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Restaurant Merlot

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Westport Plaza Hotel Castlebar Street | Westport Plaza & Castlecourt Hotel Resort, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 51166
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an inclusive meal here whilst staying at the hotel. Staff were excellent and went above and beyond to make sure our experience was a great one. Well presented well cooked food and plenty of it. Wouldn't hesitate to return.

Thank slimmerthanever
Mountmellick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a meal here during a 2 night stay in the hotel. The food was very good an the service was exceptional. Cathy was serving our table and she was so helpful and friendly.

Thank LorraineMullen
Dublin, Ireland
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food in this restaurant is exceptional. I never have ordered a steak in a restaurant until this trip and it was really, really tasty and tender. The duck spring roll was the best I have ever tasted, A lovely touch at the end of the meal is the homemade complimentry petit fours.

Thank Rosalynde_12
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Excellent food all round from start to finish. The menu had something for everyone, the staff from greeting to seating were so friendly and helpful, would definitely recommend

Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Although I've stayed in the hotel many times, I hadn't tried the restaurant before. After trying it now, I realise I have been missing out. The service is the friendliest and best I've encountered. The food is right there at the top of the list of the best restaurants in the area. Don't make the mistake I made of thinking... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Food was great. Service was fantastic. Location terrific. Lots of choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

1 Thank Laura S
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

excellent food good wine and great service Steak was mouthwatering breakfast next morning was very good and very quick and courteous service.

Thank lizearl3
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had an excellent lunch in this restaurant in the Plaza hotel. We had a range of very good dishes (salmon, pork fillet, etc). The childrens menu was also good quality. The only "complaint" might be that portions were huge. Service was friendly and top class and the price was very reasonable.

Thank dub24046
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had 2 evening meals included in our deal over a 3 night stay. We chose to have them the first and second evening. To be honest, my expectations were not very high, most hotel meals never seem to come up to the mark, however, the Merlot certainly did. The atmosphere of the restaurant, the presentation of the food and... More 

Thank davcat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 10 with 3 of our party gluten intolerant . This can sometimes be very limiting but the options for these guys was wonderful !! Food was so well presented and amazingly fresh and lots of locally sourced ingredients . Top standard as I never expect much from hotel restaurants but this is one not to... More 

1 Thank Choppy66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westport Plaza Hotel Castlebar Street | Westport Plaza & Castlecourt Hotel Resort, Westport, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 98 51166
  • This restaurant is at The Castlecourt Hotel
For intimate dining and sumptuous wines, indulge at the Restaurant Merlot. A delightful mix of European and classical Irish flavors, choose from the exciting table d'hote menu or the sophisticated a la carte menu. Pan fried king scallops, seared fillet of Irish beef and a daily selection of locally sourced fresh seafood are just a few things to tantalize the taste buds. And to complement your choice, we will help you select the perfect wine from our extensive range of display in the cellar.

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