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121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford X91 Y582, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (142 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (9 reviews)
“onion rings” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford X91 Y582, Ireland
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great good, great value and great service. Made to feel very welcome and the atmosphere is good. One of the best dining experiences in waterford

1  Thank Mick P
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Came here on Monday night at approx 6pm. Lovely crowd here for Monday night. Had plaice and my wife had seafood pie . Both lovely. Had glass of wine which was good too. Staff were very nice especially head waiter who was very pleasant ..

1  Thank Glantann
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My friend recently brought me to McLeary's for a treat for my birthday. We had been before so we knew what to expect. I had the steak and it was really lovely as it just melted in my mouth. The service was good but I...More

2  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very pleased we stopped here for dinner. Staff is very friendly and professional. Food was both inventive and delicious. Had fish goujons and smoked salmon with Guinness a d an Italian Pinot Grigio.

1  Thank JeevesBertie
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We could only get a 6.30pm seating on a saturday, that was booking 1 week ahead. When we arrived I understood why. Its was very busy. This did not affect our meal in any negative way. The service was 100% excellent, ditto the food. We...More

1  Thank MFamily765
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Amazing quality steaks I could not even finish mine the portion sizes are very generous. Had the Seafood chowder for starters it was so tasty and the service was second to none.

Thank 185marcr
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Four of us had dinner there a few weeks ago. We were early and walked in to get a table right away. Our service and meal were excellent. I had fish pie (must learn to make it) which was delicious, my husband had a risotto,...More

1  Thank EmilyMIllinois
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The food is superb. We had lamb and monk fish. They were delicious. The head waiter was super friendly.The restaurant is very chic and cozy. PS. I gave this a 4 star but there is something wrong when I try to click on it. It...More

3  Thank tisha52
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a very impressive steak with excellent prawns in this nice restaurant. Excellent staff who where attentive but not intrusive. Visited on a wet Monday evening and the place was very busy so would suggest booking ahead. Worth a visit if you are in the...More

1  Thank RardA
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had four steaks with some chips and ice cream for a three year old everything hot and tasty served by helpful staff in nice enviroment

1  Thank P_A_McG16
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Questions & Answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford X91 Y582, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 853 444
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