The 10 best places to eat out in Waterford City
The 10 best restaurants in Waterford according to your TripAdvisor reviews. For breakfast, lunch and dinner, we've got you covered:
Emiliano's, High Street, Waterford
This Italian restaurant has an overall rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 on the travel advice website with 80% of diners who ate there rating it as 'excellent.' People rave about their pizza, pasta and excellent service.
One user wrote: “Emiliano's is the genuine Italian experience. Many waiters, voluminous verbal exchanges and a friendly efficient service. Food is uniformly and consistently excellent. There is always a great buzz there.”
The Granary, Hanover Street, Waterford
This café specialises in Irish and European cuisine and has garnered similarly glowing reviews. They prepare a range of salads, main courses and desserts fresh every day, a range described by one reviewer as “first class.”
Another reviewer said: “The Granary never fails to impress. Their outside catering service is every bit as good and efficient as their cafe. The Green Curry and Beef Bourgoigone was just delicious and portions generous.”
The Gratton Bar & Bistro, Bridge Street, Waterford
This bar and bistro specialises in pub grub, wholesome Irish and European food served in the warm surroundings of a traditional Irish pub. Their friendly service has earned them plenty of positive reviews on the travel site.
One TripAdvisor review read: “The food is top quality, the staff Melissa, Adam and Jessica were so friendly and welcoming. Very good value and a very convenient location.”
Sheehan's, Merchants Quay, Waterford
A restaurant offering sizzling steaks and five-star seafood, Sheehan's has earned a reputation as one of the finest places to eat in Waterford City. They rate highly for their food, service, atmosphere and value.
One reviewer wrote: “The food is excellent in Sheehan's, with lots of variety to cater for everyone's needs. The homemade desserts are to die for and absolute heaven.“
Momo Restaurant, Patrick Street, Waterford
A modern and stylish restaurant offering the best in European and International cuisine, Momo rates highly with diners in every aspect, from atmosphere to service. Their beef ribs and prawn linguine are among people's highlights.
One reviewer commented: “Lovely setting and nice ambiance. The food is lovely and the service is first rate. Well worth a visit. I have been here several times and standards are still very high.”
Kyoto, High Street, Waterford
Kyoto brings the fine art of Japanese and Asian cuisine to the heart of Waterford City, and it's unique experience has earned it many plaudits from happy diners. They rave about their sushi and yakitori.
One regular diner wrote: “Kyoto is one of my favourite restaurants in Waterford. Firstly the staff are amazing. Always a great welcome. Try the sushi - it’s great and freshly made.”
La Boheme, George's Street, Waterford
La Boheme offers the rustic charm of France with all the style and skill of modern cooking. From foie gras to pork belly, the menu at La Boheme is varied and widely well received.
One review read: “This place has great atmosphere, architecture and vibe. French with elegance. We had a nice cocktail, ate from the prix fix menu. It was all very good, with great sauce and wine by the glass. This place is a step above.”
Burzza, John's Street, Waterford
Burzza blends American and Italian, and has collected many fans of its hearty dishes. Their burgers are famous, as are their mozzarella balls. Burzza is casual and funky and a winner when it comes to the hearts, minds and bellies of Waterford.
One reviewer remarked: “One of my favourite places to eat in Waterford. Pizza and burgers are the main food on offer but do not pass up the opportunity to try the Nachos for starters.“
The Olive Tree, The Viking Triangle, Waterford
The Olive Tree brings the Mediterranean to Waterford, intorducing delightful tapas dishes, including their famous potatoes bravas to the city. The restaurant is rustic and atmospheric and has earned glowing reviews on TripAdvisor.
One diner wrote: “The Olive Tree never fails to disappoint. Great menu - great value, very friendly staff and brilliant atmosphere. Highly recommend the gin-soaked salmon dish - top class.”
McCleary's, Parade Quay, Waterford
McCleary's boasts a menu of wholesome Irish and European food, from steaks to crab claws. It offers excellent food and service in cosy and comfortable surroundings. It has a large legion of fans and regular diners such is the variety and quality on offer.
One review said: “Excellent place, food is heaven on a plate, very good staff very helpful, atmosphere was fab, good wines from Spain. I could go on all day. The seafood was very fresh and so good.”