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Magee's Bistro

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Tholsel Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 (0)42 937 3751
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 137
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good

Very good food and service was excellent, even in the depths of winter the welcome was warm. We would return here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Paddyclarke2013
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Teelin, Ireland
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Northern Ireland
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé and I went here as we had been past it a few times and were told by others that the food was very good. The menu always intrigued us and were not let down. The soft shell crab was different, but definitely worth a try. The platter is a seafood lover's must have it was great. My fiancé... More 

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Thank MissBNI
County Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here as a family of five, on a very busy Sat night. It took some time to get our table, but we sat happily in the bar. The food was beautiful, the halibut and the salmon dishes were my favourites. A great buzz.

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Thank SheilaVerd
Carlingford, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Magee's last night for a birthday dinner with my husband. After ordering a delicious cocktail at the bar, we were then taken to our seat by a server. A different server took our order but it took about 35 mins for the starter to come! We sat down around 8.30 and ordered about 8.40. The starter (2 prawn pil... More 

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Thank 498Melz
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

near one of the medieval gates into carlingford- so reeking of history! service friendly and efficient and dining area spacious

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Thank mollyjo2016
Newry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bar is great for Cocktails and Craic The staff are very friendly and Effecient The decor is modern and inviting The Restaurant is very traditional and inviting The food is great The service is great The staff are very friendly and effecient A great place to drink and eat Great outside dining /smoking area

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Thank Des791
Teelin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food and service was excellent, even in the depths of winter the welcome was warm. We would return here again.

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Thank Paddyclarke2013
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant, they serve the most amazing seafood, particularly the Lobster at really reasonable prices! Travel from Belfast to Carlingford and one of the main reasons is this gem of a restaurant! Staff are so friendly and always make you feel welcome. Booked in for NYE, didn't realise it was a set 3 course menu. We weren't that hungry... More 

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Thank Kitty M
Newry, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We have dined in Magee's several times mostly entertaining customers and the food is consistently very good. The oysters a favourite of my mine is the best I have ever tasted especially the way they are prepared..... a rare treat for fish lovers. Magee's are equally skilled in preparing and cooking steaks exactly the way you like them served by... More 

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Thank james w
Rome, Italy
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The restaurant is very cosy. The service was good and the waiters are very discrete. Food is excellent. I really recommend fresh salmon and hake. Good value restaurant.

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Thank confettor
Durham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Cold and blustery day outside but a very warm welcome in the Bistro. Our extended family sat down to lunch in an establishment none of us had been in before so didn't know what to expect. My wife and I chose a traditional Sunday lunch of beef which proved to be of exceptionally good quality. Not only was the beef... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tholsel Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)42 937 3751

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?