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Cafe Goa

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 304 970
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (25 reviews)
“saag” (4 reviews)
“poppadoms” (21 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 360 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had read great reviews of this restaurant but were hugely disappointed. Arrived on a Saturday evening and were shown to a tiny cramped table. All the tables appeared very small. A pre-starter of dips and papadums arrived almost immediately. We ordered starters and mains. The...More

1  Thank S M
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Tramore, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Indian restaurant in Waterford. By far! Great food, great staff, great location. Look forward to my next visit.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had delicious Tikka Masala with prawns in Goa Cafe. Very friendly atmosphere, good prices, big portion, nice & quiet place it the center of Waterford.

1  Thank lenkaestevez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My chicken dansak was wonderful, the best I've had for a long time. Add to this the red onion chutney with the poppadoms and a splendid peshwari naan, a meal to remember.

1  Thank Julie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Cafe Goa after a busy day. As it was 5ish it was quiet. The service was good but more importantly the food was excellent - rich spicy and full of flavour. I would recommend going here - in fact I'm going again...More

1  Thank Liz M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best indian in waterford . hands down. The chutneys at the start are delicious. The lamb saag is a must try . Excellent restaurant

1  Thank 123Renegade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value, location, staff and service, highly recommend! Dishes full of flavour and portions are perfect. Complimentary poppadoms and tasty condiments, house wine is worth a try, I'd definatley go back.

1  Thank Clairemcdonald7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poppadoms and dips were left on the table as soon as we sat down, simple touch but we really appreciated it. Good selection of dishes to pick from, including vegetarian options. Meat & Vegetarian platter for 2 to start with, this was perfect for the...More

1  Thank Squidegy
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Well, what a massive disappointment and completely different to my first review which you can see further down on the reviews from 2013. We first visited Cafe Goa in 2013 on a trip to Waterford and we were so impressed we actually planned to come...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

After 23 years in the uk & eating in the best Indian restaurants, I thought I'd had it all but, this was without doubt the most enjoyable Indian to date. Tasty, lots of flavours. Well presented and a nice ambiance. But again, the best jalfrezi...More

2  Thank Murphys Law A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 304 970
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