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This year’s Waterford Harvest Festival, an annual culinary celebration, will plate up dishes and treats to suit every palate!

Waterford Harvest Festival puts a spotlight on Waterford’s delicious dining scene and homegrown eateries, from bespoke menus to intimate cooking showcases to local producer collaborations and foodcations in Ireland’s oldest city.

Tickets and Bookings are managed directly by each venue, and not the Harvest Festival team, please contact each venue directly as per links provided to inquire re bookings

  • Staycation

    Please  Contact to Book

    Dooley's Hotel

    September 6th - 12th: 8.30pm - 9pm

    30 Merchants Quay, Waterford

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.dooleys-hotel.ie

    Welcome to our 3rd generation, family-run Dooleys City Centre Hotel, on the historic Merchants Quayside overlooking the River Suir, with the shopping, sightseeing and business districts a mere stone's throw away.

    The Darrer Family have welcomed guests to Waterford for more than 70 years. Once upon a time our accommodation here included just eight bedrooms, a range that burnt turf and eight cups with no handles! Dooley's has since flourished into 112-bedroom hotel with a large conference and banqueting suite. providing a first choice location for Corporate and Leisure stays, Conferences, Weddings, or simply a refreshing short break away. The three-star family run hotel offers guests modern and contemporary conveniences and comforts with a warm welcome and traditional Irish hospitality.

     

    We are just across the road from Waterford Bus Station, 5 minutes' walk from the train station and less than 10km to Waterford Airport. 112 newly refurbished ensuite guest rooms include double, twin, triple and family rooms that are spacious and beautifully appointed. You're guaranteed your home from home comforts for your corporate and leisure stays, conferences, weddings or a refreshing short break away.

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.dooleys-hotel.ie

  • Charged

    Please  Contact to Book

    Waterford Food Tasting Menu
    & Drinks Reception with
    Blackwater Gin

    September 6th - 12th

    Cathedral Square, The Viking Triangle, Waterford, X91 K10E

    Booking Info coming soon

    The award-winning Blackwater Distillery collaborates with a selection of Waterford’s most loved museums, bars and restaurants during this September’s Harvest week.

     

    Savour an 8 course Waterford Food Tasting Menu inside the atmospheric 13th century Choristers’ Crypt with drinks reception, brought to you by Bishops Palace Cafe & Blackwater Distillery in conjunction with the Waterford Museum of Treasures. 

    Charged, Harvest Menu, Drinks, 

    Booking Info coming soon

  • Free of Charge

    No ticket required

    The Stable Yard

    September 6th - 12th: 9am - 8pm

    The Stable Yard Food Hall, Georges Court

    For More Information:

    www.thestableyard.ie

    The Stable Yard Food Hall, the artisan food hall at the epicentre of Waterford city will feature Harvest specials and surprises across Carters Chocolate café, The Ice Cream Place,The Italian Bakery & Pizza Kitchen and No.9 Barronstrand St. restaurant and Mediterranean Deli! ​

     

    Free (no ticket required), Harvest menu, Food experience, Family / Kids

    For More Information:

    www.thestableyard.ie

  • Staycation

    Please  Contact to Book

    Treacy Triple Treat

    September 6th - 12th

    1 Merchants Quay, Waterford, X91 AV9W

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.treacyshotelwaterford.com

    Treacys Hotel Waterford, Spa and Leisure Centre offers visitors a fantastic location to explore the city across the festival week and is offering a 3 night B&B Harvest staycation special with the Treacy Triple Treat from €198 (two pax sharing).

     

    Take your staycation to the next level in Ireland’s oldest city and indulge in a foodcation feasting on the very best Déise dishes, blaas and beers. ​

     

    Staycation, Harvest Menu

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.treacyshotelwaterford.com

  • Bookings Only

    Book In Advance

    Gradys Yard X The Phat Cow

    September 8th - 12th: 4pm - 9pm

    John's Bridge, Johnstown, Waterford, X91 R3WV

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.gradysyard.com

    Overlooking the water on Johns Bridge, just off of the Apple Market, is where you’ll find us. Taproom of Yellowbelly Beer, Grady’s Yard offers a variety of craft beers, cocktails, wine and Spirits.

