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West Restaurant

The Twelve Hotel | Barna Coast Rd, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 597 000
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“cote de boeuf” (6 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Twelve Hotel | Barna Coast Rd, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I brought my parents to the West restaurant while on a trip to the west of Ireland. The place looks lovely, we had a big comfy table for the four of us. We basically had everything: cocktails (all great, including mine which...More

1  Thank Alessia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 15 and were excellently catered for both in terms of food and service. I had the smoked ham hock with razor clams and a gorgeous dashi sauce followed by hogget done in three ways. Everyone's spirits were raised by the...More

1  Thank OMeachair
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I met friends for dinner here last night. We LOVED everything about this restaurant from the moment we stepped into the beautiful leather lift! The ambiance in the restaurant is lovely, thanks to lovely soft lighting and fabulous dark wood interiors. I...More

1  Thank Lorna362
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is consistently amazing - it is so different and unusual , best idea is to trust the chef and have the tasting menu - stunning!! The whole atmosphere is friendly and relaxed and it is a delightful experience.More

2  Thank Marian T
Fergusoh, Owner at West Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Marian, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. Thank you also for placing your trust in The Chef and Sommelier. We put a lot of passion and skill into our tasting menus. They reflect the very best of our wonderful region. We are so...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

We have eaten downstairs at the Twelve before and really enjoyed it, but we were given a gift voucher as a present and decided to use it upstairs to try out West. We were very warmly greeted by staff and offered a choice of seating...More

2  Thank d00dle2017
Fergusoh, Owner at West Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Doodle for your lovely review. It makes us feel very proud to read such lovely words and it is inspiring. As a result, We will try even harder to exceed every expectation of our guests. Our goal is to truly ensure everyone gets...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We had a brilliant evening here - great food, lovely warm atmosphere, attentive professional friendly staff and great company. Even though we arrived after the ‘early bird’ finished we were offered the menu and while the a la crate looked superb the value and range...More

1  Thank NoelPrendiville
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The menu is excellent, so many tasty dishes to choose from. The food was all delicious, they have a 3 course set menu also which is a cheaper option but just as decadent. A nice little cocktail bar in the restaurant also with some traditional...More

2  Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 27 February 2018

we celebrated our wedding anniversary here . We were treated like we were the only couple in the restaurant. The food and wine was so good. The attention to detail was amazing. The staff and service were excellent. It was a fantastic evening . One...More

2  Thank Foodie472
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here as result of hotel winning hotel wine list of year and we were really delighted with the experience we had here. Staff were super friendly especially Fergal and there was great atmosphere in restaurant. Starters of cured trout brilliant and so light while...More

2  Thank JamesS6523TS
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Very high standard of food, great local ingredients in a refreshing, imaginative menu. Very knowledgeable sommelier and great service throughout. We were only sorry it was such a quick trip for us and we couldnt dine there a second time.

2  Thank ucdgrad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 19 - USD 43
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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"
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