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Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 6010
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Indian, Asian, Healthy, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great food,Lovely atmosphere,
"Fabulous food, Lovely atmosphere and great service."
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2. Highly Recommended...
"This is a very nice restaurant."
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3. Authentic and amazing
"I've done quite a number of reviews of Indian restaurants in Ireland."
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A couple of things struck me about The Royal Spice Indian Restaurant. Firstly, and most importantly, the Food was just first class. Tasty, Fresh and beautifully presented, and good value as well ! Secondly, although the Restaurant was quiet on the night I ate there,...More

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Thank bluegrass11
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

My family and I went here on a recommendation and were not disappointed. It was delicious and the service was great. The restaurant was jam-packed but they fit us in. Make a reservation if you can. Best meal in Kilkenny.

Thank TraceyLamping
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This my second time to visit this restaurant and the service and food was excellent, very friendly staff they couldn't do enough for us,made us feel at ease. The food is very well presented and very tasty. Prices for early bird is very reasonable too....More

Thank steven w
Reviewed 5 days ago

Varied and extensive menu, made an extension to our booking at the last minute. Food tasty and excellent service.

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Thank Noreen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having driven past a number of times saying 'we must try there sometime', myself and my husband finally got here for dinner. Wow! We will be back. Excellent friendly efficient service, and delicious food which was presented beautifully with a touch of class. We won't...More

Thank Angeld62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm welcome. Nice ambience. Friendly staff. Reasonable wine charges. Menu is good value for money. Nice light crispy poppadoms with 3 dips were served while waiting for our starter When we asked what they were we were told “ they are all nice” Starters were...More

2  Thank AnnM06022011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere, gppd service and decor in the restaurant! Nice place to eat! Lovely staff - recommend the mushroom rice!

1  Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant last night for my partner’s Mum’s birthday. The restaurant is very clean, nicely decorated and the ambience was just right, with the lighting and background music. The food was delicious and the portions were generous. Each dish was delicious and beautifully...More

1  Thank Sarah17Scott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner Saturday night in this classy Indian Restaurant, food was excellent and the service was 100%! Highly recommended if you like Indian Food I

Thank Tonymur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having lived in London for 27 years I know a thing about curries and in Kilkenny we are lucky to have such an amazing Indian restaurant on our doorstep! The food is top notch and the service from their staff is always excellent and they...More

Thank Daniel G
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Questions & Answers
9 November 2017|
Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
yes we are Rajrenu
20 June 2017|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Yes we do
29 June 2016|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Hello, I am very sorry to answer you question so late. Yes, we do wine & dine menu. 2 course meal for 2 and bottle of wine - 49.95 With best regards, Tomasz Olesinski Restaurant Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 6010
  • E-mail
Royal Spice Restaurant in Kilkenny is set in the heart of the beautiful medieval city, Royal Spice presents constantly evolving menus and a carefully matched wine list – all designed to reflect an ethos of modern Indian dining in
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