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McAlpins Cottage Bistro, Cheekpoint, Co. Waterford

Sale Agreed

Pubs & Restaurants 220 m² / 2368 ft² Sale Agreed C1


Mc Alpin’s Cottage Bistro is widely considered one of the best seafood restaurants in the south-east, enjoying a steady trade with both dedicated local and international following. This purpose built restaurant, with considerable over-head living accommodation, has traded successfully for the past ten years, and has built an outstanding reputation for quality food and top class service. Accolades of The Cottage Bistro include recognition and accreditation from the ‘Bridgestone Best in ‘Ireland Guide’, the ‘Georgina Cambell’s Guide’ and is also a member of the ‘BIM Seafood Circle’ association of seafood restaurants.

Occupying an elevated position within the within the Village of Cheekpoint, ‘The Cottage Bistro’ is set on a considerably large site area, and offers off street parking for patrons, with limitless potential to extend the existing premises, or provide further out door bar & catering facilities, subject to the appropriate planning permission. The Cottage Bistro is true to its name in both style and athmosphere. Finished with a mix of light pine timber and dark mahogany, with an impressive collection of brick-a-brak and old world memorabilia, The Cottage Bistro greets you with a warm familiar welcome on arrival.

Originally an old village cottage, extended and renovated in 2001, The Cottage Bistro was purpose built to the highest modern standards, including every possible modern facility and service available.

The restaurant area is completed in a maritime cottage theme with solid pitch pine flooring, with dado rail and two tone painted walls, nautical light fittings and fixtures, and with a number of archways and alcoves, and a traditional pine fireplace with cast iron hearth, adding to the theme of the restaurant. The restaurant area is made up of three areas, being the main restaurant area, the snug, and the bar and restaurant area. The three areas seat a total of 46 Patrons comfortably, with separate bar facilities just inside the restaurant at the car park entrance porch.

The Cottage Bistro also has superb kitchen facilities with two large kitchen area, wash-up facilities, and stores. All kitchen areas are completed with ‘Altro’ professional kitchen flooring, with a selection of good modern stainless steel kitchen equipment, including full stainless steel extractor system, under-counter refrigeration units, ‘Angelo Po’ cooking equipment, large walk-in cold room, and large walk-in freezer room.

Viewing is strictly by prior appointment with DNG Thomas Reid Auctioneers, 16 Lombard Street, Waterford. Tel: 051-852233


Considerable living accommodation overhead
Ample on site parking for Patrons
Purpose built modern restaurant premises
Outdoor facilities
Turn-Key business opportunity
Potential to extend premises subject to planning permission

BER Details

BER No. 800197774
Energy Performance Indicator: 643.83 kWh/m²/yr


Restaurant Accommodation:
Entrance Porch
Restaurant 4.39 x 4.34
Restaurant Snug 3.85 x 4.34
Restaurant & Bar Area 8.34 x 3.22
Car Park Entrance Porch
Main Kitchen 3.96 x 5.70
Wash-Up Area
Prep Kitchen 6.42 x 5.48
Wine & Spirit Store 2.36 x 4.47

Living Accommodation:
Large open landing and Hallway
Living Room 4.47 x 4.37
Kitchenette 2.87 x 1.79
Main Bathroom
Bedroom 1 4.93 x 3.97
Bedroom 2 4.38 x 3.27

Viewing Details

By appointment only with Agents DNG Thomas Reid 051 852233