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Situated just off Eyre Square, the Forster Court hotel offers you the freedom to explore Galway’s many attractions and festivals including the Spanish Arch, Galway Races, Galway Oyster Festival and Galway Film Festival.
With 48 luxurious bedrooms, restaurant, bar and conference room Forster Court Hotel has everything you could want from a city centre hotel. With every need anticipated and no detail overlooked, the Forster Court offers style, luxury, relaxation and above all else professional and attentive service

Relax and unwind in one of the most central Galway city hotels. All 48 rooms at the Forster Court hotel have been recently renovated.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Multi Channel TV
  • Complimentary Broadband Access
  • Power Shower & Bath
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Hair Dryers
  • Iron
  • All Day Breakfast
  • 24 hour Room Service

Elwood’s Bar & Grill:

The newly opened Elwoods Bar & Grill serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. Health-conscious diners can avail of a calorie friendly lunch menu, outlining the nutritional value of each dish. From Buffalo wings and Bruschetta to Fillet steak, Killary Harbour Salmon and wild mushroom risotto… Elwoods has it covered.

Elwoods Bar and Grill will also be home to Galway’s first Teppanyaki table. Discover a whole new dining experience – the master chef will dazzles you with his samurai-like swordsmanship, as he skillfully slices, dices, juggles, and entertains, while preparing delicious meals on a sizzling Teppanyaki grill. In Japan, the preparation of food is an art form – at Elwoods, we have elevated it to the art of entertainment, characterized by an intricate combination of presentation and knife skills by our theatrical chef. Set menus offer outstanding value, where you can choose from a range of fresh vegetables, meat or seafood.

Award winning restaurant manager Martin Padian join’s the team as Food and Beverage Manager after fifteen years in Donnelly’s of Barna. Martin will be joined by Head Chef Seán Buckley and Executive Chef Sheila Flannagan. Seán’s illustrious career over the past twenty years has taken him from Manchester United FC to Michelin starred Patrick Guilbaud’s in Dublin as well as The Orchid Restaurant. Also joining the team is Jason Locke, who has spent the past nine years working as a Teppanyaki chef in West Palm Beach, Florida.

The Bar and Grill is made up of a 60 seater restaurant , along with a 30 seater private dining area – the perfect place to celebrate that special occasion, with a bar to the front and heated outdoor area to the rear.

Galway City

On the Map: Galway is a coastal city, located in County Galway in the west of Ireland. Galway is well-served by a good network of roads – the M6/N6 from Dublin (to the east) and M18/N18 from Limerick & Cork (to the south).

In a recent nationwide survey the people of Galway were found to be Ireland’s happiest! And visiting Galway City, the capital of their county it is not hard to see why. It is a lively university city of narrow streets, quaint shopfronts, bustling pubs and stunning surrounding scenery. It has always attracted a bohemian mix of musicians, artists and intellectuals and that attitude is palpable as you walk the streets. Galway has been commercially important since the 11th century when it was a centre for trade with Spain and Portugal. In 1477 Christopher Columbus paid a visit. Galway earned the title “City of the Tribes” around that time, when it was ruled by 14 wealthy merchant families. Today it is lively, with loads of things to do, and is so popular that it can get very crowded in summer, especially during the annual Galway Races. The annual Arts Festival also attracts thousands, especially for its street parade, organized by the multi-award winning production company, Macnas. Its famous Druid Theatre produces and stages plays and has toured internationally, winning awards, including Tonys on Broadway.

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