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The Grattan bar-bistro

1/2 Bridge Street, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 324 100
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bacon cabbage” (2 reviews)
“soda bread” (2 reviews)
“lamb stew” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1/2 Bridge Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I came in for lunch as we were traveling on vacation.. David the barman was very helpful making suggestions for not only what to eat but what to see in town. The food was great thanks to Christine the chef. As we...More

Thank chriscardozosr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food cooked by chef Michael. I had the Irish stew, really good. Desert was homemade cheesecake made with local Whiskey !! Unbelievable. The service was excellent from David. Nothing was too much trouble. Well worth visiting.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really simple yet tasty and filling meal. The pan fried chicken I had was really well done and well priced. Bar staff David was very friendly and the chef Michael made an excellent meal. Chuck a few pints of the beer in and you're all...More

Thank Luke W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best chips ever and the fish was excellent too! Wife had Grandma's Irish stew which was very tender and extremely tasty. Grandma would have been very proud of Michael the chef. Barman, David we found to be extremely friendly and both food and drink prices...More

Thank khosking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thibaud waited us when we went there and he was very hospitable. It's my first time in Ireland and he made me welcome. I love Ireland and I will come back to this pub.

Thank Dowha D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub was really amazing! We had just driven into town kind of late. Which if you have visited Ireland finding food late can be a problem. Marthe and Dave were more than accommodating. We ordered the bacon and cabbage and fish and chips with...More

Thank Tour792090
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was Excellent, great value for money option and best French fries ever! Totally recommended.

Thank Ainara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the room to ourselves and Treated like VIPs and made to feel so welcome whilst watching the challenge Cup final

Thank andrewhayes28
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there with three adults and two kids because of the reviews and it actually being open on the bank holiday for lunch. As it was still very quiet there was plenty of on-street parking which was very handy as we were just passing...More

Thank Marc-Aurel E
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you Melisa and David for your wonderful hospitality on our visit last night. David's suggestion of Grandmother's Irish stew was ideal.It was loaded with slow-cooked pieces of lamb and vegetables with soda bread on the side. Words can't really describe how deliciously tasty this...More

Thank Di J
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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