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Off The Square Restaurant

Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 22281
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
9:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch expecting to get a good quality lunch in a nice environment. The decor in the place is distinctly tired with the pictures on the walls (particularly the maps) so high that they cannot be read. We made a simple order-...More

1  Thank Vincent D
timwood2015, Guest Relations Manager at Off The Square Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Vincent D, We are sorry that your expectations were not met during your recent visit to our restaurant. Please allow us to address your comments. The restaurant is not a boutique style establishment and our choice of decor is made with the comfort of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our dinner today for new years eve , was amazing ,the food was great. The fish and the seafood were really fresh. The service was quick and nice. The price was fine for the beautiful dinner we had. I totally recommend this place.

2  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were a large group(16) and the bar across the road(Griffins) booked us in with a great recommendation.They were right.Good food reasonably priced from menu or a "Specials" board all served with friendliness from "Texas" Kim and staff who dealt with our boystrous banter with...More

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

As always, a fine Sunday lunch is served here in Off the Square. I had the Connemara lamb, and there was plenty of it too! Very tasty!! My friend chose the turkey. Spuds were plentiful, and the cabbage, and swede/carrot mash were also very good....More

Thank Anwen K
Reviewed 16 September 2017

When you walk around in the drizzle and wish someone would offer you a bowl of hot soup. This is the place in Clifden. The waitress was beyond nice. She rushed with the excellent clam chowder and the lamb stew, extra bread and cold beer....More

Thank Mirella Menglid... M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my wife whilst on holiday in the area and we were not disappointed. We both had soup starters which was very good. We followed this with steak that was cooked to absolute perfection ( Medium Rare) absolutely gorgeous. We will definitely return...More

Thank Blacklee
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Just go. You won't be disappointed. We dropped in on a Wednesday night, without booking, and had one of the most amazing seafood meals we've ever eaten. Absolutely faultless: huge, fresh, beautifully cooked meals. Interesting wine list. I'd only ever had turbot at the River...More

1  Thank JennyMac223
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stopped here for (very) late lunch after hiking the Diamond trail. A family of 5, with kids ages 8, 11, 13. Given the hour, the restaurant (4:30 PM) was completely empty, so we were immediately showed to our table, and our order was taken as...More

Thank watergrinder
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Really excellent homemade children's meals, much better than usual kids menus. We really enjoyed our food from the specials board, big portions and excellent service. Definitely recommended.

1  Thank Ben C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Restaurant in the centre, easy to be found. We ate 4 plates of the day: lamp stew, soup of the day, fried calamari 🦑, hake with lemon creme. Very good plates. We give an advice: GO TO THIS RESTAURANT.

Thank acritano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 22281
  • E-mail
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