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19 The Mall, Waterford X91 RP38, Ireland
+353 51 858 002
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“mixed starter” (18 reviews)
“thai food” (16 reviews)
“weeping tiger” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 The Mall, Waterford X91 RP38, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience, food very tasty, staff excellent, we will be back very soon. The old world feel of the building coupled with a fab menu make it easy to return.

Thank Michaelboland68
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Had a very special, once-in-a-lifetime, family occasion upcoming so to celebrate I booked a table for afterwards months in advance with the owner. Specifically requested a particular table and mentioned that my aunt (who would be joining us) had a more traditional palate and could...More

1  Thank MiChiamoMichele
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This Thai/Vietnamese food restaurant is located directly across the street from the Bishops Palace in a Historic home. Our dinners were made of fresh vegetables, good meats, and an excellent application of seasoning to bring out the flavors of the food. We enjoyed the spiciness...More

2  Thank Konacontent
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely Thai/Vietnamese restaurant close to the Tower Hotel. Lovely setting in a Georgian House so you get a glimpse of what homes were like. We ate upstairs - downstairs was full and had a lovely atmosphere - Lovely food - early bird available -...More

1  Thank Nhiggins
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a Thursday night. It was very busy and we hadn’t booked but we were accomodated by the friendly waitress. First impressions were that it was a quirky little restaurant, good atmosphere. I had the mixed platter to start, very tasty! My...More

Thank aisling m
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Sabai in Nov 2017 for the first time and fell in love. The food is amazing, the staff are lovely and helpful, decor is gorgeous and again the cocktails aren't shy! Ended up back here 3 times in a fortnight with various different...More

2  Thank DonnaW87213
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This place serves the best Thai food I have tasted outside of Thailand. The pad Thai is a personal favourite and my partner swears by the Weeping Tiger which she reluctantly shares. At this stage we have tried most of the menu and loved it...More

Thank johnbyrne302
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We have eaten at Sabai twice in the first months of this year. Each time we visit we enjoy the experience more and more. A very extensive and interesting menu freshly cooked and presented really well. Always a warm welcome, plenty of space and other...More

1  Thank deMJ
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This place consistently does the best Thai food in Waterford. Service is very warm and friendly and the decor is classy. There is a small bar with a great range of drinks and top class cocktails. Highly recommended

2  Thank benparker178
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I recently visited the restaurant with a group of friends and while the food was very nice the staff were not. Upon going to pay the bill we told the manager we wished to split the bill, we proceeded to pay and when the last...More

4  Thank Catherinebrobhy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 The Mall, Waterford X91 RP38, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 858 002
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Sabai is set in a beautiful Georgian townhouse which was at one time the home of Thomas Francis Meagher. Laid out over 2 floors the restaurant also has an outdoor dining area in an enclosed sunny courtyard .
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