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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” (141 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (9 reviews)
“crab claws” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford X91 Y582, Ireland
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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 26 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
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, we were a party of 6 on a Wednesday evening we hadn't booked but we were seated upstairs, our waiter was worried we would not have the ambiance upstairs as there was no other customers but we didn't mind in the slightest. Everything...More

1  Thank Lorry4444
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Location on the water is great. Restaurant itself is quite cozy. The starters are off the chart. Excellent house salad and the garlic crab claws were chocked full of flavor. Fish in the fish and chips are the bomb (good). Extremely light and flavorful batter....More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a delicious dinner on the second floor overlooking the waterfront. Lovely table settings and a beautiful view. This restaurant is a gem.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Pleasant and cozy little restaurant, very busy around 8:00 PM.. As a single, I was able to get a table right away though not sure larger groups would have been so lucky. Good view of the river on a typical rainy evening. Staff was attentive...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Was apprehensive that this would be just another steak joint, Actually the food was really good. My lemon sole was fantastic and sizeable. Everything was done right and my fellow diners enjoyed their meals.

Thank PaulDS67
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Questions & Answers
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, 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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