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O'Donnachas Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Irish, Bar, Pub
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Kilmeaden, Waterford, Ireland
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 11:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here yesterday for lunch, greeted by a very unpleasant woman, possibly manager, with a wasp in her mouth, nearly threw us in our seat to start with. Waited 20 mins to take our order, while the wasp woman appeared to look after "locals" only. A young girl then took our order very nice she was. Soup and sambo combo... More 

Thank Vivienne S
County Waterford, Ireland
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i called in yesterday for some food , waitress was in my face before i was halfway in the door , i ordered chicken goujons and chips , as i wanted to sit outside i had to pay up front , food arrived , soggy chips and burnt dry googans, for what i got it is not cheap ,i will... More 

Thank Mick D
Dublin, Ireland
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305 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food , large portions wont leave hungry , their lunch plenty to choose from veary reasonable priced,

Thank Rory G
Waterford, Ireland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The pub is cosy and clean. Service is effective, if a bit brusque. Lunch portions are huge. The menu will suit most- not great for vegetarians but I got a salad. We booked a table for 14. Strangely enough there was a table in the middle of our reserved area that we were told to leave empty for other customers... More 

Thank S C
Waterford, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great little bar with great selection on menu. Staff very helpful, Kind and friendly. Was stuffed after the meal and reasonable priced.

Thank lisaor2001
Limerick, Ireland
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I'd never been to this place before, but we were going to meet up with friends for a quick meal and they suggested it. Am glad they did! I had the burger with chips and salad, as did my other half, one of the party had the fish and chips, and the fourth person had the chicken curry. The chips... More 

Thank orla99913
Clonmel, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very poor gluten free options for kids, (Irish stew was the only option available). Requested if we could get a plain breast of chicken was informed not available, no effort made to accommodate this request or suggest another option. The menu looked good pity we didn't wait to sample, travelled a few miles down the road where there was a... More 

Thank decspel
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Always have a tasty, hearty meal at Donnachas. Staff are lovely and absolutely accomodate anything you ask for. Great place for pub grub at the weekend. Often found ourselves queuing for a seat, which is always a good sign!!

Thank Niamh S
Clonmel, Ireland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had the chips and chicken gougions and the chips tasted like a sogey flipflop and the chicken was pure raw with only a few breadcrumbs the water was all right it was luke warm too and the glass was a pint glass for water with lipstick all over it and there was a hair in the chicken. and the... More 

Thank carrie c
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to go on a Sunday for some lunch or dinner but it is nothing exceptional. Service is good and food is good!

Thank Mary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 11:30
10:30 - 11:30
10:30 - 11:30
10:30 - 11:30
10:30 - 00:30
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilmeaden, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?