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Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21801
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (22 reviews)
“thai chicken” (4 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

The restaurant was recommended by our B&B hostess - she said her clients always loved it. The price range for main courses were in the range of euros: 16.00 to 22.00. The food was very good - leg of lamb for me, salmon for my...More

Thank tripgirl077
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Consistently good food in this Restaurant (attached to Foyle's Hotel). Early Bird Menu is as good as main evening menu and service is faultless. Good place for that "special" meal.

Thank Setanta2
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant as it had a great rating. It really was average. Nothing annoys me more when I am given frozen chips. Everything was steeped in oil/ butter which I don't like. The vegetables were unexciting and the quantity stingy. All in all...More

1  Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Good food, good service, nice ambiance, perfect evening. There's a slight Asian (or Italian, for some dishes) take on the menu but still very main stream.

Thank tmt33
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We went here on a family trip. The service, food and wine selection are all high quality. Additionally, the menu offered a few solid choices for vegetarians, specifically the sweet potato and squash tartlet.

Thank Alim34
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a good meal there on arrival but on the second occasion the chicken was dry and tasteless and the veg undercooked.

Thank Resigned
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

On a wet and windy evening in Clifden it was a must to find a good restaurant to spend a nice evening away from the elements. I called Marconi's and they informed me (no surprise) that they were fully booked but managed to accommodate me...More

Thank Diarmuid L
Reviewed 21 July 2016

One of our party ordered Hake which smelt really rank. The Waitress was not at all interested when this was pointed out and no offer of a refund. The other two had duck which was overcooked and not a great sauce either. Would not recommend.

1  Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 15 July 2016

It's been 5 years since we've holidayed in clifden but one thing we had to do was come back to Marconi's. Keep doing what you're doing! Another fab meal 👏

Thank nolan_anne
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Recommended by Paddy and Julie at Quay House. Fabulous food and nice atmosphere. The rack of lamb was superb. Excellent value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21801
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A charming family run restaurant managed personally by the Foyles for a century. We focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients, (sourced locally where possible), specialising in Seafood and traditional Irish Favourites, there is something to suit every taste. The restaurant is set in distinctive surroundings, full of interesting artefacts covering the history of Connemara and the hotel. You can expect a professional, friendly service, creative cooking, offered at a fair price in a relaxed ambience.
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