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.
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.
The famous Kilkenny Hostelry could justly be regarded as a National treasure. Several times winner of National 'Pub of the Year', it's Restaurant has won the National Restaurant Award on three occasions. Located in Kilkenny city centre. Ideal spot to eat and drink in Kilkenny. Food served all day.
Left Bank has been transformed into one of Kilkenny's most popular bars and venues. A recently renovated Bank of Ireland Branch, Left Bank features a beautifully designed main bar with lively atmosphere, friendly staff and Louie's Backyard and outdoor area is a fully heated and covered smoking area featuring its own fireplace and both an indoor and outdoor bar. Rive Gauche is the latest addition to The Left Bank, serving a beautiful Gourmet Lunch daily from 12pm – 4.30pm. Groups and parties of all needs are invited to soak up the atmosphere in our historic and impressive bar.