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Swans Chinese Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 3088
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“chicken balls” (2 reviews)
“chow mein” (2 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was part of a party of 10 on a recent visit. Initially we were impressed but that didn’t last long. They don’t sell Budweiser or Smirnoff. We were told just vodka and Heineken. NOWHERE did it say that any rice boiled or fried was...More

Thank valeriekershaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We fancied a Chinese so paid a visit to Swans on Monday evening. It was very quiet with only one other couple eating. We were early so had the early bird and were impressed by the size of the portions. Some establishments cut portion sizes...More

Thank clinch56
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went to swans on a busy Saturday for lunch after work. Really good value 12.95 for 2 courses. Portion sizes very generous and super tasty! Chicken satay starter & blackbean dish for main was excellent and tasted great. Restaurant very clean and well presented. Will...More

Thank katiemhurchu
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I am a long time customer, as most of your staff will know. I'd like to thank you for the attentiveness of your staff while I sit in your establishment eating your food. They never take their eyes off us during our meal. And thank...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here recently , walk in group of 10 people, they had no problem fitting us in. As with all Chinese restaurants great choice of food available. We all had starters & mains , plenty served on both dishes. Also had a few Chinese...More

Thank WaterfordTrooper
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I've eaten in the restaurant and the food was really fresh and tasty. The staff were very nice too. I've gotten takeaway on a few occasions and the food was always great quality. Tonight we had the set meal for 2 persons for €25. This...More

Thank Katriona M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had our taste buds set on Asian food and Ario was closed. Went to Swans big mistake. Food was so so and service lacking experience.

Thank Kathemac
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A nice improvement in the food selection and service. It went down a bit when Jimmy finished and opened up the Swans in Callan, but it has improved a bit lately

Thank JohnnyGCastlecomer
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Went one evening to eat, no welcome, no interest in looking after customers the place was empty (Dont wonder) told to sit at a table next to one which was covered in food remains and plates. never again. would not recomend. this was the only...More

1  Thank michaellarkin76
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The title says it all. This place does nice Chinese style food at good prices. The staff are pleasant and very attentive. Decor does need to be improved. Not my first time here and not my last.

Thank 46stuart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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