We'll get by with a little help from our Friends

17 April 2020

We're fortunate here in Galway to have such a vibrant and creative business community, which includes many Business Friends who have found safe ways to continue trading during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Update June 2020: Opening hours listed below are subject to change as Galway city reopens in accordance with government guidelines. Please check business' social media pages for most up to date information.

We continue to be blown away by the efforts and innovations of those in our community to provide services and support during this time.

If you'd like to support our Business Friends, please find details below of those whose doors are open or who are doing online or home deliveries.

Stay safe everyone!

Food & Drink


Open 8am-4pm Monday to Saturday. Coffee bar, salad bar as well as grab & go salads & sandwiches are available. Home deliveries and hampers also available. See details here, or phone 091 562259.

Handsome Burger

Handsome Burger are now doing home deliveries. Order your #handsomeathomebox here. Home delivery is available within a 10 mile radius of Galway City or see further pick up locations and times here.

Dela Restaurant

Dela is now open for takeaway brunch or lunch/dinner on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm. Preorder online or phone 091 449252.

The Dough Bros Wood Fired Pizza

Anyone for pizza? The Dough Bros are back open for collections from Thursday - Sunday. Please pre-order. Phone lines (085 2145283) open from 1-8pm Tuesday and Wednesday where you can book your collection time slot.

Cava Restaurant

Cava has launched its 'Cava to go' menu. Available for collection Thursday to Sunday. Order online here.

Twelve Hotel Barna

Twelve Hotel are operating a drive-through service (12pm-8pm daily), and their bakery shop remains open supplying fresh bread and pastries (8am-3pm). Click here to view the menu.

Galway Bay Hotel

Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill are open daily for collection and takeaway meals. Open 2pm-9pm Monday-Saturday and 1pm-8pm Sunday. View takeaway menu here.

Sheridans Cheesemongers

Open 10am-4pm Wednesday to Saturday. Sheridans is also working with producers who normally sell at the Galway markets, with many of their products available for purchase in the store.

Espresso 44

Espresso 44 will be open Monday- Saturday 8-4 and Sunday 9-4 for all your coffee needs.

Hooked Seafood Restaurant

Missing some tasty chowder, fresh fish or chips? Hooked is open for take-aways from Thursday to Sunday 4-9pm. Call in advance to place your order and collect 091-581752.

Ernie's Fruit & Veg Shop & Marmalade Bakery

Ernie's in Galway's Westend is open for all your fruit & veg needs. And if that wasn't enough, Marmalade Bakery is supplying their freshly baked bread there too. Marmalade is also open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9.30am - 1.30pm.

Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant

The tapas style Italian restaurant known for their pizza are now open for takeaway and delivery 12-10pm daily.

Order through What's For Dinner or Deliveroo and pay in advance to ensure safety.


Monroe's are now offering home delivery and Click & Collect service. Check out their menu and place orders here. Available Wednesday-Sunday, 3pm-9pm.

Coffeewerk + Press

The beloved Quay Street coffee shop are now serving takeaway coffee 10.30am-5pm.


Tartare are now open for takeaway. Opening hours: Tue to Sat 11 – 5PM. View menu here


Charlie Byrne's Bookshop

Charlie Byrne's offer a new online shop with a selection of Irish and international recently published titles. Visit charliebyrne.ie and click 'Shop Online'. You can also order by email info@charliebyrne.ie or phone 087 607 4008 with enquiries.

Logues Shoe Shop

For all your shoe shopping needs, visit Logues online. If you need any help, you can also text them on 087 9973 22.

Faherty Paints

For all your indoor and outdoor painting needs, Fahertys in Woodquay is Galway’s longest established independent paint and wallpaper shop.

Wooden Heart Toys

Toys and books can be ordered from woodenheart.ie with over 800 toys available online from this much-loved Galway toy shop. Be sure to check Wooden Heart's social media pages for updates and new offerings.

Hotels & Travel

Fahy Travel

Galway's award-winning travel agency is working hard behind-the-scenes to look after customers with existing bookings. Be sure to get in touch if you have any queries.

The Ardilaun Hotel

MAY DAY Voucher Sale -- the Ardilaun Hotel is offering a 15% reduction off monetary vouchers here. Vouchers are valid for five years.

Inishmore House

Looking forward to visiting Galway as soon as you can? This bed & breakfast in the city centre will be an ideal place to stay. Email bookings@inishmorehouse.com with enquiries.