One of the most popular vegan and vegetarian spots in the heart of the city, The Lighthouse Tearoom will not only charm you with its cute interiors but also their sumptuous fare. During mornings, drop in for fine tea, coffee, decadent cakes and home baked scones. Opened in 2012, their lunch and dinner menu might be small and varying, but they offer a delicious array of vegan and veggie dishes that will make want to come back for more.
Give your palate a break from the regular and head to Kumar's Taste of Asia for a feast of scintillating Asian food. Its cozy, yet lively atmosphere, coupled with its Indian-style decor and Asian artworks, perfectly replicates the essence of Asian hospitality. On the menu are a host of flavorful Indian and Thai delicacies that never fail to be a truly blissful treat. Spicy yet irresistible, the food served here is certain to bring out a new-found fondness for Asian cuisine. Be sure to try the signature biryani, tandoori and seafood dishes, while the curries and kebabs are also well-worth a shot.
Formerly an old smokehouse, this restored stone building is one of the coziest places to relax during the Galway winter. Nimmo's features creatively prepared fish and shellfish. The space also serves as a wine bar. In the summer, the view from the windows allows you to watch sunsets over the river. Beyond the stone-clad exterior and up the stairs is a lovely dining area with local artwork on display. At night the stars shine through the skylight, adding to the romantic atmosphere.