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James Street | Clew Bay Hotel, Westport F28 YP86, Ireland
+353 98 28088
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
James Street | Clew Bay Hotel, Westport F28 YP86, Ireland
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Maddens Bistro located on main street and adjacent to the Clew Bay Hotel, the quality of food is exquisite, menu choice has a lot to choose from, meals are cooked and prepared to individual order, hot, fresh and delicious a definite must visit eatery. This...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 34,577
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Visited the bistro on a stormy afternoon for a late lunch. We both had soups and sandwiches and they were terrific. The seafood chowder and butternut squash soup were terrific along with the home made brown bread. The sandwiches on sweet onion buns were terrific...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ed50_13
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We stopped in on our way to our hotel. It was around 3 in the afternoon. The restaurant was not busy and we were served immediately. Delicious quiche and fries! Reasonably priced and ample serving. On our last night we had gone to the cinema...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank PennyLCSWLMSW
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The staff were happy and helpful, the lamb shanks were the best I've tasted, too full for desert however!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Carol H
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Good quality but rather big for us and we don't like leaving food so a smaller helping would be best

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank killymendon
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Noticed the specials board outside on the street and was drawn in by the mussels and chips. Excellent, prompt and friendly service. The menu had a wide variety of dishes from seafood to roasts. The potato skins are the best i've had. The portion of...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank SarahSh92
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

As part of our package we had one nights dinner included at Maddens bistro. We had a reservation made at 7.15. No one was there to greet it seat us. After waiting a few minutes I fetched the menus myself. When staff eventually noticed we...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Maryi
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We dined here as part of a deal with The Clew Bay Hotel. From the very start we felt we were under pressure with time. The two waiter/waitress seemed as if they wanted to get us in and out asap as they whipped away our...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Seanie_13
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Always have a great meal when we stop in at Madden's. Fresh, beautifully prepared mussels and chips, a terrific beef burger, their special fish & chips, and many, many more offerings. Best scone in town and delectable coffees. It's our Sunday morning tradition during our...More

Date of visit: July 2017
3  Thank tommanwaring
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Had a lovely meal here, food was great and portions were generous. Chowder was really good, and the loaded potato skins were fantastic! staff were very attentive.

Date of visit: July 2017
3  Thank philod2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: James Street | Clew Bay Hotel, Westport F28 YP86, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 98 28088
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Clew Bay Hotel
Madden's Bistro is a classy bustling restaurant in the heart of Westport Co. Mayo, and is popular with everyone, guests, locals and visitors alike to the Clew Bay Hotel. The stylish design is a perfect foil for the adjoining Madden's Bar. Let your taste buds test us, try seafood, traditional roasts or some continental classic dishes. Monday to Friday: 12.30 hrs. to 15.30 hrs. and 17.30 hrs. to 21.00 hrs. Saturday: 12.30 hrs. to 21.30 hrs. Sunday: 12:30 hrs. to 21:00 hrs. Snack menu available Monday to Friday from 12.30 hrs. to 17.30 hrs., and Saturday from 12:30 hrs. to 17:00 hrs.
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