     

    Home to The Phat Cow Our Container Kitchen is currently home to Waterford’s own Artisan Burger Joint, The Phat Cow.

     

    Serving the best locally produced burgers in town along with some mouth watering sides, Chicken Wings and homemade sauces. Join us for Harvest Festival - Grady’s Yard X The Phat Cow

     

    This year for Harvest Festival we are running a menu throughout the course of the week which is exclusive to the festival. Pop in and get a taste of some locally produced Craft Beers, bespoke cocktails and damn good burgers Waterfords own The Phat Cow.

     

    Book ahead via email, phone or any of social media platforms .

    Harvest menu

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.gradysyard.com

  • Charged 

    Please Contact to Book

    Vikings & Angels

    September 10th: 7pm - 8.30pm

    1. Cathedral Square Waterford City X91A447

    An evening of fun with Vikings & Angels, games galore , foodie treats and cider parings, dress like an Angel or a Viking and you might win a prize!  Join us at the heart of the Viking Triangle in the Fat Angel  Wine Bar.

     

    Vikings & Angels is a joint collaboration from The Fat Angel and Viking Irish Drinks.

    Charge (ticketed), Food experience, Alcohol, Hybrid event (mix of live and virtual)

  • Charged

    No Booking Required

    Blackwater Distillery & The Reg Gin and Cocktail Event

    September 10th: 8pm - 12am

    2 The Mall, Waterford

    Booking Info Coming Soon:

    www.thereg.ie

    The award-winning Blackwater Distillery collaborates with a selection of Waterford’s most loved museums and restaurants during this September’s Harvest week.

     

    Don’t miss the cocktail and gin event in conjunction with the historic landmark of The Reg and Blackwater Distillery.

    Booking Info Coming Soon:

    www.thereg.ie

  • Charged 

    Please Contact to Book

    From the Garden

    September 10th: 8pm - 10.30pm

    Momo Restaurant, 47 Patrick Street

    More Information Here:

    Momo Restaurant Website

    €50 per ticket. Available Online soon.

    Diners will enjoy a delicious 5 course tasting menu celebrating wonderful Waterford produce, including vegetables from Ballybeg Greens and Annestown, at the multi-award winning restaurant Momo and their From The Garden Harvest event.

     

    Join foodie chats with Bernadette Kervick from Ballybeg Gardens as she shares tips about growing the perfect vegetable garden and how to grow organically.

    Charge (ticketed), Harvest menu, Food experience, Food Talk, Dining offer

    More Information Here:

    Momo Restaurant Website

  • Bookings Only

    Book In Advance

    Appreciation of Harvest:
    A Meal to Celebrate

    September 11th: 1pm - 2.45pm

    22 High Street, Waterford X91 Y983

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.everetts.ie

    Price €55pp for three courses including champagne and wine pairing Everett's will host an afternoon to showcase the finest local produce and the wonderful producers we are so thankful to have on our doorstep.

     

    This three course celebration meal will showcase the very best from our rich lands and beautiful seas, with specially selected wines and champagne, thoughtfully paired with each dish. We promise a lunch to remember. ​

     

    Charge (ticketed), Harvest menu, Food experience, Dining offer

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.everetts.ie

  • Bookings Only

    Book In Advance

    Jazz Brass Band Brunch
    on the Greenway

    September 11th: 11am - 1pm

    The Courtyard, The Workhouse, Union Road, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, X42 VY33

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.coachhousecoffee.ie

    Waterford Harvest Festival 2021 hits the Waterford Greenway. To celebrate the end to 'Prohibition', Coach House Coffee are celebrating with a Live Jazz Brass Band Brunch Déise Brass on Saturday the 11th of September

     

    €20.00 Per Person (+ Booking Fee 1.50)

    Price Includes:

    Admission, Live Jazz Brass Band Performance by Déise Brass,

    Brunch Dish of your Choosing,

     Hot Beverage of your Choosing,

    Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice or Mimosa

     

