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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (146 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (11 reviews)
“crab claws” (9 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 3 days ago via mobile

Nice little restaurant. Service was great. Views out the back onto a building site (not the restaurant's fault obv.) Food was good but nothing to rave about. Large portion of fish and chips (you can skip the starter if you're ordering this one). Value meal...More

Thank Bexlikestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel receptionist recommended this restaurant as the best seafood/steak place to eat. However, when we got there she had forgotten to book us in! They couldn’t have been nicer, they rang our hotel to confirm what had happened then made room for us, it...More

Thank onlyasweetpea
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, daughter and I showed up at McLeary's for dinner without a reservation and, despite the place being quite busy, the host found us a table within about 10 minutes of our arrival. Our server (regretably, I didn't get his name) was very friendly...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited McLearys restaurant recently for my fathers birthday. The meal was very tasty from start to finish. The seafood crepe is my favorite 😍The staff are very professional & accommodating. They brought out a cake while singing ‘Happy Birthday’ which was very kind! The...More

Thank Mol-91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really friendly staff. Good value menu. Extra plate provided so the starter could be shared. The longish with mussels from the specials menu was really good.

Thank dnulc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a big family night out in McLearys recently. There was 12 of us and it was no problem at all. Service was excellent and provided with a smile. Food was top class with a good choice on offer and a reasonable wine list. Good...More

Thank Geraldine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to go to this establishment by the shop assistants at a nearby upmarket boutique clothing store and were extremely disappointed. Arriving early, a sullen waitress called Sarah reluctantly gave us a table. We ordered quickly and received entrées of Seafood Crepes with...More

2  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Restaurant went out of their way to accommodate us the night before christmas eve last year and they wowed us. And guess what, they did it again on friday night. Staff lovely I mean really lovely, restaurant lovely, atmosphere lovely. Food amazing my husband...More

Thank deedeedoheny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a family occasion and there was over 20 of us, we were really looked after, great food served in a really great atmosphere by friendly attentive staff, great value too.

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, delicious food and a cosy atmosphere with a view. A great place for dinner or lunch in Waterford.

Thank Write_On_it
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25 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
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, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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