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Ristorante Rinuccini

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1 The Parade | Opposite Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 1575
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though we got the early bird menu it was still €98 for two people. Gorgeous food but too expensive.

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Thank Liam M
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always, always quality food and service. As good as it gets. Steaks to die for. Deserts are unreal especially tiramisu. Highly recommended

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Thank Cathalmd
County Wexford, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Outstanding food and service. Located close to Kilkenny Castle, this restaurant offers the genuine Italian experience. It was pure heaven and I would very highly recommend. Even on a Tuesday night, the place was packed.

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Thank jimK7225WT
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has two very positive aspects Really good fòod and very attentive service. Lovely evening

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Thank AndyFanning
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited this fabulous restaurant on New Years and the staff were absolutely great. They were so busy but made sure they had enough time to make sure everyone was happy. The food was out of this world. I was pleasantly surprised when the bill came as it was less then I expected. Certainly good value without selling themselves too cheap.... More 

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Thank MullingarBB
Portlaoise, Ireland
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant in the heart of the city, great service and wonderful staff. Fantastic food, I had the bruchetta to start, meatballs for main and I shared a lemon cheesecake whilst bringing home some Tiramsui for my mother-in-law who had heard good things about it! It was all devine! Nice surroundings and always busy which is a great sign. Such... More 

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Thank SusanO1981
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the food very receptive to suggestions about Coeliac issues. Atmosphere was very relaxed and friendly.

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Thank Audrey P
Kilkenny, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The resteraunt is verry well laid out verry tastely decorated and intimate the service is verry freindly and hellfull the food is deiicious

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Thank michaelcarroll300
Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an absolutely beautiful meal in Ristorante Rinuccini. Everything was excellent from the moment we walked in the door. I was so glad, I had made a reservation. Restaurant filled up very fast. We had booked early bird menu. Very good menu choices and our food was delicious. I can't say enough about staff 10/10 for everything. Would recommend this... More 

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Thank Ann O
County Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven eaten a few time at this restaurant and never disappointed. The menu caters for everyone. The attentative service and incredible food make it worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Cuisine
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Parade | Opposite Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 1575
Description
Award winning Ristorante Rinuccini is a fine-dining Italian restaurant owned and run by the Cavaliere family in the heart of Kilkenny. Established in 1989, Rinuccini is the city's longest established restaurant, Rinuccini is renowned for its cuisine, service, decor and extensive wine list catering for lunch, dinner, group bookings and private dining. Celebrating 27 years in business, Rinuccini are long-time supporters of the South-East's artisan producers whilst their Italian ingredients are imported directly from their home surroundings of Lazio, Italy. Ristorante Rinuccini are recent winners of the Irish Restaurant Association of Ireland's 'Best Customer Service' in Ireland 2015 and 'Best Wine Experience' in Leinster 2016.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?