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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
“salad” (3 reviews)
“great music” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Soups
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time listening to Peter Carey perform this pass week! The bartender, John, was extremely welcoming with good conversation and great drinks! We ended up befriending David, the owner, and he was more than accommodating! Had a great night of live music, good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank teralynnemusic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into Griffin’s on a Friday evening and had a couple of games of pool with my friends and decided we would return for the music later on . Music was brilliant, plenty of mixture, ballads, rock n roll, country , trad. Very entertaining and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JakeHarrington113
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have breakfast one morning while we strolled around Clifden. We seen workers going into this bar and thought it must be the place to go . We were right , Full Irish Breakfast absolutely delicious and freshly cooked ....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Harrydavies586
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We watched Ireland beat the All Blacks here , what a great location for sports . Huge screens , the owner seats everyone making sure they can see while fitting plenty of people in , The back is like a cinema .! Atmosphere was electric...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Climber37486729908
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off in Clifden on our tour of Connemara . We had lunch in Griffin’s bar and am glad we did, friends of ours had told us the food was good , so we said we would try it . I had the lunch special...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OliviaAin
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

What a great week to stay in Clifden during there arts festival ..!! They had a rig with music and Irish dancing in the town. Good atmosphere. After that we went to Griffin’s Bar where a local band were playing . They were very good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sherpa08782309698
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We have been going to griffin’s bar for years now and there is no place like it. Staff are fantastic always remember us when we come in for lunch. We are looked after so well and David is a real character. Food is always so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Inspire44493821670
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Took a day trip to Clifden from where we were staying. We were recommended by Taffee’s bar in galway to have lunch here . It didn’t disappoint..! Food was awesome. I had the Special of the day which was Bacon & Cabbage . wow .!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GrandTour41041693758
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Came to Clifden for two nights, stayed in the station house hotel. Spent the two nights with a large group of family and friends in Griffin’s . What a pub , great selection of drinks, Music was brilliant . Owner & staff very friendly ....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dream46842065375
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub after our long day in the national park . The pub is a real irish pub , lots of Irish people sitting at the bar drinking Guinness having great fun between themselves and the bar staff . Does a great Irish coffee...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Soups
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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