The seaside location of Galway ensures that there is never a shortage of the freshest seafood Ireland has to offer. In addition Galway County provides the finest meats, poultry and game, and freshly picked vegetables. This combination guarantees mouthwatering meus at the first-class restaurants located in Galway. Those who wish to enjoy international cuisine can enjoy Chinese, Indian & Italian. For a lighter option there are cafés and diners serving coffee, cakes, sandwiches and ice-cream. Or for those on the run the many take-aways and shops can instantly satisfy your hunger. Whatever you crave there is something to satisfy all tastes.
56 Central is a new sister restaurant to the very popular 37 West restaurant in Newcastle. Opened in May 2015, 56 Central offers a wonderful dining experience in one of the best and most 'central' locations in Galway City.
Aniar Restaurant is an award winning restaurant in west end of Galway City and the only restaurant in Galway with a Michelin Star. It is owned and operated by JP McMahon and Drigín Gaffey.
Since opening in 2011 Aniar has quickly become one of the most high profile and most popular foodie restaurants in the city. Aniar is a terroir-based restaurant where dishes are created with an ensemble of natural ingredients carefully sourced and selected to meet his high standards. Wonderful, unpretentious dishes reward customers and with the menu changing daily you are guaranteed a new experience on each visit. Service, managed by JP’s brother Alex is second to none.
Ard Bia at Nimmo's enjoys one of Galway's most beautiful locations in a intimate upstairs room with lovely views of the river, at the Spanish Arch, one of Galway most famous landmarks, and a downstairs cafe serving more casual fare. The ever-changing Irish/Moroccan/North African menu blows you away with eclectic dishes like the Gubeen antipasto dish. The unique decor is chic modern and is made fabulous with original artworks and vibrant colours throughout. Ard Bia's is a happening, well run restaurant with great food and service.
Candlelight, soft sounds and subdued lighting provide the perfect atmosphere in which to enjoy the extraordinary culinary delights of this popular foodie restaurant. Artisan Restaurant serves the very best of local, in-season produce and organic where possible. The menu offers exceptional French classic/Irish dishes with a twist. The winner of three Bridgestone awards in a row and ''Best Restaurant in Galway 2012'', Artisan Restaurant ensures exquisite fine dining with experienced friendly serivce every time. Open for Saturday lunches and dinner nightly from 6pm.
Biteclub is reviving the ‘all-night-long’ experience -blending exotic bites, inventive cocktails and club vibes in a laid-back market-style atmosphere. Our food is a world-inspired take on street food with influences ranging from Mexican, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean & beyond. Using only the best in locally sourced and free-range produce where possible to create flavoursome, colourful a affordable bites.
Brasserie on the Corner offers the very best in casual dining in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. Specialities include locally-sourced quality seafood and prime steak dishes. The lunch and evening menu has been designed to combine dishes to suit all tastes. There is a variety of vegetarian options available along with a mouth watering dessert menu and extensive wine list with artisanal cheese offerings. With a moderately priced nenu, Brasserie on the Corner offers something for everyone, for every occasion.
Busker Brownes and The Slate House have long been a landmark in Galway City. Since its establishment in 1615, it has been a meeting place of the Tribes of Galway, a Soldiers' Barracks, a Dominican convent and a Rendevous for Galway Society. It is now one of Galway's premiere bar and restaurants.
Cava Bodega is the reincarnation of the popular Cava Restaurant which has been created by local restauranteurs JP Mc Mahon and Drigin Gaffey of Aniar Restaurant and Eat Gastropub. <br/><br/>
The delicious menu includes such favourite as patatas bravas, scallops with black pudding, pork belly and calamares (squid).
A new feature in the menu structure is the addition of a Pinchos bar. Pinchos are small Basque-style canapés common in tapas bars all over Spain in particular San Sebastian. The general atmosphere is of a nice tapas feel upstairs, more informal, where you can have a drink and a Pincho. There is a blackboard with a list of Pinchos, from Tortilla (Spanish Omelet), to Pulpo (octopus), Morcilla (black pudding), and Iberian Ham.<br/><br/>
Cava Bodega is situated on Middle Street, directly across from Charlie Byrne’s bookshop. It will seat up to 60 customers between the two floors, and is open from 5pm to late, 7 days a week.
Cookes Restaurant and Wine Bar is warm, cosy and popular restaurant in the centre of Galway City. It is housed in a restored medieval building and can cater for large groups and corporate parties . The extensive menu will suit most palates, with a great selection of wines from around the world. Fish dishes are a specialty and the price range is moderate.
Creole Restaurant is located in the popular dining district of Galway City centre called the westend. Creole offers a dining experience that is unrivalled in the city. Locally born Chef Danny Craughwell recreated the delicious cuisine of the American South, using locally sourced produce and farm reared animals where possible. Seafood is prominently featured on the menu, with a daily seafood special. Vegetarians and those with special dietary needs such as Coelaics are also well catered for. The restaurant is located in Lady Gregory's former townhouse it has a beautiful ambiance with a warm Irish/Southern welcome! There is also a beautiful secluded outdoor dining area, known as 'The Terrace @ Creole', which is one of Galway's true hidden gems.
Discover Connemara, a beautifully scenic region just north of Galway City with Lally Tours. This tour includes stops at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Gardens, Leenane Village, Killary Fjord and the village of An Spidéal overlooking Galway Bay.
Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour
The unmissable Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tour with Lally Tours includes up to 2 hours at the cliffs and includes stops at the lunar-like Burren region, Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre and the charming village of Doolin overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Cliffs of Moher Express Bus
A Non-Stop Express Shuttle Service to the Cliffs of Moher with Lally Tours. Experience Ireland’s natural, mysterious, 214m (702 ft) high cliffs and interactive visitor centre. You’ll have 2 full hours to explore on your own before heading back to Galway.
Galway City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Explore Galway with one of Lally Tours' friendly guides to learn about this colourful city and see it from the best vantage point: an open top bus! You’ll see everything from medieval walls in the city centre to the sandy beaches of Salthill. Hop on and off as much as you’d like and your ticket is valid for 24 hours.