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Restaurants Kