Family friendly restaurant in the heart of Waterford City, serving delicious award-winning breakfasts, brunches, and lunches, all made using premium ingredients from local suppliers.

A bit about us…

No.9 Barronstrand St. opened in 2013 as a bustling 150 seat café in the heart of Waterford city. The aim was to offer high quality casual dining using the best quality ingredients all cooked and prepared on the premises. We immediately became Waterford’s busiest restaurants with a reputation for excellent customer service, and we won the title of ”Irelands Best Family Friendly Restaurant” in 2015 and 2016. Our daily specials are made from ingredients from our neighbours in the Mediterranean Food Store, which results in a unique dining experience.

Once we began attracting young families, we created an in-store playroom, and even our own activity book to keep our younger customers busy. 

Opening Hours 

We are open 7 days a week, including Bank Holidays, for Breakfast, Lunch & Brunch.
We close; Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, St. Stephens Day.

Monday: 9:00 – 16:00

Tuesday: 9:00 – 16:00

Wednesday: 9:00 – 16:00

Thursday: 9:00 – 16:00

Friday: 9:00 – 16:30

Saturday: 9:00 – 16:30

Sunday: 10.00 – 16.00


The closest Car Park is the Clock Tower Car Park on the Quays.


We do not take reservations. No.9 is a large restaurant and there is usually no problem getting a table, even for tables of 8 to 12 people. During busy times customers may have to wait for a table. Feel free to call us if you need advice.


Everything on our Menu is available to take away. You can order online from Just Eat, Uber Eats and Deliveroo.

Sitting Outside

You can enjoy your takeaway outside at Carters Chocolate Café. You can get your drinks and desserts from Carters.


If you have an office or business in the city centre and are holding a meeting or event we will deliver, but we don’t staff events. We do Breakfast platters, finger food, sandwich platters, canopies, desserts and pastries. Email us with numbers and time for options and a quote.

Family Friendly

We have become known for being family friendly and have evolved over the years to make coming to No.9 as pleasant and enjoyable an experience for families of all sizes and ages.

We have an extensive, award winning, children’s menu which uses all the same high quality ingredients as our other menus.

We have a dedicated baby menu and have developed our own range of award winning Baby Food; Pipin Pear, which is now available in supermarkets nationwide. We are Irelands only Baby Food Manufacturer.

We serve can usually serve Junior portions of our Daily Specials.

We serve complimentary bread sticks to children.

We have a playroom where children can hang out and watch cartoons, see the children’s menu for further details.

We have plenty space for buggies and for specialist wheelchairs.

We don’t mind if older children or adults order from the Kids menu, lots of teens order double portions.

We are happy to heat your own home made baby food if you have it with you.

We have No.9 themed activity sheets to keep children occupied at the table.

We are breast feeding advocates and welcome breast feeding groups.


The safety of our customers and staff is our top priority. Strict adherence to government guidelines will be required at all times, refusal to comply may result in refusal of entry. Thank you for your anticipated cooperation and understanding.

Disabled Friendly

No.9 is a spacious restaurant and can comfortably accommodate wheelchairs including specialised reclining chairs for customers with severe disabilities. We have an accessible toilet adjacent to the dining area.

We welcome disability groups.

For access, please use the Georges Street Entrance (23 Great Georges St. Waterford on Google Maps)

Credit Cards

We accept Credit Cards & Debit Cards from Visa and Master Card.

We accept electronic payments like Apple Pay & Revolute.

Online purchases are paid by Switch.

Split Bills

We can split the bill, please tell us if you need separate receipts.

Wine & Beer

We serve Wine, Prosecco, Sangria & Mimosa’s. We recommend a Jug of Sangria. It’s a great way to turn lunch into a mini holiday. We serve locally brewed beer, from the Metal Man Brewing Company.


We have a range of Allergen friendly dishes on our menu and can make allergen friendly versions of many of our dishes.

Gluten Free, Lactose / Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Vegan options are indicated on the menu.

Warning; while we take extra care when informed of an allergy, we cannot guarantee the inadvertent presence of allergens in any dish, even if not listed as an ingredient. We advise you take no risks.


Whenever practical we source products from local suppliers, for example our beef comes from Kearney’s Butchers and the farm we grew up on. We get Pork & Bacon from our cousin’s farm in Co. Waterford. Our Lamb comes from our other cousin in the Comeragh Mountains. When in season we get locally grown herbs & vegetables from “Ballybeg Greens” community garden. Our spices come from Green Saffron spice importers in Shannagary. We buy Jams from Wexford Preserves. As well as our own home baked bread we use local bakers; Washes Bakehouse. We make our own lemonade and supply it to select supermarket. We make all our own ice cream.

Neville Johnson Photographs

At the restaurant we have a collection of photographs by renowned artist Neville Johnston in 1952 assisted by Anne Yeats, daughter of W.B Yeats.

Raymond Chandler Quotes

Around the restaurant you will see quotes from word famous author and screen writer Raymond Chandler, who grew up in Waterford.

No.9 Barronstrand St.
The Stable Yard.
Barronstrand St.
X91 XW54

051 857706 |