Top things to do in Westport

Top Choice Modern Irish in Westport

Pantry & Corkscrew

The heart of Mayo's slow-food movement is found at this narrow little storefront with a turquoise exterior, its walls crammed with pictures. The kitchen has huge talent as the seasonally changing menu shows, with in…
Top Choice Pub in Westport

Matt Molloy's

Matt Malloy, the fife player from the Chieftains, runs this old-school pub. Head to the back room around 9pm and you'll catch live céilidh (traditional music and dancing). Or perhaps a veteran musician will simply s…
Top Choice Modern Irish in Westport

An Port Mór

Hidden down a lane off Bridge St, proprietor-chef Frankie Mallon's little restaurant packs quite a punch. It's an intimate place with a series of long narrow rooms and a menu that features excellent meats and much-l…
Historic Building in Westport

Westport House

Built in 1730 on the ruins of Grace O'Malley's 16th-century castle, this charming Georgian mansion 2km west of the centre retains much of its original contents and has some stunning period-style rooms. Set in glorio…
Modern Irish in Westport

Idle Wall

Serving local seafood straight off the boats (mussels, oysters, crab, cod and more), this atmospheric restaurant is easily the pick of places to eat on Westport's lively harbourfront. Chef Áine Maguire wins plaudits…
Modern Irish in Westport

McCormack's at the Andrew Stone Gallery

Upstairs above the Westport hubbub, there's excellent food on offer at this family-run bakery and lunch cafe that has been in business in decades. It's next to an art gallery and sources its fare from the best local…
Modern European in Westport


A wave of warmth hits you as soon as you walk through the door of this stylish restaurant, artfully run by Shteryo Yurukov and Eva Ivanova. Conforming to the local tradition of sourcing everything from the region, t…
Mediterranean in Westport

Sol Rio

The extensive menu ranges from pizza and pasta to organic meat and fish. Carefully picked ingredients and attention, whether you pause at the simple cafe downstairs or the more stylish restaurant upstairs. The deli …
Museum in Westport

Clew Bay Heritage Centre

Set in a 19th-century stone building 2km west of town, this museum traces the history, customs and traditions of Westport and Clew Bay.
Art in Westport

Custom House Studios

Local artists display their creations at this inviting gallery, which also has special exhibitions.