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The Central Bar on Main Street

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Good backstop

We ended up here when our first choices were full. Standard pub grub, reasonably priced. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Jeff W
Dallas, Texas
One of the BEST!

This may be the best / my favorite pub in all of Ireland, and we've been all over. Here's why, it... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Rexburg, Idaho
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2 Sep 2018
“One of the BEST!”
14 Aug 2018
“Great bar with lovely food”
Middle of Main Street, Clifden IRL, Ireland
+353 95 21430
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This may be the best / my favorite pub in all of Ireland, and we've been all over. Here's why, it doesn't feel like a tourist trap, it is real. It was not over-crowded, shoulder to shoulder standing room only, like many of the pubs...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped there twice for dinner during our holidays. It is a nice bar with traditional music and very lovely home made food. The owner is very attentive and friendly. The value for money is good.

Thank Juergen S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We stopped here for dinner and really enjoyed it. The bartender served us and he was very friendly and helpful. The meal was delicious -- I had bacon and cabbage - and there was a duet playing that added to the enjoyment of the visit....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here and had a great time. Lovely family that owns the place and a great place to sit and unwind.

Thank Jet604141
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We ended up here when our first choices were full. Standard pub grub, reasonably priced. Friendly barkeep and all the usual suspects on tap. You wouldn't bring a prom date here, but it was clean and family friendly.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I first went to the Central bar on one of my Biannual visits to Clifden and thoroughly enjoyed the live music and the friendly atmosphere, on my return this October it was my first call and found the same welcoming atmosphere and great tunes from...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 13 October 2014

I had dinner at Central Bar on Saturday September 27, 2014 and the food was wonderful. I had the steak and seafood chowder and it was fantastic. I went there to drink and listen to music on both Thursday September 25th and Saturday September 27th...More

2  Thank Brendan T
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

Fine dining it is not, but we had a pretty good meal here including the bacon and cabbage which my husband really enjoyed two big slices of bacon,boiled potatoes and cabbage I had lasagne with lovely side salad and piping hot chips. The bill came...More

Thank Ginanoname
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Reheated food was served rapidly. Boiled bacon and cabbage with mash served like it used to be 30 years ago - and I was happy to get that - the stew my partner got was a watery, dark pond with mysterious and unappetising lumps floating...More

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