BodegaLocated in the heart of Waterford City and minutes from the Viking Triangle, Bodéga is a restaurant that champions the local food experience, championed by a team that strive to offer the very best of local produce.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordWaterford is a hotbed for fresh, world class quality local produce from farmer to fisherman. The finest seafood & shellfish to the most succulent of local beef or organic pork, “free range” chickens and the famous “Blaa,” are all sourced locally.

BodegaWith Chef Jamie Dowling in the kitchen cooking up a storm,  you will have an experience to remember! Bodéga has achieved a vast array  of awards for their food and service over the past ten years.

Address : 54 John Street, Waterford
Telephone : +353 (0) 51 844177
Email : info@bodegawaterford.com


Restaurants: BurzzaOwned and run by Cormac & Lousie Cronin of Bodega Restaurant  Burzza. is located at 53 John Street, Waterford beside it’s sister restaurant Bodega, and specialises in real Italian style woodfired Pizzas and proper Hamburgers. The new restaurant fuses Traditional Italian Pizzas with New York style Hamburgers all the while using the best of Irish & Italian produce.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordHaving purchased a woodfired oven from Naples, Italy and employing an Italian chef from the same region, Burzza wanted to create a true Italian style Pizzas.Burzza’s burgers are 6oz chargrilled Irish Beef made daily to their secret recipe by Tom Kearney using the finest meat. With 13 Pizza options to choose from and 8 Burger options, there is something for everyone. With a range of antipasto, bruschetta and bites such as onion rings, chicken wings & mozzarella balls as well as desserts available, this is great comfort food where the ingredients really matter.

Address: 53, Johns Street, Waterford
Phone: +353 (0)51 844969
Email: info@bodegawaterford.com


Cafe-GoaRanked by Tripadvisor as one of the one of the top Indian restaurants in Waterford, Cafe Goa pride themselves on offering authentic dishes using only the freshest ingredients including locally sourced meats and seasonal vegetables, with spices created daily to accentuate the range of their dishes.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordCommitment remains fast at Cafe Goa to the wonderful authenticity of Indian food and have a range of exceptional regional dishes that reflect the taste of the diverse communities of India. Guests can take a gastronomic tour that extends from all regions of this fascinating country.

goa700Guests are welcomed with great enthusiasm, with staff ready to advise both novice and seasoned foodie on the choice of dishes including the appropriate wines so that they can enjoy the total Indian experience and all it has to offer.

Address:36, The Quay, Waterford
Telephone: +353 (0) 304 970


Restaurants..Dry Dock Bar & The New ShiRestaurant @ Dooley's HotelLocated in the heart of historic Waterford, overlooking the waterfront, Dooley’s Hotel is a rather special hotel. Three generations of the Darrer family have welcomed guests to the city since 1947 and their special brand of hospitality has made Dooley’s Hotel the first choice for corporate and leisure guests, conferences, trade shows, weddings, or just a great weekend away in Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordWaterford city. Included in the dining options are:
The Dry Dock Bar – a traditional Irish bar serving local produce from dawn to dusk. An array of local cuisine including their ultimate Waterford breakfast, succulent Irish steak, hearty beef & Guinness stew, locally caught fish & chips, and healthy salads and lots more.

Restaurants: Dooleys HotelThe New Ship Restaurant  combines a choice of Early Bird, A la Carte, and a wine list to match. There is also an extensive children’s menu available in both dining areas.

Address: Merchants Quay, Waterford
Telephone: +353 (0) 51 873531
Email: hotel@dooleys-hotel.ie


13419026_697777493694161_4337726749740749663_nDruids Restaurant & Wine Bar, has been established by husband & wife Paul and Mary Kennedy, Their vision is to create ‘a home away from home’ Irish Brasserie & Wine Bar. We prioritise the best best of Irish local produce, with contemporary cooking and insistence on value for money. All visitors are welcome whether popping in for a coffee, a glass or bottle of our extensive range of wine or a sharing plate. Our sharing plates start a very reasonable €11.50.

Druids Restaurant & Wine BarOur intimate setting is a quiet haven from the hustle and bustle of the main city centre. We encourage you to not only savour the food and wine but also the conversation. Our staff is on hand to enhance the experience by providing impeccable service, anticipating your Druid Restaurant & WIne Barasevery need and helping create a memorable occasion.

Address: Bank lane, Viking Triangle, Waterford City
Telephone: +353 (0)51 843 884
Email: druidswinebar@gmail.com


Restaurants..Emiliano’sEmiliano’s is a traditional Italian restaurant  located in the heart of the Viking Triangle, just minutes from the famous, House of Waterford Crystal, Reginald’s Tower, & the Waterford Treasures Museum.

