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Griffin's Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21370
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“great music” (19 reviews)
“live music” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The pub is amazing and so are the bartenders and the owner there. I can highly recommend to go there for pints as well as for food. Also the location is perfect, you'll be in the centre of Clifdon.

Thank Bernhard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The traditional entertainment at this place was perfect. Lots of locals having a good time here. An odd split of the bar gives traditional music at the front, and then modern music in the back with a door between the two.. I found that part...More

Thank RCIT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the bar, and the bartender was sweet and talkative. We made a detour to this bar, as it is our family name. My husband and the owner of the bar actually had the same first AND last name. My husband was thrilled, and we...More

Thank kelley65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights here. Watched the All-Ireland hurling after a recommendation and it was a great choice. Owner keeps it orderly so you can watch the game without interruption. The nightlife here is excellent with a great DJ and a nice crowd.

Thank 46NeverForgets
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went into Griffin’s Bar for one drink and ended up staying the night. The music was awesome. My wife was delighted with the selection of Gins and tested out quite a few ! I was drinking Guinness, Great Pint, bar staff were very friendly. Definitely...More

Thank dtom3044
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered in off the street, wonderful pub, local sports team pictures hanging on the walls. I spoke with a gang of gentlemen that had gathered in a group in the corner. Some characters.! They gave me all the information regarding the marine ornaments on the...More

Thank donnalewis128
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting Clifden for many many years now for the Connemara pony show. What a great week of Entertainment. My Local has always been Griffin’s. What a great pub ! They welcome you like a local. John the barman has been there since...More

Thank jbyrne0011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a bottle of bulmers on the 16th of august there What a horrible place Did not take time to finish my drink

2  Thank johnolivrlynch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seen the cool rugby sign outside and had to wander in for a look , the local rugby team are called Connemara all blacks .! Has a lot of signed rugby shirts on the wall. It’s the place to be to watch the rugby with...More

Thank noahjones312
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by one afternoon after driving along the wild Atlantic way. We had seafood chowder and a delicious pint of Guinness . Came back in the evening and have a great banter with two locals lads Paddy & JJ , I think their names were...More

Thank smithchris811
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21370
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Traditional Old Style Bar . Great Irish / Rock / Disco Music all through the week and a real local gem, Serves all day breakfast from 10 and lunch till 4,
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