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IL Vicolo

Il Vicolo first opened its doors as a cafe & wine bar on buttermilk walk mid-October 2011. Nearly 14 years later, we are now situated in the charming Bridge Mills building, overlooking the Corrib River, with a riverside terrace.

Serving a mix of classic and contemporary Italian dishes & pastas, all with locally sourced produce, as well as an extensive and exclusively Italian wine list. Our cocktail menu consists of signature drinks & mocktails and a carefully curated drinks menu.

We are passionate about all things Italian, and with live jazz every Sunday, Il Vicolo offers a unique dining experience that leaves you wanting to return for more.

Trieste Café & Wine Bar

Trieste Café & Wine Bar Opened on Valentines Day 2020. It was a dream to open our own cozy and cute Café & Wine Bar.

Our inspiration – Trieste in North-East Italy, famous for its visual splendor, gilded angels, sunrise-coloured facades, a port city of latticed alleyways and hushed boulevards. And home to James Joyce in his earlier years!

Trieste is nestled on Buttermilk Walk, just off Galway’s main thoroughfare, in the shadow of The Augustinian Church – Our appetite is to create a European styled Café Bar.

Bright, airy and spacious by day; warm, enchanting and relaxed by night.

We started our now famous Trieste Sharing Boxes in April 2020 to keep busy during Covid times, and we were amazed at the response. They are now available 7 days a week on our Online Ordering Website.

In service, both Indoors and on our heated outdoor area. Thursday 5pm Friday 5pm Saturday 4pm Sunday 4pm

Serving seasonal charcuterie & cheese boards, using fresh Irish produce, along with cured meats from the continent. A carefully selected wine list combining Old World classics and a New World sense of adventure.

We really hope you enjoy our taste of all things Italy, Spain & France.
Kate & Barry Donovan.

Daróg Wine Bar

Galway’s new wine bar, Daróg (‘small oak tree’), on Lower Dominick Street is an intimate space offering a wide range of artisan, biodynamic, organic and natural wines, and a selection of hot/cold plates, cheese & meat boards.

Daróg is a labour of love for husband-and-wife team Zsolt Lukács & Edel McMahon-Lukács. Zsolt, a sommelier for twelve years in the Michelin-starred Aniar Restaurant, has carefully curated a wine list that promotes unique wines from small producers off the beaten track.

And Edel, with over fifteen years of design and marketing experience working with top-tier restaurants including Aniar, Cava Bodega, Armorica and il Vicolo, is channeling her passion for food, nature and local produce into Daróg.

The Kitchen is led by Attila Galambos, the three-time finalist in the prestigious Euro Toques Ireland and former sous chef for Aniar. Originally from Hungary, Attila combines his culinary experience in France, Japan, Denmark and Ireland with local suppliers and produce to guarantee that this “small oak tree” stays true to its roots, right here in the West of Ireland.


Daróg is open 6 days a week, Tuesday to Sunday. Tuesday to Thursday: 5pm to late

Friday – Sunday: 3pm to late. For bookings visit our website: www.darogwinebar.com/reservations

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, a member of Relais & Chateaux sits on a 700-acre estate in Connemara on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. This world-renowned hotel has 48 luxury bedrooms and suites offering you an unrivalled experience of true Irish hospitality. Authentic, professional yet friendly and unpretentious your hosts will help you make the most of your visit.
Executive Head Chef Danni Barry and her team prepare creative, diverse menus made with the finest of estate & local products working with the estate team to ensure our walled garden provides ingredients all year round. Enjoy dinner in the elegantly refurbished Owenmore Restaurant or the more casual Fisherman’s Pub or Ranji room. Lunch is also available in the pub and reservations are recommended.
With over 10 miles of scenic river & lakeside walks guests can explore the estate with or without a guide. Other on-site activities include fly fishing, hiking and cycling with expert guides available or enjoy a picnic in the Victorian Walled Garden.

Morans Oyster Cottage

Moran’s The Weir dates back more than 300 years and is now run by the 7th generation William Moran of the Moran family. The picturesque thatched cottage overlooking the Dunkellin River is situated on one of the many inlets of Galway Bay.

