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M.J. Hobans

The Octagon, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 27249
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Cosy Pub

This is a traditional Irish pub with really welcoming staff. There was a traditional music session... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Leanne B
,
Dublin
Traditional Irish hospitality

A lovely little place , right in the center of Westport , very warm and friendly staff , full of... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Shane M
,
Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub” (9 reviews)
“great music” (7 reviews)
“quiet drink” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
The Octagon, Westport, Ireland
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+353 98 27249
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a traditional Irish pub with really welcoming staff. There was a traditional music session in the back of the pub when we were there, it was full back there so we sat in the front of the pub but it looked and sounded...More

1  Thank Leanne B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A lovely little place , right in the center of Westport , very warm and friendly staff , full of information... the pub is very traditional and very typical of an old world Irish country pub

Thank Shane M
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Very welcoming efficient staff. Good lively music session, mostly trad. Visitor participation welcomed and encouraged.

Thank HubertCurran
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We came in for a quick drink our first visit the other evening. it was a very quiet evening not many people about. What a lovely pub there was a lovely gentleman sat at the bar very friendly and a lovely girl behind the bar...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Called in on a wet February night only a few people there but had a cosy feeling about it would call again.

Thank clarnor
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We went for the true Irish pub experience, and we got it. Traditional Irish tunes, some audience participation, good laughs good times! Not to be missed. One of the security guards from another restaurant told us about this hidden jewel and we are so glad...More

1  Thank Douglas M
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Very nice, friendly and welcoming bar. we had a great night there when there was a good music session on. prices are decent too.

1  Thank jp t
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I must say we found this little gem in westport the craic was great lovely staff massive pints a real pub Ellie and Doreen both have the wit and smiles to keep you entertained all night and we would highly recommend this to anyone who...More

Thank Declan H
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

First class pub. Lovely staff. Barman (Achill Island native) and Barmaid (Clareisland native) were great and very welcoming. All the best on your wedding. Hope you learn your steps before the big day

1  Thank Barry R
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

We went to Hobans' a couple of nights. There was great traditional Irish music - a number of people brought their instruments and each joined the musicians for a number or two, so there was a lot of variety. The bar staff were friendly and...More

2  Thank Palama88
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flahagan
8 May 2016|
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Response from Philtoreen | Property representative |
Sorry for late reply we have music from wed to sun night until the end of may,possible may start having music mon and tue earlier. Early session on Fri from 4-7 a must if in town Early;-)
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