Dine Out in the Boyne Valley- The Central Navan

Published on: 22nd July 2020 @ 4:20 PM

We are delighted that tomorrow (23rd July) both The Central in Navan and The Bective in Kells are reopening. Both much loved by locals and visitors to the towns we wish them the very best of luck as they reopen and we highly recommend you book in soon to enjoy some delicious local produce & maybe a perfectly made cocktail or two. 


The Central is an award winning, multi-purpose venue featuring 7 bars, a restaurant, heated beer gardens and a cafe – all conveniently located in the heart of Navan town centre.

Open Wednesday to Friday from 5pm, Saturday and Sunday from 1pm. The Central serves food with a friendly atmosphere both indoors and outdoors.


The Central supports local business with over 90% of food, suppliers and contractors sourced within Co. Meath so you can be guaranteed a delicious meal full of fresh local produce! 

There are several different areas in The Central depending on your mood-


The Restaurant

A casual dining experience with The Central’s New York style kitchen and vibrant atmosphere.

Check the specials board for their chef’s daily recommendations.

The Front Bar

A rustic gastro pub offering a wide range of craft beers, handcrafted cocktails and hearty food.

A popular spot with their regulars as well as tourists looking for an authentic yet contemporary Irish dining experience.


The Ruby Room


This atmospheric cabaret-styled room is ideal for group gatherings and day-time private functions.

After hours, hand crafted cocktails are the speciality here with live music every weekend

The Roof Terrace


An outdoor dining & drinking area, perfect for unwinding after work or catching up with friends.

The area also features several gas heaters and blankets for those who enjoy relaxing under the stars all year round.


 Mervyn's Yard & Bar 

American style pit BBQ, ideal for private parties

Outdoor eating and drinking area which incorporates a roofed bar and open wood fire.

Ideal for private parties and BBQs.

The Cafe

Located at the Trimgate Street entrance, the Cafe offers casual eat in and take out food and drinks.

From freshly baked pastries and desserts to rich coffees and refreshing smoothies, the cafe has everything you need to get through the day.

To make a reservation for The Central please visit https://www.thecentral.ie/

The Bective, Kells, County Meath 

The Central’s sister restaurant is The Bective in Kells, County Meath.


The Bective Restaurant is a relaxed, atmospheric restaurant in the heritage town of Kells, which  specializes in Irish beef and fish, with over 90% of food sourced within County Meath.

Upstairs at The Bective is available for private hire and with it’s own bar and outdoor veranda is an ideal area for group gatherings.

The Bective also offer their menu  available for takeaway. Simply browse their menus, make your selection, then phone your order in on 046 924 7780 and collect at your convenience.

To make a reservation please visit https://thebective.ie/

We wish the teams at both The Central and The Bective the very best of luck as they reopen on the 23rd July.

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