Restaurants: Emiliano's ristorante italianoHaving spent much of their lives travelling on cruise ships around the world, the owners of Emiliano’s settled in Waterford and opened this restaurant in 2000, offering customers a unique atmosphere with an Italian feeling and a high quality and professional service.

Restaurants: Emiliano's ristorante italianoEmiliano’s pride themselves on their top quality, high end, authentic Italian cuisine presented at its very best, using locally sourced produce, and excellent value for money.

Address : 21 High Street, Waterford
Telephone : +353 (0) 51 820333
Email : emilano.cislaghi@live.ie



Restaurants..Granville Hotel, Bianconi RestaurantThis lovely period Bianconi Restaurant has an elegant ambience making it a perfect setting for guests to sit back and relax while enjoying the stunning views over the Quays of Waterford City, just minutes from the Viking Triangle.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordPeppered with some modern fusion dishes, the overall style is proudly traditional. Ingredients, when possible, are locally sourced.You will find a concise selection of tempting appetisers, interesting mains and delicious house desserts. The A la Carte boasts smart appetizers featuring south east coast seafood, Irish smoked salmon, and house favourites including the Granville Hotel pate.

restaurants: The Granville Hotel Bianconi RestaurantDinner in the Bianconi dining room offers you the option of a private space for your family gathering/celebrations including the Library room and and the Bells room.

Address: Meagher Quay
Telephone: +353 (0) 51 305555
Email: stay@granville-hotel.ie


Sushi_Laying_Cup_446723Kyoto is the newest addition to the Waterford dining experience and the first Japanese restaurant in the city, bringing you the finest of Asian Cusines using the using the freshest ingredients and Irish Beef.

bannerTraditionally, there are no starters or mains in street food cuisine, but if you wish to make changes, be sure to let the staff know, who are always happy to help! With dishes ranging from a brace of sushi topped with crabmeat, pickled ginger and wasabi, prawns lightly battered in flour, to a strong tempura sauce with crispy Gyoza filled with chicken cabbage, and hot garlic and chilli squid. All washed down with a glass of one of their fine wines, Japanese Sake or a selection of Asian beers.

941091_1344868322195210_4042381916500896910_nAccording to food critic Lucinda O’Sullivan “some places become buzzing lunchtime hubs with those in –the –know dashing from near and not so near to grab their usual spot. This is certainly true of the fabulous new Kyoto Restaurant in Waterford.”
Koyto were also recently awarded the ‘Munster Award -Best World Cusine

Address: John Collyn House, High Street, Waterford
Telephone: +353 (0) 854 762


Restaurants.. l'Atmosphere A French restaurant located in the heart of the Viking Triangle, just a 5 minute walk from Reginald’s Tower, Waterford Treasures, and the famous House of Waterford Crystal. With extremely high standards and a great ambience, L’Atmosphere is the perfect French restaurant for all the family.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordA multi award winning restaurant boasting a selection of delicious &  keenly priced, French food complimented by French style service, prepared by French chef’s and owners ,  Arnaud Mary & Patrice Garreau. The menu offers a wide range from luxurious dishes including Foie gras, lobster and an early dinner menu which is very keenly priced. This is a restaurant where you can expect typical French bistro and ‘Grand Mere’ cooking side by side at it’s very best.

Restaurants..L'AtmosphereL’Atmosphere restaurant has been highly recommended by food critic Tom Doorley, and has received the Georgina Campbell’s Atmospheric Restaurant of the Year Award

Address : 19 Henrietta Street, Waterford
Telephone : +353 (0) 51 858426
Email : Latmosphererestaurant@hotmail.com


waterford_a-2This wonderfully restored restaurant is located in the basement of a striking Georgian four-storey building called the ‘Port of Waterford’ over looking Merchant’s Quay, in Waterford City.  Included in the McKenna’s Guide of 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland, La Bohéme offers a unique experience for lovers of fine dining.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordOwners/Proprietors Eric Theze (head chef) and Christine Theze (front of house) are passionate about everything local and organic and support local producers whenever possible. Salads and vegetables are sourced from a city based horticultural initiative, and fish/shellfish are freshly sourced from the docks in the coastal villages of Dunmore East and Kilmore Quay.

Restaurants: la BohémeEric also smokes his own salmon and even makes his own crème de cassis. The cooking might have a French slant, but the Irish ingredients are top notch, and this makes for a very exciting combination. La Bohème Waterford is a taste of France in the heart of Waterford City.

