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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , International
6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (114 reviews)
“hummus” (19 reviews)
“chicken skewers” (13 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Wine Bar, International, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and ambience. Could do with more vegetarian options. Friendly staff and great selection of wine. A must when visiting Kilkenny

Thank Derek D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've let a positive review here before for the Grapevine but after my last visit I will never return. We arrived to the restaurant hoping to get a meal and wine and there was about 5 empty tables, there was no "Please wait to be...More

Thank DiskGOGO
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with a friend and enjoyed the tapas experience. The waitress was helpful and although the tapas were adapted to the 'Irish' market, they were lovely. (I would recommend putting Croquettas and Salpicon de mariscos on the menu, though.) Pricewise: the tapas probably...More

Thank Daniloo62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was disappointed with our dinner, could have been what we ordered it was plain and simple. I spent 86 euros of a 2 or 3 Tapas dishes and a bottle of wine. I don't consider that good value. I wasn't over the moon about...More

Thank NXW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently having not been here for a while . Really disappointing, food was poor and a number of dishes were cold when arrived . Asked by waitress if everything was ok and when I told her a number of dishes were cold she said...More

Thank Pjkilkenny
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Ate here on Saturday night with my cousin as we were in Kilkenny for the weekend and liked the sound of this resturant from what we read on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed! We shared 6 Tapas between up and each one of them was...More

Thank JillianNaillij
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Our first time at this cute restaurant. We came for lunch. Food was fresh and good. I think the best mushroom soup I ever had. My Daughter and i shared a sandwich. It was really big. Loved the people working there too. It was a...More

Thank maryjo9113
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Went to Kilkenny for a mid week break and stopped in to this tapas restaurant. As it was midweek it was quiet so got talking to the waitress and chef at the end of our meal. They were both very nice and seemed to like...More

Thank ReadyToFlyNow
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We were long overdue a visit to this tapas bar and we were not disappointed! Very friendly and prompt service , food was to die for and we just had to try a few good of the tapas options ! Highly recommend it ! 👍🏻

Thank KateCatrinel
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Food was only average and service very slow. Did not live up to expectations at all. Staff couldn't cope with the volume of customers on a Friday night. We were waiting at least 40 mins for coffee & to pay

Thank Michelle P
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Robert A
3 May 2017|
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Response from Gonzo185 | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically, I don't think. I have always visited with adults. Tho, on one occasion there was a 14 y/o in the party, and she was well catered for, in that it's essentially a Tapas restaurant, therefore all the portions... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956
  • E-mail
The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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