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The River Cottage

) #57 of 146 Restaurants in Waterford ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , European
The Cottage Knockboy Cross Dunmore Road, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 873 082
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pie” (5 reviews)
“chowder” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Cottage Knockboy Cross Dunmore Road, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviews (115)
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dropped in for a family meal while staying in Waterford. From start to finish it was excellent, a very friendly and efficient waitress greeted us and took our order, the food came promptly and was delicious. I got the seafood pie with salad and...More

Thank lyra74
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a meal at River Cottage this evening Friday and we were well impressed with the delicious well presented meal we both were served and thoroughly enjoyed, most comfortable ambience and friendly efficient service.They have created a wonderful beer garden.Thanks

Thank JoeF7_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal here. The restaurant was very quiet when we were there (on a Monday night) so we got excellent, attentive, fast service. The restaurant was clean, comfortable and well kept. I had the pear and goat cheese salad, the greens were...More

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Had lunch here last Sunday with my family and it was very disappointing. My hake was small, not well presented and came with what appeared to be soggy frozen vegetables. My neice's battered fish was soggy, but my mother's roast beef was the worst -...More

Thank declanjhayes
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We've come to this restaurant many times in the last few months, each hoping for a different result but seeing as it's a regular occurrence, I feel as if I have to leave a review. We arrived at 7pm. It was about half full. We...More

Thank KellieMc92
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Ate here last week for lunch, service was excellent, and the staff were very friendly... i had calamari... it was delicious....so fresh, with a taste of more! Looking forward to going back and having an evening meal.

Thank LittleLe84
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

While on a trip to Waterford on Wednesday I dropped in to River Cottage to have an early lunch. It was around 12 noon. I walked around and then sat down at a table. There was a customer seated at the bar chatting to the...More

2  Thank bettykehoe
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Excellent food and service. The seafood chowder is my favorite. The fish and chips was also very good.

Thank jimpS4419RF
Reviewed 26 April 2017

During a visit to Waterford we stayed at a nearby hotel and passed the river cottage one the way into the city. We decided on the way back to the hotel to stop in for lunch. The food was well presented, and very tasty. The...More

Thank stardust20172017
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately what appeared to be a vegetarian main was made with chicken stock (risotto). Gluten free bread available on request. Vegetarian diners can order a tasty goats cheese salad or beetroot with candied walnuts. Just a shame there isn't a better selection of hot veggie...More

Thank S C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:30
12:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cottage Knockboy Cross Dunmore Road, Waterford, Ireland (Formerly Becketts Bar & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 873 082
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