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E.J. Kings

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21330
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (38 reviews)
“fish and chips” (31 reviews)
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 698 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner and drinks here. The town is small so it was not crowded. We sat right in front of the fireplace, very nice inside and food was very good. Would recommend eating here.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most people think of E.J. Kings as a great place to sit outside of on a warm summers day and enjoy a drink, some food, while watching the world go by. It is that but a lot more too! Great food, lovely interior, helpful staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank FrankH43
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear FrankH43, Our sincere thanks for taking the time to leave such a heartwarming review! We are delighted to have been a frequent haunt of you & yours over the years and we look forward to continuing to welcome you. We are delighted that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly efficient service. Good food but awful coffee, especially if you like the real thing. Decor is a bit dark and heavy too. Live music is definitely a plus.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gillian S
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gillian S, Thank-you for taking the time to leave a review. I was delighted that you enjoyed the music & service here at EJ Kings, and I have passed your kind words on to the staff. I was disappointed that our coffee was not...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Pat and his staff are so welcoming and friendly. We visited Clifden last weekend. By the time we left, we felt like part the community. Great beers and gin! Food was good too.More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Vicky A
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Dear Vicky A. Our sincere thanks for taking the time to leave such a heartwarming and kind review! It is a pleasure to read that you & yours had such an enjoyable experience, I will pass your review on to Pat and the team here,...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018

Arrived at E.J. Kings by accident as it was raining and late so needed to get shelter, but it was serving food and was hungry, glad we did. Staff made us feel welcome, would recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank timkF1562TS
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Dear TimkF1562TS Thank- you for the kind words. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience at EJ Kings, and I will be sure to pass your compliments to the team, they will be thrilled with the feedback! We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Huge portion sizes and great tasting food! A pub with a lovey atmosphere and a spacious layout. Defitnitey recommendMore

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Renae S
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Dear Renae S, Thank- you for the kind words. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience at EJ Kings, and I will be sure to pass your compliments to the team in the kitchen, they will be thrilled with the feedback! We...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

3 of us had a lovely lunch on a busy Saturday in October, packed with locals and visitors. Freshest prawns and salmon iv ever had whilst the Irish stew was top quality. Portions generous and service lovely. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank cl m
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Cl M, Thank you for your review! It is always a pleasure to read such kind words,and we were delighted with the high praise on our food! Your recommendation is very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future....More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Loved it here. Went three nights running. Good music every there night and not too overpowering. Recommended

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kieran O
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Kieran O, Thank you very much for the lovely words of praise on our music. We showcase local acts all year round and would love to welcome you back in the future for few tunes! Best Evie Faulkner

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food and service, lovely atmosphere and made better by Mick Carey singing ballads keeping us entertained and singing all our requests. We met a lovely American family the Burke’s from Boston who really appreciated the food and singing also. Michael Quinn age 92 enjoying...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Marian F
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Marian F, What a lovely review to read, thank you very much! It is always a great pleasure to read that all avenues of what we have to offer has been enjoyed by all! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal of fish and chips here, crispy batter, well cooked fish. Musicians playing were great, quiet enough that you could still hear your friends say something but lively enough to engage the crowd

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Willie129
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear Willie129, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed all avenues of what we have to offer and we would love to welcome you back again in the future! Best Evie Faulkner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21330
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