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Walsh's Bakery and Coffee Shop

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Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21283
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love the cake shop and breads, friendly staff and consistent products. Has to be a family business as standards are very high and well managed by staff who care. Dare you walk out empty handed after your bowl of homemade soup. See their breads are sold in other shops around the area. keep it up .

Thank GospelJon
Mullingar, Ireland
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I consider myself a regular at Walshes when it is opened for eight/nine months of the year. The food is great, hospitality warm and a gnerally good place to dine.

Thank laurence663
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must go to when in Clifden for tea, coffee and the freshest range of buns, scones cakes and sweet treats!! A bright and airy feel to the place. Nice views at the back looking out the window. Mind you the trees that weren't and issue years ago, have sure grown which is a pity as it partially obscures a... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful service, great food and coffee. Very modern facilities but having a really homely touch. The staff are wonderful, make sure that you take time to have the chat with them.

Thank Graham L
Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walsh's bakery is definitely worth a visit. Clean, cosy cafe with very friendly staff and the best cup of tea and doughnuts to die for.

Thank 1111viv
Tenby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Stopped off in Clifden and just wanted a sandwich , plenty of pubs but just wanted a good coffee and a sandwich .WOW what a find here was , the CAKES which we managed to avoid but what a range , The likes of Subway should pop in here and see how its done correctly .Fantastic .Service mega friendly ,... More 

Thank 645richard
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I couldn't remember the name of this shop as we approached Clifden. Then my daughter shouted out "Walsh's" and BANG it came back. The pastries are amazing. We went inside for tea and cake three times. The workers are very friendly (and recognized us on round two :-)

Thank ajscherer
Southern NH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Great location, right in the middle of the downtown in Clifden. Many wonderful fresh baked snacks to choose from as well as heartier fare like sandwiches, paninis and quiche among other things. Plenty of choices in tea and coffee as well.

Thank NH_Mom_4
cork ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Excellent selection of tempting treats to eat with good coffee while enjoying the view from the rear window.

Thank holidayseekers
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Bakery items, quiche, sandwiches - everything good. Very friendly & a good place to sit and have a cup of tea. A beautiful view out the large back window.

Thank jmwalsh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $12
Irish, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21283
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?