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Dock Road, Dunmore East, Ireland
+353 51 383 150
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at The Haven after renting a house in the village. The lunch there really sealed the deal. Delicious chowder, wonderful cottage pie and the view out of the restaurant window was gorgeous, even in December!! The server and the other staff were super friendly. It is closed until February 10th 2017 for a short holiday but we anxiously... More 

Thank Valerie A
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

I went to the Haven with my family and it was very nice the beef was so nice!all though I do think they should put beef on the kids mine otherwise best place ever

Thank katealyn
Dunmore East, Ireland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

This was our (my wife and myself) first visit to The Haven since the post-fire renovation (tastefully done by the way), indeed our first visit in 4 years! The first pleasant surprise was being greeted by name from Paul B (who we knew from another fine restaurant in Dunmore East). Needless to say that the service for the whole meal... More 

Thank AlanMartin26
Waterford, Ireland
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been here since they reopen. Hotel and grounds are stunning. We hadn't made a reservation but we got a table without a problem. I had a stake sandwich and my husband fish and chips. Good portion sizes & very tasty. Will return soon hopefully.

Thank Si0bhan33
Wicklow, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This was our first time holidaying in a hotel as a family of four, it went very well. The staff were a large contributory factor in this, they were very accommodating and understanding of our one and nearly three year old girls. The room wasn't huge but had everything we needed, beds were comfy and the bathroom was huge! It... More 

Thank GGrauer
Limerick, Ireland
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

On a random drive, my friend Elaine and I stopped for a coffee and dessert. Well as you can see the desserts were outstanding and as a special treat the Haven randomly gave us two long stemmed roses! Our server Karen (maybe Kara) was just lovely too!! Definitely stop in!!

1 Thank Janette M
Perthshire, Scotland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We booked a table of 10 for Sunday lunch on the previous Tuesday - in person. I was really looking forward to it but was SO very disappointed. They had set up a very narrow table with cheap garden chairs out in an afterthought part of the hotel. We didn't have room to move, never mind eat. When I asked... More 

6 Thank Sirbast
County Tipperary, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently for a one night family stay to attend a christening. If you happen to be at the haven in dunmore east on a scorching summers day, then there is no better place to meet family and friends for a quiet drink on the lawn overlooking the sea, enjoying the the open air music sessions outside or sampling... More 

Thank thedeisekid
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I have visited The Haven on a few occasions while visiting Friends and relatives who have Holiday Homes in Dunmore East. we had been in a couple of other establishments in the village prior to going to The Haven,there was a music festival on in the village and everywhere was very busy.Our group sat at tables set up in a... More 

3 Thank Mark H
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We stayed for two nights recently. The welcome we received was second to none. Sharon was more than helpful and is a delight. Our rooms were so clean and comfy (albeit a trifle small) and the bed - well I just didn't want to leave it! The food was scrumptious as was breakfast, served by extremely friendly staff in a... More 

2 Thank meraid
heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at The Haven, responded to this review

Hi Meraid, Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your kind words to all the staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon at the haven. Kind regards, Paul Kelly. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dock Road, Dunmore East, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Dunmore East
  • Phone Number: +353 51 383 150
The Haven Hotel is a truly unique venue and we are dedicated to making your time with us special. Set in stunning surroundings in the heart of the beautiful fishing village of Dunmore East, in the Sunny South East we like to think we have something for everyone, We pride ourselves on serving delicious home cooked food and celebrate Irish produce and use products from recognised Quality Assurance Schemes, specialising in Roast Rib of Prime Irish Beef and locally caught seafood. Food is served all day. As a must for music lovers we have live music in the bar most weekends and on the new outdoor stage on Sundays in the summer months. If the weather is good why not have a drink or something to eat outside on our new patio. We host Family Fun Sundays throughout the summer with live music, bouncy castles, ice cream and BBQs. Or simply sit back, relax and enjoy our breathtaking views. Children are especially welcome.

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