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McLeary's

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High Street, Waterford, Ireland
051853444
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 222
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  • 57
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 11
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great new place

Had a meal here recently, the new restaurant is fantastic & credit to Kevin & Ken for the work they have put into the place. Lovely views & the area looking onto Greyfriars church creates a real ancient city feel for a night out. The food as ever was great, cooked to perfection. We enjoyed the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
WaterfordTrooper
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Waterford
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Waterford
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Had a meal here recently, the new restaurant is fantastic & credit to Kevin & Ken for the work they have put into the place. Lovely views & the area looking onto Greyfriars church creates a real ancient city feel for a night out. The food as ever was great, cooked to perfection. We enjoyed the great service from very... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Was meeting a friend, and we were going to go somewhere else, but so glad we stopped into the new restaurant. We went for a mix of appetizers between the two of us instead. Goat's cheese croquettes with the onion relish were to die for. Pate was good, Calamari were fab, nice and crispy and good size portion. The tiger... More 

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Chobham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This was our first visit to the relocated McLeary's and our party thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The menu was small in scope but that ensured that the quality was maintained. As a party of eight we just about covered the menu and all was declared most satisfactory, accompanied by a tasty wine list (reasonably priced by Waterford standards).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Was here for dinner on sat night with a group of 8.from the moment we walked through the door we were made to feel very welcome.staff and decor are top notch .wine list very balanced and the food 100%.keep up the good work .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Ate here tonight with my partner and it was fantastic. We both really enjoyed it. Were regulars, but it was our first time since they moved onto the Quay in Waterford. Firstly, just to say that the new restaurant looks fantastic now, more space and more lighting. Great location with easier parking. And the food was top notch again, like... More 

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County Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Went here with my friends for an early dinner. We were left waiting for ages while people that arrived after us were served first. Nice food but overpriced and we were waiting for ages. The male waiter was rude and we felt we were misled with the specials board.

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Waterford, Ireland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Having been a big fan of McLearys for many years, I was a little apprehensive visiting their new premises for the first time in case the magic had gone, but no, in fact it's even better! The new restaurant is beautifully appointed and tastefully decorated. It is wonderful to see how much thought and effort has gone in to ensuring... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Mc Learys, have moved from the high street to the Quay,Waterford. A nice premise,with plenty of nearby parking. The staff and the welcome given is still second to none. Food very good with a nice choice. I enjoyed the cheese board,which comes with an included glass of port! It is worth taking a look to the rear of this establishment... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Lunch fo 9 people service quick and professional without rushing u food excellent as always new venue justfab try out t back t get t mediaval feel all of us will be back for work and family occasions

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

quality food, great service.... did their best to get my wife and i a table as we tried booking quiet late not having arrived in waterford until late. Thanks, a pleasant experience... Fish was fantastic...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: 051853444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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