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Griffin's Bar

) #15 of 29 Restaurants in Clifden $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21370
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“great music” (16 reviews)
“great pub” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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31 - 40 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Called in a couple of times on recent visit to clifden. Found staff very friendly and live act (didnt get name but guitar/vocal and banjo duo) were the best we saw in clifden with a great repertoire of irish folk songs. Good selection of craft...More

1  Thank rockyblue
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A true Irish bar. The Guiness is great and the bar staff very friendly. I've had a couple of trips to Clifden buying ponies, and travelling on my own, this place gives a very friendly welcome. Live music some nights too.

1  Thank wildly_red
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I cannot say enough about this place and the wonderful staff. An afternoon stop resulted in a return later that evening to hear the wonderful music and enjoy the fun and relaxed atmosphere of this Irish pub. The owner and the bartender were warm, welcoming...More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This pub is at the top of my list out of all the pubs I have been to in Ireland. Delicious food variety and the wonderful hospitality you go to Ireland for. David Griffin could not have been more accommodating to us while we were...More

1  Thank skelsey421
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Had a pleasant couple of hours here one evening listening to a live duo (banjo & guitar) singing typical Irish songs, very friendly and welcoming, we enjoyed a relaxed atmosphere pity that we hadn't ventured out and found great little pub before our last night...More

1  Thank Dallydon
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for a late lunch and were drawn in by the crab claws listed in the board outside. The owner was very pleasant and with his recommendation we also had chowder and my husband had chicken goujons. Chowder was tasty, chunky, well seasoned...More

1  Thank gerifc
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Just happened to come across this bar and went in. Food was amazing and the atmosphere was awesome! Definitely worth coming in and having a pint!

Thank tacaze
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A fantastic experience for me and my family where the owner greeted us and could not have been friendlier even though it was our first time in his company. Live musicians (Snannell) were amazing and fans were blown away by the quality of their performance....More

1  Thank Seán H
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful pub , great staff and atmosphere . Plus they put up with my drunken singing and dancing , ! Had a brilliant night .

Thank mariehennessey1
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had a great time at Griffin's Bar. The owner and the bartender could not have been more friendly. We stopped in for an early drink and stayed for two. We left for dinner (they only serve lunch) and then returned after dinner and stayed...More

Thank iowatraveler560
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4 April 2017|
Response from welshboyo55 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
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
Traditional Old Style Bar . Great Irish / Rock / Disco Music all through the week and a real local gem
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