Eating and Drinking

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel
Ballynahinch Castle Hotel and Estate is set on 700 acres in the heart of Connemara with 48 bedrooms and suites. Enjoy lunch in the Fisherman’s Pub, dinner in the elegant Owenmore Restaurant or at the weekend treat yourself to Afternoon Tea overlooking the river. Relax by one of our open log fires or try one of our on-site activities including walking trails, cycling and hiking. • Ballynahinch Recess • landline: +353(0)9531006 • email: • website:

Carriage Restaurant
Clifden Station House, Galway Road, Clifden • landline: +353(0)9521699 • email: • website:

Clifden Station House
Pub, restaurant, functions, wedding venue. • Galway Road, Clifden • landline: +353(0)9521699 • email: • website:

Connemara Catering
We are a Catering Company with 15 years experience. We cater for all types of functions from Birthday parties / Funerals /Christenings/Formal Dinners etc. Patrick McDonagh • Derrynea, Costelloe • mobile: +353(0)876266695 • landline: +353(0)91572427 • email: • website:

Connemara Hamper
Speciality Food Shop with artisan produce including locally made jam and marmalade; breads baked on the premises daily; cakes and desserts come from ‘Goyas’ of Galway; a wide choice of pates, Irish salamis and chorizo, home baked ham, Connemara smoked salmon, selection of olives, sun-dried tomatoes, hummus, tapenade. All our wines are organic and are from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Africa. Gift Food Hampers delivered nationwide. Sally Madden • Market Street Lower, Clifden • mobile: +353(0)872337729 • landline: +353(0)9521054 • email: • website:

Connemara Smokehouse
High-quality smoked and marinated seafood. Every product is prepared using traditional methods and attention to detail with an emphasis on freshness, seasonality, sustainability and organic production. Multi award-winning with global recognition. Stop into our factory store and 'Taste the Atlantic' with a little sample of what’s available on the day. Mon to Fri 9am-5pm. Closed 1-2pm. All products available on our online shop. Graham and Saoirse Roberts • Bunowen Pier, Aillebrack, Ballyconneely • mobile: +353(0)861697800 • landline: +353(0)9523034 • email: • website:

Doonmore Hotel
Murrays Doonmore Hotel is an award winning family run hotel overlooking the ocean at the entrance to the beautiful Inishbofin Harbour. Famous for exceptional food, unrivalled hospitality, cosy welcoming atmosphere and outstanding music sessions, it is a must visit place in the West of Ireland. Situated on a cliff top, on the amazingly breathtaking Westquarter Loop walk, it is the perfect place to stay or to drop in for delicious food, great Guinness and super music sessions. The Murray Family • Inishbofin • landline: +353(0)9545804 • email: • website:

Evergreen Health Foods
Evergreen Health Foods is Ireland's best source of top quality health foods. We are proud to stock a huge range of top quality vitamins and nutritional supplements, herbal remedies, natural mother and baby products, foods for people on special diets (gluten free, wheat free, sugar free), natural & organic skincare, sports nutrition products and supplements, vegetarian foods, eco-friendly cleaning products, natural weight management products and much more. • An Fuaran, Moycullen • landline: +353(0)91753236 • email: • website:

Guys Bar and Snug
Guys Bar is a great place to relax beside turf fires where you can enjoy lunch or dinner from our extensive menus with daily specials, as well as a mouth watering seasonal seafood menu. A great selection of wines, cocktails and craft beers are on offer. We are sorry we do not take reservations but if you are after fantastic food and a warm and cosy atmosphere Guys is the place for you. We look forward to welcoming you. • Main Street, Clifden • mobile: +353(0)868587391 • email: • website:

Kylemore Pass Hotel
Our restaurant has among the most stunning views in Connemara, and offers appetising home-cooked meals using only the best local produce. Both the bar and restaurant menus include vegetarian dishes and fresh locally caught fish. The wine list gives a choice of fine wines. Birthday, celebratory and anniversary parties welcome. Our eleven ensuite bedrooms and gardens make this a perfect wedding venue for small intimate weddings. • Kylemore • mobile: +353(0) • landline: +353(0)9541141 • email: • website:

Letterfrack Country Shop
A shop for all visitors and local alike. Grocery, newsagent, delicatessen, ATM Machine, Beers and wine off licence with an extensive organic and health food section. • Letterfrack • mobile: +353(0)879686740 • landline: +353(0)9541850 • email:

Mountain Road Kitchen
A food production business that focuses solely on plant based food. Both fresh and pantry style food is for sale here every Friday and Saturday. Mainly using locally sourced organic vegetables from the surrounding area and whole or natural foods. Alison Haslam • Moycullen to Spiddal Road Moycullen • mobile: +353(0)879929393 • email: • website:

