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Waterside Restaurant

The Quay | Waterside Guesthouse, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 59 972 4246
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (2 reviews)
“the river” (7 reviews)
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The Quay | Waterside Guesthouse, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviews (44)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great homely restaurant - simple comfortable family friendly unpretentious fare ! Recommend it highly for calm relaxing evening with no nonsense!!

Thank ds213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful weekend with Brian and his friendly staff. We are a group of post breast cancer woman, brought together by our passion for rowing. We rowed two days and cycled and swam in the barrow. We needed good wholesome food to sustain...More

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group spent the weekend at the Waterside Hotel and were delighted by the food, service and surrounding area. The Waterside Hotel and Restuarant offers something uniquely Irish and it is refreshing to go with the flow and be enchanted by this area, which is...More

Thank ScullyGalway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading reviews here on Trip Advisor we called here for some lunch. I am not one for writing reviews in fact this is my first but was so disappointed with both the food and the service I felt I really had to write this....More

1  Thank nolanag
WatersideGraigue, Owner at Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear NolanAg, Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. Of course I have been expecting it as Sunday was a complete disaster for us. It had been building up for a few hours before you arrived and the mistake I made was not...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

During our stay in the village, we managed a breakfast, a lunch and a dinner at the Waterside and all meals hit the spot. Sitting outside you have beautiful views of the river and the friendly owners also offer good bike hire for a cycle...More

Thank PMK15
WatersideGraigue, Owner at Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the positive review and glad you enjoyed all we have to offer. This has been a really busy summer of great weather and so i am sure the cycling on the Barrow towpath was a fun day out. It is an...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were so looking forward to trying this restaurant based on the reviews we read, so imagine our dismay to find it closed up and not notice on the door. Enquiries pointed us to the River Palace Thai Restaurant on the High Street.More

1  Thank Judith Elizabet... M
WatersideGraigue, Owner at Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a nonsense review. I must say it always annoys me when we get a poor review from someone who is not a customer. We open as much as is possible without going out of business. At the moment(Summer 2017) Waterside is open 7 days...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at this lovely waterside restaurant and though the day was miserable it didn't take from the ambiance of this place. Owner was lovely, very informative & helpful. Food was very tasty & reasonably priced. Good variety of freshly prepared food. Lovely views...More

Thank maddy291260
WatersideGraigue, Owner at Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks guys for the positive review. Sorry the day was miserable outside, I promise you a hot and Sunny day the next time you visit! We are famous for them round here. Brian

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We Had delicious home made soup with their very own home made brown bread. The service was excellent.More

Thank Longfellow2014
WatersideGraigue, Owner at Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words. We are currently baking our own brown bread fresh every day and it is getting a wonderful response with many people buying a couple of loaves to take home. Soup and brown bread always a popular choice after hiking the...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

have stayed here a couple of times now, the accommodation is basic as it is a 3 star. however the food is Divine the staff are so friendly and courteous. it is situated on the banks of the Barrow river in Kilkenny so has a...More

Thank Fiona M
WatersideGraigue, Owner at Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Fiona M. Would love to charge 5 star prices, but for now happy to send people away raving about the place. Thanks for spreading the word, we are having a busy season with nice weather. brian

Reviewed 23 November 2016

A clean & comfortable little restaurant on the quayside overlooking the river. A simple menu but offering wholesome food. Lovely.

Thank Teresa C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay | Waterside Guesthouse, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny  >  Graiguenamanagh
  • Phone Number: +353 59 972 4246
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