This tantalising food lovers tour takes you through the bustling city of Galway to the wilds of Connemara along the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy this immersive experience where you will be given the VIP treatment as you enjoy tasting menus in Michelin star restaurants and personal Chef meets staying in hidden gems overlooking idyllic harbours and get to know the Good Food Ireland family personally. Irish Culinary Vacations with Good Food Ireland on The Wild Atlantic Way.
The Gourmet Getaway along the Wild Atlantic Way bespoke gourmet experience takes you from the heart of Galway city centre along the Wild Atlantic Way through the wilds of Connemara to the fabulous Renvyle House. Starting with an overnight stay in The Herons Rest boutique bed and breakfast run and owned by Ballymaloe Cookery School graduate Sorcha Molloy. This artisan boutique bed and breakfast rests overlooking the Claddagh and Galway Bay in Galway City.
Enjoy an 8-course tasting dinner at a Michelin Restaurant where wild and seasonal foods are key and enjoy a personal Chef meet.
Saturday morning take a stroll around the bustling streets of Galway before heading off toward Renvyle House Hotel stopping off en route in the picturesque village of Moycullen just outside Galway on the Clifden road for a light lunch. Enjoy a main dish freshly prepared such as Galway Goat’s Cheese Salad with a Honey & Soya Dressing, Open Burren Smoke House Smoked Salmon & Shrimp Sandwich, White Gables Seafood Chowder or their very popular Fish & Chips followed by a sweet treat from the Dessert Cabinet!
After lunch you will continue along the Wild Atlantic Way as you make your way to Renvyle House Hotel and Restaurant where you will arrive to a welcome drink and a personal meet with executive chef Tim O'Sullivan to discuss your evenings' 5-course gourmet menu. Why not enjoy a nightcap or two before retiring for a luxurious night's sleep.
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Arrive in Galway city and enjoy the spectacular waterfront setting of The Heron’s Rest Boutique Bed & Breakfast in the heart of The City Of Tribes. Ballymaloe Cookery School graduate Sorcha Molloy welcomes you to her boutique bed and breakfast where a Good Food Ireland Gourmet Souvenir Gift Box awaits you.
In the evening head out to enjoy an 8-Course Tasting Menu in a Michelin Star Restaurant and enjoy a personal meet with the Chef before returning to a delightful night's sleep at The Herons Rest.
Breakfast like a king on the finest local and organic produce at The Heron’s Rest, served at a large communal table from 8am – 11am. After breakfast take a stroll around the bustling streets of Galway before heading off toward Renvyle House Hotel stopping off en route in the picturesque village of Moycullen just outside Galway on the Clifden road for a light lunch.
After lunch continue along the Wild Atlantic Way - we recomend travelling along the coastal route - taking in the rugged landscape and breathtaking views before finally reaching your coastal destination for the evening where you will be greeted with a welcome drink and meet executive chef Tim O'Sullivan to discuss your evening's menu. The spectacularly located Renvyle house offers panoramic sea views. This 1883 country house hotel is on 150-acre grounds with a private lake and Atlantic Ocean beach. Tonight indulge in the very best food produce that Connemara has to offer with the hotel’s 5-course gourmet dinner.
You will fall into bed with visions of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way in your head and the very best of local food in your belly!
Sadly it is time to say goodbye to Renvyle House Hotel but not before indulging in a lazy superb tasting breakfast before embarking on your journey home with your Good Food Ireland Souvenier Gourmet Gift Box to remind you of the memories!