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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” (149 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (13 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 6 days ago

This place was buzzing and we soon dicovered why: warm welcome, surperb food and service.We went back again next night, the very same very busy but still the same great food and service.We will be back. Recommend to book.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Edward B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You are always guaranteed good food in McLeary`s. Ken and Kevin have always strived to serve good food through all the years from The Old Stand where they worked together right up to their own premises now situated on the Quay. Keep up the good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bobbydog
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Booked a table late in day and they were happy to accept us. Food was delicious. Goats cheese tart was gorgeous. Will definitely retyrn

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cathpg
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We had a nice starter and dinner. Quality of the food is great. Service is quick and staff is friendly. Would reccomend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 892dimitriv
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We went here for Graduation last Thursday Nov 1st and I have to say it was the best meal I have had in a long long time. Restaurant staff were so nice could not have been more obliging and a great atmosphere. Excellent Value meal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carmel534
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Went here for a family celebration. You get the full package here, welcoming staff, great atmosphere, efficient service and outstanding food. Good value too. Thank you to all for such a pleasant evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Colette O
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

My sister booked this restaurant for her graduation, and even though it is a steak and seafood restaurant they agreed to make me some vegan food when she asked. Not only did they make me a seperate menu but they gave me two choices of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nougatpillows0
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, good food. Went with a family and was very impressed. All the dishes we tried were really tasty. Something for everyone on the menu. Separate menu for kids.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rhynoa W
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I went here after being recommended it by colleagues. I had an excellent “surf and turf” - both shrimps and steak was great - especially the steak was amazing!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alte_arild
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We visited while on a mid week break based on recommendations on trip advisor who we are indebted to because the food and service were faultless and if you happen to be visiting Waterford do yourself a favour and make a reservation.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamesq979
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25 September 2016|
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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
17 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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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