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Hook and Ladder Waterford


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

The idea behind cafehome is to showcase a number of various store concepts under the one brand, with each individual concept retaining its own individual ethos and style.The first of these concepts is Hook & Ladder, where we’ve created a unique atmosphere with expertly trained staff, showcasing a broad range of Irish artisan foods, plus a range of furniture and accessories. One truly unique aspect to Hook & Ladder is that all the café fittings – from the cutlery & crockery, to the seats you sit on – are available for purchase.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Irish, Cafe, European
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

I went into Hook and Ladder at lunchtime today and got a seat straight away with no wait even though it was busy.The service was excellent and the crumble made in-store by Greg was to die for. It had been quite a few months since...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MagsWall18
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Always a pleasure to eat here. Breakfast is particularly good, but they seemed to be short staffed the morning we visited. Food was excellent, freshly cooked and very tasty. Service was good but we had to wait for a table. When we arrived we were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Maire2
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I visited Hook and Ladder last week - We were looking for something light to eat - but Disappointed to be told that the Kitchen was closed and it was only 4.15pm on Sat Eve - We were told there was some cakes etc left...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rocket43
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Would go to Hook and Ladder any time I’m in Waterford for lunch.. I have orders the felafel dish before and it was lovely so I ordered it again last week. What came out was totally unrecognizable as either felafel or the previous dish I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Aine R
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I have been going to Hook & Ladder for a while now and I have to say the staff are so friendly and helpful. I was in there this morning for breakfast and the manager, Niall I think his name is) was very attentive and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and daughter visited the Hook and Ladder today for lunch. The treatment and the food they received was superb. They couldn’t speak highly enough about the staff. The food was excellent, my daughter who lives near Dublin, and eats out regularly said it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank havingaballWaterford
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to Glenn for being such a friendly, accommodating and generally charming waiter. Really enjoyed our lunch as a result. Well impressed 😁

Date of visit: August 2018
4  Thank jonesval21
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Have being coming here for a couple of years. This is the kind of modern café / Restaurant that does lunch and deserts so well. Friendly service and nice clean roomy open atmosphere. Quality food - on the go - typical ideal place for lunch...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank GPIreland
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Surprised me i mean! Up to this I had always gone for you generous portions of crab whether on brown bread or as a salad. Last Monday the very helpful Adele told us that the soup was so popular there was only the one portion...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank toberdaly
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Great food , great service everything is reasonable priced we went in for lunch and had the sourdough sandwiches with soup which were really good Only down side is that it was packed so had to wait a while for a table so if your...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank danjo123
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Suzanne R
15 January 2017|
Response from MuddledOne | Reviewed this property |
I was only back today and didn't see any sign indicating gluten-free, but that they will try to cater for special diets. You might phone them to be sure
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