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The West Bar and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Bridge Street, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 24794
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County Wicklow, Ireland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Dundalk, Ireland
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235 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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 KeepingMyBalance1
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4 reviews
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
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good food at a good price. Fast friendly service in a charming old bar. Another place to meet locals

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County Galway, Ireland
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Whenever I visit Westport I always head to the west for either a quick bite for lunch or a casual dinner The seafood is fresh and local and always served by friendly staff..always feel at home here plenty of tasty food served with a smile what more could you want ! Will be back again!

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Auburn, Alabama
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Service was good, ambience very good, food really good. quaint area of restaurant to have a good meal. Several members of the tour ran into each other at dinner time. We all enjoyed our choices and never felt rushed to eat and leave.

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Thank wareagleontheroad
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here while staying at Westport, on the Sunday Night and was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and excellent service, highly recommend visit.

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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
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
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?