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Kilkenny’s Michelin Star Dining Experience

The Ultimate Guide to Afternoon Tea in the Medieval City

Casual Dining in Kilkenny's Top Gastro Pubs

Online Farmers Market in Callan - Shop Now!

Take Out Guide to Kilkenny

Shop the Flavours of Kilkenny Online

Discover Food Experiences

5 ‘Must Eat’ Foods when Visiting Kilkenny

Christmas Hampers for Foodies!

Kilkenny’s Michelin Star Dining Experience

The Ultimate Guide to Afternoon Tea in the Medieval City

Casual Dining in Kilkenny's Top Gastro Pubs

Online Farmers Market in Callan - Shop Now!

Take Out Guide to Kilkenny

Shop the Flavours of Kilkenny Online

Discover Food Experiences

5 ‘Must Eat’ Foods when Visiting Kilkenny

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

Taste Restaurant at Hotel Kilkenny

Taste Restaurant at Hotel Kilkenny

Taste Restaurant at Hotel Kilkenny offers a relaxed bistro style experience with the finest food prepared by the wonderful team of international chefs. The team of experienced and exceptionally talented chefs along with the dedicated restaurant staff look forward to welcoming you to Taste Restaurant. Their chefs specialise in combining local ingredients with elegance and style to create exceptional seasonal menus. Residents and non-residents alike are welcomed to savour high quality cuisine in superb stylish surroundings. For the finest dining in Kilkenny, book today.

Harpers Restaurant Kilkenny

Harpers Restaurant Kilkenny

At Harpers Restaurant in Kilkenny, their ethos is to provide amazing food, quality wines, select craft beers and great service in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Located in the heart of Kilkenny city close to attractions such as Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny Design Centre and Smithwicks Experience, Harpers is the perfect choice after a day out in the city to relax in comfort and style and enjoy an unforgettable dining experience. Their talented chefs led by Head Chef Cormac Vesey, use only the best ingredients from local suppliers that are known and trusted.

The collection of Harpers Menus includes dishes that use the best of seasonal produce, ensuring award-winning taste and quality. Head Chef Cormac believes that the use of seasonal ingredients has many benefits for everyone. He explains “Seasonal and local produce means availability at our doorstep and, from a customer perspective, our new seasonal menus bring a certain vitality to Harpers which keeps our repeat customers engaged”.

Combining casual urban dining with stylish interiors, Harpers is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants Kilkenny can offer. With an extensive wine list and wonderful selection of gins, whiskeys and various other spirits, you can have Harpers Restaurant in Kilkenny as your go-to destination for your next night out in Kilkenny. 

Looking for the perfect catch up with friends? Why not meet for some Afternoon Tea in Kilkenny. From a selection of fresh pastries to savoury bites, you can’t go wrong. Find out more here about one of the finest restaurants Kilkenny has.

Check out Harpers Menus today ahead of your next visit:

 

Lunch:

Thursday to Saturday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Sunday: Serving food all day till 9.00pm

Dinner:

Thursday to Saturday: 5:30 pm to 9:00pm
Sunday: Serving food all day till 9.00pm
 

Visit: Harpers Website

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"
 

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

 

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. 

Kilkenny Design Centre

Kilkenny Design Centre

Kilkenny Design Craft Centre offers an unrivalled selection of Irish handcrafted gifts. While it has many imitators, the Centre remains Ireland’s most prestigious source of Irish gifts of exceptional quality, all chosen with a discerning eye for quality, uniqueness and style.

The Centre’s unequalled supplier list, drawn from Ireland’s most eminent craftspeople and designers, gives visitors a uniquely special shopping experience, allowing them to purchase the best of Irish crafts and design under one roof. Visitors from outside of the EU can avail of highly attractive tax free shopping.

Zuni Restaurant & Hotel

26 Patrick Street, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7723999

paulbyrne@zuni.ie

http://zuni.ie/

Zuni Restaurant Bar & Boutique Hotel, situated on Patrick Street, in Kilkenny's City Centre. Serving great food for lunch or dinner seven days a week since 2000. Arrive early for a cocktail in our chic new cocktail bar. Zuni restaurant is highly regarded as one of Kilkennys top restaurants. From our award-winning kitchen you can enjoy breakfast daily from 8am,  Lunch from 12 noon with early bird and full a la carte evening service from 5.30pm.

 

Paris Texas Bar & Restaurant

 

Looking for restaurants in Kilkenny, Paris Texas is located on the main shopping street in the heart of Kilkenny City. Winner of the ‘Pub of the Year’ in the Irish Pub Awards 2019, the newly refurbished  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.