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“Great food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of McGovern's Restaurant

McGovern's Restaurant
Ranked #10 of 52 Restaurants in Malahide
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, European, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

Set in great location within Malahide. Wide menu with many tastes provided for, although they seem to specalise in burgers. Staff are attentive and very friendly and there is a relaxed vibe. The burgers were delicious as was the desserts.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ah199
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“Great Food, Superb Value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

This restaurant is trying to find its place and will do so. The food is top qualiy, very nicely selcted and cooked and presented very well. The menu is interesting and the service is prompt and friendly. The decor is a mix of family friendly and bistro and so does not do full justice to the quality of the food, but that aside a really nice dining experience is to be had. Prices are very good value for the quality of food served. Try it.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Mikefoodlover_15
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Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“best steak i've had in a long time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

Ate here last saturday night for the first time and was very impressed. Starters for the table included duck salad, prawns, calamari and an antipasti board. All were very well presented and went down well. Mains included a fillet of cod, a duck breast, a catalan chicken and I had the ribeye with prawns and bearnaise. All were excellent, perfectly cooked and full of flavour. My steak was the best I've had in a long time. There was a lovely atmosphere in the place and service was good. We were very pleasantly surprised and are looking forward to our return. This might be our new saturday night thing.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank matt m
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3 reviews
“Excellent food, service could be better”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Steak is cooked to perfection! Our party also has lamb ragout and duck. All dishes were delicious.
Service was a bit slow and not much interaction but polite enough.
Would definitely come back!!

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Thank Rudders999
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“average:-((”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

Hello,I went recently to this restaurant and I can say it's not that great as reviews says.I think that food is pretty ok generally just the service wasn't what we expected.The waiter was talking too much,all the time,we almost had no privacy and time to eat.Too many informations and crap...otherwhise ok but I'd like to try something new in Malahide...

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank kathy p
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