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121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (132 reviews)
“crab claws” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I went there for a dinner with my friend and we left very disappointed. We both had steaks and it was probably the worst steaks we had. Very chewy and nobody came to check on us as I left half of my steak on plate....More

Thank janka145
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here last Friday night. Ordered 2 fillet steaks at €28 each. One to be cooked well done. The other medium well. The both came out 20 minutes later completely raw. Had to send back to be cooked further. I think they were...More

Thank karenancker
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Both the food and service was excellent. It was our first time in McLearys and it did not disappoint. I would highly recommend the starter salad as it was easily the nicest salad I ever had in a restaurant, such a pity I couldnt get...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very nice dinner venue, walking distance from our hotel. Excellent food, lively atmosphere, friendly staff. Would recommend this restaurant anytime.

Thank Muireall
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We walked in at thankfully a quiet time and though we had to wait for a table to be prepared for us, it was worth it. Staff accommodated us with a perfect table for us to put our buggy out of the way and allow...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a nice dinner venue, walking distance from our hotel and obviously a contributor to trip advisor could only look in one place for advice! Mc Learys was just around the corner from the tower hotel. It looked busy but their were...More

1  Thank Jomac90
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Food is excellent and service Is excellent. Have been here on many occasions and they surpass expectations every time. The restraunt in my opinion is getting better and better every time I visit. Would 100% recommend to anyone looking for great food

1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Great service here always. Menu is basic enough but it's tasty food always . Nice wine. Even though staff are busy they are very friendly.

1  Thank Patra051
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

2nd time visiting this restaurant,heard so much positive feedback from people,The first time I had garlic mushrooms which were very nice,followed by sirloin steak which was a total let down,I ask for it well done which it was,but ending up eating approx a 1/3 of...More

Thank gunter162
Reviewed 29 June 2016

On a short break in Waterford, booked a table for 6pm. We got a great friendly welcome, and a window table to watch the world go by. Food was excellent, and very reasonable. We chose from the Value Menu (2 courses .. 20€). Portions were...More

1  Thank Mary H
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26 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
18 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, 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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