Walk, Talk, & Taste: Walking Food Tour of Galway

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  • 2.5 Hours
  • Max Guests : 61
  • Daily

A Unique Galway Food Tour and Guided Walk

This tour is the perfect opportunity to sample some of the best local food and drinks Galway City has to offer. This isn’t simply a food tour; think of it as an Irish Welcome, where you get to walk, talk and taste your way through Galway City centre.

Included:

  • 2.5 Hour (Approx.) Guided Walking Tour
  • Taste Traditional Irish Fare
  • Sample Modern & Traditional Irish Drinks
  • Walking Tour of Galway City
  • FREE 48 Hour Cancellation
  • Happy-Memory Making!

(Interested in taking a tour outside of the city to explore the Wild Atlantic Way? Consider our Cliffs of Moher and Burren Full-Day Tour.)

More Info About Our Walking Food Tour of Galway

On this tour, you’ll walk, talk, and taste your way through Galway, passing historic buildings, medieval city walls, colourful shopfronts, and lively street performers. The tour includes visits to four local venues (these vary depending on the season), where you will sample a traditional Irish dinner (or lunch) dish, a beverage, a snack, and a dessert, all while being guided and entertained by our amazing guide. The tour will help you explore Irish history, geography, folklore, culture, and the Irish language.

What You’ll Taste

Experience Ireland’s rich and diverse traditional dishes and local specialties. Your guide will offer valuable insights into the ingredients, cooking techniques, and cultural significance of Irish cuisine. The tasting menu changes with the seasons, ensuring a fresh and unique experience every time.

What You’ll Hear

Immerse yourself in Irish culture as your guide showcases the art of Irish storytelling. Throughout this 2.5-hour experience, you’ll hear about Irish heritage, folklore, and traditions as you explore the vibrant city of Galway. Learn about infamous Irish specialty dishes, beverages, and snacks.

How You’ll Feel

Happy, Enlightened, and Full of Energy! The Walk, Talk, Taste Tour leaves guests feeling full and satisfied after sampling a wide range of Irish delicacies. It’s the perfect way to kick-start an evening of fun in Galway City, making you familiar with the best places to eat, drink, and dance!

Our reviews suggest that guests come away from the tour feeling more knowledgeable about Irish culture, heritage, and, most importantly, the craic!

*The Craic = enjoyable social activity; a good time.

Any questions? Feel free to reach out

Guided Walk, Talk, Taste Tour Highlights

  • Sláinte! *cling cling*Sláinte is the Irish word for "Cheers!", and directly translates to "Health". Meaning, here in Ireland we drink to health!
  • Intimate Guided ExperienceOur expert local guides will lead you around the city sharing lots of knowledge, insights and anecdotes.
  • Locally Sourced IngredientsTrue traditional Irish food can be hard to find outside of Irish homes. On this tour, we'll share stories and secrets of real Irish food and our connection to it.
  • Have a Laugh!This super-enjoyable guided experience is bound to give you a giggle or two!
  • Galway Street Art CultureExperience the vibrant streets of Galway and immerse yourself in the culture of this historic city.
  • An Irish Welcome in Every VenueVisit a variety of Galway City-based food establishments and experience a real Irish Welcome.
  • Irish Whiskey TastingSample some of the best Irish Whiskey on the market while learning all about its creation.
  • Small Group TourOur tours are exclusive and intimate, with a max of 16 people per tour. This enables guest to ask as many questions as they like.
  • Learn about Galway City Culture & FoodOur expert local guides will provide a wealth of knowledge on traditional dishes and local specialities.
  • City-Centre Meeting PointThis tour starts right in the heart of Galway City, at the Explore Galway Kiosk, in Eyre Square.
  • Visit Galway's Best PubsThis tour allows you to experience some of the most famous and historic pubs in Galway.
  • Learn About Historic Galway FiguresSome of Ireland's best poets and playwrights, politicians and explorers hailed from Galway.
  • Private Pub ExperienceThis tour enables you to get up close and personal with whiskey connoisseurs.
  • Learn About Galway City's LandmarksGalway is full of historic and aesthetically pleasing buildings.
  • Visit a Working Irish DistilleryGet the chance to visit an Irish distillery and learn about how the alcohol is produced.
  • Taste Traditional Irish FavouritesTry rich culinary traditions of Ireland and experience the warm hospitality of the Irish people.
  • Re-mastered FlavoursSip on Irish favourites like signature cocktails, locally brewed craft beers and Irish whiskey distilled right here in Galway!
  • Best Pub in Galway? Taaffes for sure!Visit some of the best bars and pubs and get local recommendations on this tour.

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FAQ

Where do I meet the tour?

We meet at The Explore Galway Kiosk in Eyre Square, Galway City.

Is the tour guaranteed to run?

We require a minimum number of bookings to run our tours. In case of insufficient numbers we will offer an alternative tour or a full refund.

Do you cater for vegetarians/ people with food allergies/specific diets?

Please email any dietary requirements or concerns to us at time of booking and we will cater for you as much as possible. With advanced notice, we can cater for most diet issues, However we may not be in a position to cater for a specific issue with less than 24 hours notice. Please Note: Due to the nature of traditional Irish food any special diet dishes may not be traditional Irish in style.

How many people are on the tours?

Our public Walk, Talk, Taste Tours operate a maximum of 16 people.

What should I wear?

We will be walking so comfortable shoes are advisable. There’s no avoiding the weather in Galway and we operate rain, hail or shine (With the exception of extreme weather warnings). So, please dress accordingly.

Should we tip our Guide?

Although tips are not compulsory they are very much appreciated and encouraged for a job well done. Any tips should be given directly to your Guide at the end of your tour.

Are the tours family friendly?

The Walk, Talk, Taste Tour is designed for adults, with elements of walking, standing & listening for periods of time, while also enjoying tastings of alcohol along the way. We do not offer ‘Child’ tickets and advise that guests be a minimum of 16 years old.

Is it possible to cancel my booking once it is purchased?

Direct online bookings – Cancellations made by email more than 48 hours before the tour will be refunded in full. No refunds can be made after the 48 hour period. No shows will not be refunded. Indirect online bookings – for bookings made via other websites / online travel agencies such as Tripadvisor, Viator, Get Your Guide… please check conditions on your ticket and cancel via the 3rd party supplier you used. Their terms and conditions apply.

I'm not very mobile. Can you accommodate me?

We are delighted to welcome people of all abilities on tour with us, however Galway is a Medieval town, with venues and sites that may provide challenges for our less mobile guests. Most of these challenges can be overcome with advanced notice and our team members are happy to help and advise guests as much as possible to ensure that guests get the most from their experience with us. If you have any issues or questions please do contact our team and we would be delighted to discuss your options.

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