Anglers Rest, Tullycross

Anglers RestAnglers Rest A family run pub. Homely, friendly, efficient service. Good food and drink. Music, pool, large screen T.V., Sky Sports. It’s a place to relax, meet your friends and make some new ones at the Anglers Rest Bar.

Anglers Rest Bar, Tullycross, Renvyle, Tullycross, Co. Galway. Tel: +353 (0)95 43458 / 43628



Central Hotel

CentralThis family run business specialises in home made food, open fires and traditional Irish Music. However if you want to sing a song or place a tune, just come in and give it a go!

Main Street, Clifden. Co. Galway. Tel: 095 21430 mobile 0872518471



Clifden Station House Bar

52Located in the centre of the Clifden Station House Courtyard is the restored original Station Masters House and Train Platform. This atmospheric building with much of the original railway memorabilia, is now a lively bar serving food all day.

Live entertainment is provided year round, and an extended entertainment programme runs on selected evenings during the summer months.

The Signal is also the perfect spot to catch all of the biggest live sports events, so if it’s the Ryder Cup, Heineken Cup, Magners League or the Barclay’s Premiership, why not join us in the Signal and enjoy the big game with a pint of our finest!

Our award winning Chef, John O’Toole, has created a very unique menu available from 12noon to 9pm daily, with a mix of traditional bar favourites like our famous fresh fish & chips and a great daily specials list, the Signal will become a regular stop during your stay with us.

Clifden Station House, Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland l T: +353 95 216 99 l F: +353 95 216 67. Email:



E.J. King’s Bar & Restaurant

EJ Kings Bar

2ejkings-1951E.J. Kings Bars & Restaurant is situated on the corner of Market St. and Main St., in front of the Millennium Spire. We have excellent day and evening menus in the bar, and a superb restaurant upstairs with gracious staff dedicated to meeting your needs. For entertainment we feature live music every night. Welcome to Clifden!
Tel: 095-21330, Fax: 095-21504


Griffin’s Bar

griffinsbarGriffin’s is Clifden’s oldest continuously family-owned pub, and it is said that we serve the finest pint of Guinness in town. Our food is all homemade, and our friendly staff welcome locals and visitors alike. And when it comes to evening entertainment Griffin’s is where the music is great, from traditional Irish to Country to straight-ahead Rock – and the craic is always mighty! A must for every visitor to Clifden and Connemara! Large Heated Beer Garden with Big-screen TV, Fully Air-conditioned, Pool Table, 4 Large TV Screens with Sky Sports HD and Big Screen in Back Bar, Traditional Music 7 nights a week, Lunch Served Daily 12-5pm

Main Street, Clifden, Co. Galway Phone +353 (0)95-21370



Guy’s Bar & Snug

57One of the oldest bars in Clifden, mixing old and new traditions, with all day bar food until 9pm. Snug available for private parties. Seafood, real coffee, live music. Guys Bar is worth visiting.
Shane O’Grady, Main Street, Clifden
Tel:095-21130, Fax: 095-22258




Hookers Bar @ The Boat Club

Hookers_Bar__The_Boat_ClubThe Clifden Boat Club is a small Boat Club situated on the West Coast of Ieland, just 1.6km outside the picturesque town of Clifden, Connemara. For more details, see

Tel: 095 21711/ 087 2747301 Email:


JC Conneelys, The Square, Clifden.

Traditional Irish Pub. Featuring live Irish Music sessions twice daily from 6:30pm running from Mid April to October. We serve local Seafood, Connemara Lamb & a variety of other dishes.

Tel:09522733. Email:


Lowry’s Bar

60A truly traditional Irish pub, Eilish & Damian pride themselves on their warm and friendly welcome and the standard of their good pub food. A great local atmosphere with traditional Irish music sessions.
Contact: Eilish & Damian Joyce, Market Street, Clifden


Mannion’s Bar

mannions_barA very popular lunchtime meeting spot serving food daily. Has won awards for its authentic atmosphere and traditional Irish music.
Paul Mannion, Market Street, Clifden
Tel:095-21780, Fax: 095-22047




O’Dowds Seafood Bar & Restaurant

ODowds_photoJuliaDunin 69Situated in the centre of Roundstone village and over-looking the most picturesque working harbour in the West of Ireland, O’Dowds has been serving both locals and visitors since 1840. Originally known as “Kelly’s Hotel” it became O’Dowds in 1906 and has retained that name ever since. For most of that time it was a combined grocery shop, Pub and Hotel only ever changing temporarily to a Funeral Parlour during the making of the movie “The Matchmaker” in 1996!!

