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Magee's Bistro

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Tholsel Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3751
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6:00 pm - 10:30 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
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on NYE for dinner with few friends, staff were great and food was very tasty...would go back again !

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Thank jjjnewman2003
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal in this restaurant. They do a steak special for 2 with bottle of wine. There are other places that do it cheaper but I have to say that the steaks were first class, succulent, well seasoned and perfectly cooked. The staff are very friendly and very attentive.

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Thank CathJohnston
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited last weekend and got a special of lobster, crab and prawn in garlic butter. Honestly, best I have ever had and reasonably priced. A nice treat for our perfect weekend in Carlingford!

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Thank Laura B
Dublin
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to this wonderful bistro. Will definitely return. We were a large party and all our good was superb, definitely 5 star quality. Will definitely return and would highly recommend, sea food was amazing. Best restaurant we have been in in a long time. If your near definitely visit you won't be disappointed.

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Thank busybee1234
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Before I talk about this wonderful bistro I have to mention two items on my bucket list. The first a super Oyster Shot which I will definitely have again. The second Oyster Tempura, oysters should only be eaten au natural. I have no idea what the meat was like as we both went fish all the way. Starters of Prawns... More 

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Thank Noel4077
kildare
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This was not the night out we were expecting. Food was only average (my wife had the Lobster special I had steak) It was over priced and over rated. not much of an atmosphere for a couple, seemed to suit groups better. Staff were unfriendly and snobby Much better places to eat in Carlingford.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Simply unbelievably good fish, seafood and cocktails. We came last night and it blew our socks off. So good we came back again tonight. For seafood it equals Michaels in Key West for steak! Truly excellent!

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Thank Tim C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We book here every year as a large group and have never been disappointed yet. Food is fantastic and staff are friendly and attention. Can't fault it.

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Thank UnaB
Belfast, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We have been for dinner here quite a few times - magnificent food and super service. We have visited as a couple and in a large group of 12 + and the service has always been wonderful. Try the seafood platter - amazing; but don't worry of you're not keen on seafood or if you are vegetarian - the rest... More 

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Thank Bronagh M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Everything is just simply perfect in this restaurant, simply love it! We always come here with my partner to have a lovely romantic night together. Delicious meals, splendid atmosphere and excellent service! The interior is well-designed, colourful, intimate and enchanted, calms down your nerves. Also they do gorgeous cocktails! Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tholsel Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 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?