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Revolution Craft Beer & Whiskey Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
19 John Street, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 444
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
19 John Street, Waterford, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Our second time eating here and our first time meeting the owner. Food was good (reason we returned) . The owner is too cocky and borderline rude. Does himself no favours. Definitely won't be back . We'd no issues with food. Just his mannerisms. Charm...More

5  Thank JenDDublint
Reviewed 31 July 2017

have been a few times, can recommend the burger, chicken goujon's, chicken wings are fab but very big portion perfect for sharing between 2. Service can be a little slow sometimes as its a busy bar also. Nice atmosphere and a huge outdoor seating area...More

Thank sunsearcher2009
jimwaterford, Manager at Revolution Craft Beer & Whiskey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

thanks for the nice words -- ill pass it onto our staff cheers jim

Reviewed 2 July 2017

My husband and I went to Revolution for the sole purpose that my husband loves beer. He tried many different ones, and our bartender was more than ready to help with suggestions after getting a feel of the type of beer that you liked. Owner...More

Thank Ashley S
jimwaterford, Manager at Revolution Craft Beer & Whiskey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

hey - was good to meet you - thanks for the great review !

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Had a stop along our tour, ran away from group and found this exceptional place had a quick bite and enjoy the quietness of a non busy place at this time. Excellent service was provided by staff and burgers were second to none. Highly recommend...More

Thank Keith R
jimwaterford, Manager at Revolution Craft Beer & Whiskey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

thanks - glad u enjoyed the burgers & craft beer if i remember! jim

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We went here as a group of three friends We loft the live music and there is a lot of good Irish beer on offer The service from Kim was excellent, we felt like we'd made a new lifelong friend

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jimwaterford, Manager at Revolution Craft Beer & Whiskey Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

thanks you for the great compliments :-) Flash

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We spent a number of hours here a while ago but only finding the trip photos now. This is a good bar that is very busy. The pub is quite popular for it's bar food and showing the sports during the day. The offer some...More

1  Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I went here today for dinner with my friend. The food was lovely as always and a good portion to. But unfortunately this will be my last time visiting and im very disappointed as i loved this place. There was a fly/Insect in the salt...More

Thank Ciara D
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I RECENTLY VISITED this bar as part of a hen party the staff were very welcoming and friendly. Every single member of staff were great always ensuring we were well looked after. The choice of beer and all alcohol was amazing and the gin seriously...More

Thank irishloves
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Have been year many times over the years, for drinks, food, night out, quite drink. Never any complaints, staff are always sound, food is served quickly. Good student lunch deals. Though for some reason I haven't been back for a few months. I think it's...More

Thank jane2233
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Went on spec on Friday night not knowing what to expect. Very varied gastropub style menu. Food was extremely good for the price, and the bar also has a very reasonably priced cocktail list, as well as other drinks promos. Would highly recommend to anyone...More

Thank BarryMcD45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 John Street, Waterford, Ireland (Formerly Revolution Gastro Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 844 444
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Revolution is a treat for the senses with its quirky decor, retro music, sound clientele, chilled atmosphere and huge choice of Craft Beer, Whiskey & Gins. What was once considered a hidden gem has now become an institution with an absolutely incredible array of drinks served by pure craft professionals.
103 Craft Beer in Bottle
10 Craft Beer on Tap
166 Whiskeys
19 Midletons (Very Rare Vintage Whiskey)
36 Gins
1 Antique Interior

We Serve American Style food at revolution daily from 12 noon to 11pm Our Burgers are 100% Irish Beef served in 8oz Size our Piquant Chicken Baps come in mild to extra hot our fish is locally sourced from Billy Burke Fishmongers our Pizzas are Stonebaked with a choice of toppings we also deliver to your home or Hotel Room nightly from 5pm to 9pm
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