O’Dowds Seafood Bar and Restaurant, Roundstone. Connemara. Co.Galway. Ireland.Ph: 00353 95 35809 . Find us on Facebook HERE

Awards: 2011 Sunday Independent Gastropub of the year for Galway & Connacht; 2011 Michelin Bib Gourmand winner, 2012 Seafood Circle and 2012 Bridgestone Guide.




Olivers Bar, Cleggan

OliversWelcome to Oliver’s Bar, an ideal base for a holiday in Connemara within easy reach of beaches, horse-riding, sea fishing, hill walking, island trips and golf.

Sunday Evening Surf ‘n Turf specials: We run a small menu from 6 to 9 pm which includes family friendly options like Steak, Beef Burgers, Fish & Chips, Scampi and a delicious home-made Chicken Curry.

Food is served all day by our cosy open fire and overlooking the working harbour in Cleggan. Breakfast is served from 9.30 am and lunch begins at 12.30pm through to 3.00 pm. Our Winter lunch menu is somewhat reduced from the Summer selection but still includes hearty, home made soups, local seafood and a selection of lighter snacks (which continue to be served until 9.00 pm) such as sandwiches and panini, prawn cocktail and smoked mackerel pate.

Cleggan is ideally suited as a base from which to explore all of Connemara, Galway and Mayo. We have three double rooms and two family rooms (containing one double bed and two single beds) available. All have en-suite shower and toilet facilities and tv. Food is available all day in the bar. Group and multi-night rates are available.

Oliver’s Seafood Bar & Restaurant, Cleggan, Connemara, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0)95 44640.



Paddy Coynes Pub, Tullycross

Paddy Coyne’s is owned and run by Gerard Coyne. We are situated in the village of Tully Cross in beautiful Connemara on the West coast of Ireland. Take a look around this site. And when in Ireland drop in for a drink and some friendly chat.

Paddy Coynes Pub

Tullycross, Co. Galway

Tel: 353 (0)95-43499




Roundstone House Hotel

Roundstone_House_Hotel Welcome to Roundstone House Hotel and Vaughan’s bar and restaurant. Our hotel is a small family run boutique hotel tucked away in one of Ireland’s most beautiful and rustic regions; Connemara. Located in the heart of the scenic fishing village of Roundstone, the hotel is surrounded by spectacular views of Roundstone Bay and Inishnee Island, with the backdrop of the majestic Twelve Ben’s Mountain range.

Tel: 095 35864; Email:;



The Bards Den

The_Bards_DenThe village pub in Ireland has traditionally served as the centre of Irish social life—a gathering place to discuss politics or the economy, for music and dance, and to enjoy a bit of craic over a pint or two of Guinness. The Bars at The Bards Den maintain this distinctively Irish tradition for the communities around Letterfrack and west Connemara, and we welcome visitors looking to join the fun.

The Bards’ Den • in Letterfrack, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland • +353(0)95 41042 • Letterfrack Hostel, Bar & Restaurant •



The Beach, Days Bar

The_Beach_BarOur bar on Inishbofin has been established for the best part of a century, has passed through four generations and has always had a warm welcome for landlubbers and seafarers alike. The bar has a lovely warm welcoming feel to it, with an open fire, a great pint of Guinness, a selection of beers and spirits from all over the globe and an ever-expanding list of wines from the old and new world with something to please every wine lover. Bar food is served from noon till late every day…………. The wide-ranging menu in the seasonal Gun Rock Café is based on locally caught, sustainable seafood and local organic produce where possible. Lobster, Crab, Mackerel and the humble Pollack will feature on the offerings from local waters. The bar has a reputation for great traditional music and we hope you will come and join us for a session.

T: +353 95 45829; E:


Vaughans Bar & Restaurant

Vaughans_BarVaughan’s is a relatively small pub nestled in the corner of clifden between bridge street and market street with a lively atmosphere and a great pint. Vaughan’s provides quality entertainment with music every week from thursday – sunday.

Tel 095 21150.


Veldons of Letterfrack


Veldons of Letterfrack comprises of a Bar and Grocery shop incorporating an off-licence and delicatessan. The country shop offers all the supermarket staples along with a large selection of fresh foods and a range of specialist gourmet and homemade foods.

Next door in the bar and restaurant, fresh fish, shellfish and local meats feature prominently on the wide ranging menu available from 5pm – 9pm during the season.

Afterwards diners can enjoy a drink in the convivial atmosphere of the bar where they might happen on an impromptu music session.

Veldons Of Letterfrack

Letterfrack, Co. Galway

Tel: +353 (0)95 41009