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Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21801
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (22 reviews)
“thai chicken” (4 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived just after 6 p.m., and we're able to have the early bird special of two courses for 23.95€. The place was packed, and once we had food and beverages, we knew why. Best mussel starter ever! Daily special of braised lamb shanks was outstanding.

Thank wishdonn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner as a couple . The atmosphere was classic and very pleasant , the staff efficient and helpful . The servings were very generous and everything very nicely cooked. It was the best meal we had in Clifden. The mussels were especially good,...More

Thank Janelion
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 6pm and taken immediately on arrival. Requested we finish for 8pm which was no problem. The food and service were faultless. I had mussels for starters which were without doubt the best I have ever had and my wife had an excellent starter...More

Thank douglasbennett1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my birthday and my husband had booked a table for two and requested a nice table at the window. As Marconi's was very busy this was not possible but we were seated and proceeded with our meal. The food was very good and...More

Thank IrelandJill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marconi's is a really good place to eat - it has several sittings in the evening - and is very popular - so book in advance ! - the staff were great and the food was very good - the seafood chowder was a highlight...More

Thank AJJammy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They forgot to bring us the wine, we wait more then 30 minutes for a plate. The service was really terrible

Thank Francesco S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a Great night of food and fun. Fresh fish and the best Chowder in Cliftden / family loved it and the service was excellent

Thank JTQuinn
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner in Marconis this August. We went for the early bird option which allows you to choose from the full menu, unlike some where restrictions are in place. The food was beautiful - I had the crab, salmon & prawn tian for...More

Thank Niall B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

One of the most delicious dinners i have ever had! Everything: bread, soup, 2 different fish dishes, sides were incredibly tasty. Most highly recommended!

Thank mustafaghanem
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Even though the main restaurant was full the manager opened up a separate room for us and found us a table straight away. Food was excellent - pan fried hake and interesting veg (not the usual carrots and peas!) followed by warm larva cake with...More

Thank Alison D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21801
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A charming family run restaurant managed personally by the Foyles for a century. We focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients, (sourced locally where possible), specialising in Seafood and traditional Irish Favourites, there is something to suit every taste. The restaurant is set in distinctive surroundings, full of interesting artefacts covering the history of Connemara and the hotel. You can expect a professional, friendly service, creative cooking, offered at a fair price in a relaxed ambience.
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