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The Central Bar and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
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4 Trimgate Street, Navan, Ireland
+353 46 902 7999
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Today
12:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Co Meath
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant is not consistent , sometimes you can have a great meal & other times it can be only fair . It also gets very noisy at night as the later it gets the louder the music goes. Can ve very annoying if you want to chat .

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3 Thank Delma F
Navan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Central Bar is a very nice place to visit if you want a meal or a pint if that's what You prefer. The staff are pleasant and helpful and the food is very good. You wont be disappointed.

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12 Thank Oliver O
Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We recently holidayed near Navan for a week and had dinner here on two occasions Family of six with two teenagers Extensive food and drinks menu We had two great meals here Excellent attentive service and we enjoyed the ambience whilst the food was very good and in everyones taste Generous portions and well prepared Thats why we went back... More 

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12 Thank Andre l
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful fresh food. Very well cooked and presented . Great teamwork by all staff. A pleasure to be there.

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12 Thank doheny_gerry
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good food & beer choices! Excellent service & fun energy here! We are vegetarians & there were several good menu choices all sounded good.

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12 Thank Erin P
London, Canada
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place for drinks in very nice downtown pub. Great menu with well prepared meals. Rooftop restaurant nice touch depending on the weather

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10 Thank Patti D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1,184 reviews
726 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

In Navan a few years back I had a fantastic experience at another restaurant and planned to go back there. They were closed tonight. So higher up the rankings was The Central and any disappointment left me - because this was a great place. A few different areas - small cafe, nice bar, rooftop bar, back of building restaurant and... More 

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10 Thank sleep007
Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had dinner here on our first night in Navan. The front bar provides a cafe bar atmosphere while at the rear the atmosphere is more like a restaurant. All four of us had the sirloin strip which was very good and cooked exactly as requested. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Good range of drinks. I would recommend this bar... More 

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11 Thank pethos
Navan, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had two delicious cocktails. Always love the central for casual drinks and dining, or big nights out!

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10 Thank cecilygibbons
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I went here for a meal very good place would recommend this place lovely food first class we would come back here again love it.the chefs are very good what they do first class very friendly staff and managers there 5 bars in this place and smoking hut outside and heaters to they cater for all cocktail bar you name... More 

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11 Thank Caroline C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
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.

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