McCambridges of Galway

For nearly 100 years we have been sourcing and supplying only the best local and international produce.

1920 – 1940

1922 – George McCambridge worked for James McGlade and Co., a wholesale wine and mccambridgeownersspirit merchant in Belfast.

March 1922 – George McCambridge got the job of manager of Powell’s, the Four Corners in Shop Street, Galway. 3rd July 1925 – George McCambridge in partnership with Mr. Brennan opened McCambridge, Brennan and Co as a “high class grocery, provision, wine and spirit establishment” at 38 Shop Street Galway. 1930’s – George bought out Mr. Brennan and the shop was changed to McCambridge’s Ltd.1934/35 – George’s younger brother Malachy came to work for George. 1939 – The whole premise was renovated.

1950 – 1980

1950 – George’s son Pat joined the business. 1952 – George decided to close the bar but they continued to deal in spirits and some wine. 1955 – George bought the premise outright from Mrs Denise Draw. 1969 – The shop underwent a major renovation. 1972 – The shop underwent another major renovation to modernise the premises. 1972 – McCambridges opened the first off-licence in Galway.

1980 – 2000

1981 – Part of the premises in Bowling Green was bought and used as a store. 1986 – Pat’s son Eoin joined the business. 1989 – The rest of the premises in Bowling Green was bought and the wholesale business moved there. Late 1980’s – Eoin computerised the wholesale business. 1996 – Natalie, Pat’s youngest daughter started the gift hamper business. 1997 – Norma Pat’s daughter came to work in the business to help continue to modernise the technology. 1998 – A major upgrade of the premises was carried out in 1998. 1998 – The made-to-order sandwich bar and the salad bar was added. 1999 – The retail business was fully computerised.

2000 – Today

2000 – McCambridge’s launched their first website. 2002 – Natalie returned to run the off-license. 2008 – Tills and IT systems were upgraded. 2010 – The kitchen was upgraded, adding a hot food counter and outdoor seating. June 2012 – Upstairs at McCambridge’s opened.

Why we like Larder360

Our products compliment the produce sourced for Larder360 consumers, we believe in working with other local producers to create quality artisan products. Working with Larder360 allows us to reach consumers all over the country.

Luke McCambridge

Local Producers

Local Artisan Products from McCambridges of Galway