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McLeary's

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121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return visit. The restaurant has relocated to The Quay making for increased footfall and more accessible. The food remains excellent value, with an amazing value menu running all evening. There is a wide choice with an excellent selection of fish to choose from. Good atmosphere and great value and tasting food - what more could one ask... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night our last night in Waterford and wow the saying "leave the best till last " really sums it up. I'm so sorry we didn't find this place sooner as we would have been there every night. Beautifully decorated you can tell that the owners take pride in thier establishment. The food was out of this world... More 

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Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here last Thursday night (an awful night weather-wise). I was with a group of 7 work colleagues. Staff were very helpful and friendly without hovering. I ordered starter and main course. the starter was one of the best black pudding started I have had. The main I went for the 8oz sirloin, well done. It came with the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice spot in Waterford city, with a nice atmosphere for a group. Service is good, and prices are reasonable. Food was fine - not exceptional, but certainly enjoyable. There are bars nearby if you want to go out afterwards, so good as part of an overall night out.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with family. Some elderly members but easy access to restaurant. Food was good and service was excellent . Good choice on menu. Busy at weekends recommend making reservation. Not the cheapest but recommended.

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Thank deiseboyz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and probably the best steak in Waterford. Went there with my girlfriend a number of time and each time the staff have been more than great. Would recommend it.

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Waterford, Ireland
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was really friendly and good. However, the separator walls between tables are a nuisance at the least; you were never sure when you are going to knock one over and that eases up the Atmosphare in a business group. The food, though good is overpriced (and that was the opinion among all regular business travellers).

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Waterford, Ireland
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my dinner here and I would highly recommended it,very friendly and helpful staff...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cosy restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. Excellent service from all the staff and the food was great quality and fresh. The four different meals ordered were lovely, steak was one of the best I've had. I can also recommend the calypso coffee

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Cork
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice restaurant with an owner who cares about the quality of the food and service. I had a lovely sirloin steak, onion rings, pepper sauce and chips. The owner came over 2 or three times to make sure all was Ok. The waitress told me how long my steak would take before it would be served. There is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?