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Gieltys Clew Bay

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Dooagh Village, Dooagh, Achill Island, Ireland
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gieltys

Great Pub, can be very lively with impressive traditional musicians often providing excellent entertainment. Owned and run by native Achill family I understand.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great Pub, can be very lively with impressive traditional musicians often providing excellent entertainment. Owned and run by native Achill family I understand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Dropped in June 18... I don't eat meat and they didn't have any veggie option, when I asked the waitress she consulted the chef who suggested four options that he/she would make for me so I was well pleased.. The waitress was lovely and the food very nice .. Good friendly unfussy pub

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Was down on the beach, and my group were a bit peckish, we saw this place and headed in, good variety of grub, but my what slow service, uncleared tables, staff standing around chatting, and at the end waiting around for ever to pay the bill. Really hope you improve :(

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is the only place on Achill Island with free wifi. You can even pick it up while in the parking lot. That in itself is great when there is no network coverage. The bar is a bar....as in not a quaint Irish pub. Lots of locals watching games on TV. Since there are not lots of restaurants open, this... More 

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Athlone
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Nice spot to stop for coffee and something sweet - good selection of cheesecakes / tarts etc and a fine cappuccino to boost. Friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Stopped in for lunch with a group. The lunch was tasty and the atmosphere overall was very comfortable. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Prices were fair.

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Stopped here by chance while doing a driving tour of Achill Island. Food was gorgeous and very reasonably priced. Waitress was very friendly and recommended places to see we hadn't been to yet. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We haven't been to Achill for nearly 15 years but we're in knock of all places and it was a fabulous day, so decided to make a day of it and went to Achill and of course Gielty's I was there a few times with friends a long time ago and got it into my head to "pop in" it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stopped in with the family for Sunday lunch. We had heard a lot of good things about Gieltys from friends who had eaten there before and we were not disappointed. Steaks were excellent, as was the Scampi and all the portions went down well. Portions were all large and we left well fed. Alan runs a nice bar here with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

We have visited this local pub each time we visit Achill. Food is consistently delicious, with many locally sourced ingredients. From burgers to curries and soups, the food is fresh and cooked to order. Staff is friendly. Interior is warm and comfortable. Owned by several generations of the same family, Gielty's is definitely worth a stop for food or a... More 

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Additional Information about Gieltys Clew Bay

Address: Dooagh Village, Dooagh, Achill Island, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Achill Island  >  Dooagh
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dooagh Village, Dooagh, Achill Island, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Achill Island  >  Dooagh

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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