Peacockes Hotel
Run by the Burke family, this homely hotel based in Maam Cross consists of 25 Bedrooms, Fireside Bar, Restaurant, Gift Shop, 3 Function Rooms, a Viewing Tower and Traditional Irish Cottage in the style of that featured in the Quiet Man movie. With a central location, you are within easy reach of Kylemore Abbey, Clifden and Connemara National Park to name just a few highlights making Peacockes the perfect Connemara hotel from which to enjoy all that the region has to offer. • Maam Cross • landline: +353(0)91552306 • email: • website: peacockes.ieFacebookTwitterInstagram

Ross Castle
The distinctive ambience of Ross Castle's grand rooms and self catering cottages, accented with beautiful antique furnishings, will captivate you on your memorable holiday or up to 40 guests for your special occasion. An ideal wedding venue. This 120 acre estate is nestled in a picturesque setting of mountains, lake, and parkland. Open to the public for castle, listed buildings and garden tours. George and Marshall McLaughlin • Roscahill • mobile: +353(0)862539621 • landline: +353(0)91550183 • email: • website:

Screebe House
Screebe House is one of Ireland’s finest Victorian country houses with glorious scenery, country and seaside walks. Just 40 minutes from Galway City, offering amenities such as a Spa which includes a gym, sauna and heated in-door swimming pool. Guests and non-residents can indulge in a treatment, or enjoy fine dining while overlooking Camus Bay. Accomodation consists of 10 tastefully furnished rooms with antique interiors and also boast underfloor heating in the bathrooms. Family Burkart • Rosmuc, Camus • landline: +353(0)91574110 • email: • website:

Signal Bar and Restaurant
Clifden Station House, Galway Road, Clifden • landline: +353(0)9521699 • email: • website:

The Beach, Days Bar and Bed and Breakfast
A lovely seafront Bar and BandB with adjoining accommodation located on Inishbofin Island a mere 5 minute walk from the ferry. Spacious outdoor dining/seating area enjoying beautiful views of the harbour. Comfortable and welcoming bar with views of the harbour Extensive beer, spirits and wine list to accompany food offerings. 4 en suite bedrooms in the adjoining BandB. Open all year. • Middlequarter, Inishbofin • mobile: +353(0)876761149 • landline: +353(0)9545829 • email: • website:

The Maol Reidh Hotel
The Maol Reidh is just a few minutes walk from the beach and is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, on Connemara's rugged coast. Just a 10 minutes drive will get you to any number of beaches, to Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park and Killary Harbour. Our restaurant serves local seafoods, Leenane lamb and west coast beef. Our bar is a spot to meet, greet, relax or even snooze. Our house, come on in and chill ……………. Tony Conneely • Tullycross • mobile: +353(0) • landline: +353(0)9543844 • email: • website:

Tigh Chadhain - Coynes's Bar and Bistro
Built in 1840. Coynes Bar offers informal dining, affordably priced, catering for all tastes. Lunch from 12.20 to 5.30pm. A lá Carte from 5.30 to 8.30pm. Wide range of craft beers, local whiskeys and gins. Ample parking, free wifi, wheelchair friendly, baby changing facilities. Daily visual presentations of local heritage and culture. Traditional music every Sunday from 9pm. Large groups must book in advance. Mobile home parking available. Michael and Annemarie Coyne • Kilkieran • mobile: +353(0)872989291 • landline: +353(0)9533409 • email:

Tigh Mheaic Pub and Restaurant
A lively Pub & Restaurant in Carna in the Conamara Gaeltacht, serving good food all day, every day all year around. Great choice of fresh seafood. Breakfast lunch and evening meals. Popular venue for parties, celebrations and gatherings, including live traditional music, live bands. Clíona Ní Chualáin • Carna • mobile: +353(0)872826244 • landline: +353(0)9532730 • email: • website:

Tony's Grill Diner
Catering primarily for breakfast and lunch from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday. An extensive breakfast menu including small and large Irish Breakfasts, omelettes, porridge and a wide selection of sandwiches. Our lunch specialities include freshly battered fish and chips, chicken curry, gammon steaks, turkey and ham gourmet burgers and homemade soup. Free parking and wifi. Tony and Patty Bellew • Unit 3, Block B, An Fuaran Moycullen • mobile: +353(0)877816626 • landline: +353(0)91868666 • email:

Tree Bark Store
Coffee bar and creative space run by husband and wife team, Jeff and Yvonne, who have many years of hospitality experience. They use the best quality products for all their coffee and pastries including seasonal coffee roasted every week by Calendar Coffee; tasty treats from Andys Spelt Treats and Goyas Bakery; milk from Village Dairy for that natural creamy texture; three milk alternatives for non dairy drinkers: almond, oat and coconut milk. • Kilrainey Shopping Centre (in the former post office), Moycullen • mobile: +353(0)867279638 • email: • website:

Walsh's Bakery Coffee Shop
Open year round, Walsh's Coffee Shop, overlooking Clifden Bay, is abuzz with locals and tourists enjoying handcrafted sandwiches, hot meals, gourmet coffees and teas, local craft beers and, of course, the many scrumptiously yummy breads, cakes and pastries created in the on site bakery. Joan and Cathal Walsh • Market Street Clifden • mobile: +353(0) • landline: +353(0)9521283 • email: • website:

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