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The West Bar and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood, European
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Bridge Street, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 24794
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rambling around westport one rainy afternoon. Found this delightful Pub/ Restaurant,,, very clean & warm,,,ordered a drink and dinner ( Lamb) both totally perfect,, and reasonable,,, staff prompt and friendly,, this is a must visit oasis when in Westport.,

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Thank chevsky2004
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch,staff super friendly ,helpful and efficient!!.Food well above expectations,large tasty and well presented portions,reasonable price and serve quickly.Would definitely recommend you try this place.

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Thank Wendy H
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

unfortunately i went here for dinner, well i ate all of that awfull burger and the french fries,this is not a gourmet burger hiw they brandize it from outside i was in the mood for an apple pie, but they waitress was to busy with doing not so much in my opinion she very rarely passed by my table,so indisnt... More 

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Thank Manfred G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for a light bite while having a short break away. Initial reaction is the place is very dark n a bit dreery. The fact that the Christmas lanterns were still on the tables late January was put down to a clear indication that they knew this break had been a Christmas gift lol. There were two girls on... More 

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Thank Sharon L
County Wicklow, Ireland
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate here on Friday evening. The food was tastes, we had toasted ham and cheese sandwhiches and chips. Everything was fine until a drunk oap at the bar opened his fly and was about to wee on the floor. He left the seat and floor drenched from where he had wet himself. The bathroom was far... More 

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Thank Katie K
Dundalk, Ireland
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nice traditional pub to drop in for a quick lunch. The front looks nice, while the back has lost the traditional feel. Still, friendly staff worth calling in.

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Thank ziolith
Bettystown, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is our second time to eat here whilst visiting Westport. We at in the bar and it didn't disappoint, the menu has a good selection and the food was just great. Mussels to start and then the Lamb and Steak for mains. Staff very friendly

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Thank Emsb40
New Brighton, Minnesota
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Mostly locals, maybe not on the tourist radar? But the ambiance and decor was nice, food was good. Traditional cottage pie - very tasty, large serving. Nice quick service Banoffee Pie very mild taste, not too sweet like some but not our favorite in Ireland Irish blond ale Co Mayo brewery was as expected, a light ale.

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Thank Pat C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stopped in the West after a visit to Matt Malloy's pub. The seafood chowder was the best I've ever eaten. Talking to the bartender, I found out that they have won several awards in Ireland and in Rhode Island, USA.

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Thank Mike H
Waterford
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were here a few times before on various holidays to Westport. We always found that the food was good and very reasonably priced but that the service was hit and miss. This time we found the service very good and the food as good as always.

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Thank eobyrne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Westport, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 98 24794

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?