The Ardilaun Bistro at Galway’s iconic The Ardilaun hotel has launched a new seasonal menu, building on its reputation as one of the leading fine dining and gourmet cuisine destinations in Galway. Nestled on the leafy Taylor’s Hill on the edge of Galway city, The Ardilaun is one of Galway’s longest standing hotels and has been serving some of the finest food in the city for more than 50 years.
In keeping with the hotel’s rich history while adding an innovative modern twist, The Ardilaun Bistro has been transformed for a new culinary chapter. Award winning executive head chef David O’Donnell has created a new contemporary seasonal menu which highlights and celebrates the culinary delights of the west of Ireland. Using the finest selection of local artisan produce, each dish will take diners on a sensory journey by promoting first-class ingredients from passionate local producers along the west coast of Ireland. The menu features fresh seasonal produce from The Friendly Farmer, McGeough’s Fine Foods, Aran Goats Cheese, Bláth na Mara hand-harvested seaweed, Achill Island Sea Salt, Galway Goat Farm, and many more. Home-grown herbs and delights from The Ardilaun’s very own kitchen walled garden and herb garden also add an extra special homemade touch to each sumptuous dish.
The Ardilaun Bistro is perfect for all occasions from casual dining to special celebrations, with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere from day to night. Lunch is served daily from 12 noon to 4pm, with the evening dinner menu served from 5.30pm to 9pm. The bistro’s seasonal specials change daily to make the most of the freshest produce and include delicious power salads, soups, and sandwiches. A children’s bistro menu is also available, along with the hotel’s extensive wine list and signature all-day cocktail menu. The Ardilaun also offers a stunning outdoor patio area in the picturesque green gardens of the landmark hotel, the perfect setting for intimate social gatherings from summer barbecues to afternoon tea and al-fresco dining. Call 091 521433 or visit www.theardilaunhotel.ie, and find it on Twitter and Facebook.