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“Good food good times”

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, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, 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.
West Palm Beach, Florida
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good food good times”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had dinner at the central. We got there early so we did not have to wait anytime at all to be seated. The serves and food was good. It get very busy in the evening.

  • Visited April 2014
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16 Thank Rachel G
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westmeath
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

I was told about this pub/ restaurant from friends who lived in Navan so when the hubbi and I were in the area for a weekend we decided to give it ago... We were so impressed after our evening there we returned the next day for lunch before the long drive home..The pub has a continental feel about it. We walked through big glass doors to be welcomed by a friendly smile.... Its a long time since we ve got a welcome like this... To start we had prawns and pate... yum... Mains were fillet for the hubbi and i had the fish special. Both were excellent. Dessert was a baked vanilla cheesecake which was heaven. Next day we had lunch which was as good as the night before and very friendly staff again..Will defo go back ,

  • Visited April 2014
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14 Thank hotmammaWestmeath
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Dublin, Ireland
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Food is average ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch at The Central with my sister and our partners. We were waiting for table in pub section and I informed two of the bar staff of this. When a table became vacant another crowd moved into it before us. This happened twice and the staff didn't seem to mind that we had been waiting ages. After some time we finally got seated. Food was alright. We choose off the early bird menu. I ate wings and a pizza. I like the interior and atmosphere of this pub but the food is just average.

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5 Thank Lmg1001
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Navan, Ireland
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Saturday Night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014

Ideally positioned for anyone arriving by public transport as it is positioned near Navan market square. Arrived early so ordered some food. Varied choices to cater for most. Food was well presented, arrived promptly & was hot. After a couple of pints downstairs, then went upstairs to see the live act. A real chilled atmosphere with lots of social seating. It felt like watching a good live band in your grandmas front room with a pint & your family around you. A great night out leaving in the early hours!

  • Visited May 2014
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19 Thank Michael4444Harvey
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Navan, Meath, Ireland
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25 reviews
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“drinks with friends”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2014

Only had drinks here great band playing in background friends say food is lovely especially lunch menu

Visited November 2013
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19 Thank Barbara M
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