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 town house, the dining rooms are intimate spaces with barrel vault roofs and arches; the …
Top Choice Bistro in Waterford City


This buzzing new bistro 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 braised lamb shanks, Asian barb…
Top Choice Market in Waterford City

Saturday Market

An excellent market featuring many prepared foods. Watch for the irresistible baked goods by Mary Doherty of Granny Maddock's Pantry.
Modern Irish in Waterford City


Although the ochre walls and Gaudi-style tile floor seem Spanish, 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 well a…
Italian in Waterford City


Italian run, this authentic little trattoria morphs through the day from a coffee and pastry breakfast stop, to a busy lunch venue, to a candlelit wine bar. House speciality antipasti platters are laden with cheeses…
Pub Food in Waterford City

Munster Bar

Set in a building dating from 1822, this historic pub and restaurant has a snug complete with roaring fire and a spacious pub in the former coach house. Enjoy upscale pub food, such as beef and Guinness pie, and mel…
Cafe in Waterford City

Carter's Chocolate Cafe

The mint-chocolate colour scheme here is lip smackingly apt for this shop and cafe selling not just Ireland’s famous Lily O’Brien’s chocolate (six chocs for €2), but also such sweet treats as berry crumble, macaroon…
Cafe in Waterford City


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