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121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (143 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (9 reviews)
“crab claws” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, we were a party of 6 on a Wednesday evening we hadn't booked but we were seated upstairs, our waiter was worried we would not have the ambiance upstairs as there was no other customers but we didn't mind in the slightest. Everything...More

1  Thank Lorry4444
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Location on the water is great. Restaurant itself is quite cozy. The starters are off the chart. Excellent house salad and the garlic crab claws were chocked full of flavor. Fish in the fish and chips are the bomb (good). Extremely light and flavorful batter....More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a delicious dinner on the second floor overlooking the waterfront. Lovely table settings and a beautiful view. This restaurant is a gem.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Pleasant and cozy little restaurant, very busy around 8:00 PM.. As a single, I was able to get a table right away though not sure larger groups would have been so lucky. Good view of the river on a typical rainy evening. Staff was attentive...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Was apprehensive that this would be just another steak joint, Actually the food was really good. My lemon sole was fantastic and sizeable. Everything was done right and my fellow diners enjoyed their meals.

Thank PaulDS67
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had the pleasure of dining at McLearys Restaurant at the weekend. Just a lovely cosy romantic meal for two - me and my beautiful wife,(who had just had a knee replacement) and it was a very pleasant dining experience. The food is first class, (roast...More

Thank michael109
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant in August and again was very impressed from start to finish. Courteous staff and top class food. Choice and range available was excellent. I had fish pancake for starter followed by a wonderful steak with all the trimmings. Desert was a luscious...More

1  Thank martin d
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This restarant has it all from fabulous food something for everyone big and small☺ the staff are so friendly and plessent and the service is top notch. This is one of my favourite restarants in waterford city by far x

1  Thank traceywalsh
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went there for my mothers birthday along with my two children..The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly.

1  Thank 334emma3131
Reviewed 13 September 2016

very friendly staff who all seemed to be happy in their jobs.. that happiness came across in the level of service. food, beers wines.. all excellent and great value for money. definatly a restaurant to return to again and again

1  Thank The_Festy
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Questions & Answers
26 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from JackieBoy2014 | Reviewed this property |
McLearys has only been around since 2011 when they opened on High Street. The Wine Vault was there before them and that opened in the late 80's I think. Before that, "proper" restaurants were few and far between in Waterford
17 April 2016|
Response from Colin H |
You do need to make reservations as they book up fast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 853 444
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