Traditional Irish Pub Located at the Iconic Octagon in the Heart of Westport. Co. Mayo

M.J. Hobans

About Us

Welcome to MJ Hoban’s of Westport.

Situated a stone’s throw from the iconic Octagon Monument, MJ Hoban’s Bar is a historic landmark Westport pub best known for a friendly welcoming atmosphere, good food and traditional Irish music entertainment.  

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Live Music Every Week

The Bar

The recently refurbished downstairs bar is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet pint on an iconic stone counter, built by Italian stone masons who visited Westport in the 1930s, or sit in one of our comfortable snugs and enjoy a gourmet coffee and pastry prepared by our friendly barista trained waiting team. The all-day bar food menu is freshly prepared to order by our kitchen and includes all the traditional pub dishes but with a contemporary twist.


Our Food

A contemporary twist on traditional pub food. Choose from our bar menu or our a la carte dining menu in the front room restaurant located just upstairs.

Crispy Chicken Wings

Franks Red Hot Sauce

Flame Grilled Steak Sandwich

Seared to Perfection Over Open Flame


Deliciously Fresh and Juicy Prawns
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