The Pear Tree Café & Wine Bar

The Café was created based on 3 Principles:

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 People Care

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Earth Care

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 Fair Share

Supporting as many local Irish businesses as possible, this little Café is all about the community. 🧡

We proudly serve the freshest ingredients locally sourced from farms who practice regenerative agriculture, looking after our Mother Earth. 🍃

We use nearly 100% Organic ingredients, free from pesticides, chemicals and GMO. 🌱

We can’t wait to welcome you on our new home! ✨

Screebe House Hotel

Our casual fine dining menu has been carefully curated by our uber talented Chefs, who will take you on a culinary journey through the finest seasonal ingredients and local produce to create modern Irish contemporary dishes.

Our innovative dishes and natural creative flair often feature fresh fish caught on one of our lakes, as well as venison from the land. We are proud to say that most of the products used in our kitchen are organic and each item has been carefully researched and sourced with sustainability at the forefront.

We never use additives or preservatives in any of our cuisine.

The Skeff Bar & Kitchen

Located in the heart of Eyre Square and part of the historic fabric of Galway City since 1850, The Skeff Late Bar & Kitchen is definitely a Galway institution. We are part of your night out in Galway. Boasting six bars over five floors, the décor reflects the history of The Skeff, but also brings it to life in the 21st century. With just under 10,000 square feet, The Skeff Bar & Kitchen is the largest bar in Galway city centre. The Skeff Kitchen’s hot lunch and evening offering has an emphasis on high quality, wholesome food. The Skeff Head Chef, puts a lot of time into the preparation of the dishes to make sure our customers get the best quality lunch in Galway. The Skeff is a favourite for parties and depending on the occasion you might want some simple baskets finger food or deluxe hot food platters and maybe a celebratory cake? Just let us know your needs and we will try to help make your night special.; meanwhile if you are a family or couple looking for great food you get to enjoy homemade food at The Skeff – we use local produce, cook your favourite homemade dishes and serve from Noon daily till late.

Guys Bar Clifden

Guys Bar is one of the oldest establishments in Connemara. It is renowned for its local seafood and classic Irish dishes, and it’s definitely on our top places to visit when heading out along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Guys seafood menu showcases the best of Connemara seafood from local suppliers, such as Dooncastle Oysters, Killary fjord shellfish and Connemara fisheries in Cornamona.

Shane O’Grady & family, continue the tradition started by his parents, who in the 1960’s opened O’Grady’s seafood restaurant, one of the best known fish restaurants in Ireland at the time.

Today Guy’s seafood specials include traditional Connemara Chowder, served with our original homemade brown bread, classic prawn cocktail, traditional fish and chips, Connemara smoked salmon, our famous seafood skillet and seafood specials featuring market fresh local fish.

Armorica Restaurant, Wine Bar & Accommodation

Combining the management and cuisiniere skills of Natasha Hughes and Nicolas Denis, Armorica delivers high quality, delicious French food with a strong focus on local and organic produce. Using the freshest most sustainably produced ingredients to provide a truly extraordinary unpretentious dining experience, you will be tantalised by unexpected flavour combinations. The engaging, friendly but non-intrusive front of house staff will attend your table with great care, and the wine selection will satisfy the most informed palate.

Armorica consists of an intimate but open dining space with a street view, a beautiful conservatory with garden views, some outdoor seating, and elegant guest accommodation.

Professional staff, ambient music, lighting, artwork, and spacing combine to create comfort, intimacy and of course romance! It’s all about enjoying quality ingredients, superb cooking and fine wine in a warm, friendly, relaxed environment.  

Armorica was awarded ‘Breakfast of the Year’ in 2019 by the McKenna’s Guides. “if you love a classic French rolled omelette more than anything in the world, then this is where you find it: nothing quite like perfection first thing in the morning” (Dr. Sally & Dr. John McKenna, 2019).

The interior of this splendid building has recently been fully refurbished and also features a nine-room accommodation area with luxurious, bright, double and king size rooms (all en-suite) with some superior options that combine Armorica’s modern, forward-thinking ethos, a welcoming ambience, and the rustic feeling of the original stone building. Armorica is an ideal destination for a romantic candlelit meal, a night out with friends, a private dinner party or you could also reserve a quiet area for an important business or conference meeting.  It’s also family-friendly, with a children’s menu just as delicious as the adults.

Located on main street Oranmore, Galway, Armorica overlooks the scenic Galway Bay and is an integral part of The Wild Atlantic Way. A perfect base if you are touring or visiting the west coast.

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