Valentine’s Day First Date Ideas…for the day that’s in it!

Love is very much in the air today! If you’re planning a first date and looking for something a little different, we’ve selected our romantic #toppicks to help you along!
Romantic Road Trip to Spiddal

An adventure on your door step - Take a impromptu spin out to Spiddal for a breath of fresh Atlantic air and a relaxed walk through the village itself or on a nearby beach. Once it starts to get a little chilly, settle in for warm seafood chowder and an evening of trad music at a nearby pub to complete a perfect day to night date!

Heavenly Italian Ice Cream at Gino's

Take a wander down the cobblestones of Shop St and pick up a creamy, delicious gelato from Gino’s! Tickle your romantic tastebuds with two finely-honed classic Italian gelati or sorbetti - a match made in heaven...just like your date! Visit:

A Racey Evening at Galway City Karting

Add a little competitive thrill to your date night and try your hand at Go karting. Drive each other crazy with the super track at Galway City Karting and make it a night to remember! 


Take your First Leap at Jump Lanes

Couples who jump together, stay together!

Based on the Monivea Road on the Mervue District of Galway City, JumpLanes makes for the perfect date night for a little sporty fun together. With a huge indoor trampoline area with dodgeballs, soccer pool tables, man sized pool tables and an all year round artificial ice skating rink, it's the perfect place to show off your skills to your lucky date!


Snuggle up at The Eye Cinema

The Eye Cinema has one luxury screen, with cosy plush leather seats which makes it the ideal spot for some laid back dating. Choose your cinema nibbles carefully....cheesy nacho breath is never good on a first date!


Indulge 'Aphrodisiac' Style at The G Hotel

Visit the welcoming and relaxed Restaurant gigi's at The g Hotel today and enjoy a very special Aphrodisiac menu. Their five courses of mouth-watering dishes brimming with aphrodisiacs is sure to set your hearts on fire. The menu is laid out as His and Her's based on the aphrodisiacs used which are purported to affect men or women both scientific and mythical...and you can't argue with science!


Spend a Night at the Arts

Galway is undoubtedly the capital city of arts, with a number of theatre/arts & performance events happening nightly throughout the year. Check out the Town Hall Theatre, An Taibhdhearc and the Druid for their varied programmes if you want to make a starring first impression!

Grab a cosy tipple #snugstyle at Garavans

Garavan’s pub on Shop Street is just the place to get up close and personal on a first date. Find a snug, get cosy with a hot toddy or pint of the black stuff and whittle the night away whispering romantic sweet nothings into each others ears!



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