The Sliding Rock is located adjacent to University Hospital Galway on Newcastle Road which ensures a good passing trade and the first place many Galway births are celebrated. Previously open under the River Inn name from 1992 - 2012 and as the Scholars Rest for a few years after that. The focus has shifted towards its food trade over the last number of years although the proximity to the University means a steady pub trade in the evening.. The pub was once called Peter Michael Kelehans and is one of the older pubs in the City.
The Sliding Rock takes its name from a well known landmark in adjacent Shantalla and the pub acts as the local for the surrounding area.
The food menu offers a wide range of good pub food for with main courses in the €10 - €12 bracket.
Food is served from 8.30am until late in the evening (10pm) with a large menu available.
They also have a small B&B/Guesthouse above the pub.The Sliding Rock37 Newcastle RoadGalway+35391 722131