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Swans Chinese Restaurant

The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 3088
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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“beef” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had dinner at Swans, we fancied Chinese and the menu looked nice. The staff were lovely and the food was very reasonably priced. We got prawn crackers for free so we ordered ribs to share, beef and mushroom and Singapore noodles. The food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lollyb73
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and the early bird is great value. Lots to choose from unlike some early bird menus. Staff were friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Terballs
Reviewed 16 October 2018

If we had used the toilets before ordering, we would not have eaten there. Staircase to toilets & KITCHEN absolutely filthy, female toilets not working properly, notices telling you not to flush toilet tissue! My spring rolls tasteless & greasy, my partners soup over microwaved...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Attentive staff quick service maybe to quick on reflection the food was mediocre at best reheated would be another word I could use.Dated and jaded furniture would not return

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KerryDirector
Reviewed 1 August 2018

reasonable to good food, does early bird Menu, busy late at night. Does takeaways.In the Centre of a very busy town, plenty going on ,lots of Music ,Bars Restaurants. Great entertainment. Lots of Young people.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lovefood567
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Food was OK considering the price. You need to be quick to get to the troughs when they are replenished. Bathrooms and areas outside the dining room not clean.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Boxty
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Both my wife & I had a really enjoyable meal here. The food was served up promptly on sizzling platters by a nicely mannered & helpful waiter. Both our Chinese dishes were piping hot & really tasty. The prices wee really good value too. The...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank P4308MBkenc
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I ordered one chicken Sze Chuan and one portion of chips. It only cost me €7.95 and the food is so delicious 😋 !!! It's really worth buying such a big portion at this price in Kilkenny. Strongly recommend to those backpack travelers.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank faifai0819
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Top floor Chinese restaurant, on budget, and honestly not bad! There may be a possibility you have to wait for the food trays to be refill, Desert, coffee, water and juice included, but I must say if your order a beer or so be ready...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tiagot535
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Very very little food at the so called " all you can eat". Asked if they had much vegetarian food included and was immediatly handed a more expensive menu. Dregs of food left in the self service trays which led to a scramble any time...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tom C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 772 3088
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