Fancy yourself a Foodie? Don’t miss spots like Connemara Smokehouse

Green Cuisine: Fresh, Locally Sourced Food in Galway

Fancy yourself a Foodie? Don’t miss spots like Connemara Smokehouse, where to find Galway’s best local foods at AshfordCastle.

Galway is a foodie’s paradise. From the Wild Atlantic Salmon in its rivers to the world-class oysters found off its shores, the rich, creamy cheeses to the wealth of incredible lamb and beef, there’s no shortage of delicious, mouthwatering food in Galway. With that in mind, we’ve put together a guide to some of the best in the area, including weekly and annual events and markets, as well as top-notch individual producers, so that next time you visit us at the elegant Ashford Castle and The Lodge at Ashford Castle, you’ll be all set for a foodie journey of epicurean proportions.

Connemara Smokehouse

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A previous winner of the “Best Use of Sustainable Fish Award” at the Good Food Ireland Awards, Connemara Smokehouse creates truly sensational smoked wild Irish fish, including salmon, tuna and mackerel. Visit them at Aillebrack Pier to stock up, or during the summer months, take a tour of their smokehouse to learn more about how they create their famous smoked fish.

Continue your foodie journey through Galway back at Ashford Castle or The Lodge at Ashford Castle with a sumptuous, locally sourced dinner at one of the many wonderful dining rooms.