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Market Square, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21990
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Ranked #15 of 31 Restaurants in Clifden
Price range: $9 - $28
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Derryclare is a family run family friendly restaurant. We specialize in local seafood, Irish beef and Connemara lamb. We are open for lunch, dinner, coffee, cake and we guarantee the warmest of Irish welcomes.
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English first
Galway, Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I had hake on bed of kale served with really fresh veg perfectly steamed, also came with aubergine purée. It was excellent. My husband really enjoyed his salmon which was perfectly cooked and we shared an apple and blueberry frangipani for desert. The chef used to work in Claridges in London and it shows. My only gripe was the house... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Very friendly staff and we were well looked after. Food very good and good atmosphere and very good value for money

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Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

On this trip we tried the seafood chowder at about a half dozen places on the west coast and this place had the best. Huge chunks of fish (salmon etc.) in an over-the-top creamy, buttery mixture with fantastic whole wheat scones on the side. Went back a second day to confirm that it wasn't a dream and then started to... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ate outside in the late Autumn sun and thoroughly enjoyed the food and the service. The seafood chowder was one of the best i have ever had. The fish and chips, although a small portion, were very tasty, as was my wifes wild mushroom pasta. Service was attentive without being obtrusive. Would visit again. So, whats the issue? It may... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Fresh fish, perfectly cooked vegetables, eating outside - wonderful. We ate here twice. Once at lunch time and once for dinner and both meals were delicious. Well priced with excellent service. Thank you Derryclare.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We ate here just one night and really enjoyed our meals. I had the sea bass and my husband had the lamb shank, all very delicious. We shared an apple and rhubarb pudding which was very good. The service was very attentive, friendly and fast. We arrived at 8pm to a fairly quiet restaurant but by 9pm it was pretty... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Good ambience, great service and good food at a decent price. What more could you ask?! Also good wine and beer selection.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Lovely restaurant, pleasant staff and ambience. Food choice was excellent, reasonably priced, tasted great and service was quick. Good choice of craft beers and ciders

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed in the Ardargh hotel for five nights on our holiday to Ireland and we ate in the restaurant for a couple of nights with excellent food. The other three nights we ate at Derryclare. What a find .. Friendly staff, wonderful food and a great ambience... We loved it so much we just didn't bother to look anywhere... More 

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Galway, Ireland
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stopped by for a quick bite to eat after a day of travelling. The layout of the restaurant along with the decor contributes to an intimate feel. The food was simply superb and the staff were prompt and attentive.

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Additional Information about Derryclare

Address: Market Square, Clifden, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 95 21990
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
Cuisine: Irish

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