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Parnell Street, Waterford, Ireland
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Cork, Ireland
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the set menu as it was such a large group service was fast efficient and friendly. Excellent really the food was the exact same.

Thank sdp55
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff. Food is always to the highest quality. I would recommend it everyone I know :)

Thank jamseylacey93
Waterford, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are second to none, they friendly and very approachable, every time I attend this lovely restaurant their is always a fantastic atmosphere. Never once did my friends or I have any problem with the food, its always cooked beautifully and to a high standard. Overall I would recommend anyone give espresso a try and you will not be... More 

Thank sineadr94
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to eat here. The food has never been less than fantastic and the staff couldn't be more friendly. No matter how busy the restaurant is, it is always comfortable. The early bird menu is great value too!

Thank Emmet M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of friends and myself ate here earlier in the week. The food was lovely as always and there was a nice atmosphere. However one waitress was so unaccomodating. We were actually taken aback by her. One of our party asked if it would be possible to have chilli taken out of one of the dishes. She was met... More 

Thank Niamh S
Waterford, Ireland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I have been looking to try out this restaurant for ages and tonight I finally got to ! From the moment I walked in the staff were rude , it turned me off straight away , at first I thought maybe it was just the one girl who met us as we walked in , but every member of staff... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We booked a meal last week , we spend some time in Italy and its always a treat to indulge the italian taste buds! We have a vegan amongst our group, We advised the restaurant out of courtesy a few days before arrival even though the menu available online had some choice. When we were seated the waiting staff advised... More 

Thank SlevinD
Nenagh, Ireland
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Omg. The place is classic! Great atmosphere. Good staff and attentive! We had to wait 45mins for a table. I have to say well worth the wait! I had the burger for mains it's great! The pizza was top class. The chips are out of this world. The best chips ever. I can't fault the food I am stuffed!!

Thank Dermot K
County Waterford, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Treated my other half to dinner here recently. I looked up the menu before I booked it as I wanted to make sure there would be steak on the menu for him. When we ordered my partner ordered pork spring rolls and steak (steak priced at €22), he was advised that there was no steak left, very disappointing but decided... More 

Thank Claire O
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Five of us (including two fussy teenagers) had a delicious evening meal in the restaurant. recommended by a receptionist at The Tower hotel, service was quick and friendly, but the food was superb, would highly recommend

Thank Simone773

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parnell Street, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?