Lovely traditional Irish interior. Very friendly host. Top class Guinness.Had a lovely hour staring at the decorated walls.
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I had a super night here for my sisters hen weekend. We had heard that groups are sometimes refused or thrown out for no reason, but we had no problems (and we're a lively group, though not messy). The dj played us literally everything we...More
After a brief encounter with Griffins, I looked up TripAdvisor to see if I'd just come on a bad day. Of the couple of hundred reviews, almost 30 were 'Terrible' so I read these reviews and every single one of them was accurate. The owner...More
We had opportunity to visit Griffin's Bar on a couple of occasions while in Clifden. The atmosphere was welcoming and friendly and the music provided opportunity to dance and sing along. There's a lovely upstairs area that serves as a beer garden/smoking area that shouldn't...More
Lots of great places to drink in Clifden but Griffins bar felt more of a local than something set up for tourists so a great atmosphere. Beer was great, boxing on a widescreen TV and a proper Irish music group on in the bar. There...More
The back bar showed a variety of sports: we wanted to watch rugby, but golf was on. The guys in the bar were very friendly and accommodating- and the Guinness was wonderful!
Griffins distinguishes itself from an average Irish pub by presenting the best music in Clifden. As with most pubs the music may start up to 30 minutes later than advertised. The music is Irish folk and ballads. If you want Irish traditional (no singing) you...More
Griffin's is a great local pub in the center of Clifden that pours excellent Guinness and has traditional music most nights. We were there recently and saw a local group called the Slyne Heads who played traditional Irish music as well as taking requests. It's...More