Wine, Dine and Dream in Salthill’s BlackCat
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Wine, Dine and Dream in Salthill’s BlackCat

In our April/May edition of the This is Galway magazine, we shone a spotlight on some of the amazing cafés, restaurants and bars that call Salthill home. In this article we are sharing with you all the things we love about Salthill's cosy tapas and wine bar, BlackCat..

Galway’s lucky BlackCat restaurant and boutique accommodation should be high on your list of places to visit in Salthill.

Established in 2011, BlackCat resides in one of the most historic buildings in Salthill and still retains its original character and charm. Under the direction of its owners Joanna Paszkiewicz and Chef Leon Mellsop, BlackCat has earned a stellar reputation and continues to be popular and beloved by both locals and visitors alike.

The perfect setting for a relaxed tapas style meal, this intimate and cosy restaurant specialises in delicious, high quality, locally sourced dishes. If you need any help deciding what to order, the amicable staff are always on hand to recommend their favourite small plate and wine combinations.

After your visit you won’t want to leave and thanks to their stunning accommodation, you don’t have to! Their onsite compact bedrooms are all uniquely designed to accommodate the original features of this 200-year old building and have everything you need for a restful night’s sleep. To book your stay visit their website at

All photos by Ciarán MacChoncarraige

If you are interested in checking out our FREE April / May magazine please hit the link HERE and enjoy discovering all that Galway has to offer.

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