grapefruit topped with soda


  • Irish Old Fashioned

    200 ml

    Slane Irish Whiskey, stout vanilla reduction & orange bitters


  • Twist On A Collins

    200 ml

    Bombay Sapphire Gin, grapefruit juice, honey & rosemary syrup, topped with soda


  • Raspberry Vodka Sour

    200 ml

    Finlandia, raspberry syrup, lime juice, fresh orange juice, peach bitters & pasteurised egg whites


  • Gin Smash

    200 ml

    Bombay East Gin, blueberries, basil, lemon juice & sugar syrup


  • Collevento Pinot Grigio, Friuli

    Venezla Giulia, Italy

    GL €6.30  BTL €25.00

  • Annle de Joyeuse, Chardonnay

    Longuedoc-Roussillon, France

    GL €6.50  BTL €26.00

  • Alberino, Rias Baixas


    GL €6.50  BTL €26.00

  • Domaine du Chateau d’Eau (organic), Pinot Noir

    Lunguedoc, France

    GL €6.50  BTL €26.00

  • Marionette Monastrell, Syrah

    Jumilla, Spain

    GL €6.50  BTL €26.00

  • Annle de Joyeuse, Malbec

    Languedoc-Roussillon, France

    GL €6.50  BTL €26.00

  • Creamy Galway Bay Seafood Chowder

    Made with a mix of local seafood and served with our homemade brown bread


  • Pastrami Ciabatta

    Beef pastrami, tomato, pickled baby onions, mixed leaves and garlic mayo.


  • 1520 Power Salad

    Mixed leaves, avocado, raw beetroot, feta, seeds, carrot, tomato, olive oil and balsamic


  • Bangers & Mash

    Local craft butcher sausages served with a mushroom, tarragon and red wine gravy


  • Galway Surf Clams & Prawn Linguini

    Tossed with leeks, herbs, cream and served with garlic ciabatta


  • Bits to Dip

    Sharing Platter

    Chicken goujons, mini vegetable spring rolls, cocktail sausages, onion rings and chips, served with garlic mayo and sweet chilli sauce


  • Mussels From Kelly’s of Kilcolgan

    Served with homemade brown bread


  • Prime Sirloin Steak

    10 oz

    Served with tossed salad, onion rings, mushrooms, chips and a choice of pepper sauce or garlic butter


  • Chicken Penne Pasta

    Tossed in a light parmesan cream sauce, roasted peppers and fresh basil pesto served with garlic ciabatta


  • Traditional Irish Stew

    A broth of lamb, vegetables and potatoes


  • 1520 Beef Burger

    8 oz

    McGrath Irish beef burger, smoked streaky bacon, jalapeno relish and cheddar cheese on a toasted brioche bun. Served with chips and a tossed salad


  • Baked Stuffed Aubergines

    With feta, cashew, basil and apricot pesto served with spiced baby potatoes