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Due to COVID19 level 3 government restrictions, our tours are currently paused. Our online shop is open.

 

Sligo Oyster Experience Tours

We are delighted to offer you two unique tours with guide Aisling Kelly. Her town tour launched in 2018, located at her oyster bar in WB’s Coffee House in Sligo Town. Her newly launched Sligo Oyster Experience Farm Tour is located at the Coney Island Oyster Farm in Strandhill, Sligo.

We are also delighted to offer fresh Sligo bay oysters and accessories delivered direct to you or available at our Coffee House. Aisling is available for all queries in relation to future tour bookings or custom tours >> We are committed to COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.

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Sligo Oyster Farm Tour every Wednesday

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Enjoy a unique seafood experience, the ​Sligo Oyster Farm Tour​ guided by Aisling. It offers an immersive guided tour and visit to the Coney Island working oyster farm on the shores of Sligo bay, overlooked by the majestic Belbulben and Knocknarea. Sligo is arguably the home of the oyster with​ the Irish word for Sligo ‘Sligeach’ meaning ‘abounding in shells’. The Sligo Oyster Farm Tour showcases Sligo’s stunning coastline and its native oysters with an exclusive tour of a working oyster farm, where you will see oyster beds, how oysters are harvested and it includes a unlimited tasting of the freshest Sligo oysters, straight from the ocean in the courtyard >>

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Sligo Oyster Town Tour every Friday

At the Oyster Bar in WB’s Coffee House, Stephen Street, Sligo Town

Sligo Oyster Town Tours are available every Friday at 12pm or 4p.m. Indulge in Sligo Bay Oysters at the Oyster Bar in WB’S Coffee House while you are guided by owner Aisling through the history and current farming methods of harvesting oysters on the Wild Atlantic Way. You will be taught how oysters are harvested and learn the tricks of the trade with an oyster shucking demonstration. Then it’s time to relax with a selection of naked and dressed Oysters with a glass of carefully selected wine to compliment the oysters. The tour includes unlimited oysters with wine. We also have a selection of Sligo Craft Beer and our full Cafe menu also available.

Mussels tasting available on request. Please let us know in advance.

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Wild Atlantic Oysters from Sligo Bay

We source our Oysters from the Wild Atlantic Oyster company, which represents the oyster producers in Sligo Bay, on Ireland’s North West coast.

Sligo Bay has numerous inlets with ideal conditions for the cultivation of oysters, and has a history of oyster cultivation over two centuries.

The producers specialise in the cultivation of the Pacific oyster species Crassostrea Gigas, which they source from their own shellfish hatchery on the shores of Sligo Bay. The Producers comprise a shellfish hatchery company, located on the shores of Sligo Bay at Lissadell, and three shellfish farming companies.

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Get In Touch with Aisling

Meet Aisling Kelly

Sometimes life takes you on a journey that brings you neatly back where you started, seemly immune to ‘the best laid plans’ as the poet Burns put it. This has been the case for Aisling Kelly who after years studying and working abroad, finds herself back in the premises she lived above as a child, running a café in what was for years the family pub, The Punchbowl…Read Aisling’s Story

Visit WB’s Coffee House, Sligo

The coffee house and artisan craft shop are open 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am to 6pm Saturday. It is located at 11 Stephen Street, Abbeyquarter North, Sligo Town.

The coffee house opened its door in 2014 and has grown over the last 4 years into a successful business and is now the platform on which Aisling is now going to expand her offering. The coffee house opens Monday to Saturday and offering deli counter, takeaway and sit in. New to the menu is a selection of wine and craft beer, our artisan craft shop and Sligo Oyster Experience.

Taste The Island

Taste the Island is a new Fáilte Ireland programme which celebrates the very best of Ireland’s food and drink culture. It is a great opportunity to showcase the high-quality produce and seasonal ingredients that we are lucky to have on our doorstep. Sligo Food Trail will spearhead the programme in Sligo and we are delighted to host events to celebrate Taste the Island in 2019 and we look forward to running a calendar of events again in Autumn 2020.

Wild Atlantic Oyster Cart

Perfect for your wedding, event or special occasion.

The Wild Atlantic Oyster Cart provides fresh, hand shucked premium oysters served on site from one of their mobile Oyster Carts. The oysters are displayed over a bed of decorative iced seaweed and accompanied by a selection of delicious sauces and condiments. It’s the perfect way to showcase fresh oysters from the Wild Atlantic Coast and add a touch of luxury to your special event!

The Cart can be transported to any location around the country and can also be set up indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather. Call Glenn on 086-1209817 and give your guests a taste of the Wild Atlantic Way.

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