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Best Restaurant Award 2016

Irish Restaurant Awards

Restaurant gigi’s at the g Hotel scoops the prestigious Best Hotel Restaurant Award in Galway

The award winning Galway City g Hotel & Spa team, headed by General Manager Triona Barrett are thrilled to have another award under their belt and this time for Restaurant gigi’s located on the ground floor of the hotel with Head Chef Cedric Bottarlini at the helm. The Connaught Regional Final of the Irish Restaurant Awards took place in Sligo earlier this month. Over five hundred restaurant owners and staff celebrated their hard work and achievements at the Awards, which saw many well-known restaurateurs of Connaught turn out to see if they had won one of the prestigious awards. Restaurant gigi’s took home the award for Best Hotel Restaurant in Galway and will now go on to compete for the All Ireland Title which will be announced at the Irish Restaurant Awards in the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, Dublin on Monday 16th May, 2016.

Commenting on the win, General Manager of the g Triona Barrett said “its fantastic news for the team in Restaurant gigi’s. For our Head and his team in the kitchen, David Dillon our Food & Beverage Manager and his team on the floor, to be recognized for their talent, hard work and commitment that they give to their jobs. I’m really thrilled for them all. The Irish restaurant scene is internationally recognised for its high calibre of restaurateurs and chefs. These awards celebrate the people that make the restaurant sector the dynamic and exciting industry it is”.

Restaurant gigi’s is open seven days a week and is well worth a visit with all dishes inspired by local ingredients and seasonal produce. Restaurant gigi’s has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence for the past four years which is a testament to the quality of restaurant and passion of the team. The restaurant offers a selection of four menus each day. Guests may choose the menu that best suits their occasion; the Irish Steakhouse Corner serving mouthwatering locally sourced steaks from €26.00 or the Delight Menu at €29.50 for 2 courses to the Indulge Menu from €42.00 for 2 courses and the Share Menu at €49.50 per person sharing.

Restaurant gigi's can be reserved for private corporate gatherings at lunch time, special occasions and milestones. Children are very welcome in Restaurant gigi's and they have a Children's Menu with activity booklet available for their younger guests. Enquiries to (091) 865200 or email

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