Tour Code: 33310P1
Duration: 2 hours
Galway Food Tours is a 1.5 - 2 hour culinary walking tour of Galway. It gives a great overview of our passionate people and our beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland's gourmet jewels. During the tour you will meet artisan producers (Sat/Sunday) and sample their products with experienced guide, Sheena Dignam, giving you insights to our local favorites and treasured ingredients. Tour Includes Food and Drink from 9 different food and drink producers, goodie bag and walking tour.
Sheena leads food enthusiasts around Galway’s finest food destinations and guests usually replace lunch with the tour as along the way you will sample fresh sushi, the finest cheese, Galway oysters,(Saturday only) mouth-watering breads and savoury bites as well as delicious sweet treats, local beer tasting in Galways oldest pub and visiting award winning restaurants and cafés. Get to know Galways food history and its people while soaking up the famed atmosphere of the 'City of the Tribes'. Your guide: Sheena Dignam; a Franco-Irish food and wine lover who is originally from Wicklow but grew up in the Loire valley, where she studied Culinary Arts & Wine. Having spent over 15 years in the food industry, her passion has led her to launch Galway Food Tours.
"For me, what makes Galway so special is the local producers, and the best thing about the market is the diversity from cheese to sushi, oysters to curry stews, doughnuts to falafels. But especially it's such a great atmosphere! The traders are such great craic and are hugely talented."
On her tours, Sheena shares her love for good food as well as insider tips.