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.
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.
Matt the Millers is arguably one of the most popular pubs in Kilkenny. The energetic bar features four floors with a bar on each and with an expanse of ground space to dance the night away under the sparkling disco ball and warm atmosphere. Customers are spoilt for choice with great food, a lively bar and music venue in a pub that has maintained its true Medieval Character. So come on down and soak up the atmosphere for yourself!
Step into the past at Mocha’s Vintage Tea Room Restaurant, on Gas House Lane in Kilkenny City. Charming surroundings and French vintage décor offer a relaxing ambiance to enjoy a freshly made breakfast with Irish free range eggs, or a healthy lunch, or something more substantial.. Freshly prepared dishes offer a varied menu for all tastes and dietary needs. Come and absorb the elegant surroundings and friendly service.
Oscar’s Bistro offers a range of dining options include breakfast, early bird menu and a Table d’Hôte dinner menu with an extensive selection of wine and craft beers to choose from.
Paris Texas on High Street is a brilliant example of a Gastropub offering excellent food at reasonable prices. Newly refurbished, it is a leading Gastro pub in the South East and has an in-house wood smoking oven offering a fusion of traditional American South West favourites with the sophistication of New Orleans French Quarter. Live music plus a huge range of cocktails, beers, a gin bar and bespoke smoking area. Paris Texas is a key member of the Kilkenny Whiskey Guild.
They combine medieval Kilkenny with what is best in our city's dining and evening entertainment today. It's unique location on the Butterslip, one of the busiest tourist routes in the city and its modern Irish and European cuisine