We’re delighted to hear any and all positive news about Irish food businesses! Ruibin on the Docks in Galway City Centre is temporarily reopening as a deli and wine shop. Since opening their doors in 2019, Ruibin has quickly joined a illustrious list of Galway ‘must eat’ locations, and throughout 2020 they kept customers well-fed through their local market boxes, championing the best of Irish produce.
Now, Ruibin is back, with a twist to adapt to current hospitality restrictions. The deli at Ruibin will offer takeaway lunch and heat-and-eat dinners. The Deli will be stocked with homemade filled bagels, hot and cold bowls filled with fresh veggies, salads, fresh fish, meats and plant-based options. To hit the sweet spot, Ruibin bakes will include homemade sourdoughs, focaccia, dulce de leche brownies and cookies. Ruibin are introducing their home line too, with house-made marinades, sauces, vinegars and date ketchups.
“Opening Ruibin up as a deli allows us to continue to be in our business creating food that people can enjoy when they are in Galway City or when they get back home. We designed a menu so that Ruibin can still be enjoyed al fresco or at your kitchen table. Creating Ruibin for retail means customers can get the best of kitchen sauces, marinades and condiments that can add to their kitchen cupboards and to their foods at home. Lunch here is all about grabbing something really tasty and heading to the Long Walk, Salthill or around Galway city centre. We are now so used to the outdoor life, we thought we could bring a little comfort and flavour to your afternoon eating! Our evening meals range means all you have to do is collect it and heat it up once you get in the door,” explained Alice Jary, Head Chef and Co-Owner of Ruibin.
The Wine Shop focuses on small producers from around the world, with the story of the vineyard and wine grower playing an important part. Working with La Mission Wines and Wine Lab, the Ruibin Wine Shop has an extensive range of organic, natural and biodynamic wines that will pair beautifully with your summer plans.
Rúibín is open from Tuesday to Friday from 12-6pm, on Saturday from 11am-7pm and lunch is available from 12-4pm Tuesday to Saturday. For more information, check out www.ruibin.ie/.