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MacNean Restaurant

Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
+353 71 985 3022
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (42 reviews)
“porridge” (31 reviews)
“venison” (10 reviews)
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although customer service, accommodation and breakfast were impeccable, the main event the tasting menu was under whelming and did not meet expectations. For over 400 euro (incl. accommodation and paired wines) you can get a much nicer meal and experience elsewhere. Surprised that a restaurant...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment you walk into , this beautiful restaurant , you will be pleasantly surprised and more. Service, atmosphere , choice and quality of food , really do reach top marks. Spoil yourself , family or friends .Really do feel special for a few...More

1  Thank Sinead W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good journey from Dublin to Blacklion but it's worth it when you end up eating here. The menu is designed as a tasting menu. There is a meat menu and a vegetarian menu and you can skip between the two. We chose the...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My parents had been here in the passed to celebrate special birthdays and hadn’t been able to make it last year for my mother’s 80th birthday so we brought them this year. I had looked forward to coming for many years as we have had...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Could not be faulted from check in to check out we had the most magical time at this wonderful establishment. Well deserving of the great reviews. Looking forward to a return visit. If you have a bucket list put MacNean Restaurant on it!!!

Thank sncj
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Quite simply, this is probably the best dining and overnight stay I’ve ever experienced. From the moment you arrive to your parting you are treated like royalty. Neven and his team are passionate about what they do both verbally and by what they put on...More

Thank Micksum
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We went to Sunday Lunch with our women's group from Westport Co Mayo. From the moment we walked in the door the impeccable service began. We were seated in the elegant bar area where we had a drink before our meal. Then we were led...More

Thank highflyer07
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I went for dinner here with a friend and really enjoyed. The service is excellent and the food is absolutely superb - beautiful presentation and delicious flavours. It is a lovely venue too. I thought the standard had greatly increase since my previous visit 4...More

Thank fmc--1-2_3_4
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Travelling from Bettystown all the way up to Blacklion and back for just a meal might seem the definition of madness to some, but I can assure you it was worth the trip. We had wanted to go for a long time, but getting a...More

1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Stayed the night - super room and bed. Really good check-in and welcome Lovely menu and lots of advice Dining room was very pleasant and service just perfect Wine advice was spot on Food was superb Nice table at bar after the meal. Slept well...More

Thank Happy_IE
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Claudia V
August 18, 2017|
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Response from gtm_2015j | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claudia, there's no dress code... We chose smart casual. enjoy the experience.
Fiona M
July 2, 2016|
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Response from Hugh C | Reviewed this property |
Don't know Fiona. Give them a call.
September 11, 2015|
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Response from thep0stman | Reviewed this property |
I would echo Speedy's advice. I have done the Sunday Lunch option and the normal menu. For €40 you will not be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Cavan  >  Blacklion
  • Phone Number: +353 71 985 3022
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