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All 4 Leenane Restaurants

Blackberry Cafe

Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Leenane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

we went there after a recommendation from the host of out B&B and were very disappointed. the place was crowded and noisy and it seemed that two people in hiking clothes were more like a nuisance than welcomed (paying!) customers. We were shoved into the last free table and from there on it only went downhill: * the (first) waitress... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Sean and Mary Hamilton have been the owner/chef of this restaurant for 20+ years. We stumbled in here by accident after being a Kilary Sheep Farm and Kylemore Abbey. We found the welcome warm, the conversation enlightening and the food delicious! It was a true joy!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

We have stopped in Leenane several times whilst driving through Connemara but this is our first time to visit Blackberry restaurant-we will be back! This small village was well in need of a modern establishment serving delicious food and Blackberry certainly delivers! We were fortunate to visit on a gorgeous summer's day so decided to eat outside-only downside is that... More 

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Co Kildare
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I Brought my family to the Blackberry Restaurant last weekend as I had previously dined there before. We were given a table at the front over looking the beautiful Killary harbour. We all had a mix of dishes, from scallops,duck,chicken & the hake & it was all beautiful. Also presented very well. My sister is a vegetarian & her was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Last week a group of us returned to the Blackberry Cafe and found the food and service every bit as good as on our first visit a year ago. Highlight was the calamari which was the best I have ever tasted (apparently local), an opinion shared by all who had them. The service was friendly and efficient. Never miss the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Went for lunch. Savage service and food. Good helpings and well presented. Would recommend for any hungry traveller. Oh ho yes.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

If you find yourself anywhere between Galway or Westport, be sure to stop at the Blackberry for lunch or dinner. We made several trips there and were rewarded with great food and friendly service. The calamari was a treat! The small restaurant is always full with returning customers because the food is fresh, well made, and consistent. From soup to... More 

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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342 reviews 342 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Small town friendly, big town finesse. We were very much impressed with our lunch at this cozy little restaurant in this tiny village. With a cluster of tour buses nested around some larger establishments, we were happy to duck into this warm and welcoming place. My wife had a calamari special, and I enjoyed an open faced sandwich, half smoked... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Great restaurant, service , evcellent attention to detail and superb food. What more to say. Second time we have been there can't wait to go again.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This is the third year we've eaten at this restaurant and it gets better every time. The food is really good, fresh and locally sourced, and the staff are friendly and helpful.

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Address: Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
Phone Number: 095/42240)
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Leenane
Cuisine: Irish

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