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Blackberry Cafe

Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
+353 95 42240
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“fresh salmon” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were welcomed by a lovely waitress who really knew her job and tried her best, and we also had a good starter with the calamare (although the aioli served with it was totally unecessary and it could've been more salt envolved) - but then...More

Thank Walkersinthemist
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lovely place to stop if travelling through. Excellent service from friendly efficient staff who obviously take a price in the place. Had the best calamari ever with a beautifully dressed salad and chilli mayo. It fed two as a snack for under 9 euros....More

Thank maria m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passed through Leenane on a recent trip in the west of Ireland and decided to stop for lunch in this charming cafe. The owner sat us by the window looking out over the water. I ordered an open prawn sandwich which was delicious and was...More

Thank lauralaura2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Leenane to ride the boat down to the mouth of the fjord. While there we stopped at Blackberry Cafe and we were thoroughly impressed. Their seafood chowder was the best I have ever eaten. The perfect mix of salmon, whitefish and scallops...More

Thank linda_morris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh scampi and calamari was delicious! Staff were very friendly and kind, 5 star service and 5 star meal 😁

Thank Camille A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here twice during our visit to Leenane. The seafood was fantastic and the calamari one of the best I have ever eaten. The lamb shank was also excellent. The service was efficient and friendly. The prices were very reasonable given the quality...More

Thank Essex_O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Blackberry Restaurant is one of our "must visit" places when we're in the West of Ireland. We found the place a few years ago after a trip down the spectacular road from Louisburgh to Lenane, and have returned every time we're in the area....More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lost count of the amount of times I have visited the BlackBerry Cafe. I simply love it! I go most years I am home in Ireland on holiday from the UK. The drive from Louisburg through the Dhuloch Pass is my favourite drive...More

1  Thank Patricia O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on the way to Galway. Just by chance. Food was delicious and service even better. If you are on the road to Galway definitely stop and have a meal.

Thank arlforman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful fresh taste of the sea in the calamari, mussels and chowder, the juices mopped up with gorgeous homemade brown bread. Never fail to stop here when we pass through Leenane. Staff are lovely and the restaurant is laid out well, the view from the...More

1  Thank Ulysses2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Leenane
  • Phone Number: +353 95 42240
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