Easter Street Feast Draws thousands to the westend

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Galway Daily life & style thousands turn out to enjoy a street feast in the sun

The Easter Street Feast was a massive hit with crowds who came out to enjoy some food and music in the sun this week.

Over 2,500 people came to the Westend Street Feast in Ravens Terrace on Monday to sample the wares of some of Galway’s best restaurants and food producers.

Hot cross buns from Massimo

The street was closed off to traffic during the festival, with people filling benches and tables set out to have a meal or a snack next to the canal.

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A gramophone installation from sculptor Donnacha Cahill played live music alongside a showing of Galway’s street performers as people sampled the delights of Dela Restaurant, Gourmet Tart, and Handsome Burger.

There was plenty of selection to be had as stalls as doled out more food from Hooked on Henry Street, Salthouse , Massimo Bar, Monroes, BoTown, Avo Nice Day and Marcos Crisps, Fresh Juices from the Galway Markey, Danny Doughnuts and Merci Beaucoup Pastries.

Daisy Bowl Florists were on hand to provide insider knowledge on all things flowers and potted plants, and face painters were there for the kids enjoying this family day out.

Galway’s Westend teamed up with Walsh Waste to make this a biodegradable and compostable festival, using eco packaging and take away materials.

The westend Street Feast returned early this year due to popular demand and to catch some of that April sun. It will return this summer with the next street feast on June 3.