In search of the best restaurants in Tramore? Our Tramore restaurants guide will make your belly happy!
Tramore is a popular seaside town on County Waterford’s coast and it’s home to a lively food scene.
From seafront cafes to casual, tasty eats, there’s plenty of restaurants in Tramore where you can enjoy a meal and a drink after a day at Tramore Beach.
In the guide below, you’ll discover the best Tramore restaurants on offer, with a little bit of something to tickle every fancy.
Our Favourite Restaurants in Tramore
The first section of our guide to the best restaurants in Tramore tackles our favourite places to eat in Tramore.
These are pubs and restaurants that we (one of the Irish Road Trip team) have munched away in at some point over the years. Dive on in!
1. Vee Bistro
Right on the main street of Tramore, Vee Bistro is a much-loved restaurant in the seaside town. Serving breakfast, brunch and lunch from 8am onwards, it’s a lovely little place to stop in for a meal. It’s consistently good value, with friendly staff and always the freshest food.
The menu is full of old favourites and classics including a jumbo cooked breakfast, pancakes, 3 egg omelette, fish and chips and steak and veg.
You’ll find something for everyone at Vee Bistro, including vegetarian and gluten free options. This is one of our favourite places to eat in Tramore for good reason.
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2. Rack and Soul
Located just off the Promenade across from the beach, Rack and Soul is a small place yet the food and service are unbeatable. It’s very good value, with large portions perfect to share with a bunch of friends.
Their menu caters for warming comfort foods, especially BBQ favourites, with ribs, burgers, fries, chicken wings and nachos. It’s definitely one of the best places to come if you’re feeling hungry and ready for a feast.
3. The Pier Café
Over on Newtown Road at the quieter edge of town, the Pier Café has a great relaxed atmosphere for a post-beach lunch. The cosy café is decorated in retro décor with rustic mix and match chairs adding to the unique interior.
If you’re after a late brunch, they serve delicious, cooked breakfast options including eggs Florentine and homemade pancakes.
Otherwise, you’ll also find salads and sandwiches for more of a lunch style option. Either way, it’s an underrated brunch spot in Tramore, that is worth the walk out of town.
Places to eat in Tramore with excellent reviews
As you’ve probably gathered at this stage, there’s an almost endless number of great places to eat in Tramore on offer.
If you’re still not sold on any of the previous choices, the section below is packed with some more highly-reviewed Tramore restaurants.
1. O’Neills Bar
O’Neills Bar in Tramore is perfect for a family friendly pub meal. The welcoming place has a sports bar showing all the big games and races on large TVs which is popular amongst the locals.
Otherwise, you can head to the adjoining Mol’s Restaurant for lunch or dinner seven days a week with the whole family.
Using locally sourced produce, the seasonal menu has something for everyone including fish and chips, Irish beef burger, T-bone steak, and roast of the day.
If you’re looking for Tramore restaurants to nip into with a big group, you can’t go wrong with an evening at O’Neill’s.
Related read: Check out our guide to the best hotels in Tramore (with something that’ll hopefully suit most budgets)
2. Brooklyn Restaurant Tramore
This stylish restaurant is located right on the Promenade overlooking the beach. You can choose from indoor or outdoor seating, from where you can sit back and enjoy a lovely meal with views of the sea.
The food is very classy, although you’ll find plenty of typical favourites including burgers, pasta, fresh fish and fried chicken.
Their pizzas are what gets most of the rave reviews though, so if you’re after a nice gourmet pizza by the sea, this is the place to go in Tramore.
3. Voujon Café Indian Restaurant
Located right in the centre of town, Voujon Restaurant is where you want to go for delicious Indian food. While some reviews claim it’s some of the best Indian food they’ve ever had, you’ll have to go and try it for yourself.
The menu is pretty extensive with tandoori clay options, a range of Indian breads baked in the tandoor and all your favourite curries.
Whether you opt to dine in the nice restaurant or get take away to have some place else, it’s the perfect option if you’re after something different.
This polished restaurant is one of the most popular places to eat on Strand Road in Tramore. It’s a very family friendly place with a designated kid’s menu and relaxed dining atmosphere.
There’s plenty of options to choose from on the menu, so you’ll be sure to find something you like. They have extensive burger, pizza and pasta variations, with options for a range of different allergens and intolerances if you need.
Their burgers get the best reviews though. Try the St Paddy burger if you’re a meat eater or the Buddha Vegan option. Gluten free bread is also available.
What tasty Tramore restaurants have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some other great restaurants in Tramore from the guide above.
If you have a favourite Tramore restaurant that you’d like to recommend, drop a comment into the comments section below.
FAQs about the best restaurants in Tramore
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from what are the best restaurants in Tramore for a fancy feed to which Tramore restaurants are nice and chilled.
In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.
What are the best places to eat in Tramore?
In my opinion, the best restaurants in Tramore are Vee Bistro, The Pier and O’Neill’s (although the other options above are great, too!).
What are the best restaurants in Tramore for something casual and tasty?
If you’re looking for casual places to eat in Tramore, O’Neills Bar, The Pier Café and Rack and Soul are all worth a shot.
Elisha is a freelance writer, content creator and blogger and her work can be read in Lonely Planet, Remote Lands and Matador Network. You’ll usually find her travelling in offbeat places or hiking wherever there are mountains; always with a camera in hand.