Eating Out

Eating Out in Galway

Eating Out in Restaurants & Wine Bars in Galway City

Eight Bar & Restaurant
Eight Bar & Restaurant is located in Galway City over-looking the Harbour. Food is served here seven days a week with lunch at weekends. The menu changes regularly, fully reflecting seasonality and is easily navigated through Light Bites, Bigger Bites and dessert in the After Eights section. If you are looking for a meal to remember, you need not look any further! 8 Dock Road,

Tel: 091 565111


McDonagh’s Seafood House
 McDonagh’s Seafood House have been tantalising the taste buds of both Visitor and Local for four generations. They are located on Quay Street in Galway City, a popular area for tourists. The Family knowledge of Fish and dedication to their customers has earned them the reputation of being one of Ireland’s best Seafood Houses. 22 Quay Street,

Tel: 091 565001


O’Grady’s on the Pier
O’Grady’s on the Pier in Barna is uniquely situated on the shores of Galway Bay. It is described as a “true hidden gem” on Ireland’s romantic west coast. Located right down on the Pier in Barna Village, O’Grady’s offers a stunning, relaxed location in which to enjoy the freshest, locally sourced and well prepared seafood and meat dishes. Since opening in 2000, O’Grady’s on the Pier has established itself as one of Ireland’s finest Seafood Restaurants. The infamous O’Grady’s Seafood Chowder alone is enough to keep the seafood connoisseur coming back for more. Seapoint,
Co. Galway.

Tel: 091 592 223


Oscar’s Seafood Bistro
Situated on Dominick Street, Oscar’s Seafood Bistro is a perfect bistro to enjoy a selection of real local foods while eating out. In particular, you can enjoy the Seafood freshly caught off the coast of Galway and sourced from local fishermen and the best of Galway’s fishmongers. The owner Michael O’Meara is creative, skilled and clearly not a chef who likes to be tied down to one food culture, style of cooking or presentation. It has the best of Galway’s pubs for both live music and a quiet pint as neighbors Dominick Street,

Tel: 091 582180


White Gables
Kevin and Ann Dunne own and operate the White Gables restaurant. It is located at the crossroads in Moycullen village, which is 8km from Galway City. It is housed in an old stone cottage dating back in 1920s. Cooking is traditional and focused around seafood, with time warp classics such as seafood cocktail Marie Rose, poached fresh halibut Veronique and scallops mornay increasing the senses ­created by the intimate, candlelit interior with its warm red tones and floral lampshades. Definitely worth a visit. Moycullen Village,
Co. Galway.

Tel: 091 555 744


Eating Out in the Burren, Co Clare

Doolin near Cliffs of Moher in Doolin, The Burren, Co. Clare

Gus O’Connor’s Pub
Doolin is one of the most famous towns in the world for listening to good traditional Irish music and you couldn’t get a better selection of musicians than in Gus O’Connor’s Pub, first established in 1832, there’s something marvelously atmospheric about this place. The menu has a backbone of traditional Irish fare using fresh produce whether it be locally reared Irish beef or fish straight from the sea. Music sessions kick off around 9pm each evening during the summer and last till late. Doolin,
Co. Clare.

Tel: 065 7074168


The Roadside Tavern
The Roadside Tavern serves the finest of Stouts, Ales and Lagers (three of which are being brewed in the Burren Brewery under the same roof), Wines and Whiskeys. The award-winning food menu of Kieran’s Kitchen is filled with delicious dishes with a modern  twist as well as innovative feasts. Pride of place is given to several dishes featuring Smoked Salmon from the family’s award-winning Burren Smokehouse. Try the Burren smoked fish platter which is served with organic leaves from nearby New Quay. The Burren Smokehouse is literally over the bridge and well worth a visit. Lisdoonvarna,
Co. Clare.

Tel: 065 7074084


Eating Out in Connemara

Clifden, Connemara, Galway, - places to eat out

E.J. King’s Pub
EJ King’s was established over 100 years ago as a public house run by members of the King family and has dominated the corner of Clifden’s Main Street and Market Street ever since. Offering a range of dining experiences, Ej’s can be the ideal venue for a quiet leisurely drink,or a cosy lunch before exploring the many attractions of Connemara and finish the day with an intimate dinner followed by a lively music session amongst friends. The Square
Co. Galway

Tel: 095 21330 / 095 21215


Guy’s Bar & Snug
Internationally recognised for its bar food. Guy’s Bar & Snug is a cosy bar with its many turf fires has a wonderful atmosphere. Its fireside traditional music nights are not to be missed. Main Street,
Co. Galway.

Tel: 095 21130

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