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The Central Bar and Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
4 Trimgate Street, Navan, Ireland
+353 46 902 7999
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 00:00 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4 Trimgate Street, Navan, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 1,059 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there Twice during my stay at Naven, good selection of menu with many specials of the day. Plus there is choice of eating at rear restaurant or serve at main bar area is great place to relax.

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Date of visit: December 2018
6  Thank Mukesh P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to eat, drink and be merry. The Central Bar & Restaurant is the top gastro pub in Ireland. The staff are friendly, the food is excellent, the venue is awesome.

Date of visit: December 2018
6  Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go here every Friday with my family for a coffee and scone. Always clean and staff are great. Great job.

Date of visit: November 2018
6  Thank sandra505050
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here a few times over the past few months, and lunch in the outdoor area is particularly pleasant on a nice day. Food has been consistently good, and the bao buns are delicious. Not your standard pub grub, and service has always been...More

Date of visit: October 2018
7  Thank Notmyrealname32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Band were horrible, so unfriendly. Tried to make conversation to band members and customers, was like drinking sand, awkward and a waste of effort. Bar Staff were nice.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank joannewilsonjo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice size portions, steak was nice and juicy. Chicken wings you get loads and they are a must. bbq glaze,

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2018
9  Thank Noel C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Service great but let down by food quality and found overpriced restaurant could do with a serious revamp as dark/ dingy and quite grotty in places will not be back to eat

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Tanya F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If your a gin and tonic kind of person they have an excellent selection. Music was old school on the night we were there the do was amazing had everyone on there feet.

Date of visit: September 2018
8  Thank sabquinn
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We enjoyed a delicious meal in The Central last week. There is a great choice on the menu and additional specials with seasonal dishes such as pheasant and partridge. Sure to suit all tastes and great kids menu too. The service was very good and...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2018
8  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here a few times over the years and have always been impressed by the quality of the food and friendly service. On our most recent visit, we had Chinese style pork buns and a house burger. Both were very good quality and decent portion...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank 483neilh
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22 October 2017|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Trimgate Street, Navan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Navan
  • Phone Number: +353 46 902 7999
  • E-mail
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.
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