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Mitchell's Restaurant

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2 euro Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Serious About Seafood
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Mitchell's Restaurant
Market Street, Clifden , Connemara Co Galway
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Tel: +353 95 21867

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This is a very fair place, offering honest food at honest prices – and they don't sit on their laurels; each time it is better than ever, the food really delicious and service outstanding.
  • Contemporary International
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Mitchell's Restaurant

This attractive and well-managed family-run restaurant in Clifden offers efficient, welcoming service and very agreeably stylish “good home cooking” all day, every day throughout a long season - and they have been doing so, with admirable consistency, since 1991.


The emphasis is very much on local fish from sustainable sources, but there's a fair choice for non-fish eaters, especially on the all-day menu which offers a wide range of lightish fare.


From sandwiches and wraps to panini, the international flavours are there - but how refreshing it is to find old friends like bacon & cabbage 'Mitchell's style',  seafood chowder and fresh crab salad with home-made brown bread there amongst the home-made spicy fish cakes and duck wraps with spicy mayo. And what a good idea the Boxty Steak Burger is, set on a homemade potato cake (the 'boxty') instead of a bun, and served with tasty onion gravy. 


There’s some overlap on to an à la carte evening menu, which offers a judicious selection from the day menu but the choice is much wider and includes half a dozen appealing meat and poultry dishes and a vegetarian dish of the day as well as eight or nine seafood dishes and a choice of main course salads. Everything is cooked in-house, including breads and desserts - and it shows, in the freshness and flavour.


This is a very fair place, offering honest food at honest prices – and, in the Guide’s recent experience, it is better than ever, the food really delicious and service outstanding.

Seats 70; Open daily, 12-10; set 3 course D about €27.50; also à la carte. House wine from about €18.50. Not suitable for children after 6 pm; air conditioning. Closed Nov-Feb. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 07-02-2014
Author: Georgina Campbell

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