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E.J. Kings

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Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21330
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

And the barman said, 'Sit wherever makes you happy' That's my kinda guy so warm & friendly as i was dining alone. And fabulous a dish with No goats cheese, For a vegetarian eating out in west of Ireland can be so unadventurous and boring. Thankyou for being bit creative Ej's loved it. See you nxt time

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Thank Maeve K
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Maeve K, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! Reading feedback such as your own is always both very rewarding and a pleasure. I will be sure to pass on your comments to Pat, he will be delighted, and I will pass on your kind words about the menu to the team in the... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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163 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We popped in to this pub after dinner and enjoyed a few pints, a glass of whiskey and the traditional music. Fun atmosphere.

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Thank Sarah W
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Sarah W, Thank you for your kind review. I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit here with us in EJ Kings. We would love to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards, Evie Faulkner More 

Westport, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived after looking at the menu outside looking for extra allergen info as my wife is a coeliac. The menu clearly stated at the bottom to ask the staff for any queries regarding the allergens. The simple question was are the chips cooked in the same oil as nuggets etc as this may make my wife sick. The waitress... More 

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Thank pj y
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Pj Y, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of EJ Kings. I was sincerely disappointed to read about your experience with us - we pride our selves on our standard of service and on this occasion we did not meet that standard. We do use the same oil, and that information should have been made... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a delicious meal at EJ Kings and enjoyed some wonderful music. We were there on a Tuesday night, and the crowds were light.

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Thank abigailmurrish
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Abigailmurrish Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review of EJ Kings. I was happy to read that you enjoyed your visit with us and all avenues of what we have to offer, it is always a pleasure to receive feedback such as yours. We would love to welcome you back again in the future!... More 

Bruton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The decor is rather dull. Had a couple of guys playing trad being ignored. Passed later on and had a full rock band.

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Thank tcm2007
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Tcm2007, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of EJ Kings. I'm afraid that I find your review rather vague, as you haven't actually reviewed the services that we provide. You refer to us as a 'non - descript bar' - We are a Bar, Restaurant and Gastropub with a reputation for great food and customer... More 

Bray, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely meal with our two kids, staff were very nice and very accommodating and there was trad playing from 7pm and again at 10pm.

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Thank Nicky S
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Nicky S, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review of EJ Kings. I was delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit with us and all avenues of what we have to offer. I was especially pleased with your comments about our staff. We would love to welcome you back again in the... More 

Basel, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the first night in clifden and we didn't know anything about it or where a good pub is. But E.J. Kings was opposite to our hotel and it looked really interesting and good from the outside so we decided to go in. So for a start and a welcome evening was E.J. Kings the best idea at all!... More 

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Thank lmanger
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear lmanger, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review! It is always a pleasure to read kind words such as yours, and your comments about our staff in particular were very rewarding to read - I will be sure to pass your review on to our team. We would be delighted to welcome you back to EJ Kings in... More 

Ireland / Christchurch
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our usual visit to kings was a disaster..the waitresses were doin their best..but there seem to be nobody in charge and we were left waiting for over a half an hour for our two chowders..maybe it was too hot in the kitchen.having looked at previous reviews we were very disappointed.

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Thank manirish
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Manirish, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I was sincerely disappointed to read about your experience with us - as you can see from our many positive reviews, the standard of service that you received was not the standard that we pride ourselves on. We appreciate and take all feedback very seriously and we have... More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect spot to while away a few hours after travelling. The music session was really well attended during the Trad festival!!

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Thank Maur B
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Maur B, Thank you for your kind words. I was thrilled to read about your night here in EJ Kings, and I am delighted that you enjoyed the Trad fest! Should you be in Clifden again, we would be delighted to welcome you back. Best, Evie Faulkner More 

Mullingar, Ireland
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good drinks, good food, prime location. The seafood is massive. Love visiting this spot anytime I visit Clifden.

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Thank IanoMourhino
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear IanoMourhino, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such kind words about EJ Kings. It is always very rewarding to read reviews such as yours. Should you be in Clifden again, we would be delighted to welcome you back. Best, Evie Faulkner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?