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The Spinnaker Cafe Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Lower Village | Dunmore East , Waterford, Dunmore East, Ireland
+353 51 383 133
11:00 - 00:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very large table and we all paid individual at the table although a bit annoying on our behave they were very accommodating. Food was ok....it didn't over excite me....maybe it was due to it been a busy day.

Thank Anne-Marie B
Nialled, Owner at The Spinnaker Cafe Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. Sorry you thought our food was only ok. Yes you where a table of 40 on Easter Sunday, one of our busiest days of the year. Thank you for your understanding. Niall More 

Waterford, Ireland
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

always good for a flavourful serving of local fare, a quiet pint or convival watching of rugby and other sports - worth a visit

1 Thank wavedavey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the steak, very happy with the dish in terms of presentation and the service is excellent. Highly enjoyable atmosphere

1 Thank Willy M
Waterford, Ireland
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For Mother's Day I brought my parents to the Spinnaker and as usual we were not disappointed. The staff were friendly and attentive but not intrusive. The food was amazing my steak was perfectly cooked, my Dad had the bass and Mum had the fish and chips. Well done to Niall and the team for keeping the keeping the standard... More 

1 Thank AMA62
Waterford, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We as a family had the pleasure of having Mother's Day lunch at the Spinnaker Bar & Restaurant, Dunmore East. As a special treat, my father-in-law and myself brought out the mummies and my daughter. As usual the food and service was exceptional which was highlighted by all the clean plates after our meal. Even though it was very busy,... More 

1 Thank Martin F
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

First time in this great find, had been here as the Anchor Bar. Had a great meal started with a chowder which was full and flavoursome then I had the beer battered fish, beautiful and two large pieces. Relatives had monkfish with ratatouille and brill, very well cooked and top class. The food was fantastic, the surroundings were rustic, Excellent... More 

1 Thank Frank F
Waterford, Ireland
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the Spinnaker with my partner on Sunday and had the pleasure of trying their Sunday three course deal. The food was fantastic, I had the goats cheese salad for starter. It was presented beautifully with pine nuts sprinkled on top. There was a pesto oil drizzled over the top that complimented the cheese fantastically. I then had the fish... More 

1 Thank JoannaMaria94
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Our dad was 70 on Saturday so we decided to have a family meal at the Spinaker. My dad loves this place and it's easy to see why, the staff are very friendly and helpful. l had Bobby Flynn's steak, it was cooked exactly the way I wanted. We all had a fantastic evening, and are looking forward to the... More 

1 Thank Brendanxc
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had a dinner for my Dads 70th birthday in the Spinnaker tonight. We all had a fantastic meal and everyone's opinion was that it was a fantastic evening, all thanks to Niall and his team. The Spinnaker has such accommodating staff who help make the place so inviting and Niall himself couldn't be more of a gentleman. The food,... More 

1 Thank Christinekenn
waterford, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had a lovely relaxing meal by the fire in the Spinnaker on Sunday evening January 22nd. We were given excellent service as usual by friendly attentive staff. Meal was lovely and reasonably priced. I had their fish pie which was absolutely delicious and reason enough to return again. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank Dervla D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 36
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Village | Dunmore East , Waterford, Dunmore East, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Dunmore East
  • Phone Number: +353 51 383 133

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?