“Classy Italian close to Galway Bay” - AA Inspector
ORANMORE, COUNTY GALWAY
Our Inspector's View
Now over 10 years old, Basilico brings an authentic slice of Italy to the heart of Oranmore, just 20 minutes from Galway. A contemporary restaurant decorated with artwork by owner Fabiano Mulas, there is a genuine buzz at each sitting. Crowd-pleasing pizzas are made in a partly-open kitchen.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 70
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Days Closed: Monday to Tuesday
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 5
- Dinner served from: 5
- Dinner served until: 10.30
- Wines under £30: 14
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 14
- Cuisine style: Italian
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About The area
Discover County Galway
County Galway on the west coast features Galway a very lively city, filled with shops, cafes and bars. Thanks to its university and the number of industries that have come to the town, it combines traditional appeal with modern-day attractions. It is also one of the places where you are likely to hear Irish spoken.
In July there’s the Galway International Arts Festival, and in the last two weeks of July or the first week in August, the Galway Races are on, so things can get very busy. Medieval Galway enjoyed great prosperity through trade with the rest of Ireland, Spain and beyond.
It all came to an end after the city was attacked by Oliver Cromwell in 1652, and again by King William III in 1691, but you can see evidence of this former wealth in the decoration of ancient doorways, window frames and walls. Rich merchants would employ the best stone-carvers to adorn their town houses with their coats of arms, and with grotesque sculptures and heraldic beasts.
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