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The Holy Cross Pub


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews lunch garlic potatoes mash pudding ham salad steak ordered fish and chips full irish pint of guinness large portions nice atmosphere daily specials service was great nice meal food is excellent carvery
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

visited this pub for drinks, didn't sample the food but apparently very popular & comes highly recommended locally. The best pint of Guinness for miles, well worth a visit!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Morris1798
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The holy cross has the best full Irish I have ever had plus the carvery is unbelievable. Hats off the the chef and all the staff a++++

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank trevor b
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Went to Waterford for a spot of shopping and decided to pop into The Holy Cross Pub for dinner. The pub was busy with families having meals and people having a few drinks. We were rather hungry and decided to have Turkey and ham. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Katie C
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here, very quick visit. Busy little pub on a Sunday, had breaded chicken, chips, mash, carrots and gravy. Tasty, very small portion though. Could be warmer because it’s stood there under heaters. Cheap and cheerful

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OJNesfield
Reviewed 1 September 2018

My brother and I were looking for a pub/restaurant that was not far from our hotel, because the city center was a good 10-15 minutes away. The Holy Cross was standing alone along the highway and looked like a nice place to have a pint...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cisco289
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great place to stop and eat. Excellent location just up the road from Ashliegh House B&B. Generous portions for Banger's and Mash, Warm Chicken Salad. food was excellent. Found a great ale, Chieftain Pale Ale (Franciscan Well, Cork). Bread-n-Butter Bread Pudding was excellent with a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Having read the reviews, we decided to stop off here for dinner on our way through Waterford. The service was great and there was a decent amount to choose from on the menu. Staff were prompt and helpful and the food was great. We both...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Spike27uk
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This pub is in a great location, Brilliant menu even a great kids menu. Foo you cant complain about really good. Staff very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend anyone to try this place out, as it wont disappoint.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank janecronin56
Reviewed 28 July 2018

have eaten here on many occasions, they do an excellent breakfast, a carvery at lunch time, it is quite busy on week days, and there is also an a la carte menu with daily specials, the lunch is excellent, fast and good value. evening food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sunsearcher2009
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We popped in to watch the World Cup and grab a bite for dinner. The veggie curry was quite amazing and great value for the size of the meal. We also tried the Veggie pasta bake which wasnt as good, but again, a nice big...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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