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2016 - Proud to be listed in McKenna's Guides Top 100 Irish Restaurants 2014 Sustainable Restaurant of the Year -Restaurants Association of Ireland Food Oscars
Two Star AA Rosettes Awarded for Culinary Excellence
West has been judged Galway's Top Restaurant - Georgina Campbell Top Irish 100 Guide
The Best Wine Experience in Ireland -Hotel and Catering Gold Medal Award, Georgina Campbell Awards and The Restaurants Association of Ireland Awards
The only restaurant in Ireland to win The Wine Spectator Award for EIGHT years in a row
Upstairs at West is located in one of the most luxurious AA four star hotels, The Twelve in Barna. Upstairs @ West is the chic and stylish, 2 AA Rosette winning restaurant at The Twelve Hotel Galway, boasting the finest in local produce that highlights the region and the season’s best ingredients. With an emphasis on local, seasonal produce, reduced waste and sustainable practices it seems fitting that West should be recognised as the Sustainable Restaurant of the Year. West features innovative dishes that highlight the region and the season's best ingredients. Everything at this restaurant is prepared 'a la minute' and as such allows Chef Martin O' Donnell and the team to cook to the depths of their soul. All breads and pastries are freshly made on site in The Pins Bakery. Beautifully lit, flattering and gleaming, with a sweet champagne bar, cosy booths and smooth dark wood, Upstairs @ West is a modern take on a classic - a contemporary riff on a New York-style club restaurant.
With executive chef Martin O'Donnell in the kitchen, West Restaurant showcases the finest local produce, sourcing the best wild and cultivated ingredients at the optimum moment of seasonal perfection, prepared and presented in a way that is completely respectful of their individual integrity and totally delicious.
The crème de la crème of the West experience is the Chef’s Table, seating from 2 to 12 lucky guests right beside the Chef and his team – it really is at the heart of the kitchen. The Chef’s Table is at the centre of the philosophy of The Twelve, and West, which is all about having fun, celebrating food, celebrating wine, celebrating life. West is a recent winner of an outstanding TWO rosettes from the AA guide for culinary excellence.
10 minutes from Galway City West is very much about wine. One of Ireland's most exciting collections is on display throughout this restaurant and Wine Maker's Dinners are a regular feature. The beautifully designed Champagne Bar serves up to twenty different wines and bubbles by the glass along with freshly shucked oysters.
Located within one of the best Galway Hotels is a truly memorable relaxed dining experience where you are simply offered the best of everything, and all at an unpretentious level. Come to the West of Ireland, to relax and enjoy life's finer pleasures. West is the perfect venue for friends or family to get together and celebrate life. With special menu options available for groups of 10 or more, an evening of food, wine and good company is in store.
"It's all about having fun. Celebrate food, Celebrate wine, Celebrate life", Fergus O' Halloran - The Twelve
Dinner - Wednesday to Sunday 6pm till late
Lunch - Lazy Sunday Afternoons in West - From 4pm
Free on site parking at The Twelve
Lunch & Private Bookings upon request
Special Christening and Communion Menus
Contact 091- 597000 for full details and to make a booking. Click here to join Upstairs at West FB page
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Winner: The Wine Spectator Award for 'one of the most outstanding wine lists in the world'
Winner: The Georgina Campbell Wine Award
Also open on Bank Holiday Sundays and all special occasions.
As ever West is available for private bookings and Corporate Oyster Nights Tel: 353 91 597000 West@thetwelvehotel.ie
"West is on a par with many of Dublin's finer restaurants and is itself worth a journey to Galway"
".....The Pins Bakery demonstrates the hotel's attention to detail and respect for ingredients in its preparation of delicious breads and pastries and its determination to provide fresh and interesting foods"
As recently reviewed by Business & Finance
Trip Advisor on West Restaurant at The Twelve Hotel rated "excellent",