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Griffin's Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21370
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“great music” (18 reviews)
“live music” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Loved the wonderful selection of whiskeys (and gins!). Friendly, knowledgeable staff, great live music - all in all a lovely place to spend an evening.

Thank JennyMac223
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited here most afternoons due to the staff being so friendly and having the galway races on the t.v and children were welcomed ....music every evening large lounge toilets were spotless and a lovely upstairs area for drinking and smoking area

Thank Collie M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We recently visited this pub (early evening) with our 2 sons aged 11yrs and 13yrs. We ordered a drink didn't he four of us. Nothing was said by the barman serving us and no signs at the door about no kids. Our boys started a...More

1  Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My absolute favourite place to drink in Clifden! So many gins to choose from and the best pint of Smithwicks around!

Thank EmmaJ82
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent little pub! Two trad bands played and danced the night away, I was even encouraged by the bar man and a few people we met to get up and sing a song which I was chuffed about. Does a lovely pint of Guinness and...More

1  Thank Pete40029129
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great craic and fab music. The pints went down too well. Will be going back there again tonight......................

1  Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The barman was great. Instantly remembered our order for the next pint. Thoroughly enjoyed the music and atmosphere. So much so, we went back on the second night!

Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic bar. Great prices (for Ireland) and the bar staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the local area. Had a great night. Great live music too. Would recommend as the best night in the town

Thank DebsH64
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Only spent 2 hours in here once but the Guinness was gorgeous, the big pool table was great and the smoking area was very nice. The music seemed pretty good too. Bar staff seemed nice although a little slow with service. Overall I liked it...More

Thank drunken_geologist
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I only popped in for an early evening pint, and sat outside in the lowering sun. Bar staff were chatty and friendly. Good selection of draught & bottled ales. Music started earlier than scheduled, 'because they were all there, so why not'! I didn't get...More

Thank 40wattbulb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Barbecue
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
Bar Scene, 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
  • 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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