We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

573 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 565: English reviews
Arklow, Ireland
Level Contributor
111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Excellent food, great wine list. The staff were extremely friendly and had an excellent knowledge of the wine list and all menu items. Great early bird menu.

Thank 15Erika52
Level Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

My wife and I had dinner there in the recommendation of Des O'Keefe owner / operator of Cach House B&B. He was spot on. The food was excellent and the service impeccable. The owner Was the head waiter the night we went and has clearly trained his wait staff very well. They were attentive without hovering and were Johnny on... More 

1 Thank Gene W
County Waterford, Ireland
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Nice restaurant with good food, great steaks. Friendly staff. Good wine selection. Recommend a visit.

1 Thank Colm S
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We went to McLeary's for a light dinner, were seated promptly even without reservations at 7:30. Food was very good. What causes this establishment stand out is its top to bottom great service. In the last four years we have spent a total of two months time in Ireland and have eaten all across the country. We had the best... More 

1 Thank Theonlyjonboy
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Comfort food, good selection, convenient location and friendly service. Gluten free options. They also have a nice back garden too.

Thank Gumilabu
Level Contributor
20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Made my first trip to the new Mclearys now on the Quay and was very satisfied cannot fault a single thing so well done . In the old resturant the steak was very hit and miss so keep it up lads we will return

1 Thank pinkyIwaterford
Level Contributor
30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

McLeary's provided us with solidly good food and great service. My wife was delighted with the fish pie she was served - one of her favorite dishes in the region and she gave this one a B+. High praise from her. My steak was fine and my Pate starter was excellent. We would happily return. I rate them a three... More 

Thank David N
Mermaid Waters
Level Contributor
71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We dropped in here for a late lunch the food was so nice cooked fresh . It is very popular we tried to get in the next night and they were booked out. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Jenny J
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Does what is says on the tin, a good steak and seafood restaurant. A little more expensive the other steak houses but I could see it's a new restaurant.staff are nice but tables very close together.

Thank Joanheart
New Ross
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Booked at short notice and were accommodated happily......meal was fabulous, service was exemplary, price was very good. A nice atmosphere and a great evening out.

Thank davidosborn

Travellers who viewed McLeary's also viewed

Waterford, County Waterford
Waterford, County Waterford
Waterford, County Waterford
Waterford, County Waterford
Waterford, County Waterford
Waterford, County Waterford

Been to McLeary's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 853 444

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of McLeary's and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from McLeary's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?