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The West Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
Bridge Street, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 24794
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (70 reviews)
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bridge Street, Westport, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 330 reviews

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here for dinner, food was very good. Service was quick and the staff were very helpful and also gave some recommendations for that night on where to go

Thank ted1869
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went here for the sea good chowder as we heard they had won a prize for it. It was very nice loads of fish in it and great brown bread. Was a slight bit to creamy

Thank Breda F
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Had a meal here and it was delicious. Plentiful and homely. The chowder was thick creamy and plentiful served with delicious brown bread. The burger was homemade and juicy. Well worth a visit for well cooked homely food.

Thank topazeyes
Reviewed 9 October 2017

On the night of the Ireland v Moldova match, I ordered the Clare Island Salmon with Pea Risotto and honestly it's the best dish i've ever had in my life... and i'm seriously picky! The salmon was so incredibly fresh, it was just perfect. Our...More

Thank siobhan b
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday evening so it was quiet. We ate in the bar. We had fish and steak - we were both extremely happy with our meals, the food was excellent. The service also very good - staff were welcoming and friendly.

Thank WCM1311
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went here on a Monday, so it was quite. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly, good choice of beer.

Thank noddy1971
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Westport for 2 nights for our anniversary. On our 2nd night we decided to go into the town for a relaxing meal and stumbled upon The West. The menu was on the window and looked good so we went inside....More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My last evening meal in the West of Ireland and luckily I wandered into 'The West' in Westport. I asked at the bar about ordering food and was taken upstairs to be seated. I was almost immediately served with a glass of water and my...More

1  Thank atropos_uk
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Ended up going here after a day of touring the countryside on our motorcycle. Hit it at just right time, place was lightly occupied and the wait staff were on top of things! Ended up ordering a burger and forgot how the Irish tend to...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This Bar was very busy when we arrived as the festival was on in Westport that weekend and even though it was busy the food was beautiful and very tasty and my kids loved the food well worth a visit.

1  Thank Noreen30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 34
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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