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121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (143 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (9 reviews)
“crab claws” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 619 reviews

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

In town center - very convenient. Food was excellent. I had the surf and turf which was cooked to perfection! My husband had the seafood pie - phenomenal!!!! Best sticky toffee pudding we had the entire week while in Ireland!!!!

Thank casey s
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for a joint birthday celebration last week as a large group. We were seated upstairs. Beautiful furniture and decor all around. Bread sticks and pesto on the table lovely little touch. The menu had a great variety. The value menu also. You had...More

Thank jane2233
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We really struggled to find a good place to eat in Waterford with the hubby being lactose and gluten intolerant. We stopped at one little pub that advertised gluten free buns for their sandwiches but as I was enjoying my beer, the waitress came back...More

Thank Newfygirl_Ontario
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant & food is top class. Lovely atmosphere and setting. I've had dinner here with my wife and for family occasions we have never been disappointed. Look forward to next visit.

Thank richard c
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have just returned from a 14 day tour of Ireland with Trafalgar Tours. One nice part of the tour was the opportunity to visit several Irish towns along the way and do some shopping and visit the local pubs. At each pub we found...More

Thank Edward_G32
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service and wonderful staff. Well worth a visit for a great night out. A thoroughly great night out.

Thank Rothmans27
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Extremely impressed with our meal tonight. I had the confit leg of duck and it was perfectly cooked, enjoyed every bite. My partner had the steakhouse burger and is still talking about it. As for dessert, divine is all I can say! I would highly...More

Thank ManicPurple
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were so hungry after shopping -- the fold at Waterford Crystal suggested this place. Really noce. Had great fish and chips and many beer choices

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Four of us had an evening meal here and we found there was good menu at very fair prices. Staff were very friendly indeed, we had quite a large lunch and when my wife and her sister asked if they could share the Beef Short...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 21 September 2017

FIrst, try to make a reservation, we didn't and got in but I advise you to make one. Food was good, service was wonderful, and they didn't try to run you out when you were done dining. (Unlike some places in the States)

Thank Alan P
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Questions & Answers
25 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from JackieBoy2014 | Reviewed this property |
McLearys has only been around since 2011 when they opened on High Street. The Wine Vault was there before them and that opened in the late 80's I think. Before that, "proper" restaurants were few and far between in Waterford
17 April 2016|
Response from Colin H |
You do need to make reservations as they book up fast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 853 444
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