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MacNean Restaurant

Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
+353 71 985 3022
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (40 reviews)
“beef” (23 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are just back from a visit to this fabulous restaurant and house. My wife surprised my for my birthday and booked a Saturday night dinner and an overnight stay. The whole experience was first class. The bedroom was so cosy and beautifully decorated. The...More

Thank JABDublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Planning to eat in MacNean for a long time I was not disappointed. Exuded class, style and quality from the moment we arrived until we left. Exquisite Prestige tasting menu.

Thank SarahH1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with friends here last night. The staff are absolutely lovely. Both professional and friendly, striking just the right note for our evening. The food was utterly delicious and I do not hesitate to recommend it for a very special occasion. In short...More

Thank EileenBM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was great. Blacklion is in the middle of nowhere! The warm greeting on arrival was so welcoming. The tasting menu was delicious. This was an experience instead of a meal. Highly recommended.

Thank cf_bib
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I'm very delayed leaving this review due to me getting flu. I visited MacNean House for the very first time in December. Fab 5 course dinner. Amazing food. Very filling. Lovely bottle of wine. Lovely Somellier, Blaithin I think. Really lovely barman. Raymond. He went...More

1  Thank UnaRyan
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The dinner experience really is excellent. From the canapés at the beginning until the petit fours at the end it really is worth the money. Treat yourself! Don't be put off by long waiting lists- keep an eye on the cancellations list as they have...More

Thank Ellie E
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Last night my friends and I visited the restaurant for an evening meal . There was 7 of us altogether and we had a fabulous time . From when we walked in, till we left, the service ambience and food were all top class. We...More

Thank 290514
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Wow a fabulous experience, the menu is very well thought out with a great variety and it was great to be able to swop between the menus . The food is beyond amazing and service second to none

Thank siobhan2B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The food was hard to describe it was so good. The staff were so friendly and the restaurant was beautiful and so classy.

Thank Edel M
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Visited MacNean house for my wife’s birthday on the 2nd of November . Was very disappointed that Nevin wasn’t in the restaurant on the night . We had heard so many good reports about how Nevin interacted with his guests. Wanted to get a book...More

1  Thank Garorourke7
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Claudia V
19 August 2017|
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Response from gtm_2015j | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claudia, there's no dress code... We chose smart casual. enjoy the experience.
Fiona M
2 July 2016|
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Response from Very_Last_Minute71 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know Fiona. Give them a call.
12 September 2015|
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Response from thep0stman | Reviewed this property |
I would echo Speedy's advice. I have done the Sunday Lunch option and the normal menu. For €40 you will not be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Cavan  >  Blacklion
  • Phone Number: +353 71 985 3022
  • E-mail
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