Westenra Tavern Bar

Westenra Tavern Bar

This modern, three-tiered Gothic restaurant has the look and feel of a medieval tavern complete with deep maroon velvet draperies, ornately carved dark wood, cushioned high back chairs, and stained-glass inset windows. Cobalt blue ceiling tiles in a fleur-de-lis pattern with exquisite gold moulding surround cozy alcoves, each with unique pendant lamps that provide the final touch of old-world charm. With a carvery lunch menu of roast pork loin, battered cod, bacon chops with parsley sauce, golden fried chicken, and roast crown of turkey (each accompanied by healthy portions of green beans, potatoes—battered, fried, and mashed—carrots and cabbage, even the heartiest appetite can be satisfied. Owned by the Mc Enaney family, this 200 year old historic restaurant offers good food, good fun, excellent service, and affordable prices...all in an imaginative and unique medieval setting.

Prices:

Lunch, main course 9.50 E; salad or soup 4.50 E, desserts, 4.00 E

Dinner, main course, 19.50 E

Sandwiches, 8.50 E

Bottle of house wine, 29.50 E

Hours:

Lunch 12:00 to 3:00 pm, Monday through Saturday, all day Sunday

Dinner 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Bar 3:00 to 9:00 pm

Address:

Westenra Tavern Bar,

The Diamond

Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan

www.westenrahotel.com

T: 047 74400

www.monaghantourism.com

By car: From Dublin, take N2, from Belfast A3 to Monaghan Town. In Monaghan, go to The Diamond (town centre, well signposted). Westenra Arms Hotel is on The Diamond and houses Westenra Tavern Bar.

By bus: www.buseireann.com

 

Written by Joy Davis - Summer of Travel 2007

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