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The Kings Mill Restaurant, Kells

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Mullins Mill, Kellsborough, Kells, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 056 77 30654

info@thekingsmill.ie

http://www.thekingsmill.ie

The Kings Mill offers unrivalled levels of Mediterranean dining in the legendary town of Kells. They are so proud to be based in a uniquely constructed mill built in 1782. Steeped in local history, every local has a story to tell about this beautiful mill. All the staff of the Kings Mill Restaurant offer the warmest of welcomes where they use the finest, locally sourced Irish, as well as organic Italian ingredients to suit the tastes and demands of all food loving customers.

They are the future of tradition, offering  modern and classic Italian dishes with some Mediterranean influences served in a rustic, atmospheric interior deliver a real “trattoria” experience in the heart of Ireland. Whether you’re after a nutrient packed salad, quality pasta with homemade pesto or you want to enjoy an authentic, sourdough based, stone-baked pizza – You’ve found the right place. The Kings Mill is located in Mullins Mill, Kellsborough, Kells, Co. Kilkenny. 

Statham’s by Pembroke Kilkenny

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Experience the best of Kilkenny's local food producers at Statham's by Pembroke Kilkenny. Located in the heart of Kilkenny City and just a short stroll from Kilkenny Castle and Kilkenny Design Centre, this Kilkenny restaurant brings their customers the very best food experience which has always been at the heart of what they do. Statham's have tasted, debated and carefully chosen some sensational food for you. They seek out quality producers, locally in Kilkenny and Ireland, all of whom they trust and are proud to support.

Enjoy their delicious farm-to-fork food, sweet treats, organic wines, cocktails and amazing coffee in their cosy, well-ventilated indoor spaces or their outdoor courtyard. All menus are also available for takeaway.

 

Opening Hours:

Breakfast 7.30am - 10.30am Mon- Fri | 8am - 11am Sat & Sun

Brunch 12pm - 4pm Sat & Sun (and Bank Holiday Mondays)

Lunch 12pm - 4pm Mon- Fri

Dinner 5pm - 9pm Sun - Thurs / 5pm - 9.30pm Fri & Sat

Early Bird 5pm - 7pm Sun - Thur

Drinks 12pm - 11.30pm

 

 

Canal Square Café

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Canal Square, 1-2 Canal Square, Kilkenny, R95T027

Tel: 056 7816245

https://canalsquare.ie/

Nestled alongside the historic walls of Kilkenny Castle, overlooking the River Nore, is where you will find Canal Square. Offering locally roasted, specialty coffee, freshly baked pastries, and delicious breakfast and lunch items prepared in-house by our fantastic team, headed up by Head Chef Cormac Rowe, it is the perfect place for a pit stop. We offer delicious, seasonally-inspired food throughout the day, to eat in or takeaway. They believe that the customer always comes first – and that means exceptional produce, quality ingredients and a friendly service.  

 

John Street Tea Rooms

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The John Street Tea Rooms at Langtons Hotel Kilkenny is inspired by the famous Alice in Wonderland. The Viennese Style Room is a delicate David Collins designed eatery. Open from 8.30am daily it serves barista coffees, fresh pastries, breakfast, brunch, lunch & Afternoon Tea. 

The Pastry Chefs freshly prepare many decadent pastries and treats.  Langtons macarons, financiers and delicious scones are the perfect accompaniment when enjoying a barista coffee or one of their specialty teas.

The Langtons Hotel Kilkenny Tearooms extends into its very own covered and heated courtyard. It is also the perfect place to dine alfresco or to enjoy some Afternoon Tea.  They have a wide range of Afternoon Teas to choose from: Classic Afternoon Tea, Kiddies Afternoon Tea, and Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea.

 

“Would you like an adventure now or should we have tea first?” 

– Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

 

Bridies Bar & General Store

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Bridies is an old-world bar, pub and general store with a charming walled garden to the rear. It is very popular with locals, and serves the best pint of Guinness. Hidden in the middle of Kilkenny's Medieval City, it's charm and old world style make this small bar the perfect place to meet your friends or to maybe make some new ones. It is part of Langton's Hotel Kilkenny and is named after one of the original founders of Langton’s, Bridie Langton.  Bridie’s Bar & General Store is certainly not one to be missed. 

