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Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 6010
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Asian, Healthy, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great food,Lovely atmosphere,
"Fabulous food, Lovely atmosphere and great service."
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2. Highly Recommended...
"This is a very nice restaurant."
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3. Authentic and amazing
"I've done quite a number of reviews of Indian restaurants in Ireland."
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

I had a evening meal with my family which included a 8 and 4 year old. We absolutely had a lovely evening. The dishes we chose with the help of the staff were perfect. full of flavour. The service was top class, very friendly and...More

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3  Thank Ann P
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The food at Royal Spice Indian Restuarant was fabulous. The flavoring, presentation and freshness were superb. I would recommend this eating establishment to all who visit or live in Kilkenny.

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3  Thank Kimkyle1825
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had a nice two course meal in this restaurant. Staff was friendly and certainly the starter was amazing! The main dish could have been a bit spicier, but I suppose the Irish prefer it less spicy.

4  Thank Jakkie A
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The Royal Spice surpassed all our expectations, with super fresh and delicious food, friendly and professional customer service! Lovely atmosphere and would go back in a minute! Nice young lad serving, who accommodated our special dietary requests. Many locals there, which says a lot!

2  Thank Sartjh
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Overall a very good experience : great service, great food & very nice ambiance. Indian restaurants can sometimes be dark & gloomy ( to create an atmosphere perhaps ) but this was open & airy. A nice change. The food was very nice...I had lamb...More

1  Thank liam_kelleher
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

It was the most excellent dish I had a chicken tikka masala curyy with nan pilua rice with some drinks the staff was friendly who have given me advice of gluten and but free dishes if have allergy.this is the second time my visit as...More

2  Thank Ashfak A
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Beautifully clean restaurant with friendly efficient staff. Now to the food....this is one of the best Indian restaurants I have ever had the pleasure to eat in. It bridges delicious Indian food & fine dining. Good value for fabulous food. It will be a regular...More

1  Thank TessMoy17
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

On our arrival we did not have a table booked and the waiter offered us a drink while we waited for a table to become available. We had just mains and the food was fab.

1  Thank carrott99
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Friendly welcome, food was of a high standard, overall I felt it was let down by a high price for alcohol, but would certainly come back to this restaurant if we are in Kilkenny.

1  Thank TravelsWithALaptop
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Sitting in the restaurant after a fabulous meal with my children. Nice menu and good price. Food was very tasty and spicey. Highly recommend. Thank you

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9 November 2017|
Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
yes we are Rajrenu
21 June 2017|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Yes we do
29 June 2016|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Hello, I am very sorry to answer you question so late. Yes, we do wine & dine menu. 2 course meal for 2 and bottle of wine - 49.95 With best regards, Tomasz Olesinski Restaurant Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 29
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 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 - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 6010
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Royal Spice Restaurant in Kilkenny is set in the heart of the beautiful medieval city, Royal Spice presents constantly evolving menus and a carefully matched wine list – all designed to reflect an ethos of modern Indian dining in
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