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The Tavern Bar & Restaurant

Murrisk | Murrisk, Westport Mayo, Ireland
+353 98 64060
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (55 reviews)
“mussels” (54 reviews)
“seafood” (44 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Murrisk | Murrisk, Westport Mayo, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our second choice as our first choice was closed on a Thursday however I think it may have just become our new favourite when we visit Westport! Quickly got a table without booking. The menu is quite comprehensive offering a good choice of...More

1  Thank CavanGirlie
Reviewed 6 days ago

my family and I ended up eating here quite often during our recent trip to Murrisk. We stayed at a nearby house and while the first time we went here it was because it was convenient, the multiple times we went afterwards was because the...More

Thank j b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful meal here back at the start of January. The food here was definitely the best i have had in Westport. A lovely starter of garlic prawns and the steak as a main course really goes down a treat with a perfectly poured...More

3  Thank htennyson
Ruth O, Owner at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear htennyson, Thank you so much for your recent Trip advisor review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope that we get a chance to welcome you back in the near future. Best wishes from all of us at The Tavern Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my sisters hen at The Tavern last weekend. We had an unforgettable night and can't thank them enough for what they done to accommodate us. Ruth and Myles were exceptional to deal with, helping us set out a 'set menu' to cater for...More

1  Thank martino2399
Ruth O, Owner at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear martino2399, What a pleasure you all were and how very delighted we are to have been part of such a great weekend. From the very beginning, it was a weekend that we were looking forward and we are just delighted that everything went off...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is always a puzzle to me and I never really know how to praise it or knock it. It has a very good reputation and the food is excellent . It is a bar also to calling it mid range is accurate. I...More

Thank Easypleased100
Ruth O, General Manager at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Earypleased100, Villagers, Local's, Townie's, Beach goers, Pilgrims, Surfers, Business owners, Business workers, Families, stag parties, hen parties, couples, school kids - both small ones and big ones, horse riders, horse cleaners, cyclists, mountain climbers, visitors from the county, country and other countries.... our door's...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant and have been many times. Great choice of food especially the chowder as a starter. Fresh lobsters on the menu and they do a lovely steak too. Cosy settings with booths and also TVs showing football.

1  Thank Jack G
Ruth O, Owner at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jack G, Its always good to get not only a regular but one that gives feedback also!. Delighted that you enjoy your visits to The Tavern and hope to see you again soon Kind Regards Ruth

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from a hike with a few friends and it was perfect for a quick bit of grub by the fire to warm us up. All the staff are friendly. The menu caters for everyone and it’s very reasonably priced....More

2  Thank David H
Ruth O, Owner at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David, Thank you for taking the time to review The Tavern Bar & Restaurant and for your very positive feedback. We're delighted that you enjoyed everything and hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future Kind Regards Ruth

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious and affordable food. Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Best seafood that I've had in ages. Good kids menu! Super recommend this place!

1  Thank Ariane V
Ruth O, Owner at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ariane V. Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind words. We're delighted you enjoyed everything and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind regards Ruth

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had a wonderful meal for our mothers birthday, great space lovely atmosphere and plenty of space. Loved the atmosphere and the paraphernalia on the walls:-) The staff were wonderful. There is something comforting about good quality pub grub. Though the place was packed, we...More

Thank FinReilly
Ruth O, Owner at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear FinReilly, Thank you so much for your recent review and for the lovely comments. It was lovely to host such a special occasion and a pleasure to look after everyone on the evening. The feedback is very much appreciated and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here to recover from NYE celebrations (after a friend had recommended)- the Tavern did not disappoint. Beautiful, warm and cosy bar / restaurant, excellent food (very generous portions), great menu, a lovely pot of tea, accommodating and friendly staff- would definitely recommend...More

Thank Fionnghuala D
Ruth O, Owner at The Tavern Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Fionnghuala D, What a lovely way to start off the New Year. Thank you so much for your recent Trip Advisor review. Your comments and feedback are very much appreciated , even more so when we heard how much you enjoyed everything. Hope we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Murrisk | Murrisk, Westport Mayo, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 98 64060
  • E-mail
Open fire's and cozy snugs await you .Locally sourced food from our award winning menu are on offer daily in the shadow of Croagh Patrick on the shores of Clew Bay. Come and visit
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