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Blackberry Cafe

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Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
+353 95 42240
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dunmow
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent from the moment we walked in. Nothing was an issue and food was fantastic. My wife had the oysters and she asked if she could have a prawn and crab open sandwich which was no problem. I had the seafood platter and it was fresh and tasty. Staff and service was excellent and we also returned for dinner twice... More 

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Thank scottmicrolights
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We dined in this restaurant early April. The food was wonderful. Cosy ambience and great service. Very chatty proprietor. Right in centre of beatiful Leenane.

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Thank bellscross
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in Leenane overnight, en route to Cong from Clifden, and had a wonderful dinner at Blackberry Cafe. Great atmosphere, delicious food made with local ingredients, and very friendly service. Highly recommended!

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Thank tcj3000
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend everyone to stop at this restaurant. I went there yesterday for lunch with my partner and my parents and the food was fabulous. First of all the restaurant is in a beautiful village with a wonderful scenery. Moreover, the staff was really welcoming even though it was really busy! We had mussels, Irish stew and fish... More 

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Thank Margot C
O'Brien, Florida, United States
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So welcoming by the owner/son. The view of the water along with the food was a perfect way to end out day. Tastefully decorated, small seating & the food will wow you. Very clean, thank you for your service.

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Thank Karen M
Boston, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here and try the Calamari!....not the usual rubber-bands in batter, but melt-in-the-mouth morsels straight from the water....then try the fishcakes....not an ounce of breadcrumb or potato filler in sight...just crammed with salmon and white fish...if only there were more like this....visited twice in April 2017 , and worth every Euro !

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Thank BCFoodie
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice welcome with homely atmosphere. Excellent food. The best prawns I have ever tasted and great fish cakes. So fresh and well presented. Would highly recommend for lunch.

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Thank Familyontour2011
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop looking at the menu and just order the mussels. You're in Leenaun. Look at the fjord. Do you see the fjord? What are they doing in the fjord? Oh, they're harvesting mussels? So why would you order anything else? Truly delicious mussels, never had any better. I would come here and eat again in a heartbeat. In fact, I... More 

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Thank Mark H
Marble Falls, Texas
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here one evening while staying at Delphi Lodge. While situated in a small town, we were pleasantly surprised by the quality and diversity of the menu. Great food, but seafood chowder was our favorite!

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1 Thank beccalambert
Leenane, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely little place with a nice ambiance and delicious food. Very accommodating but would recommend booking ahead during the summer months as places are limited

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Leenane
  • Phone Number: +353 95 42240

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?