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Foodworks

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7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 7696
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11:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Waterford, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant. The menu looked nice, however the food was anything but nice. We both had the prawns for a starter. They were undercooked frozen lumps of rubber smothered in a mushy mess. For mains I had the steak. In fairness this was ok. However the fries were again undercooked and blatantly frozen,... More 

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1 Thank Tommy K
Greystones, Ireland
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a Thursday night, it was very quiet but it didn't diminish the quality of service, the waiters were friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and there was a great variety on the menu. I would highly recommend it for a lovely night out

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2 Thank Dympna O
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Food Works regularly and it is always very good. Lovely menu and staff who really go the extra mile. On our last visit we had the special beef casserole and it was delicious. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Clare E
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy place to meet friends. Good service from young staff and manager. Inexpensive house red pretty good. Starters including garlic prawns on the button. Mains not quite so and puddings a little stodgy. But the evening didn't go downhill.

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Thank BobbyG1981
Clare, West of Ireland
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I wasn't mad about this restaurant. It looks good from the outside for sure, and it looks good inside too....but personally it was a little lacking in appeal. I don't like to have to go upstairs to wash my hands but that's just a little thing. The menu was good and interesting and the cocktails looked appetizing but the food... More 

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1 Thank Fiona W
Dublin
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lunch time menu is good. food was presented very well and teasted lovely. very pleased. attentive but not over pushy staff.

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Thank Roy C
Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband had a lovely evening here on New Year's Eve 2016. Maeve greeted us with a tasty glass of Prosecco on arrival. Always guaranteed a great meal in this restaurant - Peter's food is always extremely tasty and a lot of what they use comes from their own farm ! Service is very friendly and attentive -... More 

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Thank Andreaf024
Kilkenny, Ireland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great food big crowd of us and lots of space and service never an empty glass in sight and great value two courses €23 or 3 for €29

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Thank paulinepoopy
Ireland
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Only had lunch here but it was fresh, homemade and really tasty. Good size portions. Worth finding this place. Would definately go back.

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1 Thank KellyRach
Chelmsford, Essex
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

A family group of 9 dined here on a Friday night and all I can say is " what a fantastic meal! ". One of us is vegetarian and she was so impressed with the vegetarian option. The 3 course meal was such good value with such a fantastic choice. As a collective group we come from Kilkenny, London and... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
European, Irish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 7696
Description
A high ceiling, airy space with a bright, fresh look which matches the style of cooking. Unfussy dishes using quality local produce, including our own home reared, free range pork and vegetables from the experienced chef owner's farm. Having won "Best Casual Dining" in the Irish Restaurant Awards for Leinster & recommended by Michelin Guide 2014, 2015 & 2016. We aim to offer our customers a relaxed and casual dining experience with quality the key to everything we do. Sourcing our produce locally with Hereford beef, fresh fish and seafood from Duncannon. We also have local craft O Hara's IPA and falling apple cider on draught, in addition we have an extensive wine list and a wide selection of spirits, ports and cocktails

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?