Waterford Travel Guide
Waterford has a reputation for offering a wide choice of retail therapy ranging from modern malls and sophisticated fashion retailers to craft stores. City Square shopping centre is one of the major attractions in the city and offers a huge range of quality Irish and International store under one roof.
Waterford is also renowned for its many imaginative and exquisitely hand crafted products that can be purchased in and around the city.
Waterfords crystal has a worldwide reputation of being ofthe highest quality and the waterford Crystal Visitors Centre alows visitors to by and see the stunning cut glass products.
Waterford Restaurants and Bars
Chez Ks Steak and Seafood - located at John Street. Situated in the centre of town, this unique open plan restaurant serves delicious French style cuisine and allows patrons to watch their food being prepared and to choose seafood and steak from the chilled display. http://www.muldoons.ie/
McAlpines Suir Inn - located in Cheekpoint, East Waterford. Situated 7 miles from town in the picturesque village of Cheekpoint, this 16th century riverside Inn is renowned for its outstanding seafood. The wholesome, competitively priced food and scenic harbour location make McAlpins a must to visit. http://www.mcalpins.com/
Gino's - located at the Applemarket. This good family restaurant has friendly efficient service and serves excellent food at reasonable prices. Try the delicious pizza and home made ice cream.
The Watermark Cafe - located at the Granary behind the tourist office. A relaxed atmosphere in this stylish restaurant makes visitors feel welcome. Specialities include huge reasonably priced caesar salads, homemade burgers, noodles and sandwiches. This is the bes spot for lunch. Open Monday to Saturday 9am to 9pm.
Waterford Bars & Clubs
T. H. Doolans - located at 31 to 32 Georges Street. This is a big pub filled with dusty folk memorabilia and lovely old carved fireplaces. This is a good spot to catch traditional music and rumour has it that the then unknown singer Sinead O'Connor played here before she became famous.
Downes Bar - located at Thomas Street. This no frills no fuss bar is one of the best in Waterford and attracts a real mix of people from young to old, rich to poor. Opened in 1797 this is a real Irish pub and has not yet fallen into a tourist trap.
Muldoons - located on the corner of Manor and Parnell Street. This large entertainment complex incorporates a restaurant, bar and nightclub. The large bar is popular with locals because of its late hours (open until 1:30am) and the vibrant disco upstairs plays a variety of music styles from traditional to tribute bands.
Rhythm Room - located on the corner of Manor and John Street. This club is popular with students during the week and locals on the weekends. The club is fairly casual and plays a mix of mainstream chart and dance music.
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