Food & Drink


AbbeyGlen Castle Hotel Restaurant

The Abbeyglen Castle Hotel is renowned for its gourmet food, offering the very best local seafood, live lobster, a fresh catch of the day and our delicious Connemara lamb. Relax, sit back and enjoy live music, friendly staff and beautiful views. We provide an A La Carte Menu and an extensive “table d’hôte” Menu, which […]

Boardwalk Cafe

Seasonal homemade cuisine. Panoramic seaviews of Clifden Bay. Beer garden & ample seating in & outdoors. Events venue offering live music & kids friendly.

Derryclare Restaurant

Located in the heart of Clifden, run by local couple Martin O’Connor and Magdalena Hylak, The Derryclare prides itself on locally sourced, organic and homemade food.Seasonal lunch and dinner menus include fresh seafood from Connemara Fisheries and local meats from Des Moran’s Butchers. Being honest about the food and providing great service are the key […]

E J Kings

Offering a range of dining experiences, Ej’s can be the ideal venue for a quiet leisurely drink, or a cosy lunch before exploring the many attractions of Connemara and finish the day with an intimate dinner followed by a lively music session amongst friends. We are famous for our pub food and offer a superb […]

Griffins Bar

Our food is all homemade, and our friendly staff welcome locals and visitors alike. And when it comes to evening entertainment Griffin’s is where the music is great. Griffin’s is Clifden’s oldest continuously family-owned pub, and it is said that we serve the finest pint of Guinness in town.

Guys Bar

Located on Main Street in the heart of Clifden, Guy’s Bar has been welcoming visitors to Connemara for over a century.Enjoy an evening meal, to the backdrop of some gentle Traditional Irish Music, or hang around till after your meal to participate in the lively traditional Irish music session. The bar boasts an extensive lunch […]

Lowrys Bar

Lowry’s Bar Clifden is an authentic Irish pub that offers wholesome, delicious and simple pub food. Lowry’s Bar is a Traditional Irish Bar, serving up great Craic Ceoil agus ól, Traditional Irish Music, and over 115 Whiskey’s, and a great pint of Guinness. Lowry’s Irish bar is Legendary throughout the Connemara region and beyond for […]

Mannions Bar

Mannion’s Bar is one of Clifden’s longest established family-run bar and restaurant, specialising in locally sourced seafood. Try the fresh Seafood Chowder, Connemara Smoked Salmon, Traditional Fish and Chips or Killary Mussels. If fish is not your dish, Mannion’s are also famous for their Connemara Lamb Irish Stew and fresh 100% Irish Beef Burgers. Large […]

Mitchells Restaurant

Since opening in 1991, we have prided ourselves on using the best local produce. Most of our fish is locally sourced and is brought to our doorstep by the local fishermen on a daily basis. Even though our speciality is seafood we have plenty of other options from meat to vegetarian dishes. We are recommended […]

O’Malley’s Bar & Restaurant

The West Coast of Ireland has some of the best seafood and produce in the world. At O’Malleys Bar & Restaurant we feed all the senses, with the finest locally sourced produce and stunning views over Clifden Bay, all finished off with one of renowned Irish traditional music sessions and a pint of the black […]

Off the Square Restaurant

We pride ourselves on the freshness of our locally sourced ingredients. Fish fresh from the pier, locally reared meats and speciality foods from Connemara and the surrounding Irish countryside.Connemara is blessed with the best of natural produce: Oysters and Crab from Aughrismore, Scallops and Lobsters from Cleggan village, delicious lamb from the renown Connemara Blackface […]

Signal Bar at The Station House Hotel

At the centre of the Station House Courtyard in Clifden is the tastefully restored station master’s house and train platform, a period building offering a place to relax and enjoy superb food, drink and hospitality. The menu at the Signal Bar, served from 12-9pm daily, features mouth-watering dishes made with the finest, freshest ingredients, among […]

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 coffees. Flavour, taste and home-made real food is guaranteed.

The Ardagh Restaurant

The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant owned by Stéphane & Monique Bauvet for the last 20 years. With large panoramic windows perched well above the sea, this multi award-winning restaurant doesn’t so much overlook the bay as invite the stunning Atlantic views in to dine with its guests. The atmosphere is bright and inviting, with every […]

The Gallery Restaurant at Alcock and Brown Hotel

Enjoy fresh, home cooked food in the lovely surroundings of the Gallery Restaurant where our dedicated team of servers will ensure that you have a truly special dining experience. We will ensure you experience the best food that Ireland has to offer at great value prices. Children are very welcome and we have a specially […]

The Marconi Restaurant at Foyles Hotel

The Foyle’s Hotel Clifden focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced locally where possible, specialising in Seafood and traditional Irish favourites. The restaurant is set in distinctive surroundings, full of interesting artefacts covering the history of Connemara and the hotel.Expect a professional, friendly service and creative cooking, all offered at a fair price in a relaxed […]

The Station House Restaurant

Dining at the Clifden Station House Hotel Connemara is an experience you will want to write home about. With our Head Chef Liam O’Connor cooking up a storm in the kitchen and the great, friendly hospitality of our staff it is no wonder we are winning awards. Liam uses nothing but the finest, freshest ingredients […]

Tom Kings

Family run pub, now in its 3rd generation of the King family. Renowned for its cosy snug at the front and of course its lovely pint of the “black stuff.”

Upstairs Downstairs

Finest grade 1, Organic Fairtrade Arabica coffee in town. Great value lunches served in a nice atmosphere. Free WIFI available.

Walshes Cafe, Bakery & Cake Shop

Open year round, Walsh’s Café and Cake Shop are abuzz with locals and tourists enjoying handcrafted sandwiches, hot meals, gourmet coffees & teas and, of course, the many scrumptiously yummy breads, cakes and pastries created in the bakery.


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