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Dine like a local

Catching up with the gal pals

Romantic Rendezvous

Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Kilkenny, winner of Ireland's Foodie Destination Award 2018

Festival Guide to Kilkenny

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

More than a Menu

Taste Kilkenny - Food Trail

Top City Spots for the Coffee Connoisseur

Brilliant Breakfasts in Kilkenny

Dine like a local

Catching up with the gal pals

Romantic Rendezvous

Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Kilkenny, winner of Ireland's Foodie Destination Award 2018

Festival Guide to Kilkenny

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

More than a Menu

Taste Kilkenny - Food Trail

Top City Spots for the Coffee Connoisseur

Brilliant Breakfasts in Kilkenny

The Butcher Restaurant

The Butterslip, Kieran Street, Kilkenny

Tel: +353 (0) 567790655

www.butcherrestaurant.ie

Open from 5pm Daily Lunch Saturday & Sunday 12.30-15.30

Kilkenny Inn

Located under the shadows of St. Canice’s Cathedral on the Medieval Mile, the budget boutique Kilkenny Inn offers guests excellent value and recently refurbished comfortable rooms in a contemporary urban style perfect for a stay right in the heart of the city. Kilkenny Inn is renowned for warm hospitality, a peaceful location, relaxed atmosphere and great service. Casual all day dining options and evening drinks are available here at Kernel Bar and Kitchen. Close to all Kilkenny’s famous attractions including the Smithwicks Experience, Kilkenny Castle and the myriad of shops in the city centre as well as the pubs, bars and evening entertainment on offer, makes it ideal for your stay in Kilkenny. Hotel facilities include ample secure complimentary onsite parking, hotel lift for full accessibility and ensuite rooms featuring all modern guest comforts.

Waterside Restaurant & Guest House

Irish & Continental cuisine featuring game in season, local specialties such as smoked eel and an extensive international wine list. If you are feeling a bit peckish? The team in the kitchen at Waterside know their craft. Having honed their skills and developed their own style during fifteen years as a team their work has resulted in consistently favourable reports. The restaurant at Waterside, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, has earned a reputation for excellence over many years. The room itself, with its riverfront location, sets the scene for a wonderful intimate evening with great food and fine wines. The atmosphere in the dining room is relaxed and comfortable. The food is good, the wine list is delicious with over 40 wines from right around the globe.

Truffles Restaurant

The Truffle Fairy was set up in 2005 by award winning chef Mary Teehan. After years of cooking and travel experience Mary brings a uniquely fresh approach to chocolate truffle making. Drawing on her experience and love of natural fresh ingredients, The Truffle Fairy stays true to taste and quality. Truffle Fairy hand makes high quality chocolate truffles, fudge, bars, chocolate eggs and cakes. Carefully chosen fine flavour couverture is paired with fresh spices and quality liquors to create some wonderfully unique and tasty chocolates. We only use the highest quality, locally sourced and organic ingredients when available to make our products.

McDonalds Restaurant

High quality is one of our top priorities. From our meats to our cheeses, from our fresh produce to our eggs, we’re committed to serving you the very best. Open 24 hours a week, 7 days a week with a Drive Thru also

Meubles Restaurant

Unit 12, Kilkenny Retail Park, Smithlands, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7797968

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http://www.meubles.ie

Located on the first floor of Meubles is our bustling restaurant. Meubles Restaurant is the perfect destination for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea in Kilkenny. We provide freshly made meals with locally sourced ingredients. Open daily from 9am, we are completely wheelchair, buggy and business meeting friendly and have free Wi-Fi for all customers. We offer a mixture of signature dishes and daily specials devised by our resident chefs. Notice boards in the restaurant outline what is available each day or simply ask our staff who will be more than delighted to advise you. We also offer an extensive gluten free menu.

Paris Texas Bar & Restaurant

Looking for restaurants in Kilkenny, Paris Texas is located on the main shopping street in the heart of Kilkenny City. Newly refurbished the pub has transformed into one of the leading Gastro pubs in the South East and is home to an in-house wood smoking oven offering a fusion of traditional American South West favourites with the sophistication of New Orleans French Quarter. Paris Texas delivers restaurant quality food at affordable prices ensuring its popularity with local and visitors alike. Regular offers and specials are available mid week with ladies night on Friday not to be missed. Inside this wonderfully adorned pub the bar extends right back from the High St with a large seated area for dining leading on to a bespoke designed covered smoking area and then on to a Gin Bar where Friday Nights come into their own.

Ristorante Rinuccini

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.

The Pennefeather Restaurant

Pennefeather Café is in the heart of Kilkenny City. It is located over the Book Centre on the High Street. It is a well-established daytime café a favourite with locals and tourists alike.

Petronella Restaurant

Butterslip Lane (Off High Street), Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7761899

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http://www.petronella.ie/

Petronella restaurant and café combines medieval Kilkenny with what is best in our city's dining and evening entertainment today. Petronella's unique location on the Butterslip , one of the busiest tourist routes in the city and its modern Irish and European cuisine, create an irresistible welcome that you are sure to return to time and again. A charming dining experience, whether over a brisk lunch, leisurely evening meal or time set aside for an all important coffee, will always be guaranteed by our friendly and attentive staff. Petronella's welcome extends to the tourist in a very special way in its presentation of music and storytelling evenings while all the while honouring all that is uniquely Irish. We will always celebrate what is classic and best in Irish food and realise that we intertwine with our history every time we serve dishes like the humble baked potato but most of all when we chat about Petronella herself. Look forward to dipping into the archives with us on her remarkable history as the first woman to be burnt at the stake in Europe and take a stroll around the corner when you leave to stand where Petronella met her end on the site of Kilkenny's town hall.

Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

Royal Spice Indian Restaurant Kilkenny is set in the heart of the beautiful medieval city, the restaurant presents constantly evolving menus and a carefully matched wine list. All designed to reflect an ethos of modern Indian restaurant in Kilkenny. Royal Spice Indian restaurant Kilkenny opened its doors with a view to change diners’ perception of Indian food in Kilkenny. The transformation of the old house was a bold move but the real difference has been the change in people’s mind and hearts, paving the way for a new generation of modern Indian restaurants in kilkenny.

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Kilkenny Design Centre, Castle Yard, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7722118

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https://anochtrestaurant.ie/

Established in 2012 after the enduring success of Kilkenny Design Centre’s day-time restaurant, Anocht offers a unique fine dining experience in one of Kilkenny’s most beautiful rooms. Serving modern Irish & European cuisine with added style using the finest local ingredients, Anocht caters for dinner, group bookings and private dining. 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. Cartwheel windows overlook Kilkenny castle and courtyard while original overhead wooden beams with hanging, linen drops create a unique & sumptuous atmosphere.

Aroi Kilkenny

Aroi (pronounced Aroy) is associated with the eating experience in Asia and means delicious or tasty. Our ethos is to serve market fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Our healthy cuisine avoids the obscure chemicals and additives so common in our food today. Aroi is a casual dining venue that offers a single course dining experience and service with the minimum of fuss.

Billy Byrnes Bar / Restaurant & Accommodation

Located in the heart of this medieval city, close to the railway station and the ruins of St John's Priory, Byrne's is a friendly family run pub. Popular with families and sports people, this pub offers outstanding service by the friendly staff.

Food Works Restaurant

Located on Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile, close to major attractions. We provide a high ceiling, airy space with a bright, fresh look which matches the style of cooking. Unfussy dishes using quality local produce, from our own farm and sourcing local produce such as Hereford beef, fresh fish and seafood from Duncannon. We aim to offer our customers a relaxed and casual dining experience with quality being the key to everything we do. We also have local Smithwicks on draught, in addition we have an extensive wine list and a wide selection of spirits, ports and cocktails. Our award winning restaurant offers both casual dining and private function options in our first floor private function room, with its very own bar, suitable for parties up to 40 people.

Kilkenny River Court Hotel

The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny City. R95 Y104

Tel: 056 7723388

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http://www.rivercourthotel.com

The Kilkenny River Court Hotel is a gorgeous 4 star hotel located right in the heart of our beautiful Medieval city. It is located in a quiet secluded courtyard just off the main tourist area, yet only a stroll from all major attractions. Each of our 102 guest rooms are stylishly decorated with splendid fine furnishings, crisp white linens and soft neutral tones, ensuring a restful night’s sleep every night. Most guest rooms overlook the River Nore with sensational views of Kilkenny Castle. We also offer FREE Wi-Fi throughout this Kilkenny Hotel and complimentary car parking for our hotel residents and patrons. Guests can dine at the award winning Riverside Restaurant or Terrace Kitchen both offering stunning views of Kilkenny Castle, exceptional service and delicious food.  Guests also have the option of dining outdoors in the summer. The Riverview Bar is comfortable and friendly with an extensive food menu that is served all day, every day! Guests also have the option of dining outdoors in the summer. The Kilkenny River Court Hotel are experts in Weddings, special occasions & family celebrations, conferences and meetings and everything in between!