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7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 7696
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviews (189)
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41 - 50 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Just came across this restaurant by chance when visiting Kilkenny. Excellent meal cooked to perfection with excellent service and great atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

Thank LatrishaK
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went here for Saturday lunch, it was surprisingly busy at 3pm. The steak was excellent, atmosphere was very nice and the service was a little bit slow, but then again it was quite busy. The only downside was the salt. For someone who doesn't use...More

Thank Jamespdunne
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

First time visit to a busy restaurant in the heart of the city . Very busy for lunch during the Kilkenny arts festival . Tables are well spaced and plenty of room for family lunch . Nice selection for lunch menu and very relaxing establishment...More

Thank Jimmy1916
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

In a city which is full of good quality restaurants, it is really hard to stand out from the crowd. Ignoring a rather iffy exterior I must say we were pleasantly surprised by the interior, good atmosphere, pleasant staff and quite extensive menu which seems...More

Thank salkind
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went to foodworks with my friend recently for lunch, the menu is nicely put together and the prices are not unreasonable. It was all going well until we began to order. The friend I was with has to ask a lot of questions about...More

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Anniversary dinner with the husband,lovely resturant, not too big. Great staff and lovely food, was on the dearer side of mid range in my opinion. 90 e for one starter,two mains,two desserts one larger and one cocktail. would definitly return

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A friend and myself had a fantastic lunch last friday in foodworks. Mimi had a prawn dish and I had the mussels.Both excellent. We had a carafe of French wine which was spot on. We shared a lemon drizzle meringue and lovely coffee. Staff were...More

Thank clematis1947
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This place looks simple on the outside but I was surprised when I walked into such a nice atmosphere. Great food. We went early, around 5, and beat the rush. By the time we left around 6:15 the place was packed. I would go again....More

Thank Chedrey1910
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch, chose plough mans lunch. It was the size of starter not main, plastic ham, tasteless cheese, small spoonful of pickle, spoonful of coleslaw, couple of drops of pink mayonnaise. Any basic extras to pad it out were pricey. It would not...More

Thank Mead133
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a family meal in Foodworks. The food was delicious. we were a large party with a toddler and a baby in the group. We were all very pleased with our meals. Menu was varied with something to suit all tastes. Standard of...More

Thank MGt M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 7696
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A high ceiling, airy space with a bright, fresh look which matches the style of cooking. Unfussy dishes using quality local produce, including our own home reared, free range pork and vegetables from the experienced chef owner's farm. Having won "Best Casual Dining" in the Irish Restaurant Awards for Leinster & recommended by Michelin Guide 2014, 2015 & 2016. We aim to offer our customers a relaxed and casual dining experience with quality the key to everything we do. Sourcing our produce locally with Hereford beef, fresh fish and seafood from Duncannon. We also have local craft O Hara's IPA and falling apple cider on draught, in addition we have an extensive wine list and a wide selection of spirits, ports and cocktails