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Expect elegant surroundings, splendid Irish food and impeccable service at the Granville Hotel, located at the heart of Waterford.

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Facilities

Seasonal Dishes Highlighting Irish Produce

The Bianconi Restaurant

The Bianconi specialises in seasonal dishes which highlight Irish produce. A showcase for all that is good in Irish eating. You’ll find smart appetizers featuring south east coast seafood, Irish smoked salmon, and house favourites like the Granville Hotel pate. Meats mains may include Comeragh Mountain Lamb, the fresh catch of the day from local boats, and good Irish steaks and beef dishes. House desserts follow with a good choice of specialist teas and coffees.
Thomas Meagher Bar at The Granville Hotel Waterford

The Thomas Meagher Bar

The Granville’s Thomas Meagher Bar is named after the designer of the Tricolour – the Irish national flag. An intimate cosy space, with the feel of an Irish pub rather than hotel bar. That means a warm welcome from the staff and a fine array of food and drinks. Book in for a Whiskey flight from the ever growing Irish Whiskey collection that General Manager Richard Hurley has sourced personally and is proud to speak about.

Traditional Style with Modern Conveniences

Granville Hotel Room Good Food Ireland

Stay at The Granville Hotel

Traditions of comfort, excellent service and hospitality are upheld by second generation Cusacks and of course, Richard and his team. Want for nothing in accommodation terms. Rooms are luxuriously furnished and equipped with all you need for a comfy stay. 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. Discover More About The Granville Hotel In Our Review Below.

Explore The Waterford Greenway

Explore The Waterford Greenway with Good Food Ireland Members The Granville Hotel

The Perfect Base to Explore The Waterford Greenway

From mountain regions, seaside towns, the 46km Waterford Greenway, coastal views of stunning cliffs and a rich and bountiful history, Waterford has something for everyone in this historic, vibrant and cultural county. Enjoy a hearty breakfast with lots of Waterford specialities, before setting off to explore Waterford's Greenway with a picnic lunch full of the best local food and a route map. Bikes can be delivered to the hotel for your convenience.

Gold Medal Winners

Gold Medal for Raspberry Jam and Best in Waterford Award in the Blas na hEireann Awards

Gold at 2017 Blas na hÉireann Awards

The Blas na hÉireann Awards celebrate the top class food products that are produced across the island of Ireland. Over 2500 products and growing are entered each year with judging coming in the form of blind tasting and is organised in partnership with University College Cork and The Baking Academy in Dublin. The Granville Hotel are delighted to have won Gold Medal for our Raspberry Jam and Best in Waterford Award in the Blas na hEireann Awards.

Our Review of Granville Hotel

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.  

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