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Ristorante Rinuccini

1 The Parade | Opposite Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 1575
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 The Parade | Opposite Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We all enjoyed our meal in Rinuccini's Restaurant. The variety food is excellent . I always enjoy my meal in this restaurant, that is why l keep coming back.

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here for a family celebration with 10 adults, 1 child and 2 babies on Sunday evening. Upon arrival, we were told we could not bring the baby pram through the restaurant and had to go around the back and use a rear entrance. Not...More

Thank am102008
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for an early bird on a thursday evening. Unexpectedly the restaurant was full at this time. The chatting of everyone there lent itself to the lovely atmosphere; there was no need for background music. A small portion of fresh breads n butter were presented...More

Thank songaff
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

having reserved 2 tables for Sunday Evening for a Birthday celebration. we had 2 Babies with us. we were met by a very hostile Manageress. having arrived at 17.30 Sunday evening we were instructed to take the Baby pram back out and go in a...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had booked somewhere else for a special occassion and were badly let down at the last minute by someone's error in scheduling. So, we phoned Rinnucini's and explained the situation. They accomodated us at the last minute, making room for our group. Rinnucini's couldn't...More

Thank MRua6
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful Italian food. So authentic. Just loved it . Very cosy dining room with a great atmosphere.

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had Sunday lunch in Rinuccini's with family. The best mushroom soup I have ever tasted. Lovely bread. The others had pasta, and chicken in mushroom sauce- delicious, beautifully presented. A Kilkenny honey liquer was the basis of a variation on Irish coffee- again, delicious. Great...More

Thank Aisling C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in between kilkenomics shows for a bite of lunch. Little did we realize how gorgeous it would be. We had the €22 two course lunch menu with crostini to start, and short rib of beef risotto and cannelloni for mains. All of which...More

Thank magenta_clovisse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently for lunch with a friend from Germany. As always, the ambiance was very welcoming and comfortable. We started with lovely home made mushroom soup with truffle oil which was so good (I even joked with the waiter that it was almost as good...More

Thank Regina3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love rinnucinnis restaurant, I think it's the finest in Kilkenny. Wonderful food, service and ambience. The quality of the food is superb and the attentive staff are very friendly and also unobtrusive. Lovely for all occasions, family get togethers and romantic meals. All in...More

Thank paulinep703
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from rinuccini | Property representative |
Hi Weet99 and thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately there is no bring your own wine option. Regards, Ristorante Rinuccini
Cliodhna S
21 February 2017|
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Response from rinuccini | Property representative |
Hi Cliodhna S, Smart casual would best describe it but don't be overly bothered by dress codes. We are delighted to have your custom no matter how your dressed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Parade | Opposite Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 1575
  • E-mail
Award winning Ristorante Rinuccini is a fine-dining Italian restaurant owned and run by the Cavaliere family in the heart of Kilkenny. Established in 1989, Rinuccini is the city's longest established restaurant, Rinuccini is renowned for its cuisine, service, decor and extensive wine list catering for lunch, dinner, group bookings and private dining. Celebrating 27 years in business, Rinuccini are long-time supporters of the South-East's artisan producers whilst their Italian ingredients are imported directly from their home surroundings of Lazio, Italy. Ristorante Rinuccini are recent winners of the Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland's 'Best Customer Service' in Ireland 2015 and 'Best Wine Experience' in Leinster 2016.
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