Sligo’s a gastronomical delight for seafood, meat-lovers and vegeterians alike. Sourcing local ingredients and boasting the freshest seafood, Sligo’s restaurants are turning heads on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Our top 5 Sligo eats are guaranteed to get your tastebuds going!
1. Shells Egg Benny
At Shells Cafe they love to wake up by the sea and so brunch is their favourite part of the day. Their Eggs Benny is made with their own homemade bread, baked fresh every day. Topped with Sligo ham, baked in house, home made hollandaise and eggs that are delivered fresh from Woodville Farm. Served with a Flat White, and the waves crashing outside – what more could you want? * recipe available in their cookbook.
2. Venue Surf and Turf
The Venue Strandhill will delight you with a pan-fried fillet steak or a chargrilled T-bone steak topped with sauté onions & mushrooms and served with king prawns and mussels. Each dish also comes with a choice of chips, baked potato, wedges or garlic and cheese potatoes.
3. Wild Atlantic Food Goat’s Cheese Salad
Fruity, nutty, fresh and vibrant. It’s an ever-changing recipe as some of the ingredients changes according with the season. Wild Atlantic Food use two different types of goat’s cheese, one being Bluebell Falls Goat’s Cheese, fresh leaves, grilled fruit, a mix of nuts all dressed with a sweet and tangy balsamic vinaigrette. And don’t forget to examine the list of chalkboard specials and ask for house Matcha tea ice cream! That’s the special treat that justifies a special visit to their cafe!
4. Pudding Row Breakfast Bagel
A must-eat when visiting Pudding Row in Easkey. Crispy free range bacon, spiced roast tomatoes, avocado and wholegrain mustard mayo on a delicious homemade linseed and poppy seed bagel with lovely local organic leaves, toasted seeds and homemade apple and tomato chutney. Their bagels are made in house each morning but you’ve got to be quick, they’re the best seller!
5. Sweet Beat Avo Toast
Sweet Beat in Sligo town will have you rocking with their bake shop sourdough with smashed avocado, spicy hummus, knockvicar organic salad leaves with kale pesto, fresh tomato, herbs and spices.