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Walsh's Bakery and Coffee Shop

Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21283
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (86 reviews)
“bread” (34 reviews)
“quiche” (13 reviews)
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08:30 - 18:00All hours
Irish, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in Clifden for five days. We enjoyed breakfast at Walsh's Bakery on four mornings. The staff is friendly, courteous and very helpful. The baked good are excellent and plentiful. There is a huge variety and one could spend a lot of time deciding...More

Thank MikefromPhila
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a treat late afternoon, I bought 2 shortbreads and they were so good. I had mistakenly left behind a purchase I had just made of some artwork. I realized it very quickly and drove back, they were closing just as we...More

Thank Kristie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just stopped in for a Rock Bun and tea during our shopping excursion. It was very good and owner, although being very busy, called a cab for us to take us to our hotel.

Thank Michel R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price is right if you want delicious desserts @ less than half the price in the restaurants. We grabbed a couple cream filled cakes to take over lunch on the road.

Thank Raybo108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took refuge here on many rainy days. Different food tasted for lunch. Lots of it, good quality and plenty of tea too. Lovely jubbly ❤️

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here twice during our weekend in Clifden--once for coffee and pastries and once for lunch. While most of the restaurants in Clifden appeared to cater to tourists, this place was bustling with locals as well. The scones were delicious and the room had...More

Thank ncprof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just wanted a snack, so ordered a BLT, which was very dry and a cheese and ham toastie + coffees. The toasted sandwich was not good, tasted like a cheese slice with very basic ham. Disappointed. I know their croissants are good, so assumed...More

Thank jeanjeannie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in briefly and was amazed by all the delicious looking desserts in baked goods. You can eat in or takeaway. I wish I could have tried everything. I especially enjoyed a mixed berry scone. I would recommend this as a great stop if...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice light lunch here (with a pastry for dessert of course). The quiche was superb and the salad crisp and delicious. If your in Clifden and looking for a nice lunch, this is your place!

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must do. The selection of food and drinks, very extensive from cakes pastries, sandwiches, salads, all nicely presented. Nice clean toilets too. Returned again

Thank jocelynam
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5 January 2017|
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Response from Joan W | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry, yes we make cakes to order, as we are unable to post our email address here, can I ask you visit our website and contact via the email on our site and I will provide you with information... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21283
  • E-mail
Walsh’s Bakery is a 2nd generation family run bakery situated in the heart of Connemara, Clifden. The Walsh Family have been serving freshly baked goods since 1953 and for the past 60 years have been providing customers with the best bakery tastes and wonderfully friendly service. The Cake Shop offers craft breads, donuts, pastries and cakes for all occasions. Not in a rush? Why not sit and enjoy the panoramic views of Clifden Bay with one of the many aromatic gourmet coffees, handcrafted sandwiches, beautiful salads, or one of our unique sweet creations to make your visit to Clifden even more memorable.
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