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Ard Bia

All the best places to eat, shop and stay in Ireland. A local guide to local places.

It amazed many people when we wrote, just a few years ago, that Galway used to be a rubbish city for good eating. ‘What?!’ they all said. ‘But just look at...’ and off they went, reciting the many, many dynamic places to eat in the city today. So, how did Galway do it? The answer lies with folk like Aoibheann McNamara, of Ard Bia, who succeeded the pioneering Harriet Leander in this classic restaurant, and who brought to the restaurant world the hipness and avant garde perspective of the art world. Fuse the two, and you get Ard Bia, the funkiest collation of people and cooking in the West. But it’s not just hipness you get here, for the cooking is soulful and respectful, from breakfast through to dinner, and the baking is particularly special.

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Aoibheann McNamara
Spanish Arch, Long Walk, Galway.
+353 91 561 114

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