We love having local businesses and restaurants involved in our magical festival. This year we are excited to share with you some of the fantastic restaurants taking part in the seafood trail. All across Galway City there will be delicious dining with the freshest seafood imaginable. Bring your tastebuds and be prepared to be amazed. Have a look below at the excellent list of options.
A meeting place at the heart of the city that first opened its doors in 1894 hosting a diverse and eclectic clientele. A strong connection with Galway’s arts and musical communities adds to the allure of its already welcoming interior. Perfect if you are looking for a seat by the fire on or to soak up the atmosphere of Galway city while enjoying a drink outside.
The famous seafood bar have been tantalising the taste buds of both visitors and locals for four generations. The family knowledge of fish and dedication to their customer has earned them the reputation of being one of Ireland’s best Seafood Houses.
A family-run restaurant with a long history of looking after customers. Martines offers incredible seafood and meat dishes, as well as mouth-watering desserts from their home on Quay Street.
A warm inviting pub feel with a relaxed ambiance during the week that transforms into Galway’s hottest nightspot 7 nights a week with top DJ’s and late bar till 2am. The atmosphere and crowd are really hard to beat, loved by tourists and locals alike. It appeals to anyone who wants a great night out.
Offering Irish-inspired cuisine with a Mediterranean touch. Using the finest ingredients, locally sourced in the West and delivered daily, to create a unique, quality and pleasurable experience for diners. To preserve the purest taste, everything is cooked to order. The restaurant also endeavours to cater for all special dietary requirements.
Dock 1 is the ultimate place to settle in and sample some of the finest craft beers in Ireland. Situated on the docks and bursting with beautiful vintage features, Dock 1 is the perfect place to while away an afternoon as you gaze out onto Galway’s busy working docks. Freshly caught seafood is the highlight of the casual bar menu and features strongly on the beautifully prepared menu of the upstairs seafood restaurant O’Conaires.
Specialising in locally-sourced, top quality seafood and steak dishes, Brasserie on the Corner offers the very best in upscale casual dining, with dishes to suit all tastes and a vast artisanal cheese offering, with moderately-priced bistro fare; this restaurant and wine bar will offer something for everyone.
Quay Street Kitchen is a true Galway gem, nestled in amongst the hustle and bustle of the city’s thriving Latin Quarter and is popular with visitors and locals alike. The boutique eatery offers a diverse menu and is lauded for its selection of vegetarian and vegan foods, as well as some of the best seafood in the city.