Address : 2 George’s Street, Waterford.
Telephone : +353 (0) 51 875645
Email : labohemerestaurant@eircom.net


Restaurants: la FontanaLa Fontana offer a wide range of menus to suit every palate. They use quality food sourced from Waterford suppliers. This intimate Italian restaurant was opened by best friends Enrico and Giuliano in July of 2009 and is centrally located on the picturesque quay, overlooking the William Vincent Wallace Plaza, minutes from the famous House of Waterford Crystal.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordLa Fontana’s wines are sourced from the Italian regions of Sicilia, Toscana, Chianti valley, Piemonte, Alba valley, Lazio, Abruzzo, and Veneto
Restaurants: la FontanaAs you pass the restaurant you may notice the “Recommended by Paolo Tullio” plaque sitting proudly on the front of the building. Don’t think sadly upon it, give him a wink and a big smile!

Address : 124, The Quay, Waterford.
Telephone : +353 (0) 51 844554
Email : dining@lafontana.ie

 14. LOKO

Restaurants: lokoLocated on the outskirts of Waterford city and inspired by the casual experiences in the worlds best restaurants, Loko selects authentic local Irish produce and creates plates with a global outlook. The menu is as eclectic as the interiors. Dishes include slow cooked meats, fresh flat breads and unconventional salads. You to choose and mix whatever you feel like. There are no rules, just honest food in a vibrant place.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordThe interiors of loko has a casual approach, a buzzing environment, and a dedicated passion to its food with a little loko twist. Donagh Cronin explained that supporting local producers is part of the Loko ethos,  not because its hip, but because it makes sense with such a wealth on the doorsteps of Waterford. This restaurant thinks ‘global’ and cooks ‘local.’

Restaurants: LokoAnd the name……Loko means ‘place’ in the international language of Esperanto, which reflects the global outlook and our sense of a local place. It’s also a subtle hint to LOcal and COoking Now you know… There’s never been a better time to go loko…!

Address: Unit 1, Ardkeen Shopping Centre, Dunmore Road
Telephone: +353 (0) 51 841040
Email: info@loko.ie


Restaurant : Mcleary's Steak & Seafood RestaurantMcLeary’s have moved to their beautiful new surroundings in the heart of the Viking Triangle. With a stunning front view of the river, a back garden looking out onto Greyfriars Church  (which now houses the Municipal Art Gallery) all within  2 minutes walk from the famous House of Waterford Crystal.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordMcLeary’s is owned and run by two home grown boys Ken and Kevin, who wanted to be the first Waterford steak & seafood house This is a restaurant that prides itself on it’s use of fresh local produce daily, including fish/shellfish from Dunmore East, vegetables from Stradbally, and meat supplied by Waterford company Dawn Meats. This attention to detail also extends to their excellent service and above all, value for money!

Restaurants: McLeary's Steak & Seafood RestaurantIf you want a relaxing evening, with good food and service at very affordable prices, then this is where you should go. Ken, Kevin, and all their team, can’t wait to make you feel right at home at McLeary’s Restaurant.

Address : The Quay, Waterford
Telephone: + 353 (0) 51 853444


Restaurants: Momo RestaurantLocated in the heart of Waterford City ,  Momo’s Restaurant is an award winning dining experience. With locally sourced ingredients and independent producers, this unique restaurant offers a very wide range of dishes including vegetarian and Coeliac (gluten intolerant) options as well as delicious meat and fish dishes. All sauces, soups, condiments and dressings are freshly made from scratch in our kitchen.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordSpecial Dietary Needs? Not to worry! Chefs at Momo’s  can adapt their dairy-free and gluten free options on the menu, including most other dishes, to suit any dietary requirements. The lunch menu includes super salads, healthy & delicious sandwiches and home made soups as well as some old favourites like delicious artisan chicken burgers and their famous meaty hash salad (trust us, you really want to try this one!).

In the evenings, with lights turned down, and the restaurant dappled with candle light and music, the evening menu features some truly decadent slow cooked meat dishes, luxurious desserts and of Restaurants: Momo Restaurnatcourse our wide range of vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free dishes.

Address: Patrick Street, City Centre
Telephone:+ 353 (0) 51 581 509
Email: kamila@momorestaurant.ie



Restaurants: Sabai Thai & Vietnamese RestaurantSabai is an authentic and traditional Thai and Vietnamese restaurant situated in a beautiful Georgian building in the heart of the Viking Triangle and next door to the famous House of Waterford Crystal. With a range of good value menu’s for both lunch and dinner available Sabai is the perfect place to relax and enjoy top of the range Thai food. Outdoor dining is also available in a private courtyard, weather permitting of course!

