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Bar One

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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Rush Street, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 903 4800
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Today
12:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 23:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been visiting Castlebar for years to lunch with relatives and this is by far the best place we've been yet. The menu is varied from salads to curries to more traditional fare and includes a wide range of tempting burgers. The portobello mushroom and haloumi cheese burger was glorious. Perfectly cooked and tasted so fresh. A beautiful combo. Would... More 

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Thank Laura J
UK
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being busy, service was friendly, efficient and the food tasted great. The menu is detailed and being my second time to eat there, again found it memorable. Only planned to eat there, but stayed for a few drinks.

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Thank jmart1
mayo, ireland
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had a meal here during the Christmas ,The service was good even though it was very busy at the time ,The staff are very pleasant and genuinely caring ,The food very good ,We were sitting at a high table i found there wasn't much of a space between our table and the next table could hear every... More 

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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best dining experience in Castlebar (but note alternatives are dire). Nice room and ambience. Food is hit and miss. Duck spring rolls were awful and fishcakes tasteless. Fish and chips and steak good. Good selection of drinks, although I saw the barman decanting half a carafe of wine back into a bottle and putting it in the fridge for the... More 

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1 Thank Sheila K
London, UK
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is truly delicious, there is such a wide range of choices, from fish and duck to burgers, pastas and a great range of starters. The highlight however, was the desserts. The apple crumble was the best I have tasted and the nutella cheesecake was something special as well. The staff are also very friendly and helpful. Book... More 

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Thank Zainab A
County Mayo, Ireland
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here before & always got great service and a good meal but this time the food let it down. As usual we got a seat fairly quickly even though the place was busy. Our food arrived promptly but I am disappointed to say it was terribly bland. The fishcakes just about tasted of smoked haddock & that's it... More 

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2 Thank larchfort
Dublin
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177 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

After reading all the reviews about Bar One I decided to dine here while on an overnight in Castlebar. And was I so glad I did. I was made very welcome by the staff when I arrived. The bar recommended the special of the evening which was a beef curry. It was very very tasty. Prior to the curry I... More 

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Ireland
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here on many occasions. The food is delicious especially DeBurcas burgers! Staff are very nice. It can be busy so get there early for lunch!

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Thank highflyer07
London
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100 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Delicious food. Excellent service. The only annoying thing was that it is closed on Sunday (as, it appears, is much of the town in November). Can't recommend it too highly

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1 Thank EAWhitley1
Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Great food, great service and staff are so polite and helpful. Tasteful decor (recent refurb unnecessary though). 1 Minor qualm: Menu could do with being changed to some degree as regulars are becoming a little tired of the same things as nice as it is.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rush Street, Castlebar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Castlebar
  • Phone Number: +353 94 903 4800
Description
Best Gastro Pub Mayo 2011, 2012 and 2013 & Best Gastro Pub Connaught 2012 at the RAI awards.Awarded Best Chef Connaught by Good Eating Guide 2013.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?