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Upstairs Downstairs Cafe

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Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 22809
09:00 - 18:00
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely love this place , they've the best chocolate biscuits cake I've ever had , the coffees great and staff are friendly ,what's not to like ?

Thank Branwen O
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Lovely, modern coffee shop on the main street in Clifden, friendly staff, lovely coffee! Was sorry to only visit once

Thank JL32
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Went here while in clifden , it was a plesent little cafe , cheap and cheerful. We had scones and tea . It eaz very nice and cheap

Thank GalwaayGalwaygirl34
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you're looking for something at a reasonable price, I'd recommend their special deal - a cup of homemade soup with a choice of toasted sandwiches. It's a filling, nourishing and tasty mid day meal.

Thank bella_8888
Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick lunch. Had the club bagel and a cup of tomato basil. The wife also had the very lemony lemon cake. Everything was excellent. Some of the best yard bird we have found on a deli style sandwhich. Definitely check this place out if in Clifden.

Thank Spicoli76
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Good for cofffee/ lunches/ice cream Free wifi Wide selection of wraps and sandwiches Comfortable sofa seating upstairs and some tables out in sun.

Thank clarelor
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this café twice during our recent trip to Clifden. The food was great and the staff couldn't have been more helpful.

Thank Adrian S
Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Anything the weary travellers needs, from soup to sandwiches or salad, scones, bread, sweets, ice-cream, you name it.

Thank chrischris211
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Nice variety of sandwiches, with soup options. Easy access at edge of downtown center, and worked well from us as we wanted a break from big meals.

Thank tmarq4
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Was here during my annual stay in cashel, about 25 minutes from clifden. My cousins and I went in for a bite to eat and i could honestly say I would never go there again, the staff had such grumpy facial expressions and were very unpleasant, as i work as a waiter in a restaurant it is key to always... More 

Thank Paulie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 95 22809
Finest grade 1, Organic Fairtrade Arabica coffee in town. Great value bagels, panini, wraps, salads, home baked cakes and Irish ice cream served in a nice atmosphere FREE WIFI AVAILABLE

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?