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Griffin's Bar

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€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21370
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“great music” (18 reviews)
“live music” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner rang our friend (china). He directed me to where i might find him painting a house, St annes road. We found him so thank you so much to the owner of griffins, you made our day worth while coming to clifden

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Griffin's quickly became our favorite pub on our roadtrip across Ireland. As a pseudo pub expert, I can say Griffin's was top notch. Not Kevin (Darren) was very friendly at the bar. Not Griffin (John) made us feel immediately welcomed. The drinks were reasonably priced...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Want a great place to have a pint and some food? Great place to warm by the fire?? Great place to hang out in the beer garden? Listen to locals play music? Watch a game/match? This is the Place. David, the owner is a hands-on...More

Thank navynip
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

My elderly uncle and myself love this pub and it's great atmosphere The food is always top notch . I always go to griffins when back home in Clifden has the best pint of Guinness in Clifden

1  Thank Celia Ann C
Reviewed 2 January 2018

It's a typical pub Good live music Very good atmosphere The boss is nice! Young and old come here. I'll be back :)

1  Thank Marc5585
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We went to Clifden as a group and we were turned away at the door at 11.30.. the bouncer said that we were only in Clifden for only one night and he needed to "take care of the locals". Another group of our friends were...More

4  Thank Ciarajay
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We crashed in on Griffins as a group of friends reuniting here in this spot after 40 years.We were made feel welcome and after we started to play and sing even more welcome remaining there for 4 hours where we were treated like old friends...More

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Griffins was a great place for an evening out. There's music every night. Great service and welcoming locals. Intimate and welcoming.

Thank Stackfamily
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great fun this place. Staff is outstanding and music always wonderful. David Griffin is a great fellow and we became good friends this trip, our third to Clifden and we have spent many nights at David's bar over the three years we have been in...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great evening entertainment and lively crowd. Delicious beer and good friendly service. A nice place to relax after a long day.

Thank puppy_mom432
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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, Reservations
Good for
Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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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