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Castle Yard | Kilkenny Design Centre, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 2118
Thu - Sun 17:30 - 21:30
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Kilkenny, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff, Ambient & Food is just excellent, really relaxing and casual atmosphere. I love that the food is locally sourced and it is just consistently perfect every time. I know when I book a table in Anocht, I'm going to have a great time.

Thank 866bee
Kilkenny, Ireland
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food, Perfect Service, all set in a stunning setting overlooking the glorious Kilkenny Castle. Could fault this at all. well worth a visit, they have a great early bird menu, but be warned, this place will be< quite rightly, very busy on a friday and saturday night.

Thank redsandwiches
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Anocht and we were hugely impressed. Set in the original castle stables the tasteful decor complements it's beautiful period features. Staff are very friendly and efficient. The food is outstanding. For my starter I had the buttermilk quail with sweet and sour fennel, mustard seed and pickled daikon, while my partner had the seaweed... More 

Thank AnnaOShea85
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 3 course meal with one glass of wine totalling over €90.00. I had chicken for my main which was priced at €24.00 this is overpriced also was extremely bland it didn't have any sauce I was very disappointed. My husband had fish served with rice and potatoes as a side which he didn't think worked. I could... More 

Thank Ryasar_81
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, fantastic service will defiantly be coming back and highly recommend this restaurant. It's stylish well set out I had the venison with a white Russian and both were very nice the only complaint would be the price but it's not a huge thing food and all around service is worth it.

Thank Myles P
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Utterly over priced for what we got. Chicken bland and way over priced at €24.00. Baby potatoes and a slider of a Corguette on the plate. Black leg chicken breast it said this was a chicked breast with skin on it. Steak overprices and not done to our liking. We had requested well done but came out medium rare. They... More 

Thank deborah0103
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Loved this place!!!!! We were celebrating our wedding anniversary with my family and booked an early bird. None of us had been there before and we all agreed we would definitely return as soon as possible! From the moment we arrived we were greeted by friendly staff, which is the first thing I always watch out for, rudeness or unfriendly... More 

Thank louloujean
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went here last night for my nieces 21st dinner and it was delicious. We had the early bird 3 course and I enjoyed all of it....fish cakes for starters vegetarian for mains and the best lemon tart for dessert!!! Great service so friendly and excellent value for money il definitely be returning!!

Thank Mel O
Kilkenny, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Food was excellent. On the night we were there the restaurant was not very busy. Staff were a bit over formal. While attentive and polite it just didn't feel relaxing.

Thank 518local
County Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The food was very good and nicely presented. Our table was by the window and we had a view of the castle across from the road which added to the atmosphere. Because of the high ceilings the noise level is quite high. The portions are not huge so if you are dining with someone who likes a large portions this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 43
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Yard | Kilkenny Design Centre, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 772 2118
Each Thursday,Friday, Saturday and Sunday enjoy a unique space for fine dining, with its broad oak beam ceiling and view of Kilkenny Castle into a unique space for dining with menus inspired by great Irish ingredients.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?