The General Store is located at the front and has a beautiful old-world charm. The shop which is stocked with a mix of old quarter sweet jars, cards, gifts and pastries, is one of Kilkenny’s most photographed buildings. Bridies Store offers high quality specialty coffee produced by skilled baristas together with a large selection of homemade pastries, sauces, oils and treats, prepared daily on-site.

It also serves as a gift shop, boasting Irish made goods, like our large Voya range, Chunky Knits by Lisa, Soah Flowers & so much more.Entered through saloon doors reminiscent of a speak easy. The chat is always plentiful and only on big match days is a TV allowed into the Bar.To the back there is a long-walled Garden. Dotted down the garden are bus shelters where you can sit and enjoy the outdoors with a beer in hand, maybe even in the sunshine!  It is an escape from the hustle and bustle.If you are any way curious, then why not discover the charm of Bridies Bar & General Store.

Bridies Award winning garden is found by passing through the quirky sweet & gift shop and the snug old wold bar. When the sun shines, Bridies Garden is the perfect place to unwind. Enjoy the walled Gardens, bus shelters and the colourful blooms and planting whilst listening to some music. Why not join us for a beer in Bridies Garden and soak up the sun with friends and escape from the hustle and bustle of Kilkenny City.

 Bridies Bar and General Store is part of Langtons Hotel in Kilkenny City, renowned particularly for its impeccable customer service, good wholesome cuisine and genuine welcome. Visit www.langtons.ie.

Biddy Earlys Kilkenny

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Biddy Earlys Kilkenny

Kilkenny's best Cocktail and Party Bar has been slinging shots, mixing drinks and giving nights to remember since 1996. Visit Biddy Early's and we'll get your party going - you won't want to leave. You will find them on John Street in the center of Kilkenny's nightlife.


COCKTAIL HAPPY HOUR
Monday - Thursday: 12 noon - till 8pm
Friday - Sunday: 12 noon - till 6pm

What's on

There's always something on with nightly entertainment including: Karaoke, Live Bands, DJ sets, Private Cocktail Classes, Whisky Tasting and Sipping Masterclasses.

 

Find out more about What's On in Biddy Earlys or check out their Facebook page.

 

Lenehan’s Bar

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Barrack Street, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7721621

One of the oldest pubs in Kilkenny City which has retained its character for over 150 years!

Lenehan's – one of the oldest pubs in Kilkenny city – and with the addition of the new “yard” in 2020 – one of the most modern spaces in the city.  The bar which was sold by the Lenehan family in 2019 has remained largely untouched and is still one of the most authentic old bars remaining in Ireland with some of the original features like the snug, the remenants of the old grocery and the brandy and port casketts.

 

The yard is modern and boasts individual booths and ample covered seating.  Food is served Monday through Saturday from 12.30 daily until 7.30…come visit us in Lenehan's when you visit Kilkenny for a bite to eat or just a tipple where you will be offered a warm welcome by our efficient and friendly staff.

 

 

Brogan’s Yard

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Brogan's Yard is a neighbourhood bar & garden located in the heart of Kilkenny City. Their exclusive cocktail bar is a hidden gem in Kilkenny, with their mixologists carefully mixing you your perfect cocktail. Brogan's kick-ass bar staff know how to pour a pint and have the laugh. The craic is mighty!! So get your arse down there and check it out.
 

They've open from 12 pm every day till late....

The Black Cat Café

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The Black Cat Café, Top Floor Parliament Street, Kilkenny, R95 X8NN

Tel: 0894807010

hello@theblackcat.ie

www.theblackcat.ie

The Black Cat Café is a venue with a huge south-facing outdoor terrace that overlooks the medieval rooftops of Kilkenny City. Couple the amazing views with the very best local and national produce and you have the perfect spot for a late breakfast, lunch or lite bite.

 

While away the afternoon with great barista coffee or some freshly prepared food with the sun on your face, all served in an informal laid back atmosphere.

 

Located right in the heart of the medieval mile on the top floor of the large Intersport Elverys building, it offers great food, coffee and the unique views of 2 of Kilkennys most famous landmarks, Kilkenny Castle and Saint Canices Cathedral.

