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McLeary's

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High Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 192
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A great night out!

Had a lovely meal in McLearys at the weekend. Great menu options to choose from -in fact, I could have chosen them all which doesn't happen too often! There's a great value menu for €22. Lots of specials and lovely to have so much fresh fish to choose from. It's a lovely atmosphere and the staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Dublindays2015
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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274 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely meal in McLearys at the weekend. Great menu options to choose from -in fact, I could have chosen them all which doesn't happen too often! There's a great value menu for €22. Lots of specials and lovely to have so much fresh fish to choose from. It's a lovely atmosphere and the staff are very friendly. Highly... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a two course meal off the specials menu for only €22 which was excellent. Quick service even though every table was full. Lovely cosy atmosphere. Will defiantly be back again.

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Waterford, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Really loved the food with a set 2 course menu option at € 22 - the seafood pancake starter was light and delicious. The 8oz steak was melt in the mouth ! Great vie, and situated in the old cellar the old wine vault made the ambiance perfect!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended, great food,lovely atmosphere with a menu to suit all tastes The tables downstairs are fantastic set in the old wine cellar

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Never let's me down. It's a little gem of a restaurant that keeps getting better each visit. Keeps up to the high standards I expect from a restaurant

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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Liked the interaction with staff and got tips for other eateries. Good food and more than was expected. Good value for money and as it said Steak or Seafood. A little bit small, but the staff said that they were relocating. Overall a nice experience

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london
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Went there with my family including young kids. Tables are really close together so we were a bit conscious of the neighbouring diners as kids dont tend to eat in perfect silence or with ideal manners. Food was fine, nothing brilliant. Service was extremely casual, I think the waiter thought he was the star of the show. Ordered a salad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Food was lovely seafood chowder was lovely service was great would definitely go back staff very friendly and very welcomed chicken and mushroom vol Au vent was beautiful

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Had a very nice meal here at the weekend and excellent value very very friendly staff only fault was i felt like i was having a meal with the people on either side of my table.Its a very small restaurant an just feels like they packed as many tables in as they could. Other then that i would recomend it... More 

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Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Love love love this restaurant! Food and service is fantastic. I would absolutely recommend it.😄😄😄

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?