Irish Times Review: Loam – A Culinary Treat In The West Of Ireland

This is detailed, precise cooking at a very high level, with outstanding wine pairing. When it comes to fine dining, customers fall into two distinct camps. There are the people who stop for a “told you so” burger on their way home, still hungry after an evening of artfully tweezered morsels, and those who waltz […]

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Sunday Business Post Review: When In Loam, Fill Your Boots

Ah, Galway. Every time I visit the city – and that doesn‘t happen nearly often enough – I promise myself that I won’t leave it so long next time. This time I really mean it, though, and that’s despite the fact that I didn’t so much get rained on as bucketed-down on during my day […]

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The Staff Canteen: “We’re Facing A Huge Crisis, So You Have To Play Your Part Or F**k Off”

Chef Enda McEvoy opened Loam in Galway five years ago. It has since received numerous awards, including a Michelin star. Last year it became the first restaurant in Ireland to earn a three star rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association, and was the inaugural recipient of Michelin’s sustainable restaurant award in the 2020 Guide. What […]

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Forbes: Michelin Guide UK & Ireland’s New Sustainability Award Goes To Irish Restaurant Loam

“Young chefs and young restaurateurs do look up to more successful and well established chefs and restaurateurs that have stars, to emulate them, so there is a responsibility there on more established businesses to behave more responsibly,” Enda McEvoy, Head Chef of Loam restaurant in Galway in the west of Ireland told me on the […]

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Lovin Dublin Review: Loam – Galway’s Michelin Star Restaurant Is A Must-Visit

I stroll through the drizzly and eerily calm streets of Galway in the wake of a post-June Bank Holiday weekend. I spot some empty bottles of Buckfast and cans of cider in the crevices of the city around the Spanish Arch, evidence of a lively and no doubt slightly hedonistic weekend had by many. I’d […]

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Photographer - Paul Sherwood paul@sherwood.ie 087 230 9096
Restaurants Association of Ireland Awards, Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. May 2019.

Ireland’s Best Restaurant For 2019 Revealed

Loam, a Michelin-starred dining room and wine bar in Galway city, is Ireland’s restaurant of the year 2019. The restaurant, which opened in 2014, only uses ingredients from the west of Ireland, and has a strong sustainability ethos. It is owned and run by Enda McEvoy, who was voted best chef in Ireland at these […]

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Michelin-star chef’s family dinner favourite

This is a family favourite in our house. My wife Sinead does most of the cooking and with four kids, it needs to be quick and not too labour intensive. Our nine-year-old son recently became a pescatarian, so fish is on the menu most nights of the week in our house. November is Food Month […]

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Farm to fork

Emanuela Russo and Fergal Anderson with Loam Chef Enda McEvoy and veg from the couple's garden

Photo:Andrew Downes

Independent Weekend Magazine: The Future of Food?

What do a Michelin- starred restaurant in Galway, an open prison on the Cavan-Fermanagh border and an urban farm in northside Dublin have in common? Not a lot, at first glance. But each of these operations is working to build a better future for their communities using a farm-to-fork ethos and a healthy dollop of […]

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‘Loam Atoms’ Exhibition Launch – Sunday 10th December

  We invite you to join us at the opening reception of ‘Loam Atoms’ – an exhibition by Frank Corry in Collaboration with Loam. Sunday 10th December, 6pm at Loam Wicklow-based artist Frank Corry has delved into the world of food and fine dining for his latest project. He’s joined forces with Loam and our artisan suppliers […]

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Loam Shortlisted for Food Made Good Business of the Year Award

We’ve just received some amazing news! Loam has been named on the shortlist for the much coveted award for the most sustainable foodservice business alongside a fellow Michelin star restaurant, a fish and chip shop, country pub and street food stall, as well as cookery schools, a workplace and university caterer. We’re vying with restaurants from […]

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