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Restaurant recommendations please :)

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Restaurant recommendations please :)

Hi all,

I'm heading to Kilkenny for 2 nights in a couple of weeks. I'm staying in the Pembroke with my other half. I'm looking for nice restaurant recommendations. Not super fancy - just good food with a good atmosphere! Also, has anyone eaten in the Pembrokes own restaurant?

Thanks a mill

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1. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

Sorry I haven't been in a restaurant in Kilkenny since someone forgot to tell them there was a recession on. But if you want good food at less than Restaurant prices there are some good Pub meals to be had.

Matt the Millers, Rafter Dempseys, Kytelers always the tourist choice, The Loft at Cillin Hill was good but its a few years back. it is under the Langton banner.

Edited: 08 October 2017, 07:21
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2. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

The Pembroke is a great hotel to stay in but I wouldn't rate the food too highly. Zuni across the road from the hotel has great food ,particularly their early bird. Another good recommendation is Petronella on the Butter Slip. Check out the reviews here on TA

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3. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

I'd go for the Zuni early bird as already suggested . Cillín Hill is outside the city and not somewhere I'd be heading , except for a car boot sale , the Red Mills store or the mart.

Anocht across from the castle seems to be getting popular but I haven't been .

Edited: 08 October 2017, 13:13
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4. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

It was quite handy for the Lyrath Harvey. The Zuni is a prime example for my first comment.

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5. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

Kilkenny is no more expensive than other Irish cities , unless you go for the likes of Campange.

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6. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

If you are not looking for super fancy, then the bar food in the Pembroke is quite nice, definitely worth trying on one of the nights.

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7. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

Another vote for the pub grub in Kyteler's.

But for location, the river terrace in here can't be beat.

www.rivercourthotel.com/

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8. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

Hi.

The only recommendation I'd agree with there is Anocht but for me it has to be Rive Gauche all the way. Food Atmosphere Wine Service your guaranteed a memorable night.

Paris Texas is also excellent and offer more American style food.

As for the Pembroke- yes there is a lovely bar menu but I've never eaten in the restaurant.

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Not a fan of Paris Texas at all , I have to say .I have found it average at best .

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10. Re: Restaurant recommendations please :)

If it's a special occasion and your not on a budget, Campagne would be my choice

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