Lyrath Estate Kilkenny

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Paulstown Road, Kilkenny, R95 F685

Tel: 056 7760088

sales@lyrath.com

https://www.lyrath.com

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The luxury, sophistication and style of Lyrath Estate are unsurpassed among Kilkenny hotels. Lyrath Estate is a multi-award winning hotel, spa and luxury wedding venue offering some of the finest accommodation, dining, and conference facilities in Ireland. Located amidst 170 acres of mature parkland, the Estate is home to a host of native wildlife including ducks, rabbits, hares, and squirrels. Lyrath Estate is a family-friendly hotel, boasting a leisure centre with a 17m swimming pool, 22 seater private screening room, outdoor playground and Reilly’s Fun Club. Guests can also avail of activities such as archery, falconry, cycling, walks and fishing throughout the Estate.

Escape and unwind with romantic breaks at Lyrath Estate – enjoy fine dining at our Two AA Rosette winning Yew Restaurant, rejuvenate with an Oasis Spa signature treatment, such as the award-winning Neroli Blossom Ritual, enjoy afternoon tea in The Atrium and catch up over cocktails in Tupper’s Bar! Try a tomahawk steak or lobster in the casual chic Grill & Bar.

The historic setting, exceptional facilities and exquisite food, mean Lyrath Estate is the ultimate wedding venue in Kilkenny. The award-winning Oasis spa voted 'Irish Tatler Hotel Spa of the year' is a popular destination for spa days & pamper breaks in Ireland not to mention among Kilkenny hotels.  The Kilkenny Convention Centre, part of Lyrath Estate, is the largest convention/conference venue in Kilkenny, with state of the art facilities, natural daylight and ample free parking we can cater for up to 1500 delegates theatre style, or 850 for a gala dinner.

Book your stay today in this top class hotel www.lyrath.com

 

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Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny's only city centre hotel with a swimming pool & spa.

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The four star Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel is certainly a dazzling jewel in this remarkable medieval city and is the only Kilkenny city centre hotel with pool and a full leisure club and spa, including a gym, 21metre pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Located right beside Kilkenny’s most popular tourist attractions such as Kilkenny Castle, and the Medieval Mile - St. Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower with spectacular views and the intriguing medieval merchant house Rothe House.  Discover the city’s finest restaurants, cafes, theatres, shops and boutiques all on the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel’s doorstep.

Experience a hotel stay to remember with facilities to suit everyone from romantic spa weekends enjoying luxury treatments in the KOSpa to family breaks with the hotel’s kid club during school holidays. This 4 star Kilkenny Hotel is also the perfect choice for your celebration or corporate event with its tailored banqueting and conference facilities or simply as a hub to explore this fantastic city and its environs.

The Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel has 118 contemporary styled hotel guestrooms including family hotel rooms and suites. The Hoban Bar and Brasserie offers stylish hospitality and serves great drinks and relaxed food in glamorous surroundings and in addition the Savour Restaurant is the perfect spot for breakfast and private dining.  With the numerous facilities and services this 4 star hotel offers it is the perfect choice for a visit to Kilkenny city. Visit KilkennyOrmonde.com and book your stay today!

 

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Langtons Hotel Kilkenny

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Langtons Hotel in Kilkenny City is renowned particularly for its impeccable customer service, good wholesome cuisine and genuine welcome. This Kilkenny hotel is designed to a modern and stylish four-star standard. It is considered in fact, one of the jewels in Kilkenny's Medieval City. The hotel is centrally located on the bustling John Street at the heart of Kilkenny City. It is an easy stroll to the High Street and surrounding shopping and tourist attractions such as Kilkenny Castle & St. Canice's Cathedral and Tower.  Langtons Hotel is home to award winning bars specifically known for introducing show stopping performances and gigs. In fact, it is known for Kilkenny's most trendy, modern and dynamic nightclub where you can dance the night away and most importantly catch your beauty sleep all under the same roof.

