Sligo Food Trail Christmas Gift Guide

Let us take the stress out of your Christmas shopping trips with our Festive Gift Guide. A range of presents that are available from Sligo Food Trail members. There’s something to suit all tastes and budgets and you’ll be supporting our local shops and businesses as well. Happy Shopping!!!

Cookery Books

Give the gift of a book this Christmas with Prannie Rhatigan’s award winning Irish Seaweed Christmas Kitchen. Integrate seaweeds into more traditional menus for Christmas Day and give mince pies, puddings and desserts a delicious seaweed twist. Available from Liber bookshop in Sligo or order online here.

Shells do a range of carefully selected, unique and quirky gifts. Their book, Surf Café Living is inspired by living, surfing and eating by the sea. It has everything from keeping bees and harvesting herbs to sourcing the perfect vintage treasure for your home. More books, mugs, soaps, jewellery and more can be found in their shop or online at


Kate’s Kitchen are offering to take some work out of gifting this year with their collection of new luxury gift boxes. The range includes hampers filled with cookbooks, cupboard essentials, artisan brand products, cheese, wine and much more. All available for local & national delivery. Shop here.

Pudding row have delicious homemade puddings available for you to gift to your loved ones or visitors over the festive season. Or choose a Christmas hamper filled with tasty treats for your foodie friends. Custom hampers can also be made up on request. Phone (096) 49794, order and collect at their Christmas Market on 12th December or 19th December from 6-9pm or pop into their café in Easkey.

Murson Farm have Festive Hampers available to order and can be filled with locally produced honey, jams, chutneys and marmalades. They will be at Sligo Christmas Market at Quayside every day until 24th December with plenty of gift hampers to choose from.

The Jampot Café have a range of homemade jam’s, chutneys and salted caramel which are ideal for hampers. Their range of Christmas goodies make perfect stocking fillers, pop in and have a look. You can also order your Christmas desserts at The Jam pot, visit their Facebook page for more details.

Desserts and Treats

Homemade Christmas Cakes and Puddings are also available at Davis’s Restaurant at Yeats’ Tavern. These make a great gift for visiting relatives to give them a taste of locally baked delights. Gift vouchers are available to purchase, call (071) 916 3117 for more details or to order.

Cawley’s have cheesecakes available to order in a range of delicious flavours. Choose from Baileys white chocolate, Winter Berries and White Chocolate, Chocolate Fudge and White Chocolate or Lemon. Call Teresa on 071 91 85025 to order.

Food Trail Experiences

Pick up a voucher with a difference this year from one of our Sligo Food Trail Experiences. Your loved one can indulge in Sligo Bay Oysters at the Sligo Oyster Experience at WB’s or discover the secrets and magic of the brewing process at The White Hag Brewery. Sligo Food Tours have Gift Vouchers for 2020 available now so let them enjoy something different and choose from a Sligo Vegan Tour, Sligo Town Food Tour or a Wild Food Foraging Tour. For more info visit There’s Afternoon Tea at Eala Bhan if they want something a little more relaxing or choose one of the activity adventures if they are the outdoors type. For a full list, visit our Food Experience page.

And remember to visit our Markets on Sligo Food Trail to support small local businesses. Visit our guide on Sligo’s festive markets here.