- Opening Hours: Mon to Sat - 9am to 3pm Summertime 9am to 5pm
- Menu: Breakfast - Lunch - Daily specials - Kids menu - Choice of beverages - Deserts
- Note: Different allergies catered for - Please ask
Kilmeaden Village Centre is situated at the heart of a growing and vibrant rural community. The complex is a mixed development consisting of modern, stylish apartments and retail units.
The Centre has a wide range of shops and services including a Supermarket, Pharmacy, Florist, Hair Salon, Beauty Therapy salon, Credit Union and Kilmeadan Bistro with safe and sufficient parking available. It also hosts a meeting and conference room which is available on request.
Conference Room - This multi function room has become a wonderful asset to Kilmeadan and its adjoining areas, catering for all types of - courses - meeting place for CE Schemes - clubs - organisations. Leaving Cert students and teachers utilize the facility on Saturdays as a study centre. Just recently a mum and toddler group have availed of this facility as a social meeting place and support network, (everyone welcome). Users of the meeting room tend to gather for tea or lunch in Kilmeadan Bistro before or after their meeting or alternatively order to the room.
Playground - The Ballyduff/Kilmeaden Playground Committee was set up with the sole objective of establishing a playground for the neighboring areas of Ballyduff and Kilmeaden. In 2010 the group were successful in their application to Waterford LEADER Partnership for a grant to build a dedicated children’s outdoor play area which had been lacking in the two communities.
The project is an excellent example of the community working together and volunteering their time and commitment and Waterford Leader Partnership support of community and rural development in the County.
History of Kilmeadan Village
Kilmeadan is a parish in County Waterford, 5 ½ miles (W. N. W.) from Waterford, on the river Suir. a nd shares its name with the world famous cheese brand that was until 2005 produced in a factory in the heart of Kilmeadan Village.
Kilmeadan is also the site of St. Mary's church, a church of Ireland chapel located in old Kilmeadan near the Waterford and Suir Valley Railway.
The renowned and world famous Mount Congreve Estate, lies just outside the village, on the old Kilmeadan Road. The estate is is home to a huge collection of rare species plants and also for its plant nurseries. It consists of around 70 acres and a 4 acre walled garden.
Waterford and Suir Valley Railway- The magic of rails golden age has been brought to life in Kilmeadan. Experience the beauty and panoramic views of the Suir Valley.
Mount Congreve Estate Gardens- World famous for rare garden specie plants.
Kilmeadan Castle- An early period castle was a chief seat of the Poers and originally owned by John Power of Dunhill. Cormorants use this as a resting place to dry their wings after fishing in the river
Gaulstown Portal Tomb- One of the most impressive monuments in the county and also ranks among the finest Dolmens in Ireland.
Damselfly- A Bronze sculpture which stands at 7 meters high which is familiar and loved for its delicate and spectacular beauty.
Fishing Nearby- Go fly fishing on the Knockaderry, Carrigavantry and Ballyscanlon Resevoirs. New members are welcome and day permits covering all three lakes are available from the Centra Supermarket in Kilmeaden.
How to find us
From Waterford City - Follow the N25 Cork Road for 5km until you reach Kilmeaden. Continue through Kilmeaden for 0.5km. The entrance to Kilmeaden Village Centre is on the left and is well signposted
From Carrick on Suir - Take the Kilkenny Waterford road along the N24 through Piltown and Portlaw. The Kilmeadan Bistro is found on the right amid the Kilmeadan Village Centre