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7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny R95 X577, Ireland
+353 56 777 7696
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny R95 X577, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I recently had lunch here with my wife and parent. I was surprised that the restaurant was only 1/4 full when we arrive @ 1:00PM for lunch ... however within 20 mins it was packed. We had a nice table, comfortable chairs and an attentive...More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has fantastic food. It is extremely fresh and tasty and very well presented. The decor in the restaurant is lovely and the staff are very helpful. Highly recommend for both lunch and dinner.

Thank deekk
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The menu presented us with a pleasant challenge with its varied choice , both my husband and I chose the same dish to be told they had none left but our disappointment was short lived as what we ordered instead was so tasty . So...More

Thank lifesecrets
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant. The menu looked nice, however the food was anything but nice. We both had the prawns for a starter. They were undercooked frozen lumps of rubber smothered in a mushy mess. For mains I had the...More

3  Thank Tommy K
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We went here on a Thursday night, it was very quiet but it didn't diminish the quality of service, the waiters were friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and there was a great variety on the menu. I would highly recommend it for a...More

2  Thank Dympna O
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We go to Food Works regularly and it is always very good. Lovely menu and staff who really go the extra mile. On our last visit we had the special beef casserole and it was delicious. Well worth a visit.

Thank Clare E
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy place to meet friends. Good service from young staff and manager. Inexpensive house red pretty good. Starters including garlic prawns on the button. Mains not quite so and puddings a little stodgy. But the evening didn't go downhill.

Thank BobbyG1981
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I wasn't mad about this restaurant. It looks good from the outside for sure, and it looks good inside too....but personally it was a little lacking in appeal. I don't like to have to go upstairs to wash my hands but that's just a little...More

2  Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lunch time menu is good. food was presented very well and teasted lovely. very pleased. attentive but not over pushy staff.

Thank Roy C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband had a lovely evening here on New Year's Eve 2016. Maeve greeted us with a tasty glass of Prosecco on arrival. Always guaranteed a great meal in this restaurant - Peter's food is always extremely tasty and a lot of what...More

Thank Andreaf024
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny R95 X577, 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
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