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MacNean Restaurant

Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
+353 71 985 3022
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (37 reviews)
“beef” (23 reviews)
“sorbet” (13 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I tried to book McNean's in June,only to be disappointed because they were booked out every Saturday night for the next six or seven months. Fortunately I was put on their cancellation list and when they rang me a couple of weeks ago I didn't...More

Thank Mervyn D
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently visited MacNean restaurant with my two daughters and had a most delightful experience. The food was absolutely delicious and the presentation was top class. The staff were most friendly, courteous and helpful. The icing on the cake was meeting the man himself Neven,...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on Friday night with our seven year old daughter. We each had the tasting menu and they did small portions for my daughter who absolutely adored her first tasting menu experience! The team took care of us very well and imparted non...More

Thank Jodene v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having received many recommendations for this restaurant, we booked well in advance after failing to obtain a reservation on a previous visit to the area. We attended last night with great anticipation and arrived about 10 minutes prior to our 9.30pm reservation. From the moment...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time, but it won't be our last. From the time we arrived till we left we were made to feel special, we stayed overnight the room was just lovely, well done to all.

Thank larop123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night my husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our 6th visit to MacNean's . The staff were as usual discreet, very friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. Nevin himself talked to many of the diners while orders were being taken and even assured me that if I...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a six month wait, we finally got to macneans in July as a Xmas present It was well worth the wait. A warm welcome on arrival. A nice touch is that you order your food whilst you are having a pre dinner drink which...More

Thank WineguyRich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always, macneans restaurant is the absolute pinnacle in beautiful food and amazing service! The staff go above and beyond - always have a smile on their face and nothing is too big an ask! The food is incredible: tasty, seasonable and irresistible. You'll always...More

Thank amya3294
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just had our third visit to MacNean Restaurant in Blacklion. On the two previous occasions, in 2000 and 2001 everything scored a perfect 10 but regretably this time we agreed that the"wow factor" just wasn't there any more. The main difference since we last...More

Thank Berniebobcat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go at intervals to MacNeans (I don't subscribe to the adage that too much of a good thing is bad for you!!!), as much to preserve its special status and to remind ourselves just how very good it is. To be honest on the...More

Thank Imjustatourist2
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Questions & Answers
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Blacklion, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Cavan  >  Blacklion
  • Phone Number: +353 71 985 3022
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