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Off The Square Restaurant

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Clifden, Clifden, Ireland
(0)95 22281
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a fantastic meal at Off The Square, from the starters we had which were prawns and mussels to the out of this world steak I couldn't fault a thing, simply delicious, great value for money and good portion sizes, great chef, the front of house staff Kim and Rainer were helpful and made us feel so welcome,... More 

Thank Sandrasun36
Troyes, France
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this Restaurant in September and all was absolutly perfect: the food, the staff, the service, the place (very nice decoration).. I really enjoyed a great meal for a reasonnable price ! If you hesitate, please stop and test this adress ! I recommand it ! Congratulations to all the staff ! I will come back.

Thank Cédric T
Salem, Oregon
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219 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

This venue is known for its seafood fare. Indeed, some of my dining partners had seafood. And, it looked spectacular! But, I had notice a TA post lamenting the duck was no longer on the menu - that it had been soooo tasty. Well - when I looked at the menu ... there it was! Called "the Unluck Duck" on... More 

Thank Ed R
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Good friendly service to be had in this place. I had the Irish stew which was delicious, instead of a thick gravy like base, which is ok, this came with a lovely light consomme in which the vegetables and lamb swam finely. Very tasty. Usually always good spuds in Ireland no change here. We shared triple dollop portion of icecream,... More 

Thank kildare54
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I had been here some time ago and really enjoyed it however this time food was still of good quality and reasonably priced but service by one member of staff was dire!!! I ordered a chicken fillet burger and family member had a combo of soup and sandwich. The combo arrived fine but to my disappointment staff came with vol-a-vent... More 

Thank thritysomething
rho (MI)
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Even if they were searching for a chef, the dinner was really good and the staff (probably from the same family) was really professional and kind with our 2 children (aged 3-5). Prices are good compared with quality. Thank You

1 Thank diegobors
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here last year both in the evening and for breakfast. So when we returned to Clifden this year with friends from Portugal we brought them to this restaurant for breakfast on our first morning. Our experiences this time however were not so positive. The waitress didn't utter a word to us except to say 'whatever... More 

Thank Maryann F
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Mussels were the special and serving was huge, fresh, tasty. Susan's burger was very plain, just grilled meat with no seasonings.

Thank Roger C
Cork, Ireland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I and my family of five thought the food quite good, a service issue left a taste however. We received drinks and starters as ordered but the main course went awry. Instead of two (different) chicken dishes we were presented with two offerings of a third chicken dish, ordered by no member of our party. Two things annoyed, firstly it... More 

Thank Kevin C
Cork, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

we feel ubwanted because the staff is kinda rude and never smile... fgs!!! ask some relish took donkeys age waiting but it never came, maybe twas forgotten? the food was otherwise ok, not bad... but the hodpitality experience was a downside!!!

Thank haroldflagerty
timwood2015, Online Admin at Off The Square Restaurant, responded to this review

We're sorry that your experience of Off The Square did not live up to expectations. We take reviews very seriously and always pass on criticisms as well as compliments to our staff. We pride ourselves on a warm welcome and our good food. We always strive to make our guests feel welcome and relaxed, even in peak season when everyone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $36
Irish, European, Soups, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clifden, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: (0)95 22281

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?