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Olive Bistro Restaurant in Galway

Olive Tree Bistro

Enjoy Irish cuisine with a European twist in the Olive Tree Bistro. We cater for customers who want simple, good quality food for great value served in a relaxing atmosphere. The restaurant focuses on preparing and cooking food in a way that allows each ingredient to shine. Choose where to eat in Galway now.

Olive Tree Bistro

The Olive Tree Bistro in Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway is renowned for its wholesome locally sourced produce and we wouldn’t have it any other way. We serve a selection of different dishes from all over Ireland and Europe. All dishes are designed and created to order in house by our experienced team of chefs who treat every dish with care and precision.
In our quality Galway restaurant we pride ourselves on creating the best lunch and dinner menus at all times. Our Head Chef Mahmoud Soliman’s ethos is about serving food in its freshest form using local produce and lots of organic ingredients. Enjoy daily specials which are constantly changing and evolving – so there is always something new to discover!
We also cater for parties and family celebrations such as communions, confirmations, anniversaries, family gatherings and corporate entertainment. We can create a bespoke menu, depending on your needs from finger food, buffet to 4 course dining menus.

Vitality Breakfast

Who doesn’t love sleep; it is like a time machine to breakfast! And as this is the most important meal of the day, here at Maldron Hotel Sandy Road we have created a Vitality Breakfast which gives you a spring in your step each morning. While enjoying your breakfast catch up on all the latest news by browsing the complimentary newspapers available. The diverse options available on the Vitality breakfast are guaranteed to keep you fuelled for whatever your day has in store.

Start with some freshly brewed coffee or a cup of tea to dust the sleep out of your eyes. Our cold and wholesome options include the power shot contains a mixture of wholesome ingredients of fresh fruits combined with super fruits. For something more filling the granola pot contains energy- giving granola with natural yogurt and anti-oxidant berries.

Our light breakfast options include a wide range of cereals, home-made muesli or healthy porridge and top up the natural goodness with the range of vitality fruit, seeds and nuts to give you slow release energy throughout the day. The traditional Full Irish Breakfast is a firm favourite with locally sourced ingredients such as grilled sausages, bacon, sunny side up eggs and not forgetting our tasty black and white pudding and lots more!


Here at Olive Tree Bistro, we know that lunch is the favourite part of everyone’s day and we have something for everyone to enjoy. You can enjoy the peace and have lunch in your own company or catch up with friends over a bite to eat. Choose something light with a soup or chowder or a sandwich made to anyone’s taste.

If you would like a healthier lunch, choose from our healthy salad options or if you would prefer to have your dinner at lunch choose from a range of delicious meals including our roast of the day, catch of the day, stir fry, vegetarian options and much much more. Most dishes on the lunch menu are value for money at €10.

Evening Bar Food

Our evening bar food menu is in place daily from 3.00pm to 9.00pm (9.30pm Friday & Saturday). If you prefer a more casual dining experience choose a tasty burger or a stone based pizza.  The bar is the ideal place for anyone who is interested in sampling an authentic Italian pizza with that real rustic taste! Tables can be reserved for small groups and parties which and if you have specific requirements our events team would only be delighted to help arrange.


If you are looking to spoil yourself or your other half, why not reserve a table for you both in the Olive Tree Bistro. Enjoy the relaxed private ambiance of the restaurant. Our evening menu has something for everyone’s palette with range of choice to choose from including Surf and turf, Spinach and broccoli penne pasta, Seared Irish Hereford 10oz sirloin steak, Irish chicken supreme and more.

We can also cater for private events including Retirements, Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Christenings, Communions, Confirmations, After Wedding Parties and Funerals. Also make sure to check out our 2 course meal for €17.95 each

Sunday Lunch

A Sunday well spent brings a week of content. Spending it with family in the relaxed, comfortable and inviting atmosphere of the Olive Tree Bistro is a Sunday well spent. Enjoy quality time while catching up over a succulent roast beef or a tender cooked chicken followed by a delicious homemade dessert. Seated in the privacy of the restaurant, enjoy time out from the hustle and bustle of the hotel and savour the moment with family.

Young Diners and Little Kids Menu

Here at Olive Tree Bistro, we welcome everyone of all ages. Not forgetting or leaving out our younger visitors we have a menu for our younger diners which is perfect for teenagers and our little kids menu for our smallest visitors. Included on the menu is something to everyone’s taste even the fussiest of eaters that visit us. We are sure that each little guest will enjoy what is to offer on our dessert menu.

Opening Hours

  • Breakfast


    7.00am - 10.00am

    Sat & Sun

    8.00am - 11.00am

  • Lunch


    12.00pm - 3.00pm

    Sat & Sun

    12.30pm - 3.00pm

  • Evening Menu


    6.00pm to 9.00pm

    Fri & Sat

    6.00pm to 9.30pm