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Geoff's Bar

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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8/9 John Street | Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 874 787
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Waterford, Ireland
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

There's something about geoffs ... Longstanding Waterford pub ... Very relaxed atmosphere ... Decent pub grub .. Smoking area out the back which doesn't permeate into the bar ... . This bar attracts All ages, professions creeds ... Etc .. A real medley . You're as likely to meet an 18 year old student as a retiree ..All enjoying themselves... More 

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Thank Waterford55
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Most shops and restaurants were closed because of a holiday. We came in at 7:45 pm and had 15 minutes before the kitchen closed, but with the bank holiday I'm not sure if that has anything to do with the timing. Chairs were low and a bit wobbly but despite the dim pub atmosphere the food was worth it. Burger... More 

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Thank Caroline M
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

dont be put off by the exterior or the dinghy interior. food was very good, reasonably priced and very big portions make sure you have the chips

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Thank Maisie0465
San Francisco, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Believe it or not, this Pub had the best meal we had in the whole of Ireland! The service was exceptional, and the food was stunning. I had Chicken Curry that was better than what I have had in London, or Bangalore India. My wife had fresh salmon, with mash and it was cooked to perfection.

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Thank Steve N
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Very average, note this is a pub. People go out smelling nice while you are eating your fish and chips. Lets put it this way, its like you are on a table drinking cocktails and the table beside you are eating a burger with chips. No separating walls... This used to be a nice pub. Now it is expensive and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

My favourite spot for food and drink in Waterford. Really nice varied menu (the shoestring potatoes are the best) and the music is always good. Really relaxed bar and good selection of drinks. Perfect food and drinks with a group of friends.

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Thank _jud1991
Augusta, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We spoke to several locals before deciding on a place for dinner, and all signs pointed to Geoff's. We were not disappointed! The atmosphere was incredible, and the food was simply delicious. The bar tending and wait staff were among the best my family and I experienced on our vacation. You can't go wrong with anything you get on this... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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622 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Popped in before and after a meal in town on a Friday night. A busy spot, but with plenty of room to comfortably accommodate everyone. Popular for food too. Service was quick, and a nice atmosphere overall.

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Thank barrera
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

After many fantastic visits I had to finally write a review, I was here yesterday for lunch with a friend. She had the haddock and I had the quiche of the day, we were both delighted with our food and the lovely atmosphere. We both love the decor and mismatched furniture the whole vintage style is amazing and we love... More 

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Thank Aoife D
Penzance, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I love this place. Great food and a wonderful atmosphere. I could have spent all afternoon soaking it up.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8/9 John Street | Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 874 787

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