The Winter Warmers of Galway
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The Winter Warmers of Galway

When the weather is cold outside and all you want to do is stay in bed, we’ve got a list of Winter Warmers that makes braving the frost worth it. From hot chocolates to hot whiskeys, we have the full list to warm you up below, so pull on your woolly hat and try out these Winter Warmers!

Over the Moon

Warm, sweet and chocolaty drinks await you at Over the Moon. Choose a flavoured hot chocolate such as Nutella, Kinder Bueno, Ferreor Rocher and Biscoff from their board and indulge in the magic of their winter warmer drinks. If you don’t want to go with a brand, they have a Belgium hot chocolate drink to warm you from the inside out.
Shopping Centre, Eyre Square, Galway

Over the Moon, photo by Ado Lyons


Garavan’s hugely popular Whiskey Platters offer a unique experience of selecting three to taste from a huge range of whiskeys. Cosy up next to the open fire with a hot whisky in one hand and an Irish coffee in the other for a truly original experience that can’t quite be replicated anywhere else.
46 William Street, Galway

Photo courtesy of Garavan's

The Kings Head

The Kings Head is back with their full range of winter warmers to get you through the chilly days and nights of Galway City. The winter warmer menu features a Hot Apple Cider, Candy Cane Hot Toddy, Homemade Mulled Wine, Coole Swan Coffee, Glüh Gin and of course a hot alcohol-free Apple Cider. Plus, the festive cocktails Salted Caramel Espresso Martini, The Connemara Pony, The Galway Girl and The Executioner's Old Fashioned.
15 High Street, Galway

Photo courtesy of The Kings Head

The Creamery

If you’ve just towelled off from a sea swim, or have braved the wind walking the prom, then you deserve a warm toasty treat from The Creamery Salthill. A hot chocolate, a latte or a Baileys coffee is bound to be the perfect reward for your time in the wintry outdoors.
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway

Photo courtesy of The Creamery


With their Winter Warmer menu, Taaffes is the perfect antidote to a chilly day. The quaint pub with an extensive selection of memorabilia on the walls is the perfect pub to cosy up in. Enjoy the daily music and atmosphere while sipping on a hot whisky, Baileys coffee or any other hot drink of your choosing.
19 Shop Street, Galway

Photo courtesy of Taaffes Bar

Greens & Co.

Warm up the vegan way. Greens & Co. plant based eatery have a list of vegan winter warmers to keep you going this winter. Power through the cold with their selection of winter specials; golden latte (with turmeric and other spices), salted caramel hot chocolate, peanut butter hot chocolate, mint hot chocolate, pumpkin pie latte or their gingerbread latte. Greens & Co. also run the 2GoCup deposit/return system so that no single-use plastic takeaway cups are used!
4 Henry Street, Galway

Photo of Greens & Co. by Ado Lyons

The Skeff

Stop into The Skeff and warm up with one of their toasty treats, from the old fashioned hot toddy to their delicious Baileys hot chocolate. If those don’t do the trick, there are still seven other options to try on their special Winter Warmers menu. You definitely won’t be leaving The Skeff shivering or cold.
27 Eyre Square, Galway

Photo courtesy of The Skeff

The Lighthouse Café

Drop in and try one of The Lighthouse Cafe’s new warming winter drinks. They have three to choose from which include, a maple cinnamon latte, a cacao chai latte and a Mexican hot chocolate, with added cinnamon and chilli. Choose from their specials to warm you up from your head to your toes.
8 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway

Photo courtesy of The Lighthouse Café

The Cellar

The Cellar Bar is helping you get into the Christmas season and weather ready with their special Winter Warmers menu. Baileys hot chocolate, hot whiskey and hot port all paired with delicious food is certainly the way to warm yourself up this Winter. Just off of Eyre Square, make sure you stop by and thaw off with The Cellar Bar’s winter menu.

Photo courtesy of The Cellar


Hot whiskey, mulled wine and flavoured hot chocolate await you at SEVEN with the hopes of keeping you warm throughout the winter season. Respite from the weather with a boozy warm drink or sweeten up your cold days with one of SEVEN’s flavoured hot chocolates.

Photo courtesy of SEVEN

We also have a full guide to the best hot chocolate spots in Galway right here. Happy Winter everyone!

Feature photo courtesy of Greens & Co.

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