The Grand Hotel sits proud at the top of Tramore town, looking out over the sea. It is part of the heritage of Co Waterford, built in 1801, if it could speak it could tell a million stories of the growth of this quaint little seaside town in the South East of Ireland.
The Grand hosts 82 bedrooms, the Doneraile Restaurant and The River Room that has been the venue to a large number of local celebrations, including weddings, parties and christenings. The River room has also welcomed some of Irelands top musicians, including Alabama 3, Aslan, Wolf Tones to name but a few.
Duffys bar has been known throughout Tramore as the main social point for many a great night out. With its warm friendly atmosphere and welcoming staff, it is the prime location for a quiet evening or an evening of song and dance.
It also offers an extensive bar food menu, 7 days a week. Renowned for it décor in keeping with the age of the building it has dark mahogony panelling and leather furniture to enhance its classical ambience. The bar has been personalised by the locals with famous Irish quotes painted on the walls.
Duffys Bar offers live music at weekends and nightly during the summer season from July to August. Proud to support our local talent we have a wide range of musicians to cater for all tastes.
We also offer traditional events showing Irish dancers from a local school that boosts All Ireland champions.
This family run business is known to locals as the heart of the community, and tourists will love the family warm feel within the hotel.
We are suited to young and old alike and make it our mission to make every visit to us, from lunch in the bar to your wedding day totally memorable.
The Grand hotel offers all of the warmth and friendly atmosphere you would come to expect from Tramore, but also offers a hot spot for some of the most popular entertainment in the South East. The River room has hosted Alabama 3, Aslan, Wolf Tones, Bagatelle, Don Mescall, Brendon Grace, Kieron Goss, Mick Flannery as well as our own local artists. We also cater themed nights of the comedy club, showing local and national comedians.
Duffys is the ideal location for pub quizzes, poker nights and themed weekends. A popular resort for hen and stag weekends, bring your party to The Grand Hotel and we can personalise your event to your own needs or allow us to create the perfect package for you and your guests. Spend the weekend in one or our 82 rooms, cocktails in the bar before dinner than into the Doneraile restaurant where you can dine in the ambiance in
keeping with the hotel. We will create your party in the River room where you can party till the early hours, and for the hard core you would be welcome to make full use of our residents bar and party till daylight. At the end of the night take yourself upstairs to bed, and wake to a full Irish breakfast, or a continental buffet breakfast.
The River Room has seen many weddings, christenings, parties of all ages, top class bands and DJ's. The River Room can hold 200 people for a seated event and 350 people for a standing event. The River Room has its own circular bar. Off the River Room is the Tap Room. The Tap room is very popular for business meetings and conferences. The Tap Room will comfortably seat 40 people, or can be used as buffet area during your party allowing your guests to flit between the the two rooms without ever being away from your party.
Because the Grand has a wealth of experience in event management, let us make your most memorable night the one to remember!
Tramore is popular with the domestic holiday trade in Ireland and therefore is very child friendly. The strand is typical of a seaside resort, with its 3 miles of golden sandy beaches. It has ample attractions for the kids and adults alike with its stretch of funfair rides and amusement arcades.
For the kids....
During the day the children can be amused in Splashworld, the swimming complex with its water slides and wave machine bringing the outside in..... Oceanics Surf school cater's for all groups of surfing, from kids learning to advanced surfing and corporate entertaining.
If this isn't enough to tire your little ones than bring them to Run a Muck he activity centre, where they can run riot for an hour, and build up an appetite for dinner in one of the many restaurants in Tramore.
Copper Coast is a little working farm where the kids can get close up and personal with some beautiful animals.
For the adults ....
Tramore caters for every type of holiday maker, walking, surfing, golfing, angling, horse riding.
Walking holidays - The famous Doneraile walks will take you through some of the most breath taking views in Ireland, following the jagged coastline you will take in the history of Tramore and it s people. Your final destination before the walk back is the Metal man. He sits proudly on a pillar, showing the way to lost ships. Rumour has it if you go round the metal man during full moon you will find a husband.....
Surfing Holidays - In recent years Tramore Bay has become a hot spot for Surfing Holidays in Ireland. From beginners to advanced surfers Tramore can cater for all. If this is your first try you can hire all the required equipment.
Golfing Holidays - Tramore boasts one of the finest 27 hole parkland golf course in Ireland. It hosts the Carlsberg Classic each year in September and attracts amateur golfers from all over the world to play in this high profile event. From a beginner to a pro, you should experience golfing on Tramore Golf course.
Angling - Angling in Ireland is a popular sport or pastime for locals and tourists alike. Tramore has many secluded coves for fishing by day or by night. The gillamines is a famous spot for fishing and also diving.
Tramore can be everything you want from your hard earned holiday, take part in any of the above activities or spend a lazy day sitting on the beach listening to the day go by....
Tramore Races - The race course is situated 5 mins from the Grand Hotel and attracts people from all over Ireland and the UK. It has fixtures throughout the year and can be a perfect event for your stag weekend, or a family day out.
Visit website: www.grand-hotel.ie
Whats on Offer:
- Early Licence
- Late Bar
- Live Music
- Parties Catered For
- Pub Quiz
- Themed Nights
- Baby-changing Facilities
- Car Parking
- Coach Tours
- Family Friendly
- Family Run
- Function Room
- High Chairs
- Off Licence
- Smoking Area
- Wheelchair Access
Had a great night in this pub? Loved the food? Write a review and let us know what you thought of this pub.
"Live Music was excellent"
Went to a live traditional session in the hotel bar called Duffy's and it was fantastic. Also had the 3rd time World Irish dancer there playing and singing. Apparently he is from Tramore and plays there on regular occasions. Also did offer of stew and pint of Guinness for 10 bucks and it was both tasty and great value. All staff really friendly. Came here 3 nights out of 5. Well done. John Taylor, Kildare
Review published 6 June 2011
Posted by: John Kelly
"Fantastic Bar Food"
My family and I (6 in all) ate here on 4 out of 6 nights during our holidays in Tramore last week - fantastic. What great value for money and such tasty food with brilliant staff. Would highly recommend the bar food at the Grand Hotel. M. Murphy
Review published 22 July 2010
Posted by: M Murphy
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