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Top store recommendations from locals

Restaurant
“Downstairs there is a very good standard deli which serves soup and sandwiches and coffee, perfect for when your on the go there is also a shop which sells lots of Galway and Irish produce. Upstairs there is a restaurant which has a fantastic window view of Shop St and most of all has delicious food.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Store
“Sample food and drink from local suppliers throughout Galway where the atmosphere is second to none and the food spectacular. Grab some food to go and sit by the river to savour every mouth full.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Book Store
“The best bookshop in Galway located in the heart of Galway City, stocking over 100,000 new, bargain and secondhand books on subjects ranging from literary fiction to Irish interest to art and archaeology. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
“This Galway stalwart is a cheese lovers’ heaven. With a cosy wine bar located above the cheese shop below, this is the place to tuck yourself away from the crowds. Nibble on some of the local delicacies (we particularly recommend the Young Buck, 15 Fields and the Smoked Knockanore cheese) whilst contemplating the impressive Old World wine list. Location: 14 Churchyard Street. 7 min walk.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Department Store
“If you love to cook and need to pick up some groceries, visit Dunnes, in Eyre Square shopping centre.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“An old Galway family bakery with tea rooms at the back of the shop and upstairs. Cosy, with fires on cold days.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bookstore
“Just off Galway’s main shopping drag, at the Cornstore is Charlie Byrnes. A step inside the door is like a step back in time, with a warren of rooms, floor to ceiling books and knowledgable staff. Location: Middle Street 7 min walk”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“General food shopping and their weekly special offers make Lidl a popular destination for many. Reasonably priced.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Large supermarket in the heart of Galway City. Its in the Eyre Square Centre which is a 5min walk from the appartment”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“If you are looking to take home some Irish made gifts that isn't just a keyring there is some fab stuff here”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Looking to catch a flick while you’re over on holiday, or maybe see some Irish independent films? Pálás Galway is a a three-screen independent cinema and a striking bar and restaurant, where you can mingle with your fellow film-lovers. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“amazing treats, cakes, buns and they also serve lunch. Located in picturesque Kirwan's Lane”
  • 5 locals recommend
Liquor Store
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“Will supply all your shopping requirements if you are cooking at home. only about 200 metres away”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“For bigger shopping requirements, this large supermarket has everything you'll need”
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
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“This cheerful yellow and white building nestled on Quay street serves coffee that might as well be rocket fuel downstairs and has an achingly cool collection of homewares, books and prints on the upper two floors”
  • 6 locals recommend