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Go on a Food Tour around Galway City


Galway Food Tours is a 1.5 - 2 hour culinary walking tour of Galway. It gives a great overview of our passionate people and our beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland's gourmet jewels. During the tour you will meet artisan producers and sample their products with experienced guide, Sheena Dignam, giving you insights to our local favourites and treasured ingredients.


Experience the sounds, sights and tastes of Connemara and the Aran Islands as we guide you through one of the most natural regions of Ireland. Taking the Wild Atlantic Way out of Galway we will visit some of the best producers, brewers , farmers in the region. Offering panoramic views of Galway Bay, Connemara, and the Cliffs of Moher, with an  8 minute flight over to Inis Móor. This is most definitely a taste of Connemara and Aran that will stay with you forever!


Two of your basic needs Hunger and Thirst are well catered for on this tour. The six hour tour of Galway city and Connemara will leave you buzzing with energy and eager to take on Galway famous night life. The Food Tour is a two hour culinary walking tour of Galway. During the tour you will meet artisan producers and sample their products giving an insight to local favourites and all the tasty ingredients. Following this feast of food, where better than Connemara to take in the wonderful scenery and atmosphere of the area while stopping off at a number of the region’s best pubs. You can sample some locally produced craft beer or opt for the Creamy pints of Guinness, the award winning Irish Coffees or whatever takes your fancy. Covering both north and south Connemara, where you can practice the “Cúpla Focal” you will meet local characters who are only dying to tell you their stories and maybe sing a song too.

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Visit the Galway Market

Galway's famous bustling street market has been trading in Church lane by St Nicholas' Church in the centre of the city for literally centuries. You will find hundreds of stalls selling fresh produce and locally produced crafts.

There's a great variety of food available, Madras curry, Yummy Crepes, Japanese Sushi, and mouth watering handmade cookies among many others or you can buy the ingredients for a delicious gourmet picnic.

If you are shopping for bread, vegetables or plants, Saturday is the best day to visit us. Craft and takeaway food stalls are there on every day we are open.

Many people come to the market to chat as well as to shop and it's a good place to meet local artisans and hear local issues discussed.

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Give Cheese Tasting a try in Sheridans

Sheridans Cheesemongers is run by its’ owners – Kevin Sheridan, Seamus Sheridan and Fiona Corbett. The company was founded in 1995, when brothers Seamus and Kevin started selling Irish farmhouse cheeses at the Galway market. Shortly after they opened a shop in Galway with Irish farmhouse cheeses piled from floor to ceiling. Fiona joined in 1997. The Dublin markets and the South Anne Street shop in the city centre were established that year. The Irish cheeses were quickly joined by their European cousins as well as a huge range of other artisan foods including olive oils, cured meats, condiments and pasta sourced during  travels in Europe.

Since their first foray into the world of cheese from a small market stall, the business expanded our to include a total of four establishments, with a purpose built premises, offices and maturing rooms in County Meath. It is on the site of the Old Virginia Road Railway Station; from there we supply our many trade customers.

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Try Fish & Chips from McDonaghs

Mc Donagh’s have been tantalising the taste buds of both Visitor
and Local for four generations.
The Family knowledge of Fish and dedication to their customers
has earned them the reputation of being
one of Ireland’s best Seafood’s Houses.

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Have tea and cake in Cupán Tae!

A traditional Irish Tea Shop in Galway City, Ireland specialising in quality home baking we use only the best of local Galway produce. We at Cupan Tae Galway opened our doors on the 23rd of December 2010. Take a step back in time and indulge in our homemade culinary delights (both sweet and savoury).

Or why not sample one of our thirty different types of herbal loose-leaf teas? The choice is yours. We combine the tradition of afternoon tea with top class service. With our tables set in the best of linen and lace, and our guests drinking tea and coffee only from our best china, Cupán Tae is a dream beyond dreams. Situated in the heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter, we at Cupan Tae are only too thrilled to welcome you and yours into our haven of enchantment.

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