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Brabazon Restaurant

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Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
+353 41 9824621
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed - Thu 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in slane and had dinner in the brabazon wat a Great place. Friendly staff so helpful. food was lovely. We will b back hopfully soon

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here for a celebratory family meal.disappointing. Menu choice poor and overpriced. Nobody enjoyed starter, Main course, rib eye steak was TOUGH..... Trimmings were lovely. Pork dry, fish nice but small portion. Dessert mixed bag. Breads were lovely. Cellar bar closed so sitting at dinner table all night which was uncomfortable and not good for talking to everyone at a long... More 

Thank Niamhn123
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

Good morning Niamh I am sorry that you and your family did not enjoy your dinner with us recently. For larger groups we do offer a set menu which does limit choice, however this would have been offered and agreed prior to the evening. We do however take on board your comments with a view to improving our product and... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner needs to undergo a second small op for cancer and was avoiding animal protein, including dairy on medical advice and so I took him to the tranquility of Tankardstown to distract him. The maitre'd there was superb, dropping to his knees to have discreet chat with my partner about the chef's suggestions. They couldn't have been more accommodating.... More 

Thank Sarah M
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thank you again for your favorable review, it is most appreciated. It was our pleasure to look after you both, and I am glad to hear all your needs were catered for appropriately. I will be sure to pass on your gratitude to our maitre'd Derek. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Many thanks, Gary Britton. More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent... delicious subtle flavour to the soup... fish cooked to perfection...fabulous desserts.. an absoloute treat.. at a very reasonable price for the quality of the food and style of the presentation. Staff were also very charming

Thank cie027
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Had a really fantastic dinner in Brabazon, the food was the best I think I've ever had. Found the staff to be very friendly. We had a really wonderful night and will definitely be back. Would highly recommend.

Thank sparkycheek
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

On arrival pre dinner drinks barman had no idea what he was doing, smart comments to us while we were trying to engage in a conversation with him. His manner could not have been any worse it was a "don't bother me" attitude. At dinner table manager no explanation of menu rhymed off a list of food while walking away... More 

Thank Shoes3
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am sorry to hear you had an unpleasant visit to Brabazon Restaurant. This is very much out of character and we would like to discuss this further with you. I will private message you to request your contact details and get in touch as soon as possible to discuss the situation. Many thanks, Gary Britton More 

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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Brabazon is a beautiful setting in the grounds of Tankardstown House. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. A mix of shabby chic, country and formal dining décor and furnishings create a relaxed sophisticated air. The staff are friendly, have great attention to detail (picking out from an enquiry when choosing options that I don't take butter) and very knowledgeable about... More 

Thank AliMcDaniel
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your very kind review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time in Brabazon Restaurant and you were well looked after by our staff. We do indeed take pride in what we do and it is always so nice to see this recognised by guests. Glad you enjoyed your extra treats from our Head... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had breakfast here the night after our wedding - the food was fantastic and loved all of the options. We were able to select food from the 'buffet' but also order from the menu. It was a nice selection and even accommodated the pickiest of eaters.

1 Thank REH J
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Absolutely amazing dining experience last night in The Brabazon Restaurant, The food was stunning as was the service.

1 Thank Tara M
Westport, Ireland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We had an amazing dinner here for my Birthday. Wine was on the house because we were celebrating. Great staff, and one of the best dinners in Ireland.

Thank Elizabeth T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Slane
  • Phone Number: +353 41 9824621
Appropriately named after the previous owner of Tankardstown, our flagship restaurant boasts fine dining and a cosy atmosphere. With recent accolades including 2AA Rosettes, RAI's Best Chef in Leinster and best Hotel Restaurant in Meath, Brabazon Restaurant offers diners a feast for the eyes and the palate.

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