If you are looking for striking array of buildings that present fantastic architecture anywhere in Ireland apart from the city of Dublin, Waterford is the right place.
And one of the top highlights adorning the skyline of Waterford is the building of Bishop’s Palace. Located just a walk away from the medieval museum, this structure was designed by Anglo-German architectural ace Richard Castles.
Dating back to the 18th century, the palace overlooks the town hall which also served as a terrace garden of the palace.
A monument of national significance, the palace also houses a museum that is home to Bonaparte’s legendary ‘mourning cross’ which was one of the only 12 produced after Napoleon’s death.
On your visit, don’t kiss out the Penrose decanter which is the oldest surviving Waterford crystal!
- Online ticket booking is available.
- Disable access is available.
- Food and drink is not allowed.
- Commercial photography is not allowed.
- Cafe is available.
- Adult: 7 Euros
- Senior/Student: 6 Euros
- Child (under 14): Free with paying adult.
- Group (10+):
- Adult/Senior/Student: 4 Euros
- School groups: 2 Euros per student (leaders free)
- Combined admissions for Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace are available.
- For epic tour tickets, visit the official website.
- Last admission:
- June - August: 5:20 pm
- September - May: 4:20pm
- BY Bus: Bus no 609.
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74.38% of people who visit Waterford include Bishops Palace Cafe in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
53.93% of people start their Bishops Palace Cafe visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Bishops Palace Cafe
71.43% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bishops Palace Cafe
Part of one of the city museums,excellent food,and elegant ambience.In a beautiful,Georgian mansion.
Friendly staff, great service, food is top class.
Terrific crushed avacodo and poached eggs dish. Coffee was wonderful. Wait staff very friendly and efficient. Wow!
Great food, great service in here,we frequently visit and it's always good
Stopped in after touring the museum. Absolutely horrible fish chowder! Undoubtedly the worst I've had in Ireland. The tea was unremarkable as well.