Restaurants in Kilkenny
If you want to experience the true spirit of Kilkenny, take the time to enjoy the food that comes from its rich landscape and is crafted with care by the people who live here. Below you will find a wide choice of restaurants in Kilkenny to choose from along with a host of bars, wine bars and cafes. Eating and drinking in Kilkenny doesn't get much better than this.
Kilkenny is a celebration of quality food makers, restauranters, café/bar-owners and retailers whose passion and personality shines through, making Kilkenny a wonderful journey of discovery for people who love great food and warm hospitality.
Built in the 1760s as grain stores for the Earl of Ormonde’s horses, the Kilkenny Design Centre was originally part of a large complex of buildings attached to the castle that housed a dairy, stables, coach houses and accommodation for grooms.
Dinner party's catered for at Cullintra House. Dinners all superbly prepared from rich local produce. If celebrating a birthday, anniversary or special date celebrate it with a private dinner party in a relaxing home atmosphere.
The Newpark Hotel has been a popular choice with local people for generations renowned for its warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy the contemporary setting of our Scott’s Bar & Brasserie. Gulliver’s Restaurant is ideal place to eat and drink in Kilkenny and also caters for private dining.
Harpers Restaurant, one of the finest restaurants in Kilkenny City. Harpers brings casual urban dining, a stylish interior and lively bar scene to Kilkenny’s thriving culinary landscape. Visually Harpers is a combination of plush furnishings and chic décor that give the restaurant a modern yet sophisticated feel and is a great restaurant to eat and drink in Kilkenny.
Hibernian Bar is a casual dining alternative to Harpers and is open for morning coffee & scones, lunch, afternoon tea & cakes, an evening meal or simply a drink in the evenings.
Serving a great Breakfast ’til noon, followed by a relaxed all-day menu including Brunch and Afternoon Tea options made with the finest regional ingredients. Dinner ranges from small plates to sharing platters, including Evening Tea and all incorpating the best seasonal produce from our local suppliers.
Located on Kilkenny's historic Parliament Street, adjacent to the Watergate Theatre and just down the street from the Smithwicks Experience. La Rivista Restaurant in Kilkenny City offers contemporary, Italian & Irish fusion cooking to suit all tastes and budgets.
The award winning Lady Helen Restaurant enjoys panoramic views over the estate and River Nore. Awarded 1 Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes. Variety of international dishes are prepared using local produce and fresh herbs.