All posts tagged: Rouge

Galway – A Visitors’ Guide – Where to Eat

So now that you have decided to visit Galway and booked your accommodation, you need to figure out where to eat whilst you are here.  Galway has so many great and varied restaurants, it can be difficult to know where to start. Fine Dining? There are many “Fine Dining” restaurants in the city.  There is one Michelin Starred restaurant – Aniar.  (See separate post on this site). This is a small restaurant so if you plan to visit, you will most certainly need to book in advance, particularly if you wish to visit on a weekend night.  The restaurant now has a new Head Chef – welcome Ultan Cooke! If you like Fish, then you really must visit O’Grady’s on the Pier in Barna (again, see separate post on this site).  The restaurant is easily accessible from the city centre by car or taxi and is well worth the trip.  It really is one of the best restaurants in the Galway area and its setting on the beach at Barna is truly magical.

Rouge, Dominic Street, Galway

Rouge is a French restaurant with a difference located on Dominic Street in Galway.  The menu is limited main course wise to steak, fish of the day or a vegetarian dish of the day and for E15 you get your choice of one of these main courses and a set starter of bite sized appetisers. The concept is really working.  In fact, if you walk in off the street later on in the week or at the weekend you are likely to be disappointed.  The place is now so popular that early booking is definitely advisable. I visited with four friends a couple of weeks ago for the first time.  It was early on a Thursday evening – around 6pm – and before long the restaurant was full.  Our group of five ordered three steaks and two vegetarian dishes.  The vegetarian dish on that day was a filo parcel filled with goats cheese and spinach.  The steaks are served with a good selection of sauces.  All main courses are served with your choice of potato …