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PICS: 13 Galway brunch dishes to get you in the mood for food

By Sarah Finnan

January 25, 2020 at 5:10pm


Already planning Sunday brunch? Because same.

It's one of life's greatest pleasures and I reckon I'll pick avocado toast over saving for a mortgage for many years to come. That's future me's problem, am I right?

Sweet or savoury though, that is the question.  I sway between the two - we all know I love pancakes, but there's a lot to be said for a poached egg.

Here are 13 delicious Galway brunch dishes to get you in the mood for food.

I saw an Instagram caption recently that described waffles as pancakes with abs and honestly I haven't been able to stop thinking about it since.

Vegans eat breakfast too and The Kitchen in Galway Museum puts on quite the spread.

Get the royal treatment with a serving of Eggs Royal. You deserve it, princess.

You had me at halloumi.

It may not be much to look at, but Finnegan's do a mean fry with lashings of tea to wash it down. No frills, just good Irish food. The kind of joint your dad would love, so treat him to breakfast and introduce him to the glory of Sunday brunch.

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🇪🇸 En el 4️⃣ día de la ⭕Ikigai experience🔴 vamos todos juntos a desayunar. Pero no un desayuno cualquiera, no podíamos irnos de este país sin probar la bomba de un "Irish breakfast" 💣 y este plato es modesto 😂 eso quiere decir que el "full Irish breakfast" existe y solo @bibililo se atrevió a pedirlo. Estaba muy rico todo hay que decirlo 😋 un extra de energía para el día tan interesante que nos esperaba. Aprovechando que el día estaba ☔🌧️ @destinoikigai nos montó una gincana a lo estilo "Pekin Express" por la ciudad!! Como mola!! 🤩 Teníamos que encontrar 10 cosas, fotografiarlas, no podíamos usar móvil para ubicarnos y solo podíamos orientarnos con el mapa que ves en la segunda foto (que sirvió más bien de poco 😂) o preguntar a la gente. Había un toque de competición motivan te porque iba a haber premio... Pero te cuento en el siguiente post como fue 😎 . 🇬🇧 On the 4️⃣ day of the ⭕Ikigai experience🔴 we went to breakfast together. But not just any breakfast, we couldn't leave this country without trying the pump of an "Irish breakfast" 💣 and this dish on the picture ismodest 😂 that means that the "full Irish breakfast" exists and only @bibililo dared to ask for it. It was everything very tasty must be said 😋 an extra energy for the so interesting day we were going to have. Taking advantage of the ☔🌧️ day @destinoikigai prepared a gymkhana "Pekin Express" style in the city! How cool! 🤩 We had to find 10 things, photograph them, we couldn't use Mobil GPS and we could only orient ourselves with the map you see in the second photo (which was not so useful 😂) or ask people. There was a touch of motivating competition because there was going to be a prize ... But I tell you in the next post how it was 😎

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Pancakes again? Hey, I already told you I love the fluffy devils. Top with blueberries and lemon curd to bring them to the next level.

I have yet to visit Gourmet Food Parlour out in Salthill but believe me it's top of my list. No better way to start your Sunday than with a stroll down the prom and a spot of brunch. Delish.

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• My Dad’s Birthday was well spent on Sunday morning in @gourmetfoodparlour Salthill with all this unreal grub and even better company🥰 • The folks love coming up to Galway for Brunch ever since I set their notions off so I said I’d bring them to a spot they hadn’t been before on Sunday, none better than @gourmetfoodparlour to celebrate a special occasion🥳 • Made a booking this time and glad I did as the place was absolutely hopping👏🏼 1️⃣Up first is Mam’s choice which I think looks unreal😍 ~ Smashed Avocado & Chilli Jam on Sourdough Toast to which she added Herby Fried Button Mushrooms & Pancetta & Poached Eggs🍳🥓🍞 ~ Lads, I’ve taught her well haven’t I😏🤪 2️⃣This one was mine and it was off the specials menu👌🏻 ~ Pulled Pork Benedict with Chipotle Hollandaise🐷🍳 ~ There was a major kick to this and it was different to any Poached Eggs dish I’ve had before but it was just what I wanted, absolutely unreal Chipotle Hollandaise, this special really was a special dish🤤 3️⃣Finally the Birthday boy got the Farmhouse Plate which consisted of Irish Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Pork Sausage, Onion & Chive Potato Cake, Clonakilty Black & White Pudding & Tomato Relish all served up on Soho Toast🥓🍳🥔🍅 ~ I think the name “Farmhouse” Plate was done it’s justice here, there was literally every item you’d find in a farm kitchen on this plate👏🏼 ~ And he was happy out and that’s all that matters really👏🏼 • As usual all the staff were so attentive and friendly and my folks commented on this also🥰 • A special mention to @hazelbradleyphoto who pulled out all the stops with a rendition of Happy Birthday complimented by a candle in Dad’s dessert😍🤣 • Everyone out in GFP Salthill going above and beyond for their customers as per usual 🥳🥰 • My only complaint is I don’t get out to Salthill anywhere near often enough😭 • Happy Hump Day all, hopefully the first week back at work for most of you isn’t too bad🐫🐫 ~ Plan a Brunch like this @gourmetfoodparlour to look forward to on the Weekend🥰

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I wasn't a fan of French toast until recently, but now I can't get enough of it. Making up for lost time I guess.

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Brunch Vibes today. 🍳🥞🍳🥞

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The breakfast burrito from Dela is the perfect combination of breakfast and lunch - brunch at its finest.

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Brunch from 10:00

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Another one for the vegans, Ard Bia is renowned for its brunch offerings so make sure it's on your list. The food is tasty and adventurous...hello, seaweed pesto? Yes please.

Galway brunch and Corrib House Tea Rooms are synonymous for me -you can't go wrong here. Seriously, I can vouch that anything you order will be good.

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Some Sunday Brunch favs! #corribhouse

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If big breakfasts aren't your thing, then head to Kai for a slice of this.

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#morelayersthanshrek #rhubarb #Beauties

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