Waste not want not

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

We are programmed to just buy and not even think about what it is that we are buying. A new grocery experience here in Galway is aiming to change all that, and a visit to The Filling Station on Abbeygate Street certainly is a bit of an eye opener. The concept is simple — the store offers you the opportunity to significantly decrease your consumption of single use plastics by bringing your own container or bag. The shop has a range of foodstuffs and household products — just go in, fill, weigh, and pay.

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Lunch box ideas

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Back to school time is looming. Along with new books and uniforms the old school lunch box will be dusted off, and a collective sigh can be heard as parents everywhere try to figure out what to fill it with. Like a New Year resolution, we all think this year lunches will fun be and healthy before defaulting to the old reliable by October.

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A seafood sensation at the g Hotel

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

G is for great gastronomy fresh from Galway Bay. The five star g Hotel takes much inspiration from its environs and its location on the shores of the stunning Galway Bay, which is renowned for the best fish and seafood in Ireland. The g Hotel’s highly talented culinary team led by head chef Jason O’Neill are always inspired by the wonderful seafood and fresh fish caught daily in Galway. On Thursday, September 5, the g will celebrate this Galway tradition with a stunning Seafood Sensations evening in the award winning Restaurant gigi’s.

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Midweek food specials at The Skeff

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Ideally located in the centre of Galway city, looking out onto picturesque Eyre Square, The Skeff Late Bar is a monument of the city’s social scene. Soak up the atmosphere of the city over after-work cocktails, sip on a coffee, or relax with a creamy pint.

If in search of a hearty meal or light bite, check out the food service from 8.30am to 9.30pm daily. Having recently reintroduced its midweek food specials, you can now enjoy a delicious evening meal for a very reasonable price.

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You never know what you can find at Galway's markets!

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

After the madness of July, Galway embraces the slow pace of life and chill vibes that August provides the city and county.

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Cad é an scéal? @ The Skeff!

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

On Friday 20th September at 7 pm,The Skeff invites you to join us in an exploration of common words and phrases and where their boozy origins come from. The title of the event “Cad é an scéal” translates from Irish as “What’s the story?” and they will have liquid refreshment from The Skeff’s own aptly titled “Scéal Ale” and also from Pearse Irish Whiskey.

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Have a healthy meal with Freshii

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

Freshii, the global leader in the healthy restaurant category, is now serving healthy breakfasts on Cross St, Galway. The nutritionist designed menu, has something for everyone with a range of delicious bowls, burritos, and smoothies.

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Pádraicíns

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

At this time of year many of us find ourselves making the pilgrimage to Connemara to drop our offspring out to the Gaeltacht to brush up on their Irish language skills. An excellent stopping off point for lunch or dinner is Pádraicíns Bar & Restaurant overlooking Galway Bay.

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Eat, drink, dance with The Works At Massimo

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

Enjoy a funky and lively atmosphere at one of Galway’s most beloved bars, Massimo - the perfect spot for your next party or social event.

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Christmas Parties at Athlone Springs Hotel

Wed, Aug 07, 2019

Athlone Springs Hotel is the place to party this festive season; centrally located, contemporary décor, good food and drink and lots of Christmas cheer will make your party stand out from the rest.

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Joyce’s Supermarkets supports local

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

Over the last number of years there has been a surge in the number of Irish brands popping up in the off licence section of your local store.

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Cookes for a classic meal

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

Everybody wants a unique selling point these days. Small plates, tapas, gourmet burgers, Mexican food, whatever it is, you need to specialise it seems. But there is at least one place in the middle of Galway that is bucking the trend and that is Cookes.

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The Works At Massimo Are Hosting A Funky 'Lost & Found' Party This Sunday To See Out The End Of The Galway International Arts Festival

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Eat, drink and dance this weekend at Massimo where The Works At Massimo are celebrating the end of another year’s successful Galway International Arts Festival by throwing a special ‘Lost & Found’ wrap party this Sunday, the 28th of July from 12pm. Located at 10 William Street West, The Works At Massimo will be putting on their usual spread of high quality, casual dining options with the addition of a special ‘Irish Mixed Grill’ to the menu for one weekend only.

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Counter culture

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

The g Counter cafe and deli based in Wellpark Retail Park caused quite a lot of excitement when it opened back in 2013 and almost instantly found its groove. The pared back, open plan neighbourhood style café, reminiscent of New York's trendy Meat Packing District proved popular right from the start. It delivered a 'Big Apple' dining experience without the airfare, offering an exciting mix of food in a casual and contemporary dining space. Next to the back door of the g Hotel and directly across from the EYE Cinema, it scored extra brownie points with its plentiful free parking.

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The Works at Massimo hosting a funky 'Lost & Found' party this Sunday

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Eat, drink, and dance this weekend at Massimo where The Works at Massimo is celebrating the end of another year’s successful Galway International Arts Festival by throwing a special ‘Lost & Found’ wrap party this Sunday from 12 noon.

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Gourmet Food Parlour finds new home in Salthill

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Remember when The Spanish Arch was a car park and there was nothing much on Middle Street except the Augi; Back when BT was Moons and Nora Barnacle's house was just another house; before Westside was called Westside and there was nothing Latin about the Latin Quarter? That was the time when Salthill was the undisputed centre of all nightlife in the west of Ireland. While those days are long gone, Salthill seems to be reinventing itself once more.

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Delicious food in a historic setting at Cooke’s

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

For almost 20 years Cooke's Restaurant & Wine Bar has been serving up local fare to generations of Galwegians and holidaymakers.

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Dillisk BBQ'S & Party Packages

Tue, Jul 09, 2019

Enjoy a vibrant and lively atmosphere, teamed with inviting surroundings, house DJ, rustic décor and mouth-watering menus this summer. Dillisk on the Docks is perfect for your next BBQ or party in Galway with an inviting bar and restaurant, dedicated outdoor heated garden, social seating and sharing tables.

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New casual dining menu at Massimo

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

One of Galway’s most beloved bars, Massimo, located at 10 William Street West in Galway’s West End, recently launched a new menu as part of a special collaboration with Galway based catering and events company, The Works.

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Celebrate with cake from Builín Balsta Café & Bakery

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

Builín Blasta Café & Bakery has introduced its new cake menu. Homemade and hand decorated, these modern cakes are perfect for all occasions including birthdays, christenings, family reunions, and baby showers. Serving anywhere from 10 to 40 people per cake, these cakes are perfect for parties big and small and range in price from €25 to €80.

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