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The Island , Ballinakill, Waterford, Ireland
00353 51 878203
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The warm ambience of the award winning Munster Room Restaurant with its...
The warm ambience of the award winning Munster Room Restaurant with its wonderful oak paneled walls and ornate ceiling is complemented by a great cellar and exciting seasonal menus. Local produce and the talents of a highly acclaimed head chef create an intensity of flavours to savour and a truly memorable dining experience
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  • 45
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  • 11
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Castle meals

Had breakfast and dinner both days of our stay.Food wonderfully prepared and served..Wait staff did an outstanding job as usual

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Texas
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Had breakfast and dinner both days of our stay.Food wonderfully prepared and served..Wait staff did an outstanding job as usual

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

You may chose a 2 or 3 course dinner and an appetizer/sorbet is served with both. Fantastic food and our waiter was very attentive and friendly. After dinner, we walked the grounds. Beautiful and serene. Since we stayed the night, we also had breakfast the next morning. The food was fresh and very tasteful.

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County Waterford, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Obviously I can't fault the surroundings. They are truly stunning. Also the service was very good. For lunch I had soup for starter which was ok and creme brulee for desert which was very nice. But the main course of hake sitting on this awful splodge of pureed sweetcorn and peas was possibly the worst meal I have had. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

What a nice treat to dine in The Munster Room at Waterford Castle. It's a fine dining experience in a lovely wood panelled room, creating a really nice atmosphere. Staff are friendly and provide guidance with menu selections if asked. It's an interesting menu using local produce. An experience to repeat!

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

i went here for lunch it was so nice , i got the steak it was done amazing it was a real treat :) i would recommend to go for a lovely walk around the grounds before or after :)

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Waterford, ireland
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I dined in The Castle the week it first opened, some 25 or so years ago. Years later I had my 40th birthday party there. Yesterday we had a family gathering there for Mother's day. In short, it's been the place for my family and I to come for every special occasion and any excuse in between. Chef Michael Quinn... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This has to be one of the most ionic spots in Waterford. The castle is reached by a small ferry. The main restaurant is housed in the munster room.Old world paneling and opulence. The service is friendly, professional with just the right amount of formality. Sensible wine list and separate children's menu ( freshly cooked, good variation). Main menu had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Surroundings and staff fantastic. It's lovely have this kinda attention from front of house, pleasant without being over bearing, wine (fairly priced and with some option) as topped up as needed and can honestly say some of the best service have ever witnessed. Foie gras terrine starter for example though was with great flavour but so 1980s haute cuisine esq... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

excellent food in an exceptional setting. butlers, high cieling rooms, romantic castle ... a true experience. and for €45 absolutely worth it.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were staying at Waterford and dined at the Munster room, all up very good, only negative point was the limited number of wines available by the glass. Service was very good, always about but not on top of you. Food was a delight.

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Address: The Island , Ballinakill, Waterford, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353 51 878203
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
Average Prices: USD 39 - 156
Cuisine: French, Irish, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Island , Ballinakill, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: 00353 51 878203

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39 - 156
  • Cuisine: French, Irish, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups

Description

The warm ambience of the award winning Munster Room Restaurant with its wonderful oak paneled walls and ornate ceiling is complemented by a great cellar and exciting seasonal menus. Local produce and the talents of a highly acclaimed head chef create an intensity of flavours to savour and a truly memorable dining experience

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