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Walsh's Bakery and Coffee Shop

Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21283
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (100 reviews)
“bread” (37 reviews)
“donuts” (6 reviews)
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08:30 - 18:00 Hours
Irish, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

If your in Clifden visit Walsh's it's got a great selection of good food and has fantastic views . The cakes are to die for and you can also buy little gifts from the shop I always have my breakfast here and it's the last...More

Thank Celia Ann C
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is a family run business and a “must visit” when in clifden. Their breads and cakes are super delicious and you won’t be disappointed. A old style traditional Bakery that myself and my family love. I’ve ordered birthday cakes here and honestly they’re superb!

Thank WildWestRita
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We have been to Clifden 4Xs from USA. We always stop here for our shopping break. We love the little dining room up in the back looking out at the water. The food is great, hard to choose just one!!!!

Thank Happytravels5678
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Scones are very nice, as are the pastries. The view is fantastic, not something you usually get in a little coffee shop. And they also make a fine cup of coffee, which isn't always the case in Ireland.

Thank blmcl2017
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Can't rate the pasteries and coffee here highly enough....just fabulous! Looking forward to returning.

Thank HMDIreland
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Sandwiches are very good, staff is always helpful, desserts MUST be eaten! Seats in back by window are pleasant, recommend for a satisfying lunch.

Thank CelticTravelers
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Desperate for a good cup of coffee and something to eat for breakfast, other reviews brought us here and we loved it for breakfast and coffee. I loved the tip of sitting at the back by the window...just gorgeous!

Thank Kathryn-and-Rob
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

There seemed to be a dearth of coffee places in Clifden. Then we saw their van, beautifully painted, fantastic advertisement for the shop. Spied the shop, so much bigger inside than out. Obviously popular with locals as it was quite busy. Loved the window at...More

Thank Whitehead2148
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Gret sandwiches and delightful pastries and breads. Plenty of bright seating (self serve) and cofffee or cappuchino to wash down the eats

Thank drlefty
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had been walking for some time around Clifden and came upon Walsh's just when we were ready for a cold drink and a snack. My husband wanted to sample the Irish Whiskey cake which he loved and I had a delicious slice of apple...More

Thank Watsco
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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
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Kids
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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