Bakery & Coffee Shop – Walshs

69A gourmet bakery with an impressive selection of scrumptiously yummy pastries, breads, cakes and coffees. Eat-in meals can be enjoyed – sandwiches, wraps, baps, hot and cold lunches and evening meals. Take away is also available. Joan and Cathal Walsh, Market Street
Tel:095-21283, Fax: 095-22670



Clifden Station House Bar

52Tastefully restored railway station house. Restaurant open Tuesday – Saturday 7pm-9:30pm, Chef John O’Toole, specialising in local lamb & seafood. Live entertainment in the bar every weekend.
Wilson Bird
Tel:095-21699, Fax: 095-21667



Cullens Bistro

Specialising in home made deserts & great local cooking. Recent Trip Advisor comments calls this bistro’s deserts “amazing” and “definately worth a try”!

Market Street, Clifden. Tel: 095 21983


E.J. King’s Bar & Restaurant

57EJ Kings Bar

E.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 12-5pmMain 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



Jasmin Garden, Clifden

Jasmine GardenClifden’s finest in chinese cooking- eat in or take out. Please click HERE for menu.

Market Street, Clifden. Co. Galway.

Tel: 095 21174



Kirwan’s Lane, Galway

Kirwans_LaneSuperb restaurant located in the historic setting of Kirwan’s Lane, one of Galway’s last remaining late Mediaeval lanes. Kirwan’s Lane Restaurant boasts a fine lunch and evening menu featuring the best of fresh local produce. The restaurant is tastefully decorated in warm autumnal shades which, with a combination of excellent food and wine, creates the perfect recipe for a pleasant evening.

The lunch menu features such creative dishes as: Irish brie Crostini; Marinated Salmon Roulade; Piccato Milanese of Pork; Panache of Seafood

Evening diners can chose from such dishes as:Millefeuille of fresh crab; Loin of Connemara; Stuffed breast of guinea fowl; Saute fresh monkfish.

Kirwan’s Lane. Galway. Ireland. Phone: +353 91 568266




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



Marconi Restaurant

62The Marconi Restaurant is a fully licensed restaurant personally supervised by the owners, offering a wide gourmet menu based on the finest local produce, with fresh seafood and Connemara lamb a speciality, all at affordable prices.
Stephen Foyle, Main Street, Clifden
Tel:095-21801, Fax: 095-21458




Mitchell’s Restaurant

63Taste Connemara’s local delicacies in this popular venue. The beautifully decorated interior adds to the atmosphere created by the tempting aromas coming from the kitchen.
JJ Mitchell, Market Street, Clifden
Tel:095-21867, Fax: 095-21770



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.



O’Grady’s On The Pier, Barna

OGradys_On_The_PierDescribed as a “true hidden gem” on Ireland’s romantic west coast, O’Grady’s on the Pier in Barna is uniquely situated on the shores of Galway Bay. Located right down on the Pier in Barna Village, O’Grady’s offers a stunning, relaxed location in which to enjoy the freshest, locally sourced and well prepared seafood and meat dishes.

Since opening in 2000, O’Grady’s on the Pier has established itself as one of Ireland’s finest Seafood Restaurants. The infamous O’Grady’s Seafood Chowder alone is enough to keep the seafood connoisseur coming back for more. The seafood specials change on a daily basis, ensuring that the regular diner is never bored and only the freshest fish is offered. There is plenty for the non fish lover to choose from with the lunch and dinner a la carte menus offering a wide range of Irish meat & poultry dishes.

Seapoint, Barna, Co. Galway Phone:+353-(0)91-592223; Fax: +353-(091)-590677; Email:



Off The Square Restaurant

65Offering a welcoming breakfast feast from 9.00 am, followed by a superb lunch menu, offering everything from fish and pasta salads to old favourites. Dinner is a delicious affair, offering the freshest and largest choice of fish in town, as well as lobster and prawns when the season is right. The wine list is specially designed to compliment the food. Whatever time of day, morning, noon or night, expect of the highest quality at affordable prices! * Pick your own lobster from our tank * Large parties and special occasions catered for * From water and bread to lobster and champagne, we do it all with the quality and price you deserve! Market Street, Clifden. Tel:095-22281, Fax: 095-22291


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.



Roundstone House Hotel

Roundstone_House_HotelWelcome 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:;




Steam Coffee House

Steam_CafeFresh, healthy, creative and delicious food and snacks, with a full range of ground-to-order gourmet coffees.Flavour, taste and home-made real food is guaranteed! Mon – Sat: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tel: 095 30600


Supermac’s Clifden

SupermacsSupermac’s is Ireland’s largest and fastest-growing indigenous fast food group. The first Supermac’s opened its doors as far back as 1978 in Main Street, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Since then, Supermac’s has gone from strength to strength with a turnover well in excess of€82m and well over 2500 employees. With over 90 stores throughout Ireland & Northern Ireland along with aggressive expansion plans, Supermac’s is looking forward to an exciting future!

Much of the success of Supermac’s can be attributed to the company’s intuitive understanding of Irish consumers’ tastes and preferences. Supermac’s is attributed as the pioneer of such Irish delicacies as the “curry chips” and the “snack box”.

Manager: Eddy Byrne; Unit 7 Galway Road , Clifden. Co. Galway

Tel: 095-30809



The Connemara Hamper

173The Connemara Hamper carries a wide range of Irish farmhouse cheeses, Connemara smoked salmon, hand-made chocolates from Mayo, locally-made jams and marmalades, delicious gateaux from ‘Goyas of Galway’ and a range of Connemara handmade baskets.There is a wide choice of patés, salamis, Parma and home-baked hams, and wonderful selections of olives, caperberries, and sun-dried tomatoes, all of which can be used to make a ‘brown bag’ lunch to your personal choice. Illy coffee is also available to take away.There is a selection of French, Spanish and Italian organic wines, and organic fruit/vegetables in season, as well as a wide range of dried goods.

The Connemara Hamper has received many accolades and is listed in the latest copy of The Bridgestone Irish Food Guide. Mail order service available within Ireland/EU. Open Monday – Saturday, 10:00am to 17:30pm. Tel 095 21054

Tom King’s Bar & Snug

66Tom King’s Bar is one of the oldest family-run pubs in Clifden, now in the third generation of the family. Located in the heart of Clifden on Market Square, Tom King’s has the only old traditional ‘snug’ left in town.
Tom King, The Square

Upstairs Downstairs Cafe

1Conveniently located on Main Street

Tel: 353 (0)95-22809



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.



Western Mobile Catering

Fast food at great prices. Events catered for!

The Square, Clifden. Tel: 095 22636