If you’re out and about in Galway this week, why not treat yourself to a brilliant breakfast or a bit of brunch? We’ve found five of the city’s best foodie spots so you can make the most of those lazy mornings.
Five Delightful Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Galway
Head to Shop Street, where the stylish 56 Central Restaurant is cooking up a deliciously varied breakfast menu. Whether you like to keep it classic with the full Irish, satisfy your sweet-tooth with delightfully fluffy pancakes, or take breakfast to a whole new level with a breakfast bruschetta – you’ll find just what you’re looking for here.
Start your day at this first-floor eatery, overlooking the bustling streets of Galway city. 56 Central is committed to leaving customers happy and well-fed, to explore the city with a spring in their step. Pop in for a lovingly prepared meal, or just a cup of coffee to give you that morning kick.
Ard Bia at Nimmos
Bright, homely, and full of flavour, Ard Bia at Nimmos is an absolute must for brunch-lovers in Galway. With the gorgeously fancy brunch menu, you can treat yourself to a memorable midday meal, designed to impress. The restaurant’s weekend brunch menu is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-3pm.
If you’re only in the area during the week, don’t panic – the weekday breakfast menu has all you need to start off your perfect Galway day. Offering a fabulously balanced selection of sweet and savoury dishes, the menu is bursting with colours and flavours to suit all tastes. A wonderfully warm breakfast haven in the city centre, this is one you don’t want to miss.
Dela Restaurant and Farm
Make your way to Dominick Street Lower, to Dela Restaurant. This charming little space serves brunch daily, so you can stop by and enjoy a meal straight from the earth, no matter the time of week. With its own farm nearby, Dela grows its own produce whenever possible, meaning you can trust that each dish will be fresh, organic and made with love.
The extensive brunch menu offers something for everyone, even the pickiest of eaters. Enjoy fan favourites like the Dela fry, eggs benedict and brunch burrito, and tempt yourself with a cocktail for good measure – sorry to the designated drivers! The restaurant also offers a selection of vegan and vegetarian dishes, so rest assured everybody will be looked after.
Our next choice is here to prove that fine dining isn’t just for the evening time. Caprice Café on Church Lane is an extravagant eatery, offering a beautifully extensive brunch menu. One of Galway’s most elegant spots, we highly recommend you add Caprice to your itinerary.
From continental breakfast to the breakfast sambo to the Caprice ‘Garden Breakfast’, you can indulge in a brunch like no other. The menu also offers a selection of delicious breakfast sides, so you can personalise your meal just as you like it. Complete your visit with a drink of your choice from the colourful and varied cocktail menu.
This is the perfect choice for the minimalist coffee-lover. Urban Grind is a trendy independent cafe, serving speciality coffee and tasty food all day. The cafe’s brunch menu has plenty to offer, with vegan and veggie options as well as some mouthwatering meaty dishes.
Head in to try Urban Grind’s signature brunch items, including the avocado breakfast BLT, vegan yoghurt bowl and delectable Korean chicken wrap. Made from local and organic ingredients, brunch is available every day until 3pm, with weekly seasonal specials also available. Head to West William Street during your visit for a fantastic Galway brunch.