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The City Arms Gastro Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
50 High Street, Waterford, Ireland
+353 87 837 1554
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
€€ - €€€
50 High Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average service + average food = 3 stars (rounded up from the 2.5 Trip Advisor won’t let me give). Looks better from the outside.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday 09th, on entering I found the Staff very unfriendly and it didn't get any better from there. The upstairs although busy was freezing and the service was poor. We had the curry and it was cold and looked like it was...More

Thank mike r
Vera W, Owner at The City Arms Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

I’m sorry your visit to our premises was not to your satisfaction, I would just like to query whether you made any complaints, because according to yourself there are many, to ANY, member of staff or even management, before recording your grievance on social media,...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Myself, husband and 2 children were in Waterford for one night. We stumbled across The City Arms on sat eve and went in for dinner. Couldn’t fault one thing in this pub. The staff were so nice and accommodating with the kids and their meals,...More

Thank MichelleMc82
Vera W, Owner at The City Arms Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for your great review. It means a lot to the staff who work hard to make sure your visit to our premises is memorable, for all the right reasons. Delighted you enjoyed your freshly cooked breakfast the next day.

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

It is a lovely bright bar. The service was quick with lovely reasonable food. The atmosphere was chilled out and lovely warm.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Like most tourists visiting Waterford, we had been to the Glass Factory and were walking along the quay looking for a place to have lunch. We noticed this sign, which directed us to this place, in the main High Street. A popular place to eat...More

Thank VicandNic
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Eaten in here a few times. Breakfast is excellent, lunch is excellent and dinner is excellent. Its great place to meet up before hitting the town too.

Thank Sandra245
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We were in Waterford today and went to eat in The City Arms ,waitress showed my Husband and I to a table just inside the door ,we didn't see her for more than 15 minutes when she returned with cutlery and 2 napkins ,I asked...More

1  Thank ronnieann
Vera W, Owner at The City Arms Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Having read your comments, I am more than surprised that you didn't raise the fact that you were dissatisfied with the water, as I might be able to raise this with Waterford City and County Council!!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had food here at the weekend and the quality of the food and value for money was really great. Plenty of chicken in the wrap and lovely side salad with the loveliest chips made from new potatoes. Would really recommend it

Thank Jacqui H
Vera W, Manager at The City Arms Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review, it makes the load lighter.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Lovely gastro bar,staff were very friendly and courteous. Nice selection on the menu and reasonably priced too.

Thank Brendan K
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Came in on a busy bank holiday Monday but we were greeted by a lovely waitress (short brunette- did not get her name) who went above and beyond to help with the 2 year with us! Smiled the whole time we were there. Food was...More

Thank 87tini
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 High Street, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 87 837 1554
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