Book the Sligo Oyster Experience and savour delicious Sligo Bay Oysters at WB’S Coffee House, Sligo. Discover the history and learn of the current farming methods of harvesting oysters on the Wild Atlantic Way.
The Sligo Oyster Experience begins at Sligo Tourist Office on O’Connell Street. Enjoy a short, scenic walk over Hyde Bridge where you can see the Garavogue River which flows to Sligo Bay and feeds the oyster beds. Admire the famous WB Yeats statue and listen to stories of summers spent by William Butler Yeats here in Sligo. Learn the history of our native oysters which grew in Sligo and Rosses Point.
Nest, you will visit WB’s Coffee House where Aisling will guide you through the history of oyster harvesting on the Wild Atlantic Way and how these methods have continued or adapted today. Learn the tricks of the trade with an oyster shucking demonstration and take photos of your experience at the oyster bar. A selection of naked or dressed Sligo Bay Oysters will be freshly prepared and served with a glass of crisp white wine, which has been carefully selected to compliment the oysters.
Tours in the Café will be on Mondays and Tuesdays at 4p.m. for Summer months.
We request all visitors to wear a mask during the tour. We will social distance different groups/ families for the tasting portion of the tour.
Book the tour here.