Breakfast is the king of meals. It gets you up and running to start the day in the most satisfied of ways. At Heron’s Rest Boutique B&B in Galway city, breakfast is a unique affair. Firstly, the large dining table is groaning with homebaked scones and muffins, jams and preserves. A glass of fresh orange juice or Irish apple juice wets the whistle. Some poached fruit compote topped with yogurt and granola wakes the palate. Follow that with one of a number of breakfast options which are chosen from a menu in your room the night before, and cooked to order by the girls in the kitchen as you sit and enjoy the buffet goodies. Here’s one example of a breakfast main course. Two perfectly poached eggs, atop wafer thin slices of Connemara Smokehouse Smoked Salmon, served with fresh organic local leaves and relish. You won’t find a Full Irish at Heron’s Rest. But you will find a premium choice of hot breakfast dishes to set you off on the right foot, after a good night’s rest in one of the peaceful luxury bedrooms. Here is a townhouse b&b which does things very differently. We always enjoy a visit and so will you.