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West Restaurant

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The Twelve Hotel | Barna Coast Rd, Barna, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 597 000
14:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 14:00 - 22:00
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Connecticut USA
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Worth a short 20 minute cab ride from Downtown Galway City, this wonderful restaurant in Barna is helmed by young, creative, imaginative chef Martin O'Donnell. To describe the food in words would be impossible - only fully experiencing the taste and sight sensations of Martin's culinary expertise can make you a believer!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Galway make sure you visit the West restaurant in The Twelve Hotel in Barna. You will not be disappointed. I visited last week with my husband, my daughter and her husband. The restaurant was busy and from the moment you entered there was just such a good vibe. We were welcomed and shown to our table... More 

Thank JulieGalway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had the most amazing meal in The West last night. Every morsel was perfectly cooked, meticulously presented and totally delicious. The smoked eel starter stands out as not to be missed as did the beef to share. Accompaniments were amazing and portions perfectly sized. The extensive wine list leaves nothing to be desired. Service was perfect, attentive... More 

Thank DublinElle
Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there with family today at lunchtime. There were 8 of us and everyone enjoyed their meals. I had the 9 ounce sirloin which was perfectly cooked and was delicious. It also came with mushrooms, home made chips and crispy onion rings (which were fantastic). The lamb which 2 of our group had looked delicious and got very good reviews.... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very busy evening, and service was under pressure, delays getting the menu and taking our order started our evening off on a dull note, but two glasses of prosecco on the house did make ammends. After that, the evening was perfect. The food is well cooked, not too sparse, tasty accompaniments, and delicious. The wine list is... More 

Thank Jcjc1994
Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here about 2 weeks ago as a group - we all commented throughout the meal how amazing the food was. the service was fantastic and friendly as always. Love this place. Highly recommended it to other friends and they also have dined here since and has agreed that the meal was fantastic. we cant wait to come back.

Thank am8442017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant food excellant service great wines Friendly staff beautiful fine dinning lovely experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant with super ever evolving menu. We have been several times and always have had a great experience.

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Kilrush, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A truly unique menu with a wine list to match.The service was five star all the way couldn't do enough or be more helpfully and professional. If like me and my wife you are not a conisuer of wine I recommend the pairing service you won't be let down.

Thank Ross M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Ya know when you book a restaurant and you hope it has everything (nice staff, atmosphere, delicious food etc etc) This is the place! On arrival we never felt so welcomed. Usually restaurants just want you in and out but it felt different and that was thanks to Siobhan. She is really good at her job! The restaurant itself was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
European, Irish, International, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
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
  • 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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