Category: Reviews

Review: Pálás Restaurant

Review: Pálás Restaurant

Restaurants or cafes that accompany the secondary space of a primary function like a gallery or theatre can frequently be very hit or miss. Bar some notable exceptions, and there certainly are some in Ireland, they are presented often with…

Review: Tartare, Galway

Review: Tartare, Galway

Beckett’s “We are all born mad” in fluorescent neon pink adorns the wall in Tartare, Galway’s newest venture by chef JP McMahon and Drigin Gaffey. Perhaps this is a proclamation from the pair, leaving the perceived safety nest of Massimo…

Aldi Wine Lover’s Sale Recommendations

Aldi Wine Lover’s Sale Recommendations

This Thursday 3rd August, Aldi is launching its Aldi Lovers Wine Sale, a collection of diverse and interesting wines from around the world. In a collection consisting of 5 sparkling, 6 whites, and 12 reds coming from well known countries…

Kos: Where to Eat and Drink

Kos: Where to Eat and Drink

Kos, you had me at xαίρετε. From the stunning hotel Aqua Blu Hotel and Spa (review here) to the friendly and welcoming nature of the island’s people to it’s sandy beaches, it has it all. If you’re planning a visit…

Review: Aqua Blu Boutique Hotel & Spa and Cuvée Restaurant

Review: Aqua Blu Boutique Hotel & Spa and Cuvée Restaurant

According to Condé Nast this is one of the top 20 hotels in Greece and the accompanying islands and once you set foot into the doors of Aqua Blu Hotel and Spa in Kos it’s certainly easy to see why….

Review: Armorica, Galway

Review: Armorica, Galway

As a native I can confidently say that we’ve never been too bestowed with fantastic dining in Oranmore. There have been a plethora of open and shut takeaways and others that indeed have become a mainstay on main street. Plenty…

Galway’s Best Casual Dining

Galway’s Best Casual Dining

I think that talking about casual dining in Galway is something of a misnomer as it perhaps implies that there is anything other than casual about eating out here. One of the things that I love about Galway and its food…

Galway’s Best Brunches

Galway’s Best Brunches

KAI Kai has been a stalwart on the food scene in Galway since it first opened its doors in 2011 with Chef Jess Murphy and husband David establishing a formidable team in this renovated house on Sea Road. In terms…

Aldi Summer Wine Portfolio – White and Red Wines

Aldi Summer Wine Portfolio – White and Red Wines

In a continuation from my previous post on Aldi’s summer wine portfolio I’m moving on to whites and my favourite, reds. In terms of white wines, as with others there is an extensive range and something to suit all tastes…

Aldi Summer Wine Portfolio – Sparkling Wines & Rosé

Aldi Summer Wine Portfolio – Sparkling Wines & Rosé

Aldi Ireland recently launched their summer wine portfolio and in doing so continue to cement their reputation for delivering exceptional wines of superb value. Their entire portfolio was available for tasting including some outstanding wines recently added to their range….