Neven and Amelda Maguire
Neven, Amelda and Gay Byrne
Neven and Amelda



Neven and MacNean House & Restaurant have received many prestigious awards, including:


Irish Restaurant Awards

‘Best Ulster Restaurant’ 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 

‘Best Ulster Chef’ 2013, 2012, 2010

‘Best Ulster Customer Service’ 2010.

‘Best Restaurant’ 2009

‘Best Chef’ 2009

‘Best Celebrity Chef’ 2010, 2009


Food & Wine Awards

'Ulster Best Restaurant' Award 2012, 2009, 2008, 2004, 2003, 2002,

'Ulster Best Chef' Award 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2004 

'Restaurant of the Year' Award 2008


Trip Advisor's Traveler’s Choice Awards 2013

Top 10 Restaurants in Europe  : Ireland’s only venue to be included.


Knighthood, Commanderie des fins Goustiers du Duche d’Alencon 2012


Georgina Campbell Award for Outstanding contribution to the Hospitality Industry 2012


Shortlisted for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2010


Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Award for Fine Dining (2008)


Georgina Campbell's Restaurant of the Year Award 2007


Special Award for Culinary Achievements and Tourism Promotion from Cavan County Council 2007


Georgina Campbell's Natural Food Award 2006


Jameson Chef of the Year 2004


Represented Ireland in the Bocuse d'Or World Cuisine Competition in Lyon, France 2001


Gold Medal Award Winner 2001 (Presented by Prince Charles in the House of Commons for high achievement in his career, while still in his 20's)


Bushmills Chef of the Year 1999 and 2000


Eurotoque Young Chef of the Year 1999

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