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West Restaurant

The Twelve Hotel | Barna Coast Rd, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 597 000
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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The Twelve Hotel | Barna Coast Rd, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

I was so excited to visit this restaurant while in Ireland. I made reservations ahead of time for a Wednesday night. I was looking forward to the tasting menu. When we got there the restaurant was relatively empty. We got the menu and the first...More

1  Thank LadyLove242
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second time eating in the West Restaurant as part of the gourmet escape package, what an amazing meal we had. It started with an amuse bouche of fresh Galway Oysters which while being a bit dubious about as I had never tried...More

Thank eileenkm85
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at The Twelve and decided to go for dinner at West. The food was seriously good – really interesting, beautifully executed and absolutely delicious. Not the cheapest meal but definitely worth it for a treat or a special occasion.

Thank Alcoves
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We dined in style at this lovely restaurant which is attached to The Twelve hotel. We initially though this would be a standard hotel ding room, but found it to be an absolute delight. This was a truly gourmet restaurant, despite being located well outside...More

1  Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 9 April 2017

On our way East to Galway in Ireland, we stopped at Barna, a small coastal town about half an hour before the city of Galway. We stopped at the small rural like "The Twelve Hotel". They had plenty of parking and we asked them if...More

Thank Leo P
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, attentive, knowledgeable staff. Cannot recommend this place enough. Will definitely be back.

Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This restaurant had terrific food and great staff.We were visiting for a few days and met up with another couple. We wanted to be able to chat and not be drowned out by music.The atmosphere was great and the staff were helpful, witty and friendly...More

Thank fainleog2014
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Worth a short 20 minute cab ride from Downtown Galway City, this wonderful restaurant in Barna is helmed by young, creative, imaginative chef Martin O'Donnell. To describe the food in words would be impossible - only fully experiencing the taste and sight sensations of Martin's...More

1  Thank OUTTravelers
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you are in Galway make sure you visit the West restaurant in The Twelve Hotel in Barna. You will not be disappointed. I visited last week with my husband, my daughter and her husband. The restaurant was busy and from the moment you entered...More

Thank JulieGalway
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Four of us had the most amazing meal in The West last night. Every morsel was perfectly cooked, meticulously presented and totally delicious. The smoked eel starter stands out as not to be missed as did the beef to share. Accompaniments were amazing and portions...More

Thank DublinElle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$39
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Twelve Hotel | Barna Coast Rd, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 597 000
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  • This restaurant is at The Twelve Hotel
Award winning Upstairs at WEST restaurant is located in beautiful Barna,Galway on The Wild Atlantic Way in one of the most luxurious boutique hotels, The Twelve. West features innovative dishes that highlight the region and the season's best ingredients. West holds 2 Culinay Rossetes and is noted as a pioneer of the local food movement. Just 10 minutes from Galway City, WEST is very much about wine. One of Ireland's most exciting collections is on display throughout and celebrity wine dinners are a regular feature.
Sunday Brunch - #LazySundayAfternoonsWest a must!
"Celebrate Food, Celebrate Wine, Celebrate Life"