Restaurants

Top Choice French in Waterford City

La Bohème

This dress-for-dinner kind of place combines French flair with fresh Irish produce. Set in the kitchen basement of a Georgian townhouse, the dining rooms are intimate spaces with barrel vault roofs and arches; the w…
Top Choice Cafe in Dungarvan

Meades

Enjoying an ace position on the town’s main square, this cafe has a cheerful vibe with a kids' corner, sofas to lounge on, papers to read and a menu of scrumptious baked goods, as well as savoury tartlets, homemade …
Top Choice Modern Irish in Dungarvan

Tannery

An old tannery building houses this innovative and much-lauded restaurant, where Paul Flynn creates seasonally changing dishes that focus on just a few flavours and celebrates them through preparations that are at o…
Top Choice Cafe in Waterford City

Berfranks

Irish artisan foods line the shelves in the deli section, while mouth-watering creations adorn the menu on the cafe side, its cosy back room lined with bookcases and sofas. This is an ideal place for a pit stop whil…
Top Choice Bistro in Waterford City

Momo

This buzzing bistro goes from strength to strength, and is so popular that you might struggle to find a table. The big draw is freshly made, flavoursome food based on quality local produce, with a menu that takes in…
Top Choice Market in Lismore

Lismore Farmers Market

The upscale surrounds on the approach to the castle attract a fab collection of vendors to this market, with stalls selling artisan food and local arts and crafts. You can enjoy freshly prepared sandwiches, barbecue…
Pub Food in Ring Peninsula

An Seanachaí

The rough-hewn walls of the 'Old Storyteller' could certainly tell a few stories of their own. Parts of this thatched-roof pub date back to its earliest incarnation as an 18th-century farm. It's an atmospheric spot …
Seafood in Dunmore East

Spinnaker Bar

Eat at pavement tables watching beach-goers pass by on their way to nearby Lawlors Strand, inside amid nautical knick-knacks, or out back in the sheltered beer garden. Wherever you choose to sit, you'll enjoy top-no…
Modern Irish in Waterford City

Bodega!

Although the colourful Mediterranean-style decor lends it a Spanish air, the latest Bodega! incarnation is contemporary Irish with an emphasis on local produce. The menu has a healthy mix of fish and meat dishes, as…
Pub Food in Dungarvan

Merry's Gastro Pub

Lots of polished, dark wood and gleaming brass and copper reflected in antique mirrors create a pleasantly old-fashioned atmosphere in this traditional pub gone gastro – the menu runs from barbecue ribs and fish and…