Coffee shop stir


No 9 CAFÉ This café is based on Barronstrand Street in the centre of Waterford City. This café offers a bright and modern space with loads of choice for lunch such as soups, salads, sandwiches & burgers and won’t make a huge dent in your pocket either! See their facebook page for more. The Granary Café Located in a quayside granary that was built in 1870 on Hanover Street in Waterford. Open Daily; this Café boasts 7 McKenna Guide Awards and promises...

Viking Hotel Waterford Hook Lighthouse day trip


Waterford itself has a lot of local attractions to enjoy but what if you want to see just a little bit further afield? Luckily Waterford is a great starting point to see the many attractions that Ireland has to offer. Here are our top picks of the best day trips to do from Waterford city. 



Kilkenny Castle Kilkenny Castle is a 12th-centu...

Viking Hotel Waterford craft beer bars in the city


If you are a fan of gin and craft beers, the new fashionable way to enjoy a tipple – Waterford does not disappoint with plenty of places to go to enjoy a drink. Waterford is home to three notable businesses that are working on distilling high-quality Irish whiskey, craft gins and craft beers.
Waterford Distillery is a state of the art facility not yet open to the public, originally built by Diageo in 2004 and bought by Renegade Spirits in 2014. It was converted to distilling in 2015 u...

Waterford sea stack


There is plenty to see and do in Waterford, from The Viking Triangle, Mount Congreve Gardens, Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre, The Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre to The Waterford Greenway and shows at The Theatre Royal. The beauty of staying in Waterford is that if you would like to see the hook peninsula in Wexford, there is a connecting ferry from Passage East in Waterford that goes across the estuary to Ballyhack in Wexford. The ferry is approximately 25 minutes from Waterford ...

Waterford by night visit Viking Hotel Waterford


Escape Rooms These are becoming increasingly popular. If you are competitive and love puzzles; this one is one for you. Escape Rooms involves being locked in a room with a small team of people, solving problems and finding the key to get your team out.  Generally, the game lasts about 60 minutes and there is usually a story behind the game; this helps everybody to get into the game and feel the urgency of the case you are solving. It really is a different kind of afternoon to...