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La Rivista

22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (57 reviews)
“cheesecake” (19 reviews)
“carbonara” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Italian, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Honestly the worst food I have ever had. The food came out pipping hot, just out of the microwave. The carbonara was terrible. I would make better out of a packet. The risotta was worse. All processed food. I work in the food industry and...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday evening, not too busy. Nice piping hot food. I had the carbonara and my other half had lasagne. We had wings for a starter and the cheesecake for desert. All exceptionally nice. Good friendly service also. Reasonably priced. Only negative I...More

Thank Millbride
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic two course meal here last Saturday evening, Service was very quick and polite but we were the only two there as it was early. Had the goatscheese and blackpudding stack to start and I had the carbonara and my fiancee had a...More

Thank Murphy2k14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant came with a very high expectations after a recommendation and I thoroughly enjoyed my meal. The restaurant itself is a bit underwhelming and doesn't offer an inviting ambience (personal opinion which may differ to others). Again, I did enjoy my meal.

Thank Kris17900
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Jo and I visited this restaurant once again this week as we were staying in Kilkenny . We decided to book even though it was a Thursday evening . We were very glad we as it was very busy. The food here is so very...More

Thank joero
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

La Rivista was recommended to us by friends & they were not wrong! Greeted by Aisling, we were treated to fabulous service & spectacular food. The atmosphere is friendly, comfortable & relaxing. The staff are courteous, knowledgeable & genuinely friendly. The food was superb. Their...More

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We decided on Pizza and ended up with a WHOLE LOT MORE! Ashling was our server, and to be honest, she made the evening just as enjoyable as the food was delicious! We ordered several different items on the menu, the presentation of the food...More

Thank lindylou0925
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely Italian restaurant that offers tasty food at an affordable price. Portions are generous, the staff is friendly and the ambience is nice. My favourite Italian restaurant in Kilkenny.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We dined here on our anniversary and it was one of the best meals ever. We initially booked for 8pm but after a hectic day the staff kindly brought forward our booking so we sat earlier. The restaurant was busy and had a good atmosphere....More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure whether to enter here simply because of the look from the street. The bright blue paint and frosted glass made it look like a takeaway and didn't appeal at all. However we read reviews and gave it a go and it was...More

Thank Girlieboss
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Questions & Answers
2 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from KKgal1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a couple of car parks within walking distance and you may be lucky enough to get on street parking
25 July 2016|
Response from Amy Rose H | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Saturday: 5-10pm Sunday lunch is from half 12 till 5 and they have an evening menu from 5-9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$465
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1666
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