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E.J. Kings

Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21330
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (35 reviews)
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“lamb shank” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 595 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was here last year and things have only gotten better. Tried out their new menu today and was really impressed with the food. Had the seafood stew and it was yummy. Pat the manager looked after us as if we were the only people on...More

Thank Annik W
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Annik W, Thank you so much for the kind words in your recent review. It is always rewarding to receive such great feedback, I will be sure to pass on your feedback to Pat, the manager, he will be delighted! We would, of course,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly attentive staff, good affordable pub grub, comfortable decor. Central, parking nearby. Enjoy!

Thank HubertCurran
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear HubertCurran, Thank you for taking the time to leave such kind words, it is much appreciated and I will be sure to pass your feedback on to our team! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future Best Evie Faulkner

Reviewed 5 days ago

Came for a bite to eat with my girlfriend and was not disappointed. Great menu, lovely food and friendly staff. Would definitely come back. Recommended!!More

Thank eclyne1
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Eclyne1, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such kind words! It is always a pleasure to receive feedback such as your own, as it makes all we do here even more rewarding. I will pass your comments on to the team here,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic return visit to this little gem! Fantastic menu & friendly staff. Highly recommend 👌🏻More

Thank Gorteenmore
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gorteenmore, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review! It is always a pleasure to read such heartwarming words, and I will be sure to pass your comments on to the team. They will be delighted! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While on holidays from America with my family we decided to visit quaint Clifden Town and stumbled into EJ Kings to seek refuge from a surprise Irish chilly rainstorm. Immediately upon entering we felt we were welcomed by a blast of warm air that put...More

Thank Paddyooo
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paddyooo, Thank you for your kind words in your recent review. I was delighted to read your heartwarming review of EJ Kings! I will pass your compliments on to the team, and they will be thrilled. I hope that you & yours enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stop here for a chowder when in Clifden. When we went in the other day, we were left sitting for about 15 minutes before I had to get up and order. I was made to feel like I was interrupting the staff's chatter....More

Thank HMDIreland
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear HMDIreland, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of EJ Kings and for highlighting the issues that you encountered. Naturally, I was very disappointed to read about your experience with us would like to extend my sincere apologies. The issues that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch today and had a terrible experience from when we entered. Firstly we had to wait for a while to get served, the place was busy enough, with one 1 staff member visible for our duration. I ordered the burger which...More

Thank jamesozzie
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jamesozzie, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of EJ Kings and for highlighting the issues that you encountered. Rest assured that we take all our feedback, be it positive or negative, very seriously and your review has been discussed with...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Standard pub food with great sandwiches and good staff. Beer selection is the usual for an Irish pub. Open on a Sunday late afternoonMore

Thank Alexandra P
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Alexandra P, Thank you for your kind review! I'm delighted to read that you and yours had such a great experience here in EJs - it's always very rewarding receive such positive feedback. Should you find yourselves in Clifden again in the future, be...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Stopped by for an evening meal here in late November. Place was warm and welcoming, as were the staff. Food was excellent too, and so was the Guinness. Good vale, great food, all in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. Hard to beat !!

Thank alanlush2007
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is a great pub with casual dining experience. There is always great chat and amusing locals around the bar. The food which we have tried on many occasions this year is generally quite good and wholesome. The staff are very chatty and make one...More

Thank 03021949
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Dear 03021949, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a heartwarming review of EJ Kings. I was delighted to hear that you enjoy all avenues of what we have to offer, and we would love for you & yours to continue to return...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21330
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