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Griffin's Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21370
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“great music” (18 reviews)
“live music” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

David Griffin along with Lisa Coohill were exceptional hosts that made us feel like family. We tried every seafood chowder from Galway to Lahinch & none surpassed theirs. The love music was exceptional, included the likes of Reckless Kelly, brother members of Mickey & the...More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Went out for a night in Clifden. Tried to meet up with band playing in the Square that I knew personally and the local cycling club but the owner refused to let us meet our friends. Very disappointed.

8  Thank Kwcbmi
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My experience here has solidified Griffin's Bar as a place to visit every time I come to Ireland. Many a troubadour has came through this pub and to shared their music. As a visiting American, I was surprised to hear how many of my heros...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 1 April 2017

we came here for a pint and saw loads of tables with reserved signs on them. the place was quiet but we were asked to sit at the bar which i thought was a bit odd. Later on we found out that the reserved signs...More

Thank Lily D
Reviewed 28 March 2017

If you are not in to spending too much money on a good meal, this is the place to go for a good home made soup, fresh wheat bread (comes with the soup). Or sandwiches. Salad also, not really a restaurant, but a friendly pub...More

Thank Accv2000
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Very quick service, excellent food, friendly staff - bacon cabbage mash & parsley sauce - yum yum. Excellent.

Thank harleynana09
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Made the mistake of going here just before the rugby match and sat at a nice seat near telly. The Owner had a severe dose of ants in his pants that we were there - 2 adults one child. Couldnt wait for us to leave...More

8  Thank margaret k
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had breakfast here was well worth it all cooked freshly when ordered, large enough portions to keep you going, very tasty. A must go for a visit.

1  Thank Annie O
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We called in here during our stay this week for a bit of lunch. Food was lovely and service was just excellent. We got a very warm welcome from a girl called Lisa. She was so friendly and her customer service was great.

2  Thank Siobhán K
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We called into Griffins for a quick drink on a Thursday evening.the barman was so warm and friendly we stayed to closing.the atmosphere is buzzing with good conversation and good traditional music.drinks were reasonable as well.we called again the following night and the barman remembered...More

1  Thank garyjamison
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Barbecue
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21370
  • E-mail
Traditional Old Style Bar . Great Irish / Rock / Disco Music all through the week and a real local gem, Serves all day breakfast from 10 and lunch till 4,
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