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E.J. Kings

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Main Street | The Square, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21330
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

The restaurant is on the third floor . We were greeted by a very pleasant American Mullingar Rugby player girl who was excellent . The food was presented well . The sea food chowder was the best in town . Our meals was presented well and the menu comprehensive . The wine list was good with sensible prices.

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Thank NorthernIreland8
Joanna F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear NorthernIreland8, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. Hopefully we will see you again in the very near future. Kind Regards, Joanna Fitzgerald More 

Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

The restaurant upstairs was overpriced, small amounts of expensive fish supplemented by a lot of mashed potato, disappointing

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navan, ireland
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We are here on two evenings and the food was of a high standard. There is a great atmosphere here with music that doesn't dissolve into kitsch . The table service is a great bonus but there was a little inconsistency with the staff. There was a standout hostess , that was wizzing around and doing abit of everything that... More 

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Thank fairyshelly
Joanna F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Fairyshelly, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated. Hopefully we will see you again in the very near future. Kind Regards, Joanna Fitzgerald More 

Wicklow, IE
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213 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Five of us called into the bar and had lunch. Busy but were shown directly to a table and really attentive staff. Nice bar menu and the five of us ate for 50€ which was great value. Some of us had goats cheese salad which was really good. The roasted beans were also really tasty. Nice view onto the streetscape... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Visit EJ King’s in Clifden and experience all kinds of music - the music of languages and voices brought together from countries as far apart as Argentina and New Zealand (and many places in between) and of accents including Antrim, Dublin, Galway, Derry and the soothing tones of Kerry. Experience the harmony on board a very friendly and well managed... More 

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Thank Sean F
Joanna F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Sean F, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated. Hopefully we will see you again in the very near future. Kind Regards, Joanna Fitzgerald More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

We are long term visitors to Clifden eating in almost every establishment over the years. Today in E J Kings it was a disappointment,we both ordered different filling wraps and a side portion of fries.The wraps were,while not burnt they were defiantly over cooked and the side order never arrived. The staff were busy and courteous, so such a shame... More 

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Joanna F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Martin D, Many thanks for your recent review. We are very sorry you did not enjoy you visit with us. I sincerely hope return again and let us restore your faith is what we offer here in E.J. Kings. Kind Regards, Joanna Fitzgerald More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We were over in clifden for the weekend and had a great night here Friday night we were entertained by Michael Carey on guitar and his amazing violinist it topped the night off after having a lovely drop of Guinness and why not everyone in the pub had a great time here so until the next time 🇮🇪👍🏼🎸🎻

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Stopped in for lunch. Seafood chowder was first class. Comfortable and homely interior. Friendly waiting staff.

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Thank Groidcognac1971
Joanna F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear groidcognae1971, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated. Hopefully we will see you again in the very near future. Kind Regards, Joanna Fitzgerald More 

United States
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129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

We liked our meal here very much, and it came highly recommended by the folks at our B & B. I had the lamb stew, which was surprisingly delicious (it was more like a soup than a stew, but it was full of flavor).

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Mustang, Oklahoma
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Very good food. The duck was the best I have ever had. Many different choices and the live music was good.

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Thank Ckells07
Joanna F, Public Relations Manager at E.J. Kings, responded to this review

Dear Ckells07, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated. Hopefully we will see you again in the very near future. Kind Regards, Joanna Fitzgerald More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?