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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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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic family meal in McLearys today. We are a family of 4 and had 3 adults meals and one kids. There is plenty of choice and the food was beautiful, from the kids curry to the adults meals. The chicken wings and...More

Thank CaptainBuzz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant with a good menu. Looks very popular so I'd advise booking. Starters are good and generous. The steaks are really good , lovely flavour and cooked perfectly. Special mention to the waiter who was very friendly and entertaining.

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The value menu offers very good value for money at €20 for two courses. Good variety on the menu too. Staff are very welcoming, friendly and helpful. There was a group of five of us. Service was ok speedwise. Soup and half roast chicken -...More

Thank WhereToTry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to hear staff happy and singing as they worked. Wide ranging menu, great choice. Steak had fastastic flavour and cooked to perfection, accompanied by superb scampi. Happy Campers from starters, mains, deserts and coffee's. Great night out, highly recommended.

Thank william r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't been to the new McLeary's location on the Quay and recently I had an evening reunion with old friends and this restaurant was wonderful. The staff were excellent and welcomed us back like old friends. The food was first class and the level...More

Thank storym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner visited this restaurant on recommendations from a friend. We were not dissappointed. The staff are very accomadating and the food was excellent. We both had seafood dishes and it was delicious and great value for what we got. I truely would...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a gorgeous dinner here for a girls evening out! Great food, never fails to impress! Excellent value! Love this restaurant!

Thank K0k0_30
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Called for several hours from the US starting at the states 3 PM, No answer, ate elsewhere. Wanted to eat there but alas too busy to answer phone.

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

One of the most beautiful meals I've had... starters and mains were absolutely fantastic! The staff are wonderful too, couldn't recommend this place highly enough. Has to be a must visit restaurant to eat in waterford!!!

1  Thank aisling26
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant in Waterford, clesn and nicely laid out. I had the Carpaccio to start which was good , but it wad served with far too much oil and covered in rocket. The steak was okay but didnt have much flavour. I feel the restaurant...More

Thank Jack G
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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
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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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