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Parnell Street, Waterford, Ireland
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Totally enjoyable meal at espresso fresh and tasty and good prompt service also ,steak cooked perfectly and lovely cod dish

Thank Richie M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite being very busy for Valentine's day we were made very welcome and service was excellent. Lovely set menu on offer if you wanted it. Cookies and ice cream dessert was highlight.

Thank Diana M
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing service, and amazing food all round. I have been here multiple times, the pasta (gluten free), the steak and the chicken are all amazing. Could not fault the food in any way. Served quickly. And early bird menu before 7 oclock, 3 courses for 23 euro not bad!

Thank 123watwat
Waterford, Ireland
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in for a Wednesday evening dinner around 7pm, 3 of us seated immediately no problems.. Friendly and professional waiting staff, fast service. Food was amazing, (I got the penne tubes with chicken and pancetta and creamy sauce. Pricing was fine. Atmosphere was fantastic though I'd return here for that alone! A big airy restaurant. I'll be back to check... More 

Thank jane2233
Waterford, Ireland
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

18 of us in the group, extensive menu with lots to choose from for everyone. Great tasting food. Very pleasant waiting staff. Reasonably priced. We also got to pay as couples which is amazing , I've never experienced that with a big group in a restaurant. Definitely recommend Espresso and will be back 👍🎉they brought out the birthday cake for... More 

Thank Francesmonica
Cork, Ireland
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the set menu as it was such a large group service was fast efficient and friendly. Excellent really the food was the exact same.

Thank sdp55
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff. Food is always to the highest quality. I would recommend it everyone I know :)

Thank jamseylacey93
Waterford, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The staff are second to none, they friendly and very approachable, every time I attend this lovely restaurant their is always a fantastic atmosphere. Never once did my friends or I have any problem with the food, its always cooked beautifully and to a high standard. Overall I would recommend anyone give espresso a try and you will not be... More 

Thank sineadr94
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure to eat here. The food has never been less than fantastic and the staff couldn't be more friendly. No matter how busy the restaurant is, it is always comfortable. The early bird menu is great value too!

Thank Emmet M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A group of friends and myself ate here earlier in the week. The food was lovely as always and there was a nice atmosphere. However one waitress was so unaccomodating. We were actually taken aback by her. One of our party asked if it would be possible to have chilli taken out of one of the dishes. She was met... More 

Thank Niamh S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parnell Street, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford

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