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Great food. Friendly staff. Enjoyable atmosphere. A comfortable place to sit, share a drink and a meal with friends. It’s what we do.

The Craftsman has been part of the Waterford community since it opened its doors as the Park Inn in 1972. It is so much more than blocks and mortor, to the locals it’s a friendly face, a place to get a bite to eat, watch live sports games, listen to live music and meet up with the neighbours.

We’re a local, independent business. We’re proud to be your neighbours, and we’re proud to serve you.

Serving food 7 days a week.

Breakfast from 9am Monday-Saturday, and from 10am on Sundays. Lunch served everyday with daily specials to make your mouth water. Our carvery is served from 12.30pm every Sunday. Our bar menu runs ’til 6pm everyday.

Bar opening times: 10.30am Monday-Saturday & 12.30 on Sundays.  

Our Food

At the Craftsman we strive to source local produce, prepare it fresh daily and offer a wide range of menu options.

Breakfast time at the Craftsman is rated as one of the best in Waterford. Join us for great coffee, fresh scones & pastries, a full Irish, pancakes, eggs & Seagull Sourdough bread, the Buster & much more.

You won’t be stuck for choice when ordering food at the Craftsman. Our most popular items are our homemade lasagne, classic burgers, chicken curry, and our continually changing daily, fish & pasta specials


WOWBURGER is best known as Ireland’s tastiest burger joint, having won countless awards for Ireland’s best burger as well as landing in the top 50 burgers in Europe according to Big 7 Travel.

WOWBURGER first flipped its way onto the Dublin burger scene five years ago, operating out of a small hatch in The Workman’s Club in Dublin City. When it comes to serious burgers, golden hand cut fries, creamy thick shakes and sundaes, along with our signature free toppings, WOWBURGER has it all. WOWBURGER fans love building their dream burger with a range of 12 free toppings… that’s over 4,096 combinations to try!

Live Music

We have live music at the Craftsman every Wednesday & Saturday night. Check out our social media for updates on who is playing.

We are always looking for new bands and singers to add to our line up, so contact us below if you or you know of someone who might suit us.


We can cater for as many as 120 people, but also for groups as small as 40. It’s perfect for surprise birthday parties, baby showers, christenings, communions and all family celebrations.

We have a number of different catering options which can be tailored to your event and budget. We offer: platters of hot finger food, DJ, party decor, nibbles on arrival, prosecco, strawberries, private bar, balloons and much more.

Just use the contact form below or call 051-311007 to start planning your party!

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