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40 Merchants Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 850 500
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (73 reviews)
“cheesecake” (22 reviews)
Steakhouse, Irish, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
40 Merchants Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in here one Saturday evening booking it last minute. Food was great not overly expensive staff were friendly and attentive. A must if you are looking for a nice meal out

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter Treabhair/Trevor/Trevor was the star of the show. He was pleasant, funny and still professional as he went about his business of serving and chatting to his customers. We can recommend the house red wine to accompany the sirloin steak and risotto, and the...More

Thank FR02JDR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our last night in Waterford. We were warmly welcomed by a lovely waiter despite no reservations and a busy night. We then had a three course meal that was excellent in every way. We had steak, prawns, pate, cheesecake. I can’t...More

Thank Suzycue2014
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt the finest food in Waterford. The selection of food on the menu is fabulous from the early bird to the A la Carte menu. The staff are so lovely the service is quick and the cheese cake is to die for 😊...More

Thank Joyq11
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here with family. Pork fillet with black pudding was to die for! Very generous portions with superb sides. Recommend the seating upstairs by the window. Booked for 6.30 so had to leave by 8.30 which seems to be common in restaurants...More

Thank coragil
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Second time eating at this restaurant and both times were top class. Food is delicious. Service was prompt and friendly. The waiter that served us both times was an absolute gentleman, and a professional. He even remembered my Daughter's name from our first visit back...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A gem on The Quay in Waterford City. Excellent food in a very nice ambiance with very efficient and friendly staff. A special mention to Trevor. I will definitely be back.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Sheehan's Steak & Seafood Restaurant is a little gem in the middle of Waterford City. Having had recent bad experience when eating out elsewhere we were a little wary but had done a little research and landed into Sheehan's for dinner one midweek evening. Their...More

Thank Aidan M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We had a relly good dinner. The fish was lovely and the desserts too. Staff friendly. Pricy but very big portions.

Thank martina8819
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a great little spot for a date night. Great food and great location. Staff are really friendly and welcoming. Food was great, very tasty and plenty to go round. Not to expensive either. Nice decor upstairs Goats cheese starter highly recommended

Thank J183
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Helen M
13 March 2018|
Response from csl011266 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen Would not have noticed as am not vegetarian. However am sure all restaurants now have veg options
8 December 2017|
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Response from efoley61 | Reviewed this property |
What do you want my email address for?!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Merchants Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 850 500
Breakfast served 10am to 12.30pm Lunch/Bistro served from 12.30pm to 4.30pm Evening Value & A la Carte served from 5pm
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