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Walsh's Bakery and Coffee Shop

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Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
3539521283
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Today
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Description: Walsh’s Bakery is a 2nd generation family run bakery situated in the heart...
Walsh’s Bakery is a 2nd generation family run bakery situated in the heart of Connemara, Clifden. The Walsh Family have been serving freshly baked goods since 1953 and for the past 60 years have been providing customers with the best bakery tastes and wonderfully friendly service. The Cake Shop offers craft breads, donuts, pastries and cakes for all occasions. Not in a rush? Why not sit and enjoy the panoramic views of Clifden Bay with one of the many aromatic gourmet coffees, handcrafted sandwiches, beautiful salads, or one of our unique sweet creations to make your visit to Clifden even more memorable.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious baked goods in Clifden

Very tasty baked goods with a busy seating area, some tables overlooking the ocean. Tried the scones, strudel, pot pies and quiches, all delicious. They also have soup and sandwiches in the cafe area. You'll find their goods in other local businesses as well. Kind and helpful staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very tasty baked goods with a busy seating area, some tables overlooking the ocean. Tried the scones, strudel, pot pies and quiches, all delicious. They also have soup and sandwiches in the cafe area. You'll find their goods in other local businesses as well. Kind and helpful staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Popped in for coffee and cakes - fantastic selection of cakes with many choices - just a pity we couldn't manage more! Definitely on our list for a return visit.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visited Clifden for the 1st time looking for a midday cup of coffee. We spotted Walsh's from across the street and decided to enter. We were not disappointed. On display was a great range of cakes/pastries/sandwiches plus a range of hot food. We had a coffee and a cake which was excellent. The staff were very helpful and the... More 

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Oostkamp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A bakery at the street side with at the back of the shop a large lunch room. The lunchroom was busy and therefore it was uncomfortably hot and clammy. The lunch itself was ok, but nothing very special. Ideal for a quick light lunch.

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Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

have visited here a number of times over the years and have always found it to be bush...as we always say, people vote with their feet, if the locals eat here, thats good enough for us. Food is nice and the staff are friendly

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Schaerbeek, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a popular spot among the locals for one reason: it is a proper the bakery with huge choice. Easy parking right in front of (although the street can be very busy during summer season)

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Los Palacios Y Villafranca, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fresh,tasty and efficient with relaxing view on to the bay.Freshly baked scones and tasty breakfast which you can order to your choice at the counter. The ladies are extremely helpful and provide all sorts of useful info to tourists. They speak french also.

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Portland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have used Walsh's for snacks and coffees, on several occasions. The only 'problem' I had was when we ordered sandwiches, expecting a light meal, as we were going out for a meal, one evening. We soon discovered that the Irish don't do 'small'. The quality cannot be faulted, If you are looking for a 'lighter' meal then I would... More 

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Creswell, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The ambiance inside the restaurant is not so hot, but all you have to do is sit by the windows at the upper part of the restaurant and gaze out at the incredible vistas in the distance. We enjoyed a fantastic lunch here and then indulged in the pastries which are to die for!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent range of teas, very good coffee, and a pastry section of the bakery to die for - selection of wonderful cakes would match the best of such places in France! Well done!!

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Additional Information about Walsh's Bakery and Coffee Shop

Address: Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
Phone Number: 3539521283
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 12
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: 3539521283

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 12
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Walsh’s Bakery is a 2nd generation family run bakery situated in the heart of Connemara, Clifden. The Walsh Family have been serving freshly baked goods since 1953 and for the past 60 years have been providing customers with the best bakery tastes and wonderfully friendly service. The Cake Shop offers craft breads, donuts, pastries and cakes for all occasions. Not in a rush? Why not sit and enjoy the panoramic views of Clifden Bay with one of the many aromatic gourmet coffees, handcrafted sandwiches, beautiful salads, or one of our unique sweet creations to make your visit to Clifden even more memorable.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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