The last day of freedom ahead of the work week, Sunday should be a day filled with delicious food and drinks. From the classic Sunday roast dinner to the boozer brunch options, we’ve put together a list of the best places in Galway to visit for a special Sunday Lunch experience. Check out our pick below..
Happy Hour lasts twice as long at Il Vicolo
The team at Il Vicolo want to help you enjoy Sundays to the fullest, that’s why they have only gone and extended happy hour for you! On Sundays, between 3pm and 5pm, it’s two for the price of one cocktail. Doesn’t that sound amazing? Treat yourself and bring a friend or your date along for a boozy dinner of cocktails and shared cheese and meat board. Or, go dining solo and enjoy twice as much deliciousness.
Bridgemills, O’Brien’s Bridge, Galway’s Westend / book here
Jazz up your Brunch at Flannery’s Hotel
Who doesn’t love a bit of jazz on the weekends? At Flannery’s Hotel from 1pm to 3pm, they’ve got live jazz in Frankie’s Bar & Bistro to accompany their new and exciting brunch menu. Some of the new dishes are inspired by the New Orleans Jazz scene, such as the jambalaya fries and southern fried chicken burger. The menu also includes the classic brunch options so there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Old Dublin Rd, Galway City East / book here
The Perfect Traditional Irish Sunday Lunch at The Red Gap Bar & Restaurant
Serving up seriously delicious traditional Irish dishes in comfortable surroundings, The Red Gap Bar & Restaurant offers a Sunday lunch experience that is ideal for the whole. On the menu you'll find all the classic favourites including turkey and ham, salmon and Wild Mushroom & Garlic Tagliatelle. Their juicy steaks are hard to resist as well but no matter what you choose to treat yourself to, the daily dessert specials round-off any meal perfectly.
Knock, Barnaderg, Galway / book here
The Sunday Roast Special at The Cellar
If you are craving that weekend roast dinner then we have a treat for you. Each Sunday The Cellar Bar has a special Roast special for you to avail of. It’s two courses (roast and starter/dessert) for only €15.95. Since it is the weekend, you can also get an additional bottle of wine for the table for just €15. Great value and saving on all the wash up, this is a Sunday dinner option you need to get in on.
12 Eglinton St, Galway City Centre / book here
A Traditional Feast of flavours at The Huntsman Inn
For a traditional Irish Sunday dinner, The Huntsman Inn is the place for you. The ideal classic Sunday dinner spot, The Huntsman Inn is renowned for its exceptional Irish tastes. With oven roasted supreme of chicken, grilled colleran’s pork chops, dry aged angus rib eye steak and fresh atlantic seafood pie, when it comes to a good auld reliable Sunday dinner, The Huntsman are one of the best.
164 College Rd, Wellpark / book here
Armorica’s Midday Jazz Brunch
Bring your parents out for a relaxing Sunday brunch at Armorica in Oranmore. Take the opportunity to catch up over a delicious French style brunch and enjoy the live jazz sessions. The live music kicks off at 2pm so be sure you have a table booked in time to watch the performances. Unwind in the laid back atmosphere and spoil yourselves to an afternoon of terrific wine, delicious food and incredible jazz.
Main Street, Oranmore / book here
Sunday Roast Spectacular at Brasserie on the Corner
Specialising in steak and seafood dishes, it’s all about traditional Irish tastes at Brasserie on the Corner. They have a menu specially tailored towards Sunday Lunch with all the classics, including Connemara mussels, roast cauliflower steak, roast Irish beef and 6 hour slow roasted Connemara lamb shoulder. Having received numerous awards for its customer service and food, Brasserie on the Corner will never disappoint in quality and flavour.
25 Eglinton St, Galway City Centre / book here
Sunday Lunch now served at The Earl Inn
They've got a brand new menu for you to enjoy as you celebrate your last day of freedom, so remember to call out to The Earl Inn near Athenry and try out these tasty dishes for yourself. Served from 12.30pm to 4pm, you have plenty of time to sit and sample the whole menu if you'd like. One option we're very interested in trying for yourselves is the hot crispy beef and chili sauce, it looks absolutely divine and when paired with a creamy pint - this is Sunday evening foods at its best.
Raford, Kiltullagh, Athenry / book here
Unmissable Sunday Specials at Spice India
Spice things up for Sunday dinner and pop in to Spice India for a flavoursome weekend meal. The team at Spice India regularly add and switch up their special meal deals so be sure to give them a following so you get to enjoy their delicious dishes while also saving a few euros. They’re currently running their Double Dine In offer which gets you any starter + ANY two main courses with additional add on options, all for only €44.99. Don’t miss out on their fantastic offering and call into them to find out more.
Bridgewater Court, 2-4 Fairhill Rd Lower, Dominick St Lower, Galway’s Westend / book here
Carvery Excellence at Imperial Hotel
At Galway’s Imperial Hotel they serve a traditional carvery lunch each weekend from 12-4pm. In the very heart of Eyre Square, the1810 Bar at Imperial Hotel is where Irish hospitality is paramount. For a wholesome family experience with some traditional dishes bring the whole family together for a carvery lunch at this landmark Galway spot.
Eyre Square / book here
Snack your Sunday away at the Galway Market
The Galway Market by St Nicholas' Church is a famous weekend addition to the city. Wandering the stalls you’ll find everything from jewellery, flowers, handmade crafts to fresh baked goods and fruit and veg. There’s no better way to pass Sunday than browsing the stalls while you tuck into some of the delicious food offerings available, such as the heavenly donuts from Danny Donuts, vegan treats from VeganEra, and hot foods from The Bean Tree.
Church Lane, Galway City Centre / more here