Galway Dining with a Sea View: Scenic dining along the Wild Atlantic Way
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Galway Dining with a Sea View: Scenic dining along the Wild Atlantic Way

Getting your vitamin sea intake is so important for your wellbeing. Thankfully here in Galway, there are loads of gorgeous seaside cafés and restaurants for you to visit and fill your soul with all those sweet nourishing sea views. Discover our favourite seaside dining experiences in Galway right here..

Búilín Blasta

It's sea views everywhere you look from Búilín Blasta. Overlooking both Ceardlann Craft Village and Spiddal Beach, come rain or shine these views will never fail to impress. This café & wine bar's idyllic location along the Wild Atlantic Way makes it the prime spot for enjoying a delicious midday or evening meal whilsy taking in exceptional sea views.
Ceardlann Craft Village, Spiddal // more here 

above: photo courtesy of Búilin Blasta

The Creamery

Call into The Creamery which lies along the famous seaside promenade and you’ll soon see why it’s one of Galway's most visited spots on a summer’s day. They’ve got a menu that covers all tastes, and a picture perfect view of the Prom and the bay beyond. We also highly recommend sitting in their outdoor area so you can truly take in the atmosphere of the lovely Salthill.
Salthill Promenade // more here 

above: photo courtesy of The Creamery


Housed in a beautiful stone building by the water's edge of Galway’s historic harbour, Rúibín's seafront windows offer fresh views of Galway's dockland area. This restaurant specialises in contemporary Irish food and continues to grow their reputation as an ideal destination for a laid-back lunch or elevated evening of fantastic fare.
1 Dock Rd // more here

above: photo courtesy of Rúibín

Ground & Co.

We highly recommend that everyone visiting Galway gets to enjoy a stroll along the prom followed by some delicious food at Ground & Co. With the fresh sea and all the sights and sounds of Galway bay accompanying your meal - how could you not love it?! And if seeing the sea just isn’t enough, meet some of the creatures in it at Galway Atlantaquaria (it’s right next door).
Salthill Promenade // more here

above: photo courtesy of Ground & Co 

Pádraicíns Seafood Bar & Restaurant

With Furbo Beach as its garden, Pádraicíns has got sensational seaside scenery covered, complete with the rolling hills of Clare. To mirror its surrounding, this welcoming bar and restaurant has adopted an eye-catching maritime theme throughout. From the nautical inspired interiors to the seafood menu, here you can fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the area.
Furbo // more here 

above: photo of Pádraicíns, by Ciarán MacChoncarraige

O’Reilly's Bar & Kitchen

The next spot on our list is one you ought to keep in mind on a sunny day in Salthill. You’ll be feeling like the king of the world at O’ Reilly's Bar & Kitchen. From their rooftop garden you will enjoy panoramic views of Salthill and Galway Bay. This bar is the perfect place to partake in a bit of people watching, as well as enjoying summer sunshine with refreshingly cool cocktails.
232 Upper Salthill / more here 

above: photo courtesy of O'Reillys


Ideally situated on the waterfront along Salthill's prom, Magnetti’s is a great place to treat yourself to beautiful Italian food at any time of the day! Whether that is a cup of freshly brewed coffee and homemade Italian desserts such as cannoli after a walk along the waterfront, satisfying sandwiches packed with mouth-watering ingredients on freshly baked foccacia bread for lunch, or an authentic pizza and a glass of wine or beer for dinner. Magnetti's has it all.
Unit 1, Upper Salthill Rd / more here

above: photo courtesy of Magnetti's

Blackrock Cottage

Located right next door to the iconic yellow Blackrock Diving Tower, Blackrock Cottage offers visitors a treat for all your senses. Set inside a beautifully renovated famine era cottage, as you dine on their exquisite dishes you’ll be able to watch a buzz of sea-swimmers, prom-walkers, tourists and locals mingle about enjoying the beaches, promenade and general Salthill atmosphere.
Blackrock House, Salthill // more here

above: photo courtesy of Blackrock Cottage, by Ciarán MacChoncarraige

Galway Bay Golf Resort

If stunning scenery is your kinda buzz, the bar and restaurant at Galway Bay Golf Resort is calling your name. From here you can admire picturesque views of the sapphire blue sea that's beautifully contrasted with the lush green of the vast golf course. So even if golf isn’t for you, be sure to call in and try their fabulous menu and take some pretty scenic snaps for your Instagram.
Renville, Oranmore // more here 

above: photo courtesy of Galway Bay Golf Resort

Feature photo courtesy of Magnetti's

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