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Brabazon Restaurant

Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
+353 41 982 4621
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Best restaurant in Meath”
3 weeks ago
“Merveilleux restaurant ”
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this wonderful restaurant several times in recent years, for many different occasions from a large birthday celebration to dinner with friends. Without exception the food has always been exceptional. Fine dining in beautiful surroundings.More

Thank BrownieLover
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Brabazon Restaurant, your title of Best restaurant in Meath is most flattering! It's great to hear such lovely feedback from a return visitor, and I am delighted that regardless of the occasion, the food has...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is just perfection ! Hôtel and rooms are great Service is fantastic The restaurant clearly deserve his réputation !

Thank mychik
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I had an enjoyable dinner with my wife and parents in law. The menu was concise but had all the crowd pleasers . I had steak tar tar to start which was good but needed some additional seasoning. All my companions had scallops which were...More

Thank Simon B
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Good afternoon Simon B. Many thanks for your review of dinner in Brabazon at Tankardstown and the critique of the food which thankfully you overall enjoyed. We enjoy feedback from our guests as it serves to keep us seeking to improve the product and the...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Brabazon at Tankardstown is a fantastic restaurant, in the courtyard of an old country house. Everything was perfect, décor is gorgeous, lovely welcome by the restaurant manager who talked through our menu options. The food is quite pricey and portions on the small size, but...More

Thank ostan14
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We weren't here after hearing good reviews and weren't disappointed. Beautifully design in an old out house with quaint decor. Greeted by a very nice team of staff and looked after very well. Our food was so tasty and fresh with that extra little twist...More

Thank Micksum
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Good morning Micksum Many thanks for your review of your Sunday Lunch with us in Brabazon Restaurant and glad you enjoyed your visit. You make a fair point in relation to the children's menu and we will take a look at this with a view...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

The chefs used every trendy method - charing, ash, curing, fermenting, etc, etc., - none overdone, all adding to the total success of the dishes. Absolutely fantastic meal.

1  Thank rmaria
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 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

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 August 2016 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...More

Thank Niamhn123
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

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...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

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...More

Thank Sarah M
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

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...More

Reviewed 12 August 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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12:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Slane
  • Phone Number: +353 41 982 4621
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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 Meath and Best Hotel Restaurant in Meath, Brabazon Restaurant offers diners a feast for the eyes and the palate.
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