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The Towers Bar & Restaurant

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
About
The Towers Bar and Restaurant, Westport is one of the best located bar and restaurants in Westport, Co. Mayo. It is the only restaurant on the waters edge in Clew Bay with a stunning view of Croagh Patrick from the Restaurant. The property has a children's play area, a beautiful, large outdoor seating area and serves the freshest local seafood ,fish and contemporary Irish fare. The bar caters for a wide range of tastes from offering craft beer loving customers a variety of specially selected craft beers brewed in micro-breweries all over Ireland to delighting wine lovers with Prosecco on tap. Call in to meet our friendly staff and sample a pint of the finest Guinness and enjoy the breathtaking
PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Contemporary
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Playgrounds
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Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

Great place, amazing views from outdoor beer garden. We popped in for a drink and food while cycling, staff were very welcoming and showed us safe place to park the bikes. Had some soup and chicken wings, food was delicious, good value. Definitely recommend and...would go the again!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 October 2020

Beautiful location and warm and friendly staff. Menu was a little limited but there was enough of a selection to choose from. The food was of a very high standard and was also very reasonably priced. The fish pie was outstanding. The wine list though...limited was also good value for money. The staff could have checked on the meal during the evening. Overall a very enjoyable evening with great food and really good value for money. Staff could be a little more attentive.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

Booked a table here at the Tower's a short time in advance...we were seated in a great spot with a fabulous view of the setting sun across the bay. Our family (2x adults and 4x children) enjoyed a variety of tasty dishes...the Seafood Chowder is...always a 'dinner winner' and a couple of us enjoyed this as a starter, before the adults enjoyed salmon & a special curry biryani..delicious! The kids had the usual chicken goujons and chips, but freshly cooked and not out of a packet. All the Covid health procedures were well followed, and the staff team were very friendly and accommodating. Overall we had a lovely meal at the Tower's!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

Really nice restaurant, excellent staff, food was brilliant. Reasonably priced too. Would recommend.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

Booked a table for 6 during our stay in Westport. Good menu, nice interior, friendly staff and good food, so everyone was happy. Good COVID compliance also. One small fault would be the portion sizes, strange to say but they were huge and a lot...of food was leftover.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

We had dinner here a couple of nights as we could bring our little dog. Beautiful views over to Croagh Patrick from the marquee which was heated and very comfortable to sit in at this time of year. Lovely holiday atmosphere in the evenings. Food...really tasty and good prices. Staff very friendly and efficient. Tnx a millionMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

We ate here a few times during our stay. As a family of five, we really enjoyed the outdoor beer garden where we could keep an eye on our kids playing. This is a great spot for families as they have a kids play area...with swing set and a few other things. We also really liked the interior. The restaurant has a seafood theme and a beautiful picture of lobster lobster on the wall. Made me hungry for some lobster Only to find out they were not on the menu. Got to add that lobster!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

Fabulous dinner, covid measures in place, staff friendly and helpful Good value for money Location beautiful

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 28 September 2020

Ate here a few times lately and were bowled over by the delicious food, especially the crab claws. Friendly efficient service and lovely location down on the pier in Westport.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

Found this restaurant before going on staycation to Westport, and a friend advised us to book in advance. Booking in advance is a must as long as there are still people going on staycation and the Covid situation continues, as they were very busy and...appeared full up. They weren't great at answering the phone, but they did respond to email, for making a booking. In terms of the restaurant itself, a very nice setup, with a cool outside area. The outdoor area and certain tables inside have great views of Clew Bay and the sunset in the evening. The staff were very accommodating and attentive. The most important part, the food, is very good, and comes in very large portions The 6 of us had a variety of mains and no one left disappointed.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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sorry Rachel we were also there I the morning
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  • Yes, The Towers Bar & Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • The Towers Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4