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GALWAY has so many stories to tell

Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.



Sometimes dinner outdoors is just what the doctor ordered and it might be reason enough for you to make a break for Galway! Whether it’s staving off the cold with a cup of coffee or pretending you’re in Spain with the sun on your back, there’s something about dining al fresco that appeals to the senses. Here are some of our favourite spots to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner out in the open…

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Contrary to popular belief, it’s not all creamy pints of Guinness and traditional tunes out wesht. Elegance, class and luxury ooze from the fine establishments lining our city’s streets, drawing us in with the tempting aroma of herbs, spices, fresh fruit and, well, alcohol.

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Galway Hospitality Group is best in class for customer service.

The Connacht Hospitality Group has recently achieved the Fáilte Ireland Service Excellence Award across all its properties and is the only hospitality group in Galway to boast this accolade. In order to achieve the “Fáilte Ireland’s Accredited Service Excellence Award” a business must demonstrate that a minimum of 75% of the management and staff have completed the Fáilte Ireland Service Excellence Programme.

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Let’s face it, no one ever said brunch was the most important meal of the day. Too many notions and edible flowers are bad for the health, so let’s just focus on what really matters in life: breakfast. Whether it’s a hearty feed to start your day or a big aul bap when you’re hanging, Galway’s got a bit of everything. We here at This is Galway are firm believers in the division of breakfast and lunch, the more meals the merrier. So put on your comfortable pants and get your coat, it’s time for brekkie.

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