Langtons Kilkenny have designed the accommodation to give guests a relaxed yet memorable stay. The 34 bedrooms range in size from the intimate main house to the larger townhouse suites.  All are luxuriously appointed with bespoke furniture, large and sublimely comfortable beds. The Bar, Restaurant and Tearoom offer dining throughout the day serving Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Early Bird and Dinner. Langton’s executive chef has carefully designed considered seasonal menus for the many dining areas throughout the hotel. Weekly Entertainment includes Late Bar, Nightclub, Traditional Irish Music, Comedy, Theatre and Djs. As a proud member of the Kilkenny Whiskey Guild, the bars offer bespoke cocktail menus and consequently stock over 90 Irish whiskies. This Kilkenny hotel's facilities include free wifi, car park, air conditioning, penthouse and suites.

Langtons Hotel Kilkenny has a very unique charm and consequently is the ideal choice for your holiday stay, dining experience, meeting or event. Book today and visit www.langtons.ie.

 

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Butler House and Garden

Butler House & Garden

16 Patrick Street, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7722828

res@butler.ie

https://www.butler.ie/

Butler House and Garden is the charming Dower House of Kilkenny Castle since 1786. This unique four-star guest house in Kilkenny brings history, charm, romance and a warm welcome to all who visit. Sleep, dine or celebrate those milestones in life in timeless and unique surroundings.

The superb location of Butler House offers visitors the very best of Kilkenny City. Through the front door, you will find Patrick Street, a two-minute walk to the centre. Through the back door, you will find the internationally renowned Butler House Walled Garden. This charming Georgian Garden was restored to its former glory in 1999, and boasts its own private entrance to the Castle yard and the iconic Kilkenny Castle.

Butler House and Garden is also a member of Ireland's Blue Book, a prestigious collection of Ireland's most charming and stylish hideaways.

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The Brasserie at Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel has a modern chic setting in a historic Georgian building, serving the finest local ingredients with a famous French twist. While the rich tones, quirky touches and spectacular service are what drives people to this fine-dining restaurant, it’s the quality of food that comes from our kitchen that keeps them coming back time and time again.

A treat for the senses and a reward for the soul, Head Chef Cormac Vesey’s award-winning dishes are made from the best seasonal ingredients sourced directly from local suppliers he knows and trusts. While behind the bar, their unforgettable cocktails are made from the finest internationally renowned spirits and served in style by highly-trained mixologists.

From coffee catch-ups and leisurely lunches, to elegant Afternoon Tea, the sumptuous surroundings of The Brasserie are perfect for a luxurious rendezvous, no matter what time of day. However, to avoid disappointment, we highly recommend making reservations for your preferred dining time. The highly-skilled chefs can accommodate any special requests or dietary requirements.

Opening Times

Coffee: Monday to Sunday – 8.00am to 12.30

Brunch: Monday to Sunday- 10.30am to 12.30

Friday: Lunch 12.30pm to 3.30pm and dinner from 5.30pm until 10.30pm

Saturday & Sunday: All day dining from 12.30pm until 9.30pm

Afternoon Tea: Friday to Sunday from 12.30pm until 5.00pm, served in Hibernian Bar Monday to Thursday

Muse Café

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Butler Gallery, John’s Quay, Kilkenny, Ireland

Tel: 056 7741169

hello@musecoffeefood.ie

https://musecoffeefood.ie

MUSE is the perfect place to enjoy their inspired food and specialty coffee, celebrating the best of local, seasonal, homemade produce. A destination in itself or the perfect start or end to an exploration of Butler Gallery’s magnificent collection of Irish art and visiting exhibitions.

Lunch in their café or garden courtyard against the backdrop of this magnificently restored building with a history spanning 800 years and enjoy views of the monastic site of St John’s Priory. Delight in the perfect weekend Brunch in their outdoor seating area. Parents can unwind while the kids explore our children’s garden and gallery workshops.

 

Summer Nights at Muse

Throughout the summer we will have pop-up ‘Summer Nights at Muse’….late evenings to enjoy a glass of wine and some lighter bites into the evenings, in the beautiful, relaxed surrounds of Butler Gallery at Evans’ Home.

