Galway’s Il Vicolo Restaurant and Wine Bar is celebrating Valentine’s Day this year with a romance-infused menu.

 Il Vicolo’s enchanting riverside terrace and the atmospheric cellars of the old mill make it a magical setting for an intimate Valentine’s evening for two.

This year Il Vicolo is offering a romance-infused special Valentine’s Day menu which will reflect their signature style of authentic, modern Italian cuisine and showcase the best of seasonal produce.

The Valentine’s Day Set Menu will have four options for starters, four options for mains, two options for dessert, and will include a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Diners can expect dishes such as Handmade Agnolotti, Potato Butter, Truffle, Parmesan and 24-Hour Braised Pork Cheek, Soft Polenta, Pepperonata to start; Linguine alle Vongole, Connemara Clams, White Wine, Parsley, Garlic, Chilli and Chianti Risotto, Gorgonzola, Crushed Walnuts, Pangrattato as a main; and Budino, Frangelico Chocolate Custard, Salted Caramel, Hazelnut Ice Cream for an indulgent dessert to end the evening.

It wouldn’t be a Valentine’s Day celebration without wine, and Il Vicolo boasts one of the most extensive Italian wine lists in the country, with a selection of 85 Italian wines to choose from.

The special Valentine’s Menu is available on Friday the 14th of February and includes three courses and a glass of Prosecco for a cost of €45 per person. Book online at or phone (091) 530 515.

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About Il Vicolo

Il Vicolo is an authentic, modern Italian restaurant and wine bar located in Galway’s 200-year-old Bridge Mills building on the banks of the River Corrib in the city’s West End. Il Vicolo first opened its doors in 2011 as a 24-seater café and wine bar on Buttermilk Walk in Galway City, before moving to its current location in the Bridge Mills in 2014, allowing it to evolve into the contemporary Italian restaurant and wine bar it is today.

Il Vicolo boasts one of the most unique outdoor areas in the country, where you can enjoy an aperitif and be transported from Galway city centre to a veritable riverside terrace in southern Italy. Tucked away from the busy streets is its stunning indoor space in the atmospheric cellars of the old flour mill. Its intimate setting and relaxed ambience is the perfect backdrop for experiencing the rustic Italian cuisine which showcases wonderful seasonal ingredients, and to enjoy the best Italy has to offer right in the heart of Galway.

Named one of Ireland’s most romantic restaurants (Katy McGuinness, Irish Independent, Feb 9th 2019), Il Vicolo is the perfect spot for an intimate meal or a special occasion including weddings and private functions.