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Cafe Goa

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36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 304 970
17:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I just had the nicest meal ever at cafe goa. One of our group never had an Indian meal before and absolutely loved it. The food is amazing here and the staff so friendly and helpful, letting us know how spicy dishes were etc. such a lovely experience from start to finish. already planning my next visit. I had no... More 

2 Thank Theresa C
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We are from Wales and visit Waterford for the purpose of eating at Cafe Goa. What can I say? This Indian restaurant is the best we have ever tasted, and might I add we have eaten in more than our fair share including Atul Kulcher's restaurants. There is absolute nothing to fault apart from it being across the sea from... More 

1 Thank Sha170
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Indian we have had in a long time, service is quick and very polite staff, the restaurant is small and very packed. But this didn't take away from the food / service which was excellent and very reasonable.

2 Thank Susan D
Waterford, Ireland
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My go to place for Indian food. Struggled when moved to waterford to get good Indian food until I discovered cafe Goa. Saag is the best ever and the prawn pakora is gorgeous.

1 Thank Heather1512
Beer, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service with typical recipes from Goa in a small but busy and happy restaurant. Definatley one to visit when in Waterford

2 Thank Abegoa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a good meal here on weekend away, seems to be very busy indian nice food freshly prepared had chicken jalfrezi, will be back

2 Thank mike1dublin
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Waterford for a weekend and on our first night we ordered cafe goa! Definitely not a disappointment. Lovely friendly service (as we collected our takeaway) and delicious curries! Fresh and good quality meat. Homemade naan was good too. Try this place if your looking for a really good curry.

3 Thank Kitty S
Muenster, germany
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I've been a regular for many years; as a vegan there aren't that many options in Waterford. The food is not only absolutely yummie, but the quality is consistent and I find that very important. Recently I've noticed they are getting more and more busy and that's well deserved. Spices, authenticity, everything is good here.

2 Thank Catwoman1304
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely Indian restaurant on the Quay in Waterford. Food is very good and reasonable priced. They also offer a takeaway service. Staff are very friendly and offer advice on the menu well worth a visit

2 Thank Tony D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This place is the buzz ! Simply amazing Indian cuisine with fantastic friendly service . The sides and lamb particularly are to die for with great ambience and views across the quays what more could you ask for ! Fantastic place to enjoy fine Indian dining , top marks and thanks ......

2 Thank pompeypaulo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?