Clifden Food & Drink


If you want to experience the true spirit of Connemara, take the time to enjoy the food that comes from its rich landscape and abundant waters. Chefs are fortunate to have the highest quality ingredients available from local producers. Offering an extremely wide variety of choice in Irish specialties and hidden delights, everything from fine dining, bistros to gastro pubs, cafes, coffee shops and some of the best mussels around.


Café’s In Clifden

Browse our selection of some Clifden’s best cafes and coffee shops to grab a cuppa, a quick bite to eat, or spend a lazy afternoon catching up with friends.


Boardwalk Cafe

Boardwalk Cafe

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Boardwalk Cafe

Seasonal homemade cuisine. Panoramic sea views of Clifden Bay. Beer garden & ample seating in… Read More

+353 95 55512



Steam Coffee House at The Station House Hotel

Steam Coffee House at The Station House Hotel

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Steam Coffee House at The Station House Hotel

Fresh, healthy, creative and delicious food and snacks, with a full range of ground-to-order gourmet… Read More

+353 95 30600



Upstairs Downstairs

Upstairs Downstairs

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Upstairs Downstairs

Finest grade 1, Organic Fair-trade Arabica coffee in town. Great value lunches served in a… Read More

+353 95 22809



Walshes Cafe, Bakery & Cake Shop

Walshes Cafe, Bakery & Cake Shop

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Walshes Cafe, Bakery & Cake Shop

Open year round, Walsh's Cafe and Cake Shop are abuzz with locals and tourists enjoying… Read More

+353 95 21283



Pub Food In Clifden

In most of these pubs the emphasis is on familiar food, Irish seafood chowder, hearty soups, great homemade breads for sandwiches, good burgers with local butcher’s steak, fresh fish and hand cut chips on the menus.


E J Kings

E J Kings

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E J Kings

Offering a range of dining experiences, EJ's can be the ideal venue for a quiet… Read More

+353 95 21330



Griffins Bar

Griffins Bar

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Griffins Bar

Our food is all homemade, and our friendly staff welcome locals and visitors alike. And… Read More

+353 95 21370



Guys Bar

Guys Bar

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Guys Bar

Located on Main Street in the heart of Clifden, Guy's Bar has been welcoming visitors… Read More

+353 95 21130



Lowrys Bar

Lowrys Bar

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Lowrys Bar

Lowrys Bar in Clifden is known for its simple, wholesome Bar food. Lowry’s serves simple,… Read More

+353 95 21347



Mannions Bar

Mannions Bar

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Mannions Bar

Mannion's Bar is one of Clifden's longest established family-run bar and restaurant, specialising in locally… Read More

+353 95 21780



O’Malley’s Bar & Restaurant

O’Malley’s Bar & Restaurant

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O’Malley’s Bar & Restaurant

The West Coast of Ireland has some of the best seafood and produce in the… Read More

+353 95 30005



Signal Bar at The Station House Hotel

Signal Bar at The Station House Hotel

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Signal Bar at The Station House Hotel

At the centre of the Station House Courtyard in Clifden is the tastefully restored station… Read More

+353 95 21699



Tom Kings

Tom Kings

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Tom Kings

Family run pub, now in its 3rd generation of the King family. Renowned for its… Read More

+353 95 21900



Restaurants In Clifden

Clifden has an abundance of fine dining restaurants with expanding menus for every palate. Take a look at our list below and get a taste of the outstanding restaurants that await you in Connemara’s capital.


AbbeyGlen Castle Hotel Restaurant

AbbeyGlen Castle Hotel Restaurant

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AbbeyGlen Castle Hotel Restaurant

The Abbeyglen Castle Hotel is renowned for its gourmet food, offering the very best local… Read More

+353 95 21201



Darcy Twelve

Darcy Twelve

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Darcy Twelve

Located in the heart of Clifden, Darcy Twelve prides itself on locally sourced, organic and… Read More

+353 95 21945



E J Kings

E J Kings

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E J Kings

Offering a range of dining experiences, EJ's can be the ideal venue for a quiet… Read More

+353 95 21330



Mitchells Restaurant

Mitchells Restaurant

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Mitchells Restaurant

Since opening in 1991, we have prided ourselves on using the best local produce. Most… Read More

+353 95 21867



O’Malley’s Bar & Restaurant

O’Malley’s Bar & Restaurant

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O’Malley’s Bar & Restaurant

The West Coast of Ireland has some of the best seafood and produce in the… Read More

+353 95 30005



Off the Square Restaurant

Off the Square Restaurant

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Off the Square Restaurant

We pride ourselves on the freshness of our locally sourced ingredients. Fish fresh from the… Read More

+353 95 22281



The Ardagh Restaurant

The Ardagh Restaurant

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The Ardagh Restaurant

With large panoramic windows perched well above the sea, our multi award-winning Clifden seafood restaurant… Read More

+353 95 21384



The Gallery Restaurant at Alcock and Brown Hotel

The Gallery Restaurant at Alcock and Brown Hotel

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The Gallery Restaurant at Alcock and Brown Hotel

Enjoy fresh, home cooked food in the lovely surroundings of the Gallery Restaurant where our… Read More

+353 95 21880



The Marconi Restaurant at Foyles Hotel

The Marconi Restaurant at Foyles Hotel

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The Marconi Restaurant at Foyles Hotel

The Foyle's Hotel Clifden focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced locally where possible, specialising in… Read More

+353 95 21801



The Station House Restaurant

The Station House Restaurant

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The Station House Restaurant

Dining at the Clifden Station House Hotel Connemara is an experience you will want to… Read More

+353 95 21699