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Westport Restaurants & Bars

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Our multiple award winning, head chef, Seamus Commons, offers mouth-watering menus that are available throughout the day and into the evening in La Fougére Restaurant or Brehon Bar at Knockranny House Hotel, Westport, Ireland. Since Mayo-born chef Seamus Commons came onto the cookery scene, he has been whisking critics and customers alike into a foodie frenzy.

Food writer John McKenna of the McKennas’ Guides, refers to Seamus as “one of the great contemporary Irish talents, and the good news is that he continues to innovate and continues to get better. The restaurant at Knockranny is an unmissable destination". We are proud to have one of the finest restaurants in Westport and the best Chefs in the country. 
Commons is renowned for his fanatical attention to detail and is truly passionate about using the highest quality ingredients in his cooking. Knockranny House Hotel prides itself on stocking the absolute best of what the local area has to offer, and so Seamus has found himself very much at home with this mutually shared ethos. He ensures the A La Carte menu changes daily in order to provide dishes that are of the freshest quality and seasonality for his guests.
La Fougère Restaurant also offers an exclusive tasting menu showcasing the finest flavours of the region in a series of exquisite dishes - this menu is on request. 

From delightful afternoon tea Westport, and we think the best cocktails in mayo and indeed in many Westport bars, you will be spoiled for choice in this Westport accommodation.

With its plush interior, the Brehon Bar is THE place in Westport where visitors can kick back and relax while enjoying lunch / dinner or sipping on the best cocktails in Westport. The town’s most authentic Afternoon Tea Mayo is served in the Brehon Bar with its traditional old-world charm, classic design and beautiful views over Clew Bay, Westport town and Croagh Patrick, Mayo.
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La Fougère

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Brehon Bar

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Cocktail Bar

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Afternoon Tea

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Frequently Asked Questions

La Fougére Restaurant in Westport is the hotel’s main dining room. It offers excellent cuisine with the emphasis on fresh locally sourced ingredients. Seamus Commons, The Head Chef, has helped make La Fougére one of Westport most iconic dining scene. The magnificient sweeping views of Clew Bay combined with the stylish cosy decor makes of La Fougére the perfect place to enjoy a romantic evening or simply a meal with the group of friends
The Round Room in La Fougére is the perfect spot for a celebration. It is ideal for private dining and special occasions, making a gorgeous backdrop for Christmas events, significant birthdays, anniversaries, retirements or any other important event that you might want to mark. It confortably cater for number of up to 50 people and enjoysviews of Croagh Patrick, Clew Bay & Westport. It is a trully unique setting for any celebrations in County Mayo.
Knockranny House Hotel offers 2 food outlets. La Fougere restaurant is open nightly and the Brehon Bar opens from 12 noon every day. The menus in both places are designed by Head Chef Seamus Commons. Both Menus have been created using only the freshest produced sourced localy.including Knockranny House own smoked salmon, Mussels & Clams from Killary Fjord to name a few. We are So lucky to have some of the Best Irish Seafood on our doorstep.
The Brehon Bar offers an extensive menu. Whether you are looking for a light bite, tea & scones or a casual dinner, you will find something for everyone. We also have what we like to believe is the Best Coffee in the West. Local coffee roaster Bean West roast their coffee in Westport daily and deliver our own blends to Knockranny House Hotel.
We are delighted to offer one of Westport and County Mayo most extensive cocktaill list. You will find some of the "Classic" cocktail as well as some of our own creations. And if you find it hard to make your choice, our mixologist are always on hand to help guide you to the perfect pre or after dinner drink.
With Over 400 wines on our list and a very comprehensive cellar list, we can garantee that we will have the perfect wine for every occasion. Our Sommelier has helped creating a wine list that is interesting & surprising in many ways. Our glass fronted walk in wine cellar is also an impressive part of La Fougére. We also like to believe that wine can be enjoyed on its own and in a more relaxed atmosphere so feel free to ask for the wine list while dining in the bar