Erriseask House

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Erriseask House
Restaurant information
Established 1989
Head chef Stefan Matz
Rating 1 Michelin star Michelin Guide
City Ballyconneely, Connemara, County Galway
Country Ireland

Erriseask House is a former restaurant and hotel in Ballyconneely, County Galway, Ireland. It was a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one Michelin star in 2000 and 2001.[1][2]

The hotel was owned by the brothers Matz, who sold the hotel in 2002. Stefan Matz was the head chef.[3] Matz was known for his Erriseask Baguettes, made with an unconventional approach to bread-making in which he kneaded the dough every 15 minutes for an hour to produce a "special continental texture".[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Michelin Great Britain & Ireland 2000 (27th ed.), Michelin, 2000, p. 866, ISBN 978-2-06-965027-3 
  2. ^ Michelin Online
  3. ^ East, Louise (21 December 2002), The Irish Times, retrieved 11 September 2013  Missing or empty |title= (help); |contribution= ignored (help) – via Highbeam (subscription required)
  4. ^ Campbell, Georgina (1996), The Best Of Irish Breads & Baking: Traditional, Contemporary & Festive, Georgina Campbell Guides, p. 44, ISBN 978-1-903164-15-0 

Coordinates: 53°26′16.05″N 10°4′38.15″W / 53.4377917°N 10.0772639°W / 53.4377917; -10.0772639