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Discover The Best Restaurants and Hotels in Galway 

‘A Taste of Galway’ is an online directory showcasing the best places to eat, drink and stay in Galway city and county. Our carefully curated listings ensure that you are guided to the most enjoyable, authentic – top quality establishments in Ireland.  In addition to providing a comprehensive listings of restaurants, pubs and accommodation, we also invite you to join us for our two popular month-long food festivals, held in May and November, where you can savour the flavours of Galway’s finest cuisine, enjoy live entertainment, and immerse yourself in Galway’s vibrant food culture. 

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Seaweed foraging. Connemara, Galway

Where to Eat & Drink

Experience the Essence of Galway’s Culinary Heritage

Our members are passionate about promoting the finest artisan food producers in Galway. We champion provenance, seasonality and local heritage – and our festivals are an opportunity to experience everything from fine dining, pop-up events, oyster tastings, seafood trails, foraging expeditions, beer masterclasses, and wine or juice pairing sessions.

Our directory offers a variety of food offerings, including food tours, pub grub, fine dining and vibrant cafés.

Galway is the number one destination along the Wild Atlantic Way for food culture, entertainment and unique foodie experiences.  The region has a long tradition of small, family-run farms and fishing communities that embrace sustainability, biodiversity and regenerative agriculture.

When this high-quality produce is combined with exceptionally talented chefs – dedicated to providing world-class cuisine, the result is quite simply outstanding!

If you would like to discover more about the range of different food options available in the region, check out our ‘Local’s Guide to the best restaurants in Galway’. 

One of the best Galway Restaurants hosting A Taste of Galway's May food festival
Eimear Killian, from Builín Blasta Cafe & Bakery, David Fitzpatrick from BóTOWN and Aoife Carney, from The Front Door Pub. Photo Credit: Andrew Downs.
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Where to stay

Galway’s Acclaimed Accommodation

Whether you’re a solo traveller seeking a cozy retreat, or a seasoned backpacker looking for budget-friendly comfort, Galway’s diverse selection of accommodation caters to every traveller’s needs, including elegant city hotels, charming rural B&Bs and stunning luxury castles along the Wild Atlantic Way.  Our selection of accredited ‘A Taste of Galway’ hotels provide you with an opportunity to enjoy the very best accommodation in Galway:

  • Envision yourself sinking into the plush bed of a luxurious hotel suite, overlooking Galway city’s vibrant streets.
  • Picture yourself sharing stories and laughter with fellow travellers after a whiskey tasting session, or an invigorating boat trip out on the wild Atlantic ocean. 
  • Imagine waking up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in a cozy B&B, as you prepare to explore the regions hidden gems.

No matter your travel style – or budget, our member venues are celebrated for their commitment to exceeding expectations, and ensuring unparalleled customer satisfaction.  Visit our directory today and begin to plan your unforgettable culinary adventure in Galway! 

Sunset over the Long Walk Galway, Claddagh, Galway, Ireland.
Photo Credit: Chaosheng Zhang | The Long Walk, Galway
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Our Food Celebrations

Immerse yourself in Galway’s vibrant food culture, and indulge in the regions culinary treasures during our two month-long food festivals, ‘Blas na Bealtaine’ & ‘Blas na Samhna’ (held in May & November).  During our festivals, some of the very best restaurants and hotels in Galway curate a series of unique experiences, such as pop-up events, oyster tastings, seafood trails, foraging expeditions, beer masterclasses and wine or juice pairing sessions, traditional smoking techniques, the craft of distilling, and the incredible art of cheese-making. 

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Check out the full listing of all our Blas na Gaillimhe members. It is possible to use our filter to help identify just the right place for you.  Each venue will offer wonderful quality food, beverages and hospitality, a memorable experience and a warm welcome.  Our members regularly showcase vegan, vegetarian and plant-based options, as well as locally sourced fish and meat dishes.

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Members are featured on the website & social media and receive a Blas na Gaillimhe sticker to display on your window. Member events will be promoted across our platforms.

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