Stay and Dine: The top 9 restaurants with rooms in Galway
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Stay and Dine: The top 9 restaurants with rooms in Galway

If you want your holiday in Galway to be as relaxing as possible, why don’t you book into an accommodation that ticks all the boxes? Discover all about our favourite bars and restaurants in Galway that also offer guest rooms below..

If you find yourself always wanting to take a nap after a meal maybe that’s what you should be prioritising when booking your accommodation in Galway! There are loads of fabulous bars and restaurants in Galway that can accommodate all of your eating, drinking and sleeping needs so look no further than our list right here for all our top picks!

For this article please note that we are not including any hotels or hostels. If you would like to see a comprehensive list of the many different types of accommodation Galway has to offer please tap here.

The Sliding Rock

37 Newcastle Rd // book here 
On the edge of Galway city, The Sliding Rock is a landmark location comprising a bar and restaurant as well as nine guest rooms. These guest rooms include single, double, twin and family rooms and breakfast is included in your room rate. Downstairs you can enjoy everything their bar and restaurant has to offer, including; food throughout the day, sports on the big screens, a heated and covered al-fresco area, and live music every weekend. The city streets are only a ten minute walk away, however there is also a bus stop right outside which will take you into the heart of Galway city; Eyre Square.

above: photo courtesy of The Sliding Rock 

The Huntsman Inn

164 College Rd, Wellpark // book here 
Located on the shores of Lough Atalia, The Huntsman Inn is perfect for those travelling via car and want to be close to all the action of Galway city. Alongside their bar and restaurant, they have 13 boutique guest bedrooms that have all been designed with comfort in mind. Your stay will include free parking and free wifi, and each morning you can wake up to the smells of breakfast cooking in their award-winning restaurant. The Huntsman Inn is well known for its incredible seafood menu so we highly recommend that you try it for yourself during your stay with them.

above: photo courtesy of The Huntsman Inn 


Main Street, Oranmore // book here 
Merging French cuisine, atmospheric jazz and welcoming boutique guest rooms in one space, there’s nowhere else in Galway like Armorica. It consists of an intimate but open dining space with a street view, a beautiful conservatory with garden views, outdoor seating, and elegant guest accommodation. Your stay here will include their award-winning breakfast in the morning and in the evenings you can enjoy a meal that takes inspiration from classic French styles. They also have live jazz sessions every Sunday and Thursday night, the perfect accompaniment for a French inspired dining experience.

above: photo courtesy of Armorica

The Old Barracks

Cross St, Gorteenacra, Athenry // book here
Featuring a bistro, onsite bakery, catering service, guesthouse and a neighbouring sister business - Stone House Pizza Bar, when you book your accommodation at The Old Barracks rest assured that they have all your needs covered. Located right next door to their restaurant, The Lodge at The Old Barracks is home to 8 modern guest bedrooms and 3 holiday suites which are ideal for families and longer stays. Thanks to all of their fabulous food options, you won’t have to travel very far to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. To learn more about all they have to offer please tap here.

above: photo courtesy of The Old Barracks 

Pádraícíns Seafood Bar & Restaurant

Furbo // book here 
For those wanting to tour Connemara and Galway’s West Coast during their travels, Pádraícíns Seafood Bar & Restaurant provides both a comfy place to rest your head and serve a full food and drink menu all day long. Breakfast is included in the price of your room, ensuring you start your day by fueling up for all the adventures ahead. Their 8 cosy guest rooms include a mix of family and double rooms and contain all the amenities you may require. In addition to its prime location, Pádraícíns has Furbo beach as its front garden and plenty of outdoor seating, making it the ideal location for your summer staycation.

above: photo of Pádraícíns, by Ciarán MacChoncarraige 


179 Upper Salthill // book here 
BlackCat is one of those places that once you find it you never want to leave. Thankfully for us, (and you) it’s home to a number of boutique guest bedrooms meaning that you can stay for as long as you’d like. These rooms are compact but tastefully designed with special considerations for the original features and character of the 200 year old building. Due to the size of the rooms, these bedrooms are adults only. Downstairs is BlackCat’s award-winning tapas bar and it’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in the buzz of Salthill’s community spirit while enjoying delicious small plates and wine.

above: photo of BlackCat, by Ciarán MacChoncarraige 

The Skeff Late Bar & Kitchen

27 Eyre Square // book here 
This next spot on our list is known as ‘Galway’s meeting place’ so if there was ever a place from which to introduce yourself to the best of Galway city it has to be The Skeff. Sleep, drink, eat and party your time away in the city by staying in one of their onsite 24 three starred bedrooms. These rooms are located across two floors and if you are travelling in a group their triple room and two bed apartment are both amazing options. Additionally, The Skeff’s ideal location on Eyre Square means that you are only a stone’s throw from all of Galway main transport routes and bus and train services at all times.

above: photo courtesy of The Skeff

Corrib House Tea Rooms & Guest Accommodation

3 Waterside, Woodquay // book here
A truly unique sleeping and dining experience can be enjoyed at Corrib House Tea Rooms & Guest Accommodation. Set in a beautifully restored Georgian townhouse, the riverside views it offers are breathtaking. Comprising both tearooms and five luxurious guestrooms, all visitors to Corrib House can unwind in elegant surroundings before heading out into the busyness of the city streets outside. Every Wednesday to Sunday, you can avail of brunch in their cosy tea rooms and we highly recommend that you do as we believe that the brunch here is one of the very best in all Galway.

above: photo of Corrib House, by Ciarán MacChoncarraige 


10 William St West // book here
If you came to Galway to experience its nightlife, the guest rooms over Massimo are exactly what your visit requires. Over Massimo consists of seven spacious ensuite bedrooms in the heart of Galway’s Westend. The downstairs bar means you don’t have to worry about finding your way back to your room after enjoying a late night out. And, while there are no food menus available here, the neighbourhood itself is full of fantastic restaurants and cafés. You’ll be spoilt for choice and can try somewhere new for every meal. The hosts also have all the best recommendations so don’t be afraid to ask!

above: photo courtesy of Over Massimo

Feature photo courtesy of Armorica

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