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McGovern's Restaurant

Main Street, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 828 3906
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (26 reviews)
“steak” (49 reviews)
“aussie burger” (5 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Malahide, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to McGovern's for a family get-together Sunday lunch. Was very impressed with the ambiance and the service, but the food was outstanding. The menu had many tempting offerings, but most of us decided to go with the Sunday Roast special. Best roast beef I've...More

Thank repleo52
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

we came for early dinner after all-day walk, both meat (rib eye steak) and fish (prawns, sea platter,fish and chips) dishes were apsolutely amazing! with reasonable prices. good wine list,as well. nice,friendly and very helpful staff, looking forward to come back

Thank Silvija G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went for for lunch to this charming restaurant situated on the crossroads in the centre of Malahide. The ambiance is warm and inviting, staff are friendly and efficient while the food is excellent. A great combination. Having two coeliacs in our party...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a Sunday visit to malahide castle we stopped here for the traditional Sunday roast. Delicious. We did not try anything else on the menu

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seafood chowder was to die for, with a sea bass that was fresh as could be- my friend had a burger which was a mix of pork and beef- which she enjoyed. Mention it if you need separate checks, as they didn't ask and...More

Thank Bluebuckle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner at Jim McGovern's Restaurant, Malahide, IE deserves the highest praise, as do the staff. My steamed mussels in white wine cream sauce cannot be beat. A high point for me. The Restaurant sits on a picturesque corner at the center of town. A...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After an unimpressive experience somewhere else we decided to try McGovern's. It was a great choice. The starters came in pretty quickly and they were delicious: we went for he Thai fish cakes, a chicken salad and the goats cheese. The hake as a main...More

Thank salimsb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really great burger here - there was a really good value with the early bird special. One complaint: I asked for a Jamison NEAT, and got it on the rocks...

Thank jafrink
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for a while as our last experience wasn't great. Nothing has changed unfortunately. The food is fine, the restaurant is nice and the menu is good. In fact for casual dining this is ok. It's such a pity that the staff do...More

2  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Lunch here on our first day in lovely Malahide. Many places were closed, so we took a chance on McGoverns (no Tripadvisor review at hand!). Delighted we ate here. Delicious mussels and superb seafood chowder. You're on the Irish coast, so seafood ought to be...More

Thank Peter K
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Nearby Attractions
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.66 km away
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.96 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Malahide, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Malahide
  • Phone Number: +353 1 828 3906
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