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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An absolutely delicious meal, fish was fresh out of the ocean and very tasty, beautifully prepared, delicious wine...Only down side was ordered an avocado side salad and got about 3 tiny slivers of avocado and we were last to leave at 11.45 so felt under pressure to finish up...other than that super!

Thank AnnmarieBrophy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

myself and my friend Mairead went here as a treat for my birthday, the food here is fantastic and the ambience is lovely, the food is a bit pricey but i guess your paying for the town surrounding your in. inspite of this i would still go back, you haven't been to Carlingford unless you've dined in Magee's

Thank Sandra L
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We started off with a cocktail and they went down really well. My original mojito was very good. Both starters and mains were of a very high standard. None of us had any issues whatsoever. I ordered the Surf&Turf as a main and while I ordered my steak to be medium-well, I believe that this was done a bit too... More 

Thank DimT_78
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

myself and Mr husband ate here last Thursday night. we arrived at 8.20pm. we were greeted by a friendly waiter who showed us to our table have us menus and pointed to the specials on the blackboard above the kitchen. I ordered the prawn pil pil and the salmon in puff pastry and my husband had the caesar salad and... More 

Thank Sharon M
Newry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service good, busy and noisy. Expensive but well worth a visit book to make sure you get a table.

Thank ps001303
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a meal in June with 4 friends.We booked a table for 6.30pm.The waitress was nice although we hadn't even sat down and was told they need the table back for 8.30pm. ( tiny bit off putting at the start).We all ordered the surf and turf and certainly were not disappointed one word fabulous!! the steak was... More 

Thank Jenny R
Navan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Everything from the staff,atmosphere,food,service was 100% could not make one negative comment! We were served promptly but not ott will Def be back ☺☺☺

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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, European, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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?