    Charge (ticketed), Harvest menu, Food experience, Dining offer

    For Bookings Contact:

    www.coachhousecoffee.ie

  • Free of Charge 

    Pre-registration/ticket required

    A Century in the Baking - Celebrating 100 years baking in Waterford

    September 11th 2021: 11am - 4pm

    Unit 5, Lacken Rd Business Park, Kilbarry,Waterford

    More Information Here: www.walshsbakehouse.ie

    Walsh's Bakehouse, home of the treasured Waterford Blaa, will tickle your taste buds with a 1 day live outdoor mini-‘feastival’. Join Ireland’s most famous Dough-Bros in Blaa HQ and tuck into oven-fresh floury-rolly goodness while kicking back to some tunes! Sink your teeth into the best BBQ bites, explore the ‘local legends’ food market, quench your thirst with a cold one and whet your appetite with foodie demos and talks. This is a bread event like no other, roll on down and don’t miss out! Limited capacity - pre-registration essential (or should we say kneaded...;)

    Free (but pre-registration/ticket required), Food experience, Food demonstration, Food Talk, Dining offer, Music, Alcohol, Bakery Tours

    More Information Here: www.walshsbakehouse.ie

  • Free of Charge

    No ticket required

    A Slice of Culture

    September 11th & 12th: 10am - 6pm

    25 Michael St, Waterford city

    For More Information:

    www.theroguegallery.ie

    Launching this September as part of Harvest Festival, A Slice of Culture is Waterford’s brand new intercultural festival which will transform Wyse Park and The Rogue Gallery & Studios into a Hungarian cultural celebration of art, dance, song, stories and aromas.

     

    A Slice of Culture is presented by

    The Rogue Gallery & Studios and Waterford Hungarian Cultural Organisation, and this year’s event will center stage some of Hungary's most famous traditions and dishes ​

     

    Free (no ticket required), Food experience, Music, Arts/ Culture, Family / Kids

    For More Information:

    www.theroguegallery.ie

  • Charged

    Pay As You Go

    Guinness & Oysters @ Viking Boat

    September 11th & 12th 2021: 2pm - 6pm

    2 The Mall, Waterford

    More Information Here:

    www.thereg.ie

    Enjoy the freshest local oysters at the Viking Longboat at Reginald’s Tower from 2pm on both Saturday and Sunday of Harvest.

     

    Watch the chefs shucking oysters, and then taste these delectable delights, with a smooth glass of Guinness.

     

    The oysters will be presented various ways for you to taste them, some straight from the shell, others garnished with exotic flavours, some cooked and some raw.

     

    There's a flavour for every taste, so come by and have a try!

     

    Venue:Viking Longboat @ The Reg Day/ 

     

    Food experience, Alcohol

    More Information Here:

    www.thereg.ie

  • Charged 

    Please Contact to Book

    The Old Couch Cafe

    September 11th & 12th: 12.30am - 6.30pm

    11 O'Connell street, X91 F304

    More Information Here:

    www.oldcouchcafe.com

    Set at the heart of Waterford’s Cultural Quarter, diners will enjoy 3 curated courses that spotlight Waterford’s diverse, talented and passionate food producers - all wrapped up in European influence. Treat yourself or catch up with family and friends over this delicious lunch menu which includes a glass of vino - cheers!.

     

    The Old Couch Cafe - a Waterford city gem - brings together good food, great gatherings and unforgettable foodie memories. ​

     

    Charge (ticketed), Harvest menu, Food experience, Dining offer

    More Information Here:

    www.oldcouchcafe.com

  • Bookings Only

    Book In Advance

    Phoenix Yard Feast in association with Tully’s and Tom Mahers

    Sunday 12th September: 7pm

    Phoenix Yard Market, 39 O’ Connell Street, Waterford

    For Bookings Email:

    info@phoenixyard.ie

    €49 for 2 sharing. Bookings only. ​

     

    Calling all street food fans, craft-beer connoisseurs and whiskey worshipers, you will not want to miss out on Phoenix Yard Feast in association with Tully’s and Tom Mahers. Street food goes restaurant style for this unique food and drink event set in the vibrant surrounds of O’Connell Street.

     

    Tuck into a smorgasbord of savoury and sweet tastes and treats from all five mouthwatering food traders while enjoying amazing ales, bubbling beers and a wide selection of spirits - all while kicking back to tunes for the perfect Sunday experience! ​

     

    Charge (ticketed), Harvest menu, Food experience, Dining offer

    For Bookings Email:

    info@phoenixyard.ie