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The Fig Tree Restaurant

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20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
+353 56 775 6676
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
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Sat 09:00 - 08:00
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really bad service and doesn't seem to care. We ordered BLT and it came without lettuce and tomatoes! There are so many places to go to in Kilkenny, I wouldn't bother with this one.

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Thank IrishToblerone
Wexford, Ireland
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited this restaurant for lunch as it had been recommended as a place with a very good vegetarian menu but I found the menu very disappointing. It seemed that there were limited vegetarian choices on the day I visited and it felt more like a fast food cafe than a restaurant supposedly providing a good range of vegetarian dishes.... More 

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Thank 3838329Leachan
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Leachen, Sorry you were not pleased with vegetarian choices and service . Kind regards, Thomas. More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited The Fig Tree last weekend and were blown away by how great the food was. The sandwiches were all really fresh and the homemade dressing topped off a delightful salad. Service was prompt and attentive and the surroundings were quaint with some unusual posters! We would definitely return here and can't recommend it enough.

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Thank William_S_A_I_L
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing the Fig Tree to have your lunch and for taking the time for giving us such a great review, so happy you like our food. More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to the Fig Tree for Lunch on Saturday and was very impressed. I had a goats cheese tartlet, salad and chips. It was exceptionally tasty and the service was brilliant. I was informed that even the salad dressing is made from scratch in the restaurant. I almost licked my plate. I will certainly be back again.

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Thank Grainne N
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Firstly I would like to thank you for choosing the Fig Tree to come to for your lunch. We very much appreciate your very kind review of us and I would like to thank you for taking the time to review us. I hope to see you again. More 

Waterford, Ireland
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361 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Fig Tree on a busy Saturday lunchtime. With three floors of seating we luckily didn't hav to wait for a seat. The menu offers great choice at standard prices. I had the special that day, Ribs,Salad & Chips and my husband had the Caesar Salad Wrap. The ribs were tasty and as expected though ever so slightly... More 

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Thank Travel0h
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for visiting The Fig Tree for lunch and say I appreciate you taking the time to review us we take your comments on board. Thanks again. More 

Wexford, Ireland
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180 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu here looks amazing but we just popped in for coffee and cake. We got Mocca's and caramel slices and they were so nice. The cafe looks small when you walk in with only a few seats but there are 2 more floors with seating unstairs too. Staff were lovely, prices were reasonable and coffee was great.

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Thank wexgirl25
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Fig Tree and for your nice review we really appreciate it. More 

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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good portions, clean and friendly staff. Fast and prompt service. Will return again in the future.

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Thank bmpecc
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review we appreciate you taking time to do so and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the best lunch we had in Kilkenny. The menu is fairly simple, but the service was quick and friendly and the food very good.

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Thank CoolHandLucasJackson
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for your fantastic review it is very much appreciated and we hope to see you again when in kilkenny. More 

Rochester, New York
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69 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fig Tree is a small, very casual eatery right on the main street in Kilkenny. Food is simple but edible (think paninis and fries).

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Thank Leapy78
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Fig Tree and for your nice review I am not sure if you saw all our menu as we offer a wide selection of gourmet burgers, pork ribs, lasagne, breakfast, goats cheese salads, caesar salads ect. Thank you again for taking the time to review us. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Myself and some friends booked here for lunch on a girls weekend away. We arrived and were seated very comfortably upstairs, the menu had a lot to choose from, smoothies, brunch items, breakfast etc. The waitor was super helpful and friendly through whole experience, got all of our complicated orders right etc. The food was delicious, really tasty and plenty... More 

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Thank Reecie M
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

I would like to thank you so much for your fantastic review of The Fig Tree and for being so generous in your comments, the staff work very hard to make everyones experience with us a great one and appreciate you saying so, again many thanks. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 6676
Description
The Fig Tree Restaurant is built around an ethos of freshly prepared food sourced from local, Irish ingredients, in a relaxed casual dining setting. All of our food is prepared in our kitchen from scratch from our local minced beef for our burgers to our hand crafted cakes and pastries using the finest grains from the local granary. Our coffee is ethically sourced and selected and roasted to our own requirements, offering you the perfect cup every time. To compliment our dishes we also serve O' Hara's Irish Craft Beers and house red and white wine.

We place particular emphasis on our service and friendly customer relations, ensuring every guest enjoys their visit. For those with celiac dietary requirements, we provide a range of gluten free options, both savoury and sweet.

Our promise is fresh, hand prepared food in a comfortable setting.

Looking forward to your visit.

Yours,

Chef Prop. Thomas Clarke.

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