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Walsh's Bakery and Coffee Shop

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Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Nice bakery in the centre of clifden. The kids were pleased with the choice of cakes after the drive from Galway. Also range of scones and sandwiches.

Thank Declan M
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here a couple of times for coffee and pastry. Really nice variety and good coffee. They also make sandwiches. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Pam52787
Headford, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good value for homemade produce and very friendly staff. Ideally located and easy to access. Very relaxing.

Thank keanek123
Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's early, we're in Clifden and we want a coffee or something. And so we go into Walsh's. Great coffee and baked goods - but wait - what is that those people are doing at the back? - they're eating a hot breakfast - OMG! - and now we see where it is being prepared to order - eggs and... More 

Thank Robert H H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for lunch and breakfast on a couple of occasions. Excellent cafe food - sandwiches in great rolls which helps and fantastic selection of cakes for the sweet tooth. Breakfast very good also - can recommend the breakfast rolls in particular. Can get busy at peak times but fair amount of seating. Friendly staff. Recommended for cafe food.

Thank Karen H
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice patisseries and bakery products but quiet a normal cafe nothing special. Basic wholesome and happy members of the team. If this is what you are looking for then it ticks the boxes but not cheap. Busy busy so doing a lot of things right.

Thank Nick H
East Lansing, Michigan
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I've come to Clifden we stop here (3rd) because you can get food and use the restroom... The pastries aren't anything special but it is open...

Thank ecb15
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast to start your day, at a very reasonable price. The place looks nice and you can get a sit by the window to enjoy the view.

Thank Amandine C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our trips to Connemara we often have breakfast, lunch or tea at Walsh’s for their delicious food, pretty shop & their warm hospitality. Owners Joan & Cathal Walsh manage a light, airy, beautiful bakery & café with an eat-in section overlooking Clifden Bay in the back of the shop. Breakfast there is a favorite of ours & we’re partial... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the best bakery in the west of Ireland. Excellent cakes and treats and I look forward to going to Clifden just to stop for a coffee and bun!

Thank HMDIreland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $12
Cafe, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
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: 3539521283
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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