About Us

We offer good fine simple cooking with a wide range of local seafood in our display cabinet, and our special serlection displayed on our blackboard all from around the bay of Carlingford and across the water to Kilkeel with its abundance of fishing boats, along with local beef and poultry from the local farms.

Within just one hour drive from both Dublin and Belfast, situated in the medieval heritage town of Carlingford, along the paved Tholsel street, with past relics such as The Mint (built in 1467) which still stands today. Also The Thosel (or Gate Tower) with its entrance from the north leading into Tholsel Street remains in excellent condition. Here you can discover a charming atmostphere of fine shops all within the surrounding views of Carlingford lough, King John's Castle and The Mourne Mountain. Close to the heart of the Medieval centre of Carlingford and under the protective shadow of The Tholsel Gate stands Magees Bistro, it offers short menu's of fresh seasonal food defined as modern. It's modern style and decor of the dining room with its open kitchen and all our beef is local Irish, cooked on our built in natural charcoal B.B.Q, which allows you to see steak being cooked, and to relax and appreciate its fine cuisine.

We look forward to seeing you!