Christmas is delicious with Cakes Devoured

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Cakes Devoured specialises in personally designed and handcrafted cakes for all occasions and corporate events.

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Christmas lunch filled with festive flavour at Hotel Meyrick

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

The luxury four star Hotel Meyrick is a magical winter wonderland each December with the Christmas market directly outside on Eyre Square and the elegant façade beautifully lit for the season. Guests are welcomed to Hotel Meyrick with seasonal scents and sights, twinkling with festive delight. The bustling Gaslight Bar & Brasserie on the ground floor is the perfect place to enjoy the party season. The atmosphere is second to none and sash windows offer incredible views of the Christmas Market and Ferris wheel on Eyre Square.

Walking through the doors of the hotel, guests will see beautifully adorned Christmas trees and a traditional gingerbread house display which is synonymous with the Meyrick at Christmas time. It truly is the home of Christmas in Galway each year.

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Celebrate the season at 56 Central

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

56 Central is the ideal location for family gatherings this Christmas. This time of year is all about getting your close friends and family together to celebrate.

With large tables and plenty of room to relax, 56 Central is a must for large families who want to enjoy the Christmas festivities in a casual, child friendly, environment.

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Hats off to new afternoon tea at the g Hotel

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Long recognised as one of the best afternoon teas in Galway, the g Hotel has just introduced a new millinery inspired edition celebrating its design director and haute couture milliner Philip Treacy.

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Celebrate Christmas in style at Salt

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Tasked with rallying the troops and organising the annual Christmas bash? Then look no further than Salthill’s newest hot-spot and leave the organising to the professionals.

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The Clayton Hotel, Galway

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

The Clayton Hotel Galway has a reputation for being a business hotel. Located just off the M6 motorway, it is easily accessible from Dublin, Cork, Limerick, or any other location around Ireland; it is 40 minutes from Shannon Airport, two hours from Dublin Airport, and 2.5 hours from Cork. It's a good location for those travelling for business, and who need to be on the outskirts of the city for a quick getaway. It is well supplied with conference and meeting rooms, and the leisure centre is the ideal place to relax and unwind after a busy day.

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Rock on — Gort chef Aisling named winner of prestigious international title at European Young Chef awards

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Aisling Rock, a 21 year old culinary student from Gort, who represented the European Region of Gastronomy Galway at this year’s European Young Chef Awards in Barcelona was rewarded with the prestigious title of European Young Chef of the year this week.

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Lunch at The Ardilaun Bistro

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

In the last major chef shuffle in the west, The Ardilaun got a winning hand in securing Ultan Cooke as executive head chef. He has an impressive pedigree, after graduating from GMIT, Cooke moved to London to work in the renowned Savoy Grill, The Conservatory at the Lanesborough Hotel, as well as working with John Torode in his restaurants Smiths of Smithfield and The Luxe.

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AA rosette for Marina’s Grill at Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Marina’s Grill at Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Galway, has been awarded an AA rosette for 2017. The AA has been awarding rosettes annually since 1955 to hotels producing fine cuisine. The aim of the rosette scheme is to provide AA members, its guidebook readers, and the general public reliable information about where to eat, with rosettes awarded on a rising scale of 1 to 5.

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Chic new SALT café and restaurant opens on Galway’s east side

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

SALT @ The Glass Factory is a chic new café and restaurant on Galway’s east side. Located above the Galway Crystal factory store on the Old Dublin Road, the interior at SALT gives a nod to the elegance and luxury of the building’s heritage.

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Another treat for Galway with third Papa Rich

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Ireland has gone street food crazy with plenty of quality operations in food trucks and stalls in the most unlikely places such as industrial estates and business parks as well as markets and events. From farmers looking for a new market for their produce to budding chefs and restaurateurs squeezed out by high rents, there are talented people involved and the food they offer is going down a treat. Standards are more than a match for the best permanent restaurants and the best of them soon graduate to bricks and mortar premises of their own with the advantage of a ready built following, so it looks as if this trend is here to stay.

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Halloween fancy dress dinner party at SALT

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

SALT Restaurant and Bar has become the new hot spot in Galway, having quickly established a reputation for fine food, creative cocktails, and enchanting entertainment. This month, the team at SALT will be celebrating Halloween in style with a fancy dress dinner party on bank holiday Sunday night, October 29, and it looks set to be an event you definitely will not want to miss.

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The Salthill Social, casual dining at its finest

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Opened in March by proprietors Spencer and Sandra Lacey, The Salthill Social is more than just another restaurant, it is part of the fabric of Salthill and wider Galway community.

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Private functions and festive cheer at John Keogh’s The Lockkeeper

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

John Keogh's The Lockkeeper was recently named as one of Ireland's best gastro pubs by Hospitality Ireland

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Sushi in the sky

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

A quarter of a century ago, in the nineties, Ireland was far from being a multicultural society and ‘ethnic’ in restaurant terms almost always meant a Chinese. It is a completely different story today, we have a bewildering choice of world cuisines, including many far better Asian offerings than before. One cuisine that was slow to establish was Japanese, initially the arrival of Wagamama caused some excitement in Dublin back in 1998, and, although sushi bars are now popular both here and in the capital, the idea of dining out on almost exclusively cold food remains strange to many Irish people.

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The Salthill Social; casual dining at its finest!

Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Opened in March by proprietors Spencer and Sandra Lacey The Salthill Social is more than just another restaurant, it is part of the fabric of Salthill and wider Galway community.

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Gill’s Bar and Restaurant, Athenry

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Ireland has many great pubs but in general, especially outside the cities, we do not have great pub food. It is one of the challenges that needs to be addressed as we hone our emerging Irish food culture. Our pubs are a huge draw for visitors from abroad, but the food on offer inside is often substandard. Gill's Bar and Restaurant in Athenry bucks this trend, it is an establishment with a gastropub sensibility, proper craft beers on offer, and more than decent food.

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Seasonal bistro fare at The Ardilaun

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Award winning head chef Ultan Cooke and his team at The Ardilaun have just introduced new bistro lunch and dinner menus with seasonal specials which change daily to make the most of the freshest produce. The new menus include delicious fish and roasts of the day, power salads, soups, and sandwiches.

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No 15 on the Square at Hotel Meyrick awarded AA Rosette

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Since 1852 Galway's iconic Hotel Meyrick on Eyre Square has been the city’s favourite establishment due to its culinary delights, welcoming ambiance, and unrivalled location on Eyre Square.

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