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Cedar House, Dunmore Road | Ardkeen, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 879 178
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“pork fillet” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Cedar House, Dunmore Road | Ardkeen, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

I recently made a first visit to Bellissimo for a family event and had a very enjoyable experience. The food was very good - a nice selection of favourites with a local twist - and the service was friendly and very efficient. The fish cakes...More

Thank BParle
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback which is always welcome. Best possible news is that you plan to return soon:) Coriander Fishcakes with Prawn Bisque were a little let down for you...apologies...we will retest our recipe and make any improvements necessary....More

Reviewed 17 May 2016

The food was excellent and large portions. Everything from home made fish cakes (starter) to fillets of beef and chicken in a fabulous red pepper base and dauphin potatoes. Good choice of desserts.They have a great balcony where you can eat (weather permitting) and they...More

Thank bmaccann
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Chilly in Ireland in Summer ...Never:) Thank you firstly for your visit to our restaurant and secondly for your lovely feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and we can tempt you to try one of our desserts.. Kind regards, Tony

Reviewed 10 May 2016

I have been to this restaurant a few times in the last few weeks while visiting a relative in the nearby hospital. I have to say that it is reasonably priced with good food. I have been here in 2 guises: - with my mother...More

Thank jspburke
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Thanks first of all for your custom and your time to share your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, although we understand travelling from Wicklow to visit a relative in hospital is not the reason we'd all prefer. Safe travelling and please...More

Reviewed 27 April 2016

Last week I got a takeaway from Bellissimo. I think it was the best Italian food I have ever eaten. The bruschetta was full of flavour and the portion was generous. I then had the seafood pasta. There were fine chunks of white fish, prawns...More

Thank Mary K
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Mary, thank you so much for your feedback and kind words. Delighted that you enjoyed a "taste of Bellissimo @home". Head Chef JB Dubois is passionate about his cooking and I'm really happy that you experienced that. We look forward to welcoming back again soon!...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Fantastic food excellent service and always consistent, the staff are always very polite and friendly.

1  Thank Ann F
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2016

Ann, thank you for taking the time to pay us a compliment. it is much appreciated. Delighted you enjoy our food and indeed our service!! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon Kind regards, Tony

Reviewed 1 April 2016

They offer some good value combinations, have eaten here recently for both lunch and early evening meals. I enjoyed well presented tasty food and friendly service on all occasions, nice to see consistent quality.More

Thank Waterfordfour
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

You hit the nail on the head...our work mantra is "quality and consistency":) We are wandering how we can get that fifth star from you:) Constant seeking out improvement is something else that is important to us, so we will keep an eye on that.......More

Reviewed 10 February 2016

Loved the ambience and and the staff. Good food and a nice bar with some lovely craft beers. If you like a smoke there is a nice balcony outside.

Thank headsup93
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Short and to the point:). We love your feedback...thank you We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!! Kind regards, Tony

Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

I have visited here many times and the food has always been beautiful. I will definitely be returning

Thank Joanne M
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Joanne, we are delighted you are a regular visitor to our restaurant. We value this and sure you know we are always busy trying to make each visit better than the last:) See you soon. Kind regards, Tony

Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband had a rare night off recently and decided to book a table! And what a treat it was. I'm quite a fussy eater and even though the starters sounded amazing there wasn't anything I liked the sound of, I usually go...More

Thank DonnaW87213
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Donna, thank you for your feedback. Delighted you trusted us with your rare night out:) We don't leave anything to chance when it comes to ensuring that our customers have a great experience and I think you saw that on the night...great food & service....More

Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We have been i Bellissiomo twice now And I must say food is fantastic Early bird is a great option For as little as 28€ you get 3 beautifull courses Yum yum yumMore

Thank BartoszAga
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Delighted ye are enjoying the value offered on our Early Bird Menu...high quality dishes, starter, main course and dessert....No January blues in Bellissimo:) Keep an eye out for a new Brunch offering on Saturdays and Sundays and a Table d'Hote Menu offering a super value...More

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Evelyn D
13 April 2015|
Response from Tony M | Property representative |
Hi Evelyn, we can easily accommodate your party. Call us on 051-879178 to discuss further if you like. Kind regards Tony
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cedar House, Dunmore Road | Ardkeen, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 879 178
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A Mediterranean dining experience to savour! Always a pleasure. Bellissimo is a tried and tested favourite, that is almost without comparison in Waterford City. Our aim is to welcome each and every customer and make every effort to ensure that they enjoy their dining experience with us.Casual dining, high quality food at value for money prices.... Ranging from finest Chargrilled Steaks and local Seafood to traditional Pizza's and scrumptious Pasta dishes. One of our highlights is our artisan Cocktail List which has been added recently along with a great range of Beers and Spirit's.Each meal is cooked to order. All menu's are available on our website. Seating for 80.Beautiful South facing sunny balcony. Ample free car parking. Enjoy a pre dinner drink in our "Snug". Truly "A Restaurant for all occasions "
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