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For newcomers and visitors to the area, Tampa Bay’s rich music history may not be well appreciated. Tampa originally attracted national attention for several local rhythm and blues bands in the 1930s and 1940s. And it’s even better known for the explosion of rock and death metal bands in the area throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Without question, the Tampa Bay area has always been a great destination for local music. 

Snow? Nope. Reindeer? Nope. Sensational times in Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Heck yes! Obvious yet fun fact - there is no snow in St. Petersburg, Florida. We’re thousands of miles away from the North Pole and ice skating outside isn’t an option. The good thing? We’ve got a ton...

Drink specials, karaoke, surprises, and of course, good times!! If you are planning on spending Halloween in The ‘Burg then you must swing by The Galley for our 2nd Annual WWF Costume Contest! It will be taking place on October 31st and will be a truly legendary time!

The Galley expands with “The Ship’s Hold” on St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

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Galley owners

Over two years ago, Ian Taylor and Pete Boland had a vision. Many suspected the block just north of central along 4th Street was an unlikely location for St. Pete’s next local hotspot. But they knew better. Today, The Galley is an entrenched haunt for locals who enjoy great food, fantastic drinks, and the best social atmosphere around…And better yet, The Galley’s reputation as “thee” locals pub continues to grow.

In 2016, Pete Boland and Ian Taylor opened The Galley, a nautical-themed tavern, at 27 Fourth Street North in Downtown St. Pete. At the time, the location was a risk due its proximity to Williams Park, which had earned a reputation for being a homeless...

The Galley’s WWF Halloween Costume Contest – Halloween with a Locals Flare [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='5' up='5' down='']What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a costume contest at The Galley! And what better way to embrace Tampa Bay’s locals’ culture than with a WWF/WWE...

Though it might still feel like the dog days of summer in Florida, a slight hint of morning crispness in the air let’s you know fall is right around the corner. And what’s one of the best things about fall (besides football, of course)? Oktoberfest!...

Looking for some of the best seafood in St. Pete? While some might be surprised, locals know The Galley offers some of the absolute best seafood in St. Petersburg. For over a year and a half, The Galley has been wowing its friends and customers...