Dining in Waterford

Rediscover life’s simple pleasures at Woodlands Hotel Restaurant Waterford 

If you appreciate the finer things in life then you will agree that nothing beats quality ingredients simply and expertly prepared.
Our executive chef sources high quality, seasonal produce from local suppliers, and they are prepared with skill and passion by our team of chefs.  What makes the perfect meal? It’s different for everyone of course, but a good combination of ambience, atmosphere, lighting, music and great food with fine wine all served with ease and style. Good company and a special occasion are also important factors. That’s a lot of variables, but at Woodlands Hotel we are aware of them all and strive to make every meal experience a positive one for our guests.


 Arbutus Restaurant

The restaurant is open from 6pm with last orders at 8.45 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Our menus offer superb Irish and Continental cuisine prepared with meticulous care by Irish and internationally experienced chefs.

List of Menus

Dinner Menu
Communion & Confirmation Menu
Brass Cock Bar Starer Menu / Sandwich & Bagel Selection

We advise our guests to book dinner in Arbutus Restaurant in advance. An extensive bar food menu is available in the Brass Cock Bar seven days a week.  Call 051 -392 700 to make your reservation now.


Rediscover a rustic Irish pub at Woodlands Hotel, Waterford

Brass Cock Bar at Woodlands Hotel Waterford, Great Entertainment

Irish pubs are renowned the world over for theirwarmth, hospitality and charm; dark wood, lots of cosy nooks and crannies, a warm fire and de rigeur collectibles and bric a brac, the Brass Cock is the quintessential Irish pub.

The Brass Cock at the Woodlands hotel is proud to be ‘the local’ for many people in the community.

Carvery lunch is served from 12.30pm and a bar food menu is available from 3.00 pm to 8.45 p.m. Children are welcome in the bar until 9 p.m. The Cellar Bar is available for private functions for up to 50 people.

The Brass Cock takes its name from the deconsecrated old church adjacent to the hotel; the old brass weather vane is in situ to this day and can be clearly seen from the hotel.


There are several options available for private dining and get togethers at Woodlands Hotel.

Rediscover, friends, family, colleagues… and celebrate at Woodlands Hotel Waterford.

Do you have an occasion you would like to celebrate, or just planning a get together? Please contact a member of our team and we would be delighted to arrange to meet you, advise you on what we can offer and show you our facilities.

The Cellar Bar is perfect if you prefer an informal party atmosphere for friends or work colleagues. Located on the lower level of the Brass Cock the Cellar Bar is completely can accommodate up to 70 people, complete with fire place and restrooms.

Gaultier Room is the main banqueting suite on the ground floor and can be divided to cater for smaller parties than its capacity of 380. This is an ideal location for a private function for 80 – 100 people.

Arbutus Restaurant is also available for private dining for groups of up to 70.