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Mitchell's Restaurant

Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21867
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (146 reviews)
“mussels” (90 reviews)
“chowder” (77 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
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231 - 240 of 967 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2016

Restaurant fine, food was also fine. i agree with another reviewer the pate was excellent. unfortunately the whole experience was spoiled by the waiting staff. the staff were not at all friendly and could have put a lot more effort into it. Food prices were...More

1  Thank Johnc35
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

pleasant and enjoyable venue. we had the three course set menu. food was fine for the price, but nothing out of the ordinary or better than some pub food we experienced. not sure why it gets such rave reviews .I wanted a slight amendment to...More

Thank dunwhich
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing. Truly delicious. However our daughter is vegan and had absolutely no choice. Additionally the waiter kept repeating "they don't do food for vegans". They brought our daughter fresh tagliatelle with vegetables after we suggested as a solution. It was dry...More

Thank alessandra b
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It looked like a nice restaurant from the outside so we went in. The menu was a bit mish-mashy and we felt a bit rushed ordering, but we were quite late coming in. The all male staff were not very friendly, Our starters were nice...More

Thank Kmck82
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We really enjoyed our meal in this cosy restaurant. The atmosphere was great, the service was good and the food was excellent from start to finish.

1  Thank Love2roaml
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I had wanted to try Mitchell's on previous visits to Clifden, but always in the off-season when they were closed. So grateful to finally check them out! We had a lovely lunch upstairs at a quiet table. Delicious smoked salmon sandwich and smoked seafood board....More

1  Thank SCrun30
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I'm afraid that Mitchell's isn't quite as good as its reputation. While some of the dishes offered there are good, many are merely acceptable and aren't quite what those who enthuse about the place might have you believe. Go if you wish, but please do...More

Thank Maclock
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Re visit. Better than last visit food and service was excellent House wine good and reasonably priced. Two sittings 7pm and 9pm.

1  Thank malcolmmacnaughton
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Took refuge one hungry lunchtime when the weather was foul as amongst the choices of restaurants in Clifden, Mitchell's stood out. We weren't disappointed. Refreshing menu in an area that is not particularly striking with its ability to move with the times. Menu inspiring, service...More

1  Thank Jinglefish
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Our family of four adults enjoyed a great meal at Mitchell's earlier this week. The three course meal is a good value at 29 Euros, and the wine list offered a number of interesting selections at fair prices. The butternut squash soup is unqualifiedly the...More

1  Thank Sue F
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Response from spg1973 | Reviewed this property |
Arrrgh! Sorry I never saw this until now. Probably too late, but I would to answer I would say it may not be totally necessary but probably advisable.
24 August 2016|
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I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 21867
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