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The Copper Hen

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Tramore Road | Fenor, Tramore, Ireland
051 330300
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty

Having eaten in almost all restaurants in Waterford, this is up there in my top 3 favourites. Venue is lovely, service was spot on and the food was really tasty.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Walter F
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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Went here very recently with my partner. Had a main and a starter each from the set menu. I had mussels and steak, both which carried an extra charge. My partner had mushroom bruchetta and pork belly. The mussels were absolutely tasteless and there was no hint of the wine sauce they were supposed to have been served with, just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Having eaten in almost all restaurants in Waterford, this is up there in my top 3 favourites. Venue is lovely, service was spot on and the food was really tasty.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Pleasant staff did their best, service was slow as there should have been another staff member on the floor or the chef is just not up to the job. 2 starters were overdone ( a haddock goujon note just one at an extra €1.50) , at a whopping €8.50 extra each my husband and I had scallops, we were given... More 

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eugene l, Owner at The Copper Hen, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to time to review the copper hen,good or bad we still like to know about your experience, I admit we were short staffed on the night and due to the amount of walk in tables were a bit busier than expected, but I personally think the staff did a good job to deal with the situation.Reading... More 

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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had visitors down and all 8 of us went to Copper Hen for dinner - Rachel as always so professional - the food was delicious starters, mains and deserts - so lucky to have a restaurant of this quality on our doorstep - Really worth a visit

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Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Went here following the good reviews. What a disappointment, ok the staff were run off their feet and did their best and were very pleasant, but the food was not good. The vegetables were tasteless and obviously they had been sitting in water for a long time. Roast potatoes were like mini rocks, dried out and over cooked. Had to... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Fab food. Excellent staff. Not child friendly. Too long a wait between courses that i was not expecting....(have been there before) Would return without the little ones....

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I had a lovely meal at this restaurant yesterday and was part of a large 23 person party including young children and babies. The food was absolutely delish and the staff who were caught a bit off guard due to our not exact booked numbers combined with unexpected walk-ins were very friendly and accommodating considering the rather stressful circumstances they... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Oh my goodness, what a lovely restaurant and meal. After a beautiful sunny day on the coast, swimming in Annestown, I stopped in without a reservation for an early supper. My server Rachel, who grew up in the area, was delightful -- happy to reply to my questions about things to do and see. And the food…..from the tomato and... More 

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Waterford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Situated in the Village of Fenor about five miles from Tramore along the Copper Coast, the Copper Hen fine dining restaurant is located upstairs over a traditional Irish Pub called ''Mother McHugh's''. Operated by an award winning chef and wife, the Copper Hen serves dinner Tuesday to Sunday evenings & Sunday Lunch. They showcase produce from the local farms and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have enjoyed dining at the Copper Hen for occasions over the past few years, but our meal on Friday last was just beyond compare. The atmosphere is warm & welcoming, the staff are friendly & helpful and the food quality is out of this world. And all of this at very reasonable prices. Well worth the visit. Would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tramore Road | Fenor, Tramore, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Tramore
  • Phone Number: 051 330300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51
  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

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