Enjoy an Exciting Race Week at The Galmont

Monday 30th July to Sunday 5th August 

And they’re off..! Highly anticipated, much loved and always great craic, yes it’s almost time for the 2018 Galway Races! The stakes are high and as always, The Galmont Hotel & Spa is the hub of all the excitement. You can bet that this year will be no exception, with a superb Race Week line-up to look forward to. Be part of the most exciting social event of the summer calendar.


The place to be all throughout Race Week, The Galmont has an exciting line-up of entertainment to make Galway's biggest week even more fun. 

Enjoy nightly live music in Coopers Bar & Lounge including The Rascals and The Luna Boys Live. 

A house DJ and our resident piano player Maurice will be playing in the Lounge daily during the week, while DJ James Sexton will keep the party going in the Veranda Lounge. 

The Inis Mór Ballroom sees the fantastic The Big Generator on Thursday 2nd August and That 80s Band on Friday 3rd, both sure to get everyone on their feet. Afterwards, continue the celebrations on the terrace overlooking Lough Atalia with tunes from our late night DJ. 


Stay at The Galmont, a favourite for music and style and enjoy luxury city centre accommodation along with a buffet breakfast to set you up for a day at Galway Race Course - plus on returning to the hotel you will experience the very best in Race Week entertainment with live bands and DJs throughout the evening. Those not lucky enough to be staying with us can still enjoy the entertainment - just be sure to come early!

Call us to make a booking 091 538300 or contact us here.


Tuesday 31st July & Wednesday 1st August

If you're heading to the Races, make an afternoon of it with our all-inclusive lunch and racing packages.

Start the day at 1pm with a 2-course lunch in Marinas Grill, including a glass of Prosecco on arrival. Afterwards, we'll take you to the race track for all the action, with tickets for entry to the track included as well as transfers back to the hotel afterwards at 9.30pm for our line-up of live entertainment, including Maurice the Piano Man and House DJ. 

€55 per person, advance booking required.

Please click here to get your ticket or email Ethan Brennan with any queries on ethan.brennan@thegalmont.com

Slow Cooked Leg of Lamb, Potato & Herb Stuffing, Rosemary Jus
Chargrilled Supreme of Irish Chicken, Braised Spinach, Thyme Jus
Pan-Fried Salmon, Braised Fennel, Salsa Verde 
Spinach & Ricotta Tortellini, Sun-Dried Tomato Cream, Pine Nuts, Rocket
All main courses are served with Roast Potatoes, Honey Roasted Root Vegetables & Broccoli 


Chocolate Mousse, Berry Compote, White Chocolate Ice-cream
Sticky Toffee Pudding, Treacle Sauce, Brown Bread Ice-cream
Summer Berry Cheesecake, Honeycomb, Caramel Ice-cream
Peach & Almond Tarte, Vanilla Ice-Cream
Tea or Coffee with Chocolate Chip Cookies


Marinas Grill Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd August, 6 - 10pm

Be first past the post and join us for the ultimate dining
experience at Marina’s Grill, with cocktails on the veranda.

On Ladies' Day, Thursday 3rd August, savour a delicious a la carte menu created by Executive Chef Adrian Bane in the AA Rosette awarded Marinas Grill, overlooking Lough Atalia. 

On Friday 4th August, choose from our delicious a la carte menu, showcasing the finest local and seasonal ingredients, as well as the Wild Atlantic Way's fabulous seafood. 

Group menus also available. 

Advance booking required. Please email peter.dalton@thegalmont.com or call 091 538300. 

Race Week Spa Offer

Every Day is Ladies day

Look no further than spirit one spa to get your finishing touches for a stylish day heading off to the Galway Races. This fabulous offer includes:

  • Mineral Make up Application
  • False eyelashes
  • Hand file & polish

Price €60.00
Call us to make a booking 091 538423 or contact us here.


Best Dressed Wednesday 1st August

The Galmont Hotel & Spa has teamed up with personality, James Patrice, to pay homage to the famous fashion and style of the festival’s female friends by going in search of the ultimate #GalwayGirlSquad. Fashionable ladies, along with two friends will be invited to partake and be in with a chance to each win 2 nights B&B, an exclusive dining experience and indulgent spa treatments. Furthermore, the winning squad will also receive an exclusive Galway Ladies Day package to include a Moët champagne lunch at The Galmont Hotel & Spa, tickets to the track and a reserved table in the Moët champagne tent. Ireland’s reigning most stylish man, James Patrice and his sister Vanessa Butler, will be on hand to pick their odds-on favourite girl squads and choose the overall winners.

Celtic Chauffeur Services

The Galmont partner with one of Ireland’s premier Chauffeur companies. If you require luxurious transport while in Galway for the races why not organise an Executive Chauffeur Service. Celtic Chauffeur Services offer a modern, ultra-safe fleet of vehicles and Mercedes Coaches, with full air conditioning & DVD, and have 6, 8, 16, 24, 30, 34, 38 and 52-seat vehicles.

With Celtic Chauffeur Services you will be met by a courteous and friendly chauffeur driver, who will shuttle you along to your next destination in luxury. Arrive in style from the airport to the hotel.

Early booking is advisable.

Call us to make a booking +353 (0) 87 3533460 or contact us here.

Moët & Chandon Reception Monday 30th July

Moët & Chandon will be hosting a reception with Irelands top sommelier Julie Dupouy on Monday 30th July.
Julie Dupouy representing the Irish Guild of Sommeliers who was crowned third in the world by the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale will be highlighting Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial – a Champagne designed to be poured over ice.

Propose a Toast to Race Week 2018 at The Galmont with Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial.

Accommodation available every night - book now to avoid disappointment. 

Call us on 091 538300 to reserve your room in the heart of the action.