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Revolution Craft Beer & Whiskey Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
19 John Street, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 844 444
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
19 John Street, Waterford, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Best Burgers
"We had one of the best burgers in Ireland!"
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2. Cosy Old Bar
"Excellent selections of whiskey, craft beers, burgers, and pizza"
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3. Good Craft Beers
"Cozy gastro pub with good beer selection and an excellent burger."
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21 - 30 of 81 reviews

Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Huge Irish experience: watching football on tv, drinking Irish beer and eating hamburger with Irish beef ®. The tap beer is always good and in good temperature and the burger was really really tasty and it cost 15 euros. The wedges are awesome. Definitely could...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited with family on a Wednesday evening. Dark inside like you would expect from a pub but we received a great welcome and got excellent service. Food was pretty good. Kids and adults had a good meal. Would recommend.

Thank Millie1524
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Went every night of our holidays for a few drinks and some nibbles and it was always good and the staff are always lovely. We had never been to Waterford before and the staff were really helpful of places to go and places to visit.

Thank Adamc2001
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Revolution is a really nice bar with lots of interesting decor and furnishings and a great drinks list. Good music when we were there too. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Waterford

Thank Ruairi38
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This was by far our favorite pub in Ireland! Old world pub modernized! Excellent selections of whiskey, craft beers, burgers, and pizza! Bartender was excellent, she was the main reason we returned multiple times! My favorite was Legacy Cider, made right in Waterford! Definitely try...More

1  Thank Kasey C
Reviewed August 2, 2016

I really recommend this place for a drink if you choose to visit Waterford. The selection of whiskeys is great and so is the overall atmosphere of the place. The location is also very good, just a few minutes walk away from the centre of...More

Thank katesomerswit
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Was looking for a craft beer place on my first trip to Ireland, and it didn't disappoint. Great food, wonderful staff, interesting shots and cocktails, and of course a good whiskey selection.

Thank WVTaxGal
Reviewed July 3, 2016

My wife fell in love with the decor of the eclectic antique furnished pub. The bartender David Giles was very entertaining and more that helpful in picking out craft beers and drinks for two Americans. Greatly suggest stopping in for a pint or two at...More

Thank Dahusker
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We didn't intend to eat here as our 1st choice wasn't doing food as it was easter sunday. We ordered chicken wings to start (spicy). They were gorgeous and we got a burger with loads of toppings, homemade chunky chips and a soft drink each...More

Thank JenDDublint
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Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend visited the bar tonight and was greeted by friendly staff and were told about different cocktails by jason one of the excellent bar staff and he kept us laughing for the night and helped us when we were being tormented by...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $18
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 John Street, Waterford, Ireland (Formerly Revolution Gastro Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 844 444
  • E-mail
Revolution is a treat for the senses with its quirky decor, retro music, sound clientele, chilled atmosphere and huge choice of Craft Beer, Whiskey & Gins. What was once considered a hidden gem has now become an institution with an absolutely incredible array of drinks served by pure craft professionals. 103 Craft Beer in Bottle 10 Craft Beer on Tap 166 Whiskeys 19 Midletons (Very Rare Vintage Whiskey) 36 Gins 1 Antique Interior Food AT REVOLUTION We Serve American Style food at revolution daily from 12 noon to 9pm Our Burgers are 100% Irish Beef served in 8oz Size. Our Piquant Chicken Baps come in mild to extra hot. Fish is locally sourced from Billy Burke Fishmongers. Pizzas are Stonebaked with a choice of toppings
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