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19 The Mall, Waterford, Ireland
051 858002
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Today
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 11
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  • 6
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Thai restaurant that also serves some Vietnamese dishes on the menu

Housed in a nice Georgian era building on the Mall in Waterford and located just a hundred metres or so from the Tower hotel, Sabai is really an Irish restaurant that specialises in Far Eastern cuisine. The food is good but the menu is a bit limited which isn't a problem unless you're dining there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
DominicDeBurca
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Dunmore East, Ireland
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Dunmore East, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Housed in a nice Georgian era building on the Mall in Waterford and located just a hundred metres or so from the Tower hotel, Sabai is really an Irish restaurant that specialises in Far Eastern cuisine. The food is good but the menu is a bit limited which isn't a problem unless you're dining there regularly.

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have yet to have a less than great meal in Sabai. Their starters and Pad Thai are to die for. The restaurant can be a little lifeless when not busy but the decor is beautiful and really homely when busy. Sabai are also great for takeaway.

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County Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Thai food is amazing and traditional here, with friendly staff and great value for money! Not to mention the comfortable atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Amazing food, and I'm very fussy with Thai as it's my favorite cuisine!.. very very reasonably priced.. attentive, pleasant staff.. lovely setting.. would go back every weekend if I lived in Waterford!

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Mixed starter and weeping tiger main...well I cannot remember food so tasty!! If I was fortunate enough to eat there every night I would do so!. Small space but enough, intimate setting, staff are lovely but the menu steels the show!

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We decided to celebrate my birthday in Sabai. The restaurant deco was gorgeous and the staff were very attentive. Food was fresh and very tasty. The only let dawn was the dessert microwave heated crumble. A big no no.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went for early bird special with my family . Couldn't believe that the whole family had a meal that all 4 enjoyed , epically my 2 fussy boys who complain about everything . Will defiantly go again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

There are very few places in waterford that can make decent drinks, the food here is very good but the fact that they make great cocktails and that's its a comfortable place to drink them that makes it stand out for me, the salads are my favourite part of the menu and the sweet corn fritters are very moreish

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Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We ate here as a group of 4, it's was nice food and that's been fair. I've ate here many times before and was lovely but this time is was only ok and not up to Sabai's usual standards. The waitress was way to familiar and unprofessional, having a smart comment to make on a few occasions, this I've found... More 

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Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had dinner here last evening and found it very disappointing. Certainly compared to previous visits to Sabai last evening's meal was very poor. I had a starter named Tempura on the menu but the batter was closer to fish and chip shop batter than tempura. I could not in fact tell if I was picking up a prawn or a... More 

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Additional Information about Sabai

Address: 19 The Mall, Waterford, Ireland
Phone Number: 051 858002
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 The Mall, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: 051 858002

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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