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Italian Connection

38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 4225
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (65 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
“carbonara” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good dishes, great pizza, the children were very happy. Very friendly staff, great atmosphere. I recommend it to everyone

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good with very fresh ingredient. The espresso was excellent! Had pizza and pasta both were very good.

Thank Lindsey F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Cannelloni Romana and my b.friend had a pasta dish with cream, bacon pieces, and mushrooms((can't remember the name). I had read the reviews before booking, and yes they were true:(.This restaurant needs to take note of what its customers are saying??our dishes...More

Thank kat69a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I loved this place so much we ate at this restaurant all the nights we were in Kilkenny. The food is incredible, it is worth every cent! Their pasta is so amazing! The staff and owners are incredibly nice people, I couldn’t...More

Thank Monique V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! My sister and I stopped in on our first night in Kilkenny without a reservation and I had the gnocchi. I love a good gnocchi and this was a very good gnocchi, just like I remember it in Italy. As we...More

Thank alexvecchio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great traditional Italian food. Pizza was amazing. Prices were reasonable and Liana was a great server! Would highly recommend stopping here for a nice lunch or dinner.

Thank Katieee7264842
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a late lunch after a long morning of touring and were delighted. The decor is contemporary with a New York vibe. With huge portraits of famous Italians on the walls. Nice menu selections, but we wanted something not too heavy and...More

Thank Taylor M
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Visited Italian Connection for the first time. Really impressed with the atmosphere, the food and the service. One of the best chicken salads EVER. Was surprised for an Italian restaurant that there was no bread offered while waiting but definitely not a deal breaker. Well...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is lovely. There is so much choice and the staff are super helpful. The restaurant is laid back do you do not feel uncomfortable sitting and having a chat. They even arranged for a birthday candle on the desset Try the pasta as...More

Thank Vickifitz
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

I went in for lunch and had the delicious gnocchi! It wasn’t busy and they had a cheaper lunch menu. I recommend it.

Thank Kaleigh F
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March 11, 2016|
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Response from Patinya K |
You can have steak or salad with chips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 4225
  • E-mail
Italian Connection is a contemporary Italian restaurant serving simple, freshly prepared dishes using the finest and freshest ingredients for over 15 years. Located in the heart of Kilkenny, the friendliest city in Europe, this family run restaurant serves affordable Italian cuisine at its finest. There's an Italian dish for everyone - from Italian favourites to authentic Italian dishes - just like Mama use to make them! Or taste the lighter side of Italian food along with Italian Connection special gluten free dishes. "Savour the tastes and the moments at the Italian Connection with family and friends. That's what memories are made of."
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