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordSabai is also part of the the heritage Waterford Civic Trust’s famous ‘Blue Plaque Trail’ which are placed around the city commemorating links between particular locations and famous people. The building that houses Sabai is where Thomas Francis Meagher, a young Ireland orator and American civil War hero, was arrested on the 12th July 1848.

Restaurant: Sabai Thai & Vietnamese RestaurantSabai Bar is also open for relaxing drinks and cocktails. If you feel like visiting the bar for light food and an informal drink, you can also visit the art exhibition on the third floor gallery.

Telephone : +353 (0) 51 858002
Address : The Mall, Waterford
Email: info@sabai.ie


Restaurants: The Olive TreeThe Olive Tree, locally owned and family run, are located in the centre of the Viking Triangle, next door to the wonderful  Reginald’s Tower and the House of Waterford Crystal. Tapas are small Spanish savory dishes, typically served with drinks at a bar and the Olive Tree is the only Tapas and Wine bar in the area.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordThe word ‘tapas’ is synonymous with Spanish cuisine and this restaurant has brought a piece of Spain to Waterford city. The beautifully decorated restaurant offers the ambience and atmosphere that will create a great night! The Olive Tree Wine and Tapas Bar have an extensive wine list offering a beautiful selection of wines.

the-olive-tree-tapasAll ingredients are sourced from both Spanish and local producers. The fish used is freshly bought from local fishermen in Dunmore East and this allows the restaurant to change their menus.

Address : No 8 The Mall Waterford.
Telephone : +353 51 585555
Email : theolivetreewaterford@gmail.com



Restaurants: The RegLocated a stones throw from the famous House Of Waterford Crystal, Bishops Palace, The Medieval Museum, all within the Viking Triangle, the Reg has a strong focus on ‘Farm to Fork’ fresh produce, local suppliers with low miles, and Fresh & Wild ingredients. Dining options include:

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordThe Strongbow Room : this is in the former garden of 22 Baileys New St and offers dining for 20 in a unique dining setting with the room depicting the 1170 Marriage of Strongbow & Aoife. .

Restaurants: The RegThe Seafood Restaurant: located upstairs, and restored to its 1870s origins, with a roof top garden that boasts the best views of the River Suir, the Marina and Reginald’s Tower in Waterford.

Address: 2, The Mall, Waterford.
Telephone : +353 (0) 51-583000
Email : info@thereg.ie


Restaurants: The Tower HotelLocated right in the heart beat of Waterford’s cultural and heritage destination, the Viking Triangle. The Tower Hotel also overlooks the River Suir and it’s Marina, Reginald’s Tower, is a minutes walk from the famous House of Waterford Crystal, the Medieval Museum,  and the beautiful Bishops Palace,
The hotel offers three dining options;

Restaurants.. eat.Waterford.The Hobsons Restaurant: Overlooking the famous Reginald’s Tower, serves a hearty breakfast daily including an excellent evening menu.

hotels_in_waterford01_website_image_blog_gallery_wuxgaThe Adelphi Riverside Bar: A  bright, spacious lounge that provides an informal surroundings to relax and enjoy a drink, and includes a range of speciality coffees, beers, wines and cocktails as well as a variety of hearty and healthy snacks and meals.

Address: The Mall, Waterford
Telephone: +353 51 862300
Email: info@thw.ie



restaurants: Waterford marina Hotel, Waterfront Restaurant The Waterford Marina Hotel is a haven of peace and tranquility and is ideally located in the heart of Waterford City, just 2 minutes walk for the Viking Triangle and  nestled idyllically on the banks of the River Suir. The hotel is an ideal base for family, leisure or business guests looking for Waterford Hotels.

Restaurants.. eat.WaterfordThis waterfront restaurant is warm and welcoming with menu’s full of signature dishes which Head Chef has carefully selected and prepared to ensure there is a dish for every taste. Chef recommendations; to start, the Linguini with Cray Fish & Crabmeat Pil Pil followed by the Confit of Duck,  finishing with a selection of Cheese from the South East, of course! the team in the Waterford Marina compiled a classic wine menu from the more popular wine regions that will enhance every meal.

main_hotel_night_2015Address: Canada Street, Waterford
Telephone: +353 (0) 51 856600
Email: info@waterfordmarinahotel.com