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Cedar House | Ardkeen, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 879 178
12:30 - 22:30
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Tue 12:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 12:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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Cork, Ireland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We visited this restaurant by chance last week and we were really lucky that they were able to squeeze us in as we did not have a reservation. The staff could not have been nicer and the food was amazing. For starters we had the artisan black pudding and the pate and both were absolutely divine. Main courses were a... More 

Thank Ann O
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Ann, thank you for taking the time to share the details of your dining experience with us. I am very happy that throughout your visit each element of it impressed you. We work hard at making sure this is the case, so it's very nice for it to be noticed. If I remember rightly you were just passing through Waterford... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to take someone for a business lunch in Waterford . Attentive service - some tables are close together but there are enough tables that are private enough to have a private discussion . Great food , very well presented . Favourites here are the pork , any of the fish dishes and they even make roast chickens that... More 

Thank Waterford55
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed and thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive and balanced review. We definitely work hard to create a pleasurable dining experience and my sense is you experienced that:) We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Tony More 

County Cork, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Myself & my sister found this restaurant by chance when looking for something to eat after a long & stressful day with our mother in A&E across the road at Waterford University Hospital. Unsurprisingly it was fully booked but the lovely man front of house did everything to accommodate us knowing we were pretty shook up. We had an absolutely... More 

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Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

We were only too happy to oblige. Thank you so much for taking the time to offer this much appreciated feedback. I know you and your family are still in the midst of difficult times..... We are humbled by your comments. We look forward to greeting you and your family at any point in the future. That soup is there... More 

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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with family and friends on Christmas Eve. Beautiful restaurant and a nice atmosphere. Staff are lovely and attentive. The food was delicious, I had the butternut squash risotto to start... It was fab! Lamb shank for main, also great. The Xmas menu was very reasonable too. Looking forward to going back soon.

Thank LonBon87
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We most definitely look forward to welcoming you back again in the very near future. Little seasonal changes will be in place on the menu, so , something to look forward to Kind regards, Tony More 

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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Generally my expectations are that an early bird offering is more about value for money than a good dining experience, and the first 2 courses were adequate rather than good. The starter " fish cakes" were very small balls approx 1/2" Diam, that were dry and lacked any particular taste other than a general fish flavour. The chicken supreme, a... More 

Thank Roisin O' S
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Thanks Roisin for your review....delighted you enjoyed your visit and experienced our great service! Enjoy the festivities Kind regards, Tony More 

Waterford, Ireland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We've visited this restaurant many times, but last Sunday was the nicest ever! The restaurant was fairly empty as it was an off-peak time. But we were seated without a reservation (no problem at all) in the loveliest booth table, and even though it was quiet, the decor & lighting made it seem cosy & warm. The service was excellent... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Popped in here a two weeks ago for dinner. We had not booked but it was early evening and mid-week so there was no problem getting a table. Lovely ambience with no loud music. The place was spotless including the toilet. Our waitress was excellent, very friendly and helpful (I think her name was Eliska). We didn't have to wait... More 

Thank HughM848
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed Hugh... We appreciate your review and the detail of your observations. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. kindest regards, Tony More 

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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Good value except for price of wine which I thought was expensive. I enjoyed the black pudding starter, medium rare steak, dessert and cappuccino. Family enjoyed their choices and all agreed standard was excellent.

Thank Educoshaun
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Always good to host international get togethers:) Delighted you enjoyed our food and service. We work hard at making that a reality. With regard to the price of wine, while I'm not sure which wine you selected on the night, our wine list offers a range of different options at 26.50 euro per bottle and the highest price on our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I was here with my family for a graduation dinner on the 3rd of November, group of 10 including my grandmother. The food was beautiful and the courses came out nice and quickly, without us feeling rushed. While the Pinot I was drinking was delicious (as was the food, and I mean really delicious) the only complaint would be the... More 

Thank wintersiscoming
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Congratulations again on your graduation and thank you for allowing us to help you enjoy the celebrations. I guess when it comes to Wine and what is value for money it's all very relative. Our house wine (including the Pinot Grigio you mentioned) costs 6.70 per glass and 27 euro per bottle. The price differential with the multiples such as... More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, lovely friendly staff and nice setting. Nice for an evening meal. Sea food was really good.

Thank Paul D
Tony M, Owner at Bellissimo, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed Paul......Seafood is our passion, so extra happy that you thought the seafood on offer was really good. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Tony McMahon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 29
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Irish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cedar House | Ardkeen, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 879 178
A Mediterranean dining experience to savour! Always a pleasure. Bellissimo is a tried and tested favourite, that is almost without comparison in Waterford City. Our aim is to welcome each and every customer and make every effort to ensure that they enjoy their dining experience with us.Casual dining, high quality food at value for money prices.... Ranging from finest Chargrilled Steaks and local Seafood to traditional Pizza's and scrumptious Pasta dishes. One of our highlights is our artisan Cocktail List which has been added recently along with a great range of Beers and Spirit's.Each meal is cooked to order. All menu's are available on our website. Seating for 80.Beautiful South facing sunny balcony. Ample free car parking. Enjoy a pre dinner drink in our "Snug". Truly "A Restaurant for all occasions "

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