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Magee's Bistro

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Tholsel Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 (0)42 937 3751
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to watch the world go by. Prompt service and i loved the wine glasses, nearly fit a bottle in 😃

Thank waxiebabe
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner on Saturday night which I could imagine is the busiest night of the week and I wasn't disappointed, I had read a few reviews which had made me nervous but I needn't have worried. We arrived early and had a few drinks in their lovely bar, the manager (the blond lady other people complain about) came and... More 

Thank SavageMcK
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great option for fresh food (particularly fish dishes), lovely atmosphere and very good service. Excellent for gluten free options - they make the effort to adapt dishes if need be. Will definitely go again.

Thank Marie_Mcr
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked a table for 18 in this restraunt for a birthday party. We were having a weekend away and travelled from Waterford which is a 4 hour drive. The meal was booked for 6.30 and at 4 o clock we met some traffic in Dublin we rang and informed them we could be 20 to 30 minutes late.... More 

Thank Mary S
Armagh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant, friendly service and great food. The menu sways towards seafood so if this is not your thing avoid. I had the seafood platter which was delicious and my partner had sea bass and scallops which were equally delicious i'm told. Difficult to get a reservation so booking in advance is advised. Restaurant was booked out but didn't seem... More 

Thank Gerard H
County Louth, Ireland
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here numerous times over the years and last night, always come here for the seafood and never has disappointed, great flavours and presentation, will be returning regularly

Thank Niallma
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed with this restaurant. Reservations were done online and the reservation did not show in their system. Showed them the confirmation and staff still did not believe it was real. Although eventually they offered us a table, the staff was continuously combative to the point that we had to ask them to stop harassing us as we were trying to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a booking off Menupages.ie and received a confirmation email for our party of 10. Upon arrival they were not expecting us the restaurant said they had no record of our reservation. They offered to accommodate us on the provision that we left within an hour and a half. We appreciated this. The managers aggressive approach to the situation was... More 

Thank 154louise
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not very impressed unfortunately. service poor .waiters did not know basic stuff on menu or anything to do with wine list (not his fault ,id say ,he was new ,managments fault for poor training/supervision) .we were not told the specials and had to go to front door to find out .a general sense of disinterest in guests in my humble... More 

Thank peterfinian
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here al fresco on our last night - at least it was open on Monday, which a lot of places weren't. We ordered from the specials board. My wife's sea bass and scallops were great. My half lobster, crab claws and prawns were equally good, and very well cooked and presented. Not impressed that vegetables and chips were... More 

Thank Alex H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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

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