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Geoff's Bar

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8/9 John Street | Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 874 787
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Segnas, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

we just wanted to stay for one beer.... but the food looked so nice we stayed for dinner. really nice people working there and the food was much above normal pub level.

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Thank Milena R
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner with my mum. I had the duck spring rolls and the shoestring chips and she had the beef stir fry. The food was absolutely delicious, the servings were quite large but manageable. We were both delighted with the food and the pub had a lovely atmosphere.

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Thank Tara M
Waterford, Ireland
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived in Waterford 2 years ago, my husband asked around for a good pub and this was the recommendation. It has been the one fairly regular outing that we have. My husband also likes the food here and we often end up staying for more than just drinks. It's always busy and there's great atmosphere.

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Thank Steffi M
Waterford, Ireland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Geoffs has a lovely atmosphere all the time. Large choice of drinks and decent menu options. The food is always nice when I eat here, I'd definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Thank k d
Houston, Texas
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Geoff's is an unassuming-looking place from the outside. And inside, it is dark and warren-like, with a mismatched hodgepodge of tables and chairs. Frankly, to these two American visitors, it didn't seem very inviting. We considered leaving. So glad we didn't! The food was great. Fresh, locally sourced, wonderfully prepared. The manager was cheerful, welcoming, knowledgeable. He was very helpful... More 

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Thank BeckyAndWarren
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ALWAYS get terrible service. I often have to wait up to 25 minutes and food arrives cold or I have to chase staff for it. Then they try and brush it off on me with a "put up or shut up" tricks like it will take another 25 minutes to recook the whole dish from scratch.The pub is lovely... More 

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Thank Skooterblue
Dunmore East, Waterford, Ireland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

In the center of the city this old time pub offers atmosphere and good food.. Three of us went on a Friday evening which was very busy. Reservations are accepted. A delicious prawn curry was presented to my self. My colleagues had a lamb burger & fries and calamari. Lovely presentation and as equally tasty and plentiful.

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Thank Erin316
County Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Tipped by locals as "the best pub in Waterford", we had to try this place for Saturday dinner. It was a good choice. The pub is a maze of dark areas, with an eclectic selection of furniture and it has a pleasant bustle about it. A reasonable selection of beers and a well made G&T helped ease us in. The... More 

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Thank Twelvesticks
Waterford, Ireland
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359 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

What a spot! Excellent music on a Saturday night and plenty of space and seats for a couple or group, big or small to go and enjoy a few drinks. We went there last Saturday with some friends and, did not expect to stay so long but the music and atmosphere were so good there we just had to stay... More 

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Thank Travel0h
dublin , ireland
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2017

We visit Geoff's every time we are in Waterford. The Food is excellent, Really cool atmosphere. They will split any adult dish for Kids @ 50% of the price. Open Crab Bruschetta is excellent with a lovely portion size and not smoulder in mayo.

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Thank CK2.3

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8/9 John Street | Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 874 787

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?