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Off The Square Restaurant

) #15 of 28 Restaurants in Clifden €€ - €€€ Irish, Seafood, European
Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 22281
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“mussels” (12 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European
€€ - €€€
Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a good place to eat in Clifden and stopped a few locals while walking in town. We find it best to ask people who live in the community for their opinion. Hands down they recommended "Off the Square"...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here during the week this restaurant is popular with the locals,they are freindly chatting across tables and to us. We had the steak a large serve of serloin with blue cheese gravy sides of veg and a huge baked potato, the fresh(out...More

Thank Rhian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no reservation but that was OK as they could take us when we walked in at 19:30 hrs. Got a table in the front part of restaurant. Area to the rear rear room area off which the kitchen is, could do with some...More

Thank golf009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a bit bamboozled at first when we were directed to "Off the Square on Main Street" and having failed to find 'the Square' we eventually copped on that it was the name of the restaurant and not a direction!! We went here for...More

Thank eleanor s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on arriving in Clifden. Menu didn't have as many fresh fish options as other restaurants but we had the mussels and chips which were on special and it was a huge portion! I had chicken wings for starter which were...More

Thank LouMul
Reviewed 24 March 2017

All locals seem to love this place. The prices are very reasonable and serving generous. I thought the food and the atmosphere were just ok. But I think it would be a good place with kids. Not my style.

Thank WanderWomanSince1998
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Quite difficult to find a restaurant open on january without the same menu (fish & chips or burger). We wanted a real quite restaurant with fish (the sea is at500m !) We took a turbot. Waoooooo ! Amazing. Two large slides of turbot per plate...More

1  Thank Philippe H
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We eat there recently with the family and were a bit disappointed - while the service was good the food was poor - lamb shank was extremely fatty chicken faitja was far too spicy and the spare ribs were under cooked- hopefully it was an...More

Thank GerardC27
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a number of times and it has always been 'quite good' or 'good' rather than 'very good' or just 'average'. This visit was similar. Half a dozen oysters, probably Mannin Bay, were good. Roast duck was also good, while the...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had 14, all family and relatives, that visited Clifden for several days. We made reservations for the group and they were able to slide tables to give us a long table for all of us. The staff was very friendly, service was great, and...More

Thank captdsull
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
09:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 22281
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