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Food and restaurants in County Galway

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Winner of numerous accolades and awards, including a Michelin Bib Gourmand, Kai has established itself as a firm Galway favourite over the last 7 years. Chef Jess Murphy’s passion for local and seasonal produce shines to the fore on an interesting and ever changing menu. You can walk in off the street for lunch, but booking is advised for dinner. Location: Sea Road. 3 min walk.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Pub
“It's an amazing pub/restaurant with stain glass, inlaid woods, Gothic arches and church pews. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Best Seafood along the Wild Atlantic Way Visited by many Famous People from across the Globe!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Famous for their fish and chips. Almost a Galway landmark. And for good reason. Can't get fresher fish than that unless it's still swimming! ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Brekfast & lunch & dinner - I just love them for authentic fresh food and great cosy atmosphere.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Pub
“Fantastic traditional irish pub in Salthill popular with locals and tourists alike. Made world famous by Ed Sheerans 'Galway Girl' video which was shot there!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of our favourite places to eat with excellent seafood, lovely views and a relaxed informal environment. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Downstairs there is a very good standard deli which serves soup and sandwiches and coffee, perfect for when your on the go there is also a shop which sells lots of Galway and Irish produce. Upstairs there is a restaurant which has a fantastic window view of Shop St and most of all has delicious food.”
  • 35 locals recommend

Cafes

Perfume Shop
“The Burren Perfumery makes their own pefumes, soaps and skincare products. You can tour the gardens where they forage, enjoy the tearooms, buy beautiful products and tour the perfumery - all in the heart of the Burren. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Brekfast & lunch & dinner - I just love them for authentic fresh food and great cosy atmosphere.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Café
“Iconic late night bar. Very busy at weekends but there is a good crowd every night of the week.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Pub
“Great Bar for watching sports or a live band at the week! Or out in the massive beer garden out back! Drinking Blue Moon Beer served with a slice of Orange like a cocktail!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
“Check the calendar for live music nights. Great place to have a meal and enjoy some eclectic music.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“This busy spot next to the Galway Museum and the Spanish Arch boasts delicious fresh food including some great vegetarian options. Well worth a visit”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“A busy coffee shop serving third wave coffee and fresh, locally sourced lunch options - do not walk away without trying the best brownie known to man! Location: 8 Wiliiam Street West. 1 min walk.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Beautiful food, great pizza - The Twelve is a great place to eat or just relax in the cosy setting.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is our favourite restaurant in Galway. Beautiful healthy food at reasonable prices. Childrens' menu. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“An old Galway family bakery with tea rooms at the back of the shop and upstairs. Cosy, with fires on cold days.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Their Sourdough bread is our favourite. Grab a window seat right at the back of the shop for the view.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“amazing treats, cakes, buns and they also serve lunch. Located in picturesque Kirwan's Lane”
  • 5 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Will supply all your shopping requirements if you are cooking at home. only about 200 metres away”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Probably my favourite cafe/restaurant in Galway. Sister restaurant to 56 Central nomnomnomnom.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Serving up amazing food, The Pie Maker sits in the heart of Galway. With dishes you're guaranteed to love, A gem of a place with excellent pies and great service.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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