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Brabazon Restaurant

Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
+353 41 982 4621
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  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“scallops” (7 reviews)
“parsnips” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Tankardstown House | Rathkenny, Slane, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were offered a choice of two menu’s, one a set menu and 2nd main menu. We went for the set as it was super value at €40 / 4course. Waitress was so nice and extremely friendly. She explained any item we queried and gave...More

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be staying in the main house and had lunch and dinner in the Brabazon Restaurant. Both meals were fantastic with the best of local in season ingredients brought together skillfully to produce superb food. We had the seven course taster...More

Thank Ronan M
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ronan, Sincere thanks for your kind and descriptive review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and your dining experiences in our award winning Brabazon Restaurant. Chef's 7 Course Tasting Menu was an excellent choice, and I am glad to hear...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

From what seems to be a converted outbuilding of Tankardstown House, you soon find out that this is a fine dining experience. The server we had was the ultimate professional and my gluten free needs were no problem at all. The whole night was a...More

Thank Michael L
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Michael, Sincere thanks for your excellent review of our award winning Brabazon Restaurant. I am so very pleased to read you enjoyed your dining experience, and you were well looked after by your server. We pride ourselves in catering for all dietary requirements, with...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Firstly the decor of this establishment is exquisite with a rustic yet rich feel to it. Sampled the set menu with my partner which was without fault delicious. Pigeon to start which was tastefully paired with a tossed pine nut salad. I chose duck for...More

Thank 195niamhc
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Only the 3rd time that i have visited here once for lunch and twice for Dinner,it is a lovely setting and easy parking. The food was excellent we all had the Rib Eye steak which was cooked to perfection and you did not even get...More

Thank Herbert143
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Herbert, Many thanks for your review and for recommending us to other travellers and diners. I am very pleased you had an enjoyable visit, and that you are a returning visitor. Our Rib Eye Steak certainly is a popular choice on the menu, and...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Had dinner here recently while staying in the hotel. The place is very tastefully decorated and the staff are very welcoming and friendly. The food is out of this world - one of the best steaks we have ever tasted. We had the rib eye...More

Thank RainydaysDublin
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I'm pretty sure we were well off the beaten path and looking for lunch when the Google machine directed us to Brabazon (search "really good food near me"). What an elegant setting for lunch on a sunny day. We had simple food prepared very nicely...More

Thank ace4444
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Brabazon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Dear guest, Many thanks for your great review. We are a bit off the beaten track all right, but I'm sure you will agree we are worth the journey. Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 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 12 June 2017

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 31 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank mychik
Reviewed 10 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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