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The Central Bar and Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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About
Gastro Pub & Restaurants with a strong emphasis on good food, craft beers and live entertainment seven nights a week. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, with unique private party areas that are available to hire for any function. Winner of the Overall National Bar of the Year Award 2014 and Best Modern Irish Cooking in a Bar Award 2014 at the Bar of the Year Awards in October 2014. Winner of the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) Best Gastro Pub in Meath Award both in 2013 and 2014.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been to the Central several times...and yeah, sure for Navan pub grub it holds it's own, and is a nice casual place to eat and have a drink, but what I want to review is my last experience. I took a family member here...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank John D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Any time we have eaten here, either for a quick bite or a night out with friends we have found the food lovely,the service friendly and had a great time.We have been known to have had a breakfast pizza and chicken wings after mass on...More

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Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank Colette C
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Colette, thank you for your kind words. Hope to see you this extra special Sunday to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with us.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Myself and my friends had any great evening in the central Navan, food was good service was friendly, and there was a great and playing in the front area afterwards we stopped off there and had a few drinks afterwards, would recommend the Central .

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank keithfoodie81
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Keith, thank you for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Central. Hope to see you again over the weekend for some craic agus ceol.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this place from the lovely stylish lighting and different areas to the outdoor space. ONe of the nicest bars I've ever been in . The DJ and music for a Friday night was also excellent

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: March 2019
4  Thank Joanne B
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Joanne, thank you for your positive feedback. Hope to see you this Friday to kick off the Paddy's weekend celebrations.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waiters are very friendly and the food is amazing. I had the Lamb Shank and it was delicious. The environment is very cozy and it's super cool see the cookers working.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank Diogo B
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Diogo for your positive review. Delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 30 January 2019

Very relaxing atmosphere and great food. Service was excellent and staff were very attentive towards the children

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Date of visit: January 2019
5  Thank Curious03460317695
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

Many thanks for your lovely review.

Reviewed 24 January 2019

The food and the service as excellent . Pity about the pint of guinness. We were there on a sunday morning and the staff were very accommodating .

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank K433QDseano
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thanks for your positive comments and we will take your review of the Guinness on board and investigate.

Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere. Beautiful classy bar and restaurant with extensive space downstairs and upstairs and back of pub, too.Gorgeous desserts and scones available in coffee dock at front of house. Great friendly service.Extensive menu with food cooked openly in restaurant. Reasonably priced.Could have stayed all night...More

Date of visit: January 2019
6  Thank italiangetaway
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Sincere thanks for your great feedback.

Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Myself and four family members were down from Belfast for a GAA game at the local stadium and we called into The Central Bar for refreshments and a bite to eat . We were first in the door on Sunday and were met by happy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
5  Thank patmul67
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Pat - many thanks for your lovely comments. Do visit us again soon.

Reviewed 21 January 2019

Excellent place for casual drinks and nice bar with a lot of options. Food menu is nice and something for everyone too. Spacious and nice smoking area.

Date of visit: January 2019
5  Thank jconway939
Michael_Gav, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

Many thanks for your positive review.

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margaret1palmer
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Response from Michael_Gav | Property representative |
Margaret - our manager Justine Norton will organise to post out gift vouchers to you if you buy them over the phone. She is not in today, but will be from 10am tomorrow Wednesday. Phone 03353 46 902 7999. Best wishes... More
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