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Happy Garden

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53 High Street, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 855 640
17:00 - 00:00
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

For the past few months, we have changed our bi-weekly Saturday treat from McDonalds to the Happy Garden and it was the best decision ever. For much the same money, we can get a 3 course buffet of top notch food that suits all our tastes. The kids are die hard Chinese food fans, where as I love my Indian... More 

Thank family_phelan
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 20 and had dinner here on Sunday night. When we arrived at 8:45pm, the restaurant was empty. Service was appalling. The lady who served us was rude. I think she is the owner. Quality of food was only average, nothing to rave about. Had to send back the sirloin steak with hot peppers sauce as... More 

Thank IvanLee75
Waterford, Ireland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Just ate her this evening with my daughter. The Buffet was on show and as we were quite hungry this seemed like a good idea. There was indian food on one side and Chinese on the other with Fried Rice , Boiled Rice and Noodles in the middle, like an indian ocean of carbs separating two continental shelves of mediocre... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was here on Sat Night at about 6 o'clock for the buffet, there was no atmosphere what so ever, I cant say anything about the staff as we were served by a nice waitress, but the food was really bad, the spring rolls and the chicken balls were all cold and flavourless all of the starters were cold despite... More 

Thank Multivan
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125 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I visited for lunch while home to see family the place has been here for years. The service was great and we will visit again

Thank AislingRamshaw
Waterford, Ireland
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181 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Popped in for lunch yesterday with a business colleague. Had a 3 course lunch for less than €9.00 each. In the buffet there was plenty of choice and everything was hot and looked and tasted superb. The value was astounding and the service was friendly and fast. Only small gripe was that the restaurant was not especially warm but maybe... More 

Thank GerryR18
Waterford, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I Personal think it is good but my partner enjoyed it more then i did. It really cheaper and well worth the money.

Thank Shauna W
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The food is good here but it really needs a clean. went in for lunch and nearly walked out but my husband ask to stay. Service was ok, (they need to smile) food was good. They need to change the cartpet and need to match the decor.

Thank Michelle A
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had asked around for a restaurant open on a Monday night in Waterford. Many of the restaurants are open at the weekends and then close on a Monday and sometimes on Tuesday as well. Parking is free in the town center after 6.30 which saves a few euros in the private parking. We both ordered spring rolls and then... More 

Thank Michelle C
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Really great food. We had beef fillet in black bean and chicken and cashew. Both were really tasty. Loved it! They have early bird specials if you want a discount, but it wasn't too expensive anyway. Recommend you try this if you want a break from Irish stew.

Thank little_old_devil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 High Street, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 855 640

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