Book Online Here

 

The Wine Buff

The Wine Buff Store

The Wine Buff was started in 2000 by three Irish friends that recognised the growing demand for quality wines at affordable prices by the Irish consumers. They specialise in finding wines made by the best family-owned vineyards and importing them to Ireland without using agents or brokers. Kilkenny is the newest addition to the 11 franchise outlets in Ireland and the shop in the town of St. Emilion in Bordeaux.

Gabi and Gary will be delighted to welcome you to view their wines, wine accessories, Carrol Boyes functional art, Coffee, chocolates and more. They have a range of gift sets in beautiful packaging and do hampers to order too. Why not take advantage of their FREE local deliveries or you can order online at www.thewinebuff.com

 

The Wine Buff, extraordinary wines at ordinary prices. 

Riverview Bar & Terrace

Riverview Bar and Terrace Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Kilkenny River Court Hotel, The Bridge John Street, Kilkenny, R95 Y104

Tel: 056 7723388

events@rivercourthotel.com

https://www.rivercourthotel.com/bar-terrace.html

The Riverview Bar & Terrace has picture-perfect views, delicious home-cooked food & friendly service.

The Riverview Bar & Terrace at the Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel is a place of friendliness and warmth in the heart of Kilkenny City. It is the ideal setting for a coffee, dining or few drinks with friends whilst enjoying the picture-perfect views of Kilkenny Castle and the River Nore. The Riverview Bar is also an ideal setting for small parties such as birthdays, family occasions or work gatherings. A private area can be reserved for groups on request providing you with the wonderful atmosphere of the Riverview Bar whilst enjoying your own private space.

They serve a delicious array of Bistro food throughout the day and evening, from salads, steaks, burgers, sandwiches and lots more not forgetting our tempting desserts and coffees. During the warmer days the outdoor Terrace area is alive with both residents and locals alike due to its stunning location on the water's edge. Locally the Terrace is known as the ultimate al fresco wining and dining area in Kilkenny and is the place to be. 

Riverside Restaurant

Riverside Restaurant at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Kilkenny River Court Hotel, The Bridge John Street, Kilkenny, R95 Y104, Ireland

Tel: 056 7723388

reception@rivercourthotel.com

https://www.rivercourthotel.com/riverside-restaurant.html

The ambience of the award-winning Riverside Restaurant in the Kilkenny River Court Hotel exudes warmth and friendliness. A truly magical setting, the restaurant provides diners with an exquisite array of authentic cuisine to create a truly magnificent dining experience. Popular with locals and visitors to Kilkenny this restaurant is beautifully set with stunning views of the Nore River and the majestic Kilkenny Castle. 

The newly refurbished Riverside Restaurant at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel is open daily for both breakfast and dinner. Groups can also be accommodated in the Restaurant for dinner or lunch upon request - ideal for a group of family or friends who want to get together in a warm and friendly atmosphere.  The Riverside Restaurant caters for all occasions and celebrations and all group sizes and menus can be tailored to suit your group and occasion. Pre-dinner drinks can be served from the Terrace area or the Riverview bar. Live entertainment every weekend in the Riverview Bar so you can continue the nights celebrations.

 

For Dining Reservations & Enquiries please contact Dining Enquiries

 

Restuarant Opening Hours 

Breakfast 7am to 10.30am - Monday to Friday 

8am to 11am to Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays (no pre booking required for breakfast) 

Dinner Sunday to Saturday 6pm to 9pm - Pre Booking is essential

HOBAN Bar & Brasserie at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

HOBAN Bar & Brasserie at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel in Kilkenny

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, Ormonde Street, Kilkenny, R95 Y5CX, Ireland

Tel: 056 7750200

reservations@kilkennyormonde.com

https://www.kilkennyormonde.com/hoban-bar-brasserie.html

HOBAN Bar & Brasserie at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel in Kilkenny City Centre is where a relaxed atmosphere, excellent food and a genuine welcome awaits you. The bar is fabulously glamorous with a distinctly Art Deco feel and a cosy snug and warm fire providing the perfect backdrop to an extensive and impressive Cocktail and Drinks List.

A palette of rich peacock blue and russet orange combines with soft leathers, velvet and brass to give a warm ambience to this contemporary brasserie – the perfect spot to relax in after a busy day's sightseeing or to treat yourself after stressful week at work.

