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“Joke”

The Central Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in Navan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
birmingham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Joke”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

I think a joke of place. Very funny staff,Think they can make cocktails but i wonder have they ever tasted a cocktail which they have paid for.It would be very easy to loose your way here.Food we thought was edible,early bird prices are good but a bunch of bad staff can easily ruin anybodys experience.There are few places in this place to eat,i would think if they concentrate on one they might succeed

  • Visited October 2012
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12 Thank sherry m
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Michael G, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Dear Sherry: thank you for your feedback and it's good to hear that you found our Early Bird Menu to be good value. We are also taking your other comments on board. I hope that you will return for another visit at some point and give us some more feedback. Meanwhile, if you wish to discuss this further, then please email me on michael@thecentral.ie Kind Regards, Michael.
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Tipp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“LOVE THIS SPOT!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

What a great place! Can't believe this type of venue exists in Navan. Loved the food & buzz.
I loved the outdoor areas and the chill out Lounge section also. I would definitely recommend the Central for parties.

  • Visited October 2012
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12 Thank TippMary_Lou
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Michael G, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank you for your positive comments about The Central Navan. Visit us again soon and please do continue to give us feedback. Kind regards, Michael.
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Navan, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great place lovely venue”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

sorry but i have to say the food is not its best, better change the chef who ever it is that is cooking the food in there i would not call the person a chef at all, i am a customer that eats in meny restaurants and this chef will only make your business go down hill if not you will loose customers..

  • Visited October 2012
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11 Thank david-smith12345
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Michael G, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Dear David: we are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit to The Central Navan. We have only been open since May 31st and yes, we have had some teething problems, but we are striving hard to get things right. We do appreciate all constructive criticism and suggestions and would like to hear your ideas on how to improve things. The comments and reviews of our food offers have been mostly very positive since Day One and our chefs are working hard to raise our standards. We know that we are doing some things right and we also know that we have other things that we need to continue to improve on. We do hope that you will give us another chance and visit us again soon. Do introduce yourself to Debbie (restaurant manager) or Mick (bar manager) on your next visit and we promise to look after you. Alternatively, please email me on michael@thecentral.ie and we will endeavour to improve your view of The Central. Kind Regards, Michael.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“nice relaxed dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

went here with the wife as we heared good things about it on the grapevine and have to say it was very nice. was a bit confused when we went in first but the dining room is at the back of this very extencive bar and restaurant. the dining room is lovley open plan with a roof terrace which we didend go to so cant tell you much about that, it has a seperat bar out the back which is really nice with big screen t.v's for sport and stuff. the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the food, the ribs i had for starters were to die for, the best i had in years. all the food was a very good standard. i really liked the place and will be back the next time i'm in Navan. keep up the good work

  • Visited September 2012
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6 Thank johnnygmeath
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Michael G, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank you for your very positive review of The Central Navan. We do hope that you will visit us again soon and continue to give us feedback. Kind regards, Michael.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

The food was fantastic, and the service was top notch. I would recommend the central for anyone staying in the area.

Visited October 2012
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13 Thank Rebecca B
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Michael G, Owner at The Central Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Rebecca: thank you for your review and recommendation. We will look forward to welcoming you back to The Central Navan the next time that you visit Ireland. Kind regards, Michael.
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