Moran’s Oyster Cottage – Seafood Restaurant

Moran’s Oyster Cottage Seafood Restaurant Galway, The Weir, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway, is a traditional thatched cottage that dates back over 250 years.  Today Morans is run by the 7th generation of the Moran family in the business.  It is renowned the world over for it’s superb seafood and Galway oysters which attracts people from the five continents, and is open all year round. Today, thanks to the tremendous upsurge of interest in Seafood, Moran’s is a must for anybody with an interest in sampling the crustaceous delights of Galway Bay.

Raftery’s Rest, Kilcolgan Village – Serves Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Raftery’s Rest has been drawing visitors for well over 200 years and the layout and style is in keeping with its original state – old-fashioned and commendably traditional timbered floors, low beamed ceilings, pew type seating, a series of horse pictures, tiny windows and large open stone fireplace adds to our relaxing atmosphere.


The adjoining restaurant with its Victorian fireplace, also boasts a traditional and attractive atmosphere.  Enjoy the good quality home-cooked food which is served throughout the day.  Lunch is from 12.30-6 pm and evening meals during the summer months from 6-10 pm. There is lively traditional music every Thursday and Saturday night.

Paddy Burkes

Famous worldwide for its gourmet selection of succulent oysters and delicious Atlantic seafood, Paddy Burkes Oyster Inn offers a taste of luxury in cosy and intimate surroundings.

Steeped in local history, Paddy Burkes is named after the man who first introduced and sold oysters in the area. Paddy Burkes also hosted the first Clarinbridge Oyster Festival in 1954, with oysters, music, drink and craic  galore.