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Riverside Restaurant

1 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“kilkenny castle” (10 reviews)
“nice lunch” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European
$$ - $$$
1 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been there just to have a pint of Smithwick, which is not expensive (€ 5) if we compare with the prices here in Dublin. The restaurante is so cozy and comfortable and the staff is very kind and friendly. There was a musician playing...More

Thank Marcelo_Dalcin
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

We had an afternoon tea here for two of us and i have to say it was very good.Coffee is best i ever had and the selection of cakes,sandwiches.Staff was outstanding always looking after us.

Thank Stanky217
Reviewed August 1, 2017

An hour after landing into Ireland, getting our car and hitting the road this was our first stop and experience in Ireland. It was a sunny day with their terrace open. We have a very lovely server who was so welcoming and helpful she honestly...More

Thank Peronna
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Only spent a short while here for a refreshing drink on the riverside terrace. Great view of the river and castle.

Thank Braveheart8068
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Had a great dinner with awesome views of the castle. Food was amazing with smoked salmon appetizer, Hake fish for dinner and cheesecake for dessert. Only complaint was there was no prices on the menu, which we found out later it is a price fixe...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a beer and a sandwich for lunch. Service ok and beer and its should taste. But the sandwiches was OK but not great, small sallad and some nachos on the plate. Lovely view!

Thank Paula S
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Great hotel! We had a wonderful time here! The room was great, and had a lovely bath! The breakfast was very nice, it had everything except hashbrowns! :) Didn't get a chance to check out the bar, but it looked nice! The water was always...More

Thank Cal M
Reviewed January 7, 2017

The food served varies but from my experience, the sandwiches were tasty and the coffee was on point. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Monica C
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We started with Americano coffees which were just undrinkable, bitter and burnt you could not get in enough milk. The views were fantastic and the staff were lovely. Our family arrived and we went to sit inside and have lunch (this was in the bar...More

Thank XYUandbeyond
Reviewed August 17, 2016

but we never got a chance to try it. When we arrived, we asked for an outside table. We were tolt that if we sat at the bar and had a drink, they would collect us when it was ready. After 15 minutes, I went...More

Thank mainer21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
Located in the Kilkenny River Court Hotel, Kilkenny.
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