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La Trattoria

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84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 0907
16:30 - 22:30
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent but the room was cold and the staff were not that friendly. Will not be returning.

Thank damienryanmitchell
Limerick, Ireland
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Really enjoyed this restaurant. Would go back to Kilkenny just to eat here, even the bruschetta was amazing

Thank Lainey1995
Boulder, Colorado
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The service was the best! Great food: pizza, pasta, salad, etc. It was a pleasant surprise to run across a quaint and cozy little Italian Bistro in the middle of Kilkenny.

Thank KDB721
Kilkenny, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The food was top rate. Service good and pleasant. Will go there again when out for a meal in Kilkenny.

Thank 518local
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145 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The food in this restaurant is very good,however,the restaurant itself could do with updating. Extension leads and electric heaters do not create a good impression. There is also no need for a flashing neon sign in the window. On a more positive note the food and service were very good. We both had bruschetta to start and it was excellent.... More 

1 Thank Sean F
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

OK place. We had 4 main courses and a beer each. The lady running the place wasn't charming or rude for that matter. Maybe customer service was not her first career choice. So good for authentic food and reasonable prices. Less so for service/atmosphere.

1 Thank BobbyG1981
Donegal Town, Ireland
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The Pasta was tasteless, the pizza was average but the service was abrupt and slow. Much better Italian restaurants elsewhere.

1 Thank Cloud554
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our quiet, delicious meal at la Trattoria. The veal was fantastic & the owner visited our table frequently to check on us & chat with us. Highly recommend it.

Thank christa s
Dublin, Ireland
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

we went here for a bit to eat on a Tuesday night , it was very quiet in kilkenny and we were the only people in the restaurant but it had a nice feel. we had our choice of any seats and the girl serving us was very friendly. for starters I had mushroom with garlic which were different than... More 

Thank sambuca46
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The most horrendous service i have ever experienced. The older woman with blonde hair had the most abrupt, condescending and down right rude attitude and made us all feel uncomfortable. There were a group of 7 of us visiting, we made a reservation and as there were a few vegan/vegetarians we made sure there were options on the menu. 99.99%... More 

6 Thank Mirren W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 0907

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?