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121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 853 444
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (133 reviews)
“crab claws” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
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131 - 140 of 586 reviews

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Service was good, had soup which was lovely. Main course was nice and had wine and coffee. Service was friendly, relaxed and unobtrusive. It was busy with good atmosphere as it got nearer to 8 o clock. Liked soup best, everything else was very good...More

Thank riordan1987
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Beautifully located on the Quays in Waterford. My wife Ann and I enjoyed a meal last evening here. Kevin looked after us very well, he saved the day really for this restaurant. Ann's starter was disappointing, there was a bit of mis communication and in...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived here and realised we should have booked as it was busy.... Except the staff were very good to sort out a table and fit us in quickly. We ordered pate followed by streak, which was great. All steaks were cooked exactly as ordered...More

Thank Benjamin G
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My family went to McLeary's restaurant on the 30th of June. We have been there a few times & the food has always been excellent . We all had starters, I had the fish Goujons best I've had in a while, the rest of my...More

1  Thank CarmelTravels
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great location and great food. When I go to this restaurant the staff will go out of their way to help you have a great meal. The early bird is great value for money. Never had a bad meal since we started using this restaurant...More

1  Thank cantsitstill2016
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I went there for a dinner with my friend and we left very disappointed. We both had steaks and it was probably the worst steaks we had. Very chewy and nobody came to check on us as I left half of my steak on plate....More

Thank janka145
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here last Friday night. Ordered 2 fillet steaks at €28 each. One to be cooked well done. The other medium well. The both came out 20 minutes later completely raw. Had to send back to be cooked further. I think they were...More

Thank karenancker
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Both the food and service was excellent. It was our first time in McLearys and it did not disappoint. I would highly recommend the starter salad as it was easily the nicest salad I ever had in a restaurant, such a pity I couldnt get...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very nice dinner venue, walking distance from our hotel. Excellent food, lively atmosphere, friendly staff. Would recommend this restaurant anytime.

Thank Muireall
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We walked in at thankfully a quiet time and though we had to wait for a table to be prepared for us, it was worth it. Staff accommodated us with a perfect table for us to put our buggy out of the way and allow...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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26 September 2016|
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Response from JackieBoy2014 | Reviewed this property |
McLearys has only been around since 2011 when they opened on High Street. The Wine Vault was there before them and that opened in the late 80's I think. Before that, "proper" restaurants were few and far between in Waterford
18 April 2016|
Response from Colin H |
You do need to make reservations as they book up fast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 853 444
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