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E.J. Kings

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21330
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (35 reviews)
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
“lamb shank” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 647 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sat outside on a blazing sunny evening - lovely place to sit & watch the world go by. Had bar food which was good (but not amazing). Service was Ok (but not warm). Overall, no complaints, we left satisfied, but not delighted!

Thank Little_brown_cutie
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Little_brown_cutie, Thank you for your review Our outdoor area is very popular, especially in the Summer months, and it is lovely to read that you enjoyed this. We will take your comments about the food and service on board. Many thanks Evie Faulkner

Reviewed 3 days ago

Walked into E.J. Kings and had to scout for a seat! Very Busy - but the staff were on top of it and friendly to boot. Tried a panini, the lamb stew (with clear broth) and a grilled sandwich. Everything good. Loved the old brick...More

Thank Sharron G
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sharron G, Thank you for your kind words It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed all avenues of what we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best Evie Faulkner

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went in for a meal and got a table and menus but that was as far as we got. We waited. No one came near us to take an order even though it wasn't that busy. Decided to leave plenty more options up the street.More

Thank JohnCMason69
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear JohnCMason69, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for highlighting the issues that you encountered. Needless to say, we were very disappointed to read your review. It is always our aim to provide great service and food, and on this...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Typical Irish pub atmosphere. We enjoyed our lunch however limitations on the menu as we had a vegan in our group and the restaurant could not accommodate menu changes not even to simply remove cheese from a basic tomato sandwich because they are premade. Irish...More

Thank A K
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear A K, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate you highlighting the issues that you encountered as it gives us the chance to discuss with management and rectify the issues. Thank you for your kind words about the Stew...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I ordered the seafood pie, and my wife had the Killary mussels. To say we were delighted would be an understatement, as the food was exceptional, to such an extent that my wife almost finished about 60 mussels. I devoured the seafood pie!!

1  Thank ambrose214
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ambrose214, Thank you for your kind words It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed our seafood. It is fresh and locally sourced, and a huge hit! We look forward to welcoming you back! Best Evie Faulkner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here with the family sitting outside on a very hot Tuesday and also inside with friends on a rainy Saturday . Both times food was very good and the staff very attentive . Would recommend the sea food chowder and the guinessMore

1  Thank Gannyr
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Gannyr, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review of EJ Kings! It's always an added bonus when the weather allows you to enjoy your meal al-fresco in the square! Feedback such as your own is always extremely rewarding, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled to Clifden specifically for some Traditional Irish music. Our hotel had recommended this pub, music 6:30 till 8 great! Arrived for dinner to be told “ no music till 10 as the football is on” Really! So disappointed, not hanging around till ten. Didn’t...More

Thank Sally-1309
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sally-1309 Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review We apologise that you were disappointed in not being able to experience the live music that we are renowned for. However, last night’s delay in music was unforeseen, and we believe that it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I had the pleasure of dining at EJ Kings. Due to the vast number of wonderful choices on the menu, I simply couldn't decide what to eat. luckiky our wonderful server Ashling was able to quickly guide me through the menu &...More

3  Thank 123456789t
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 123456789t, Thank you for your kind words. We were delighted to read your complimentary review, and were pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. I will pass on your review to Ashling and she will be trilled with the feedback. We look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a stop here on our recent trip to Clifden. My husband had Irish Lamb stew which was outstanding, my son had fish and chips which were very good and I had chicken curry. The food was very good and there was a brisk...More

1  Thank Maryann S
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maryann S, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review of EJ Kings, It is a pleasure to read feedback such as your own, and I have passed on your lovely comments to the team! Our outdoor seating area has...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome!!!! 5 stars would not do it justice. The music was great, Good was wonderful, the staff were unbelievable. This video st made our trip to Ireland complete. A lifetime of memories in one night at one restaurant. Unbelievable!!!!

1  Thank acsars
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Acsars Thank you for your kind words. We were delighted to read your complimentary review, and were pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming 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, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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