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Cafe Goa

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36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 304 970
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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County Waterford, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We spent 4 nights in Waterford and ate our evening meal at Cafe Goa on 3 nights. A variety of delicious dishes, relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Great value for money.

2 Thank Maria E
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

4 Chef's Specials, 2 meat platters and nan. Best meal in Ireland so far! Staff friendly and helpful. Family from Atlanta, Georgia USA

2 Thank Linda F
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The service was the best we had since arriving in Ireland. The food was fresh, served hot and had amazing flavours. Highly recommend eating at this family run restaurant.

2 Thank Selina R
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

You can tell a lot about an Indian place by the standard of the dips they serve with their poppadoms and Cafe Goa's dips promised great things to come!! The food is simply fabulous. The vegetarian options are amazing. When silence falls as soon as the food arrives, you can usually tell that it's worth it. Great value for money;... More 

4 Thank Squidegy
Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

It's past 5pm when we walked in. It'd just opened for business. We're warmly welcomed and ushered to a table next to the window which offers a panoramic view of the water-front. It's a small restaurant but is bright and invitingly clean. The decor is contemporary, with a few Indian paintings decorating the walls.When we're ready to order, we're attended... More 

3 Thank kokminchan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped off here on the way home yesterday afternoon . Have been here before and always found the food and service excellent. We came here with our 20 month old son yesterday and straight away a colouring book and crayons were brought over to our son and a high chair. We were made feel so welcome. We were brought poppadoms... More 

5 Thank jcbk83
Waterford, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

This is quite possibly one of the best dining experiences I have had the pleasure of experiencing. From the moment we walked in the staff were courteous and welcoming. My father, -who had never had Indian food was nervous about it being too spicy/not to his taste- was walked through the menu by our waiter (I'm guessing who was the... More 

3 Thank drwelshmaan
Waterford, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Been here twice. . So disappointing even though I ask for spicy I get bland mild boring. .. pity cause we have vouchers for here and not looking forward to using them. .. but can't let them go to waste! !!

Thank Babyface30
County Waterford, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Lovely food, good portions, fast & friendly service. Could have had a wider selection of desserts but the lemon cheesecake was ideal after medium hot (which is hot enough!) starter & main. Looking forward to return visit.

2 Thank Kojak3791
Bury St Edmunds
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Stopped for a quick meal this evening and really enjoyed a well cooked and deliciously spiced menu. Goan lamb curry; lamb marinated in coriander and then cooked in the tandoor. Served with a light and fruity 'curry' sauce. Also a Chicken Korma that strands out from the normal sweet and nasty version of this favourite meal. The naan breads we... More 

2 Thank Simon P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?