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The Grattan bar-bistro

1/2 Bridge Street, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 324 100
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1/2 Bridge Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed today

I currently work near The Grattan Bar and was eager to check it out after walking past multiple times and being able to smell delicious food. Once I finally did go in it did not disappoint. The owner, Melisa, was incredibly friendly and provided a...More

Thank Ariquelle
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just starting out on a self-drive tour of Ireland, visited this Pub for a meal and immediately felt right at home. The staff were very welcoming, the food was great and the owner, Melisa was so entertaining by the end of the night we felt...More

Thank marg660
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this beautiful place on a recent family holiday and decided to eat at the Grattan. Was not disappointed, from the minute we sat down the staff were very friendly and attentive, it is lovely and welcoming inside. The food was homely and lovely and...More

Thank aned800
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this Bar/restaurant with my Girlfriend. Really enjoyed my stay here. The staff were excellent. There is a very friendly atmosphere here and the food was absolutely gorgeous and not expensive. I would highly recommend this place to anybody who travels to Waterford.I love live...More

Thank Scenic51449616247
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, amazing service very friendly the owner of this establishment is so welcoming and makes you feel at home. The food was outstanding and very reasonably priced, would highly reccommend the irish stew, sausage and chicken goujons mixed basket and the sausage and mash!!...More

Thank Fran_mcgowan_1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grand place. Lovely food. Toasted special was my hi light. Reasonable prices. Watch out for the owner. He talks incessantly.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled down to Waterford from Dublin on the train and one of the first bars we walked by was grattan bar the owner was outside and greeted our group. He was so pleasant and friendly that we went back to his establishment after our...More

Thank Adventurer606080
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good atmosphere, very friendly. Great place to stop while enjoying Waterford. I would definitely go back if ever in Waterford again.

Thank sir3ron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious and the table service also excellent, out of doubt the best place I ate in Ireland so far.

Thank mnmarqueso
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a late night beer and dessert. The bartender was really friendly and the owner, Melissa, gave us several great tips for our upcoming drive to Cork. He told us about some places we never would have known about and was such...More

Thank Sarah T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Bridge Street, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 324 100
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