Ristorante Rinuccini is a family owned and run multi award-winning Italian restaurant located in the heart of Kilkenny City for over 25 years.
Specialising in classic Italian cuisine, Ristorante Rinuccini boasts an extensive menu selection, catering for lunch, dinner, group bookings and private dining in our city-centre restaurant.
Monday to Friday: 12pm - 2.30pm + 5pm - 10pm
Saturday: 12pm - 3pm + 5pm - 10pm
Sunday: 12pm - 9pm
Early Evening Menu available from 5pm - 7pm (Saturday is 5pm - 6.30pm)
Lunch & Early Evenings
Visiting Kilkenny and looking for a special lunch or enjoying an early night out at the weekend? Try our Lunch and Early Evening menu with daily specials and offers.
Enjoy a Leisurely Rinuccini Sunday Lunch.
Due to an increased demand for longer more leisurely Sunday dining, Ristorante Rinuccini has extended their Sunday hours. Now they are bringing you a Sunday lunch experience that you can enjoy all afternoon!
From 12pm guests can choose from Rinuccini’s Lunch & Early Evening Set Menu starting at €24.00 for two courses.
The menu, specially created by Chef Antonio, includes his renowned homemade Pâté, served with red cabbage salad & warm garlic ciabatta or ‘Crostino di Salmone Affumicato’ featuring organic West Cork smoked salmon with crushed green olive mayonnaise, followed by dishes such as the Catch of the Day, fresh from the boats of Kilmore Quay or sumptuous ‘Filetto di Manzo Buatt’, seared Irish Fillet of Beef served with a cream and black pepper sauce.
The restaurant will remain open until 9pm so that guests can enjoy their Sunday lunch experience as it should be enjoyed…slowly!
Rinuccini customers also have the benefit of up to 3 hours complimentary local parking at the Ormonde Street Multi-Story Carpark so the afternoon is yours to relax and enjoy delicious Italian cuisine at Ristorante Rinuccini.
Recommended by Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide since 1998
Listed in the McKenna’s Guides Best in Ireland since 2000
A member of Good Food Ireland since 2008
A member of the Restaurants Association of Ireland since 1989
Recommended by Taste of Ireland with Paolo Tulio since 2011
Recommended in the Michelin Guide since 1994
Recommended by Lucinda O’Sullivan’s Great Places since 2009