Opening Daily: Bar from 12.30pm (and 4.30pm from Monday to Thursday) and the Brasserie Serves from opening till 9pm 

HOBAN Sunday Brunch is served from 11am - 3 pm House DJ from 11.30 -1.30pm. Enjoy great classic brunch dishes in a buzzing brasserie atmosphere. The art deco glamour of the bar & brasserie is matched with soft mood lighting to soothe and our resident DJ will ease you into your Sunday with funky, easy listening music vibes.

Signature brunch cocktails like Bellini, Mimosa and Bloody Mary’s as well as non-alcoholic detox and kick-start cocktails to set you up for the day. Great for getting together with family or a group of friends or for the day after a celebration or night out.

See the HOBAN Brunch Menu here

HOBAN Evening Menu 

HOBAN Day Menu

HOBAN Brunch Menu

Pure Bar at Hotel Kilkenny

Pure Bar Hotel Kilkenny

This chic bar offers an inviting interior, a mix of old and new world styles. This stylish Kilkenny bar is a haven of designer luxury and is renowned for its great service, fantastic quality food & easy going atmosphere. Pure offers an extensive drinks, wine and cocktail list including some specialist drinks carefully assembled by the Pure team.  The Pure Bar food menu has been crafted to offer a great variety of dishes to suit all needs; Pure Bar Menu.

Cafe la Coco

Cafe la coco is a small, cozy family run cafe in the heart of Kilkenny city.  Within walking distance to some of Kilkenny's top tourist attractions including Kilkenny Castle, Medieval Mile Museum and Rothe House . Loved by the locals and tourists visiting Kilkenny. 
 
We love our coffee. We brew every cup with precision and commitment and with the same mission statement: Make It Awesome!
 
We don't just do coffee. We've become Kilkenny's No 1 wholefood cafe by caring deeply about the quality of the ingredients from the best local artisan producers. Our food is made fresh to order, every morning with a strong emphasis on good quality. Starting from blueberry pancakes and smashed avocado toast to mouthwatering sourdough sandwiches, organic salads and baked goods. We are vegan and gluten free friendly.
 
Cafe la coco focus on bringing love of design, food, baking, coffee and great service in relaxed and welcoming environment. ''Everyone is always welcome at our table"
 

Butcher Restaurant

Butcher Restaurant

The Butterslip, Kieran Street, Kilkenny

Tel: 0567790655

info@butcherrestaurant.ie

www.butcherrestaurant.ie

Redefine your Steak-House experience at Butcher Restaurant in the Heart of Kilkenny. Quality contemporary food & Cocktails are served in their relaxed and intimate restaurant. Enjoy the finest cuts in the best company!​

When visiting Butcher Restaurant guests are sitting just nine miles from Summerhill Farm, Thomastown, where they rear their own traditional breeds including purebred Hereford, Galloway and Aberdeen Angus. These cows are born and raised at Summerhill and are grass fed for 10 months of the year. The restaurant host, Mark Williams is a 6th generation beef farmer at Summerhill Farm. Mark has been supplying beef to top restaurants around Ireland since the 1990's which is how he met their Head Chef James Dewberry and was inspired to open this restaurant, Butcher in the heart of this medieval city.

Arán Artisan Bakery & Bistro

Aran Bakery and Bistro

Artisan bakery and bistro in the heart of Kilkenny city serving delicious brunches from seasonal local produce and stone baked breads with natural Irish ingredients.

All of our breads are stone-baked daily in our bread oven and contain nothing but salt, water, flour and natural leaven or a fresh yeast culture. no preservatives. no chemicals. just nature. All our flours are grown and milled by our friends at The Little Mill built on the River Nore in Bennettsbridge Co. Kilkenny. Because we are big believers and advocates of seasonality and local produce, our menus are like the weather - they can change from day-to-day.

We don't do reservations for brunch - tables are first come, first served - but if you have any special needs, give us a shout and we'll try and accommodate you. For private parties/dinners, birthdays and events, please send us an email.

We are dog friendly. 

Open: Tuesdays to Sundays. 

Avalon House Hotel

Avalon House Hotel

Idyllically located in the picturesque Irish countryside, just a short drive from Kilkenny City, Avalon House Hotel is an historic manor dating back to the 19th century which has been delicately and beautifully restored. Featuring both old and new world influences, this wonderful and unique food haven is a fabulous option for a quiet getaway or a more elaborate celebration.

This superb Castlecomer venue contains a host of luxurious outlets from the relaxing Lark’s Bar, the gracious splendour of our casual fine dining Lil's restaurant right through to the stunning backdrop of our elegant 250 capacity ballroom. Their ethos is simple. Providing exquisite food in an elegant setting by the vastly experienced team the hotel ensures your visit will be memorable forever. The jewel in the crown of Avalon House Hotel is undoubtedly Lil’s Restaurant.

Situated on the first floor with natural light flooding through the original windows and views of the woodland estate. The eternally cosy, stove-lit, Lark’s bar enjoys a very strong lunch and supper. This comfy backdrop is awash with decorative trinkets and unique features and is a huge hit with both local patrons and in-house guests. Both can often be seen mingling throughout the evening especially on Friday nights when there is live music.

The boutique style lends itself ideally to weddings and Avalon House Hotel is delighted to present both Á La Carte offerings & 3 enticing package options. Wedding couples are encouraged to impose their individuality on their magical day so this Kilkenny hotel have provided opportunities to tailor a bespoke menu as required. 

 

For reservations and more information visit: www.avalonhousehotel.ie

 

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Malzards Pub & Hurling Experience

19 Main St, Ballycoam, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 0879715304

https://www.malzards.com/

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A great pub located in Stoneyford, Kilkenny just a short distance from Mount Juliet, that offers the best craic and great music. Malzards offers a traditional Irish Pub experience, with traditional Irish instruments available for you to play, or sing along with the local musicians in the bar.
Learn how to hurl: in a relaxed, fun environment, learn all about Ireland's ancient Gaelic game of hurling with neighbours, young and old will love it!

Royal Oak Distillery

Royal Oak Distillery

Royal Oak Distillery, Clorusk Lower, Royaloak, Co. Carlow

Tel: 059 9186653

booking@royaloakdistillery.com

https://royaloakdistillery.com/

The Royal Oak Distillery is a world class distillery producing hand crafted Irish whiskey, proudly located on an 18th century estate in Ireland's Ancient East region. Visitors can experience a revival of historic tradition as well as forging ahead with innovation in a fully guided, multi-sensory tour of one of Ireland's largest operational whiskey distilleries: see first-hand how all three styles of Irish whiskey - pot still, malt and grain - are created! The Royal Oak Distillery is unique in being the first to distil all 3 types of whiskey under one roof.

Pick from our great range of tasting experiences at our historic Royal Oak Estate, taking in Holloden House (1755) and the beautiful scenery that makes Royal Oak the perfect place to relax while learning about their great crafted whiskeys.

 

Choose from 3 tour options:

Royal Oak Journey – €15 – this will include one tasting of a premium whiskey 

Single Malt Experience – €25 – this will include 3 tasting of premium Single Malts each matured in different barrel selections to allow a better understanding of the barrel and influence on whiskey

Connoisseurs Choice - €40 - this will include 3 tastings of select limited edition whiskies from cask finish & cask strength varieties.

 

Lisduggan Farm Foods

Award winning Lisduggan Farm have recently picked up two gold stars from the Great Taste Awards for their Smoked Dry Cured Streaky Bacon and have been spreading the word about their delicious and succulent Baby Quinlan Gourmet Burger which is Ireland’s new delicious healthy food option, high in protein, low fat, reduced calories and gluten free.

Goatsbridge Trout Farm

At Goatsbridge Fish Farm, trout is their passion. Their knowledge and experience farming rainbow trout has been passed down through three generations. Each catch comes daily from the crystal clear waters of The Little Arrigle River, giving their trout unique taste and texture. They love trout, and they know if you give it a try you will too! Goatsbridge Trout is available from their online shop, all major supermarkets in Ireland as well as specialist shops, or directly from their farm gate. Visitors are welcome to look around their trout farm at any time during opening hours.

Come and see Goatsbridge visitor center and shop, where you can sample and buy our products. The