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Restaurants Kilkenny - Eating & Drinking 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.

Enjoy your meal in Kilkenny, Bon appétit!

Brewing and Distilling, Food Trail
Kilkenny City

Discover the Irish draft that took over 300 years to perfect. Uncover the history of Smithwick's ale in Kilkenny, a city steeped in brewing tradition.

Kilkenny City

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.

Restaurant, Ethnic Restaurant
Kilkenny City

Aroi is a casual dining venue that offers a single course
dining experience and service with the minimum of fuss.

Brewing and Distilling, Food Producer

This state of the art new distillery at Ballykeefe is the first Whiskey distillery to operate in Kilkenny in over 200 years. It revives an Irish tradition of family farm distilleries lost for centuries.

Beaujolais Wine Bar Kilkenny
Café, Wine Bar
Kilkenny City

Beaujolais is an exciting and sophisticated wine bar in the heart of Kilkenny City. We open Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights from 5pm. Sublime wines, tasty foods. A simple proposition that we think you'll enjoy.

Kilkenny City

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.

Bar, Live Venue, Performance Space
Kilkenny City

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.

Bollards Bar and Bistro Kilkenny
Bistro, Bar
Kilkenny City

Situated in the heart of Kilkenny's shopping area. Bollard's pub has been in the Bollard family since 1904.

Food Producer
Kilkenny City

Artisan butcher and delicatessen shop run by Lada Navratil at Newpark Shopping Centre, KK selling top quality meats, cheese, cold meat platters, local produce and many more..


Eat and Drink in Kilkenny at Brewery Corner
Bar, Traditional Bar
Kilkenny City

Brewery Corner is Kilkenny’s first and finest Craft Beer Bar. With a selection of over 100 craft beers on draught and in bottles. Brewery Corner also hosts some of the best live acts in the country on a regular basis in our music venue as well as garden parties, beer samplings an great food, fast.