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Brabazon Restaurant

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Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
+353 41 982 4621
Sun 12:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 20:30
Wed - Thu 18:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Dunshaughlin, Ireland
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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 to be that bit different from other restaurants. Also really well presented and good value... More 

Thank Micksum
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

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 to improving the selection on offer. We look forward to a return visit from you... More 

San Francisco, California
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 all night which was uncomfortable and not good for talking to everyone at a long... More 

Thank Niamhn123
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

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 do however take on board your comments with a view to improving our product and... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 discreet chat with my partner about the chef's suggestions. They couldn't have been more accommodating.... More 

Thank Sarah M
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

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 our maitre'd Derek. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Many thanks, Gary Britton. More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Had a really fantastic dinner in Brabazon, the food was the best I think I've ever had. Found the staff to be very friendly. We had a really wonderful night and will definitely be back. Would highly recommend.

Thank sparkycheek
Monaghan, Ireland
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

On arrival pre dinner drinks barman had no idea what he was doing, smart comments to us while we were trying to engage in a conversation with him. His manner could not have been any worse it was a "don't bother me" attitude. At dinner table manager no explanation of menu rhymed off a list of food while walking away... More 

Thank Shoes3
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am sorry to hear you had an unpleasant visit to Brabazon Restaurant. This is very much out of character and we would like to discuss this further with you. I will private message you to request your contact details and get in touch as soon as possible to discuss the situation. Many thanks, Gary Britton More 

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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Brabazon is a beautiful setting in the grounds of Tankardstown House. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. A mix of shabby chic, country and formal dining décor and furnishings create a relaxed sophisticated air. The staff are friendly, have great attention to detail (picking out from an enquiry when choosing options that I don't take butter) and very knowledgeable about... More 

Thank AliMcDaniel
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your very kind review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time in Brabazon Restaurant and you were well looked after by our staff. We do indeed take pride in what we do and it is always so nice to see this recognised by guests. Glad you enjoyed your extra treats from our Head... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had breakfast here the night after our wedding - the food was fantastic and loved all of the options. We were able to select food from the 'buffet' but also order from the menu. It was a nice selection and even accommodated the pickiest of eaters.

1 Thank REH J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 21:30
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
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 Leinster and best Hotel Restaurant in Meath, Brabazon Restaurant offers diners a feast for the eyes and the palate.

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