Seasonal Dishes Highlighting Irish Produce
The Bianconi Restaurant
The Thomas Meagher Bar
Traditional Style with Modern Conveniences
Stay at The Granville Hotel
Explore The Waterford Greenway
The Perfect Base to Explore The Waterford Greenway
Gold Medal Winners
Gold at 2017 Blas na hÉireann Awards
Richard Hurley is a consummate professional. The General Manager of The Granville Hotel in Waterford understands graceful service in it’s purest element. His staff have inherited his fine way of commanding the daily running of this elegant hotel. Nothing is too much trouble. ‘Old School’ style is embedded in the woodwork. Originally built by a Waterford merchant family, then birthplace of Thomas Francis Meagher, designer of the Irish Tricolour flag, the building was also HQ for Ireland’s first public transport system. In 1979, it was purchased by Liam and Ann Cusack, who embraced this building’s grandeur and charm. Traditions of comfort, excellent service and hospitality are upheld by second generation Cusacks and of course, Richard and his team.
The glass porch over the entrance leads to a busy lobby area. Here you’ll check-in then be shown to one of the comfortable 100 rooms or Executive Penthouses with balconies on the very top floor. These have a fine view of the river out front. Want for nothing in accommodation terms. Rooms are luxuriously furnished and equipped with all you need for a comfy stay. In the mornings, awake to a great breakfast in the Bianconi Restaurant. A buffet of hot Waterford organic porridge with cream and honey or whiskey is a good start, plus fresh breads and pastries, Wexford Killowen yogurt and fruit. A hot breakfast menu at the table includes The Full Irish and a delicious Eggs Benedict with Waterford Ham on a Waterford Blaa bun. Finish up with toast or scones with homemade preserves.
Other food offerings here include a carvery lunch and bar menu in the Thomas Francis Meagher Bar all day. A full A La Carte menu also runs in the Bianconi Restaurant. All menus showcase the best in Irish produce. The Tapestry Room at The Granville is a private function room seating 200 for conferences, black tie events and Weddings. The characterful and intimate Parnell Room on the first floor is ideal for smaller functions and can cater for 40 people comfortably for a sit down dinner.
The Lobby is an annexed room off the Bianconi Restaurant offering seating for 20 people comfortably - perfect for smaller groups or a family gathering. On the other side, another annexe is open to the restaurant most of the time, but can be closed off for tours or private groups. Parking for all guests is conveniently situated on the quay right across the road from the hotel entrance – The Granville has an arrangement for overnight parking. Waterford City centre shops and sights are within strolling distance. Tour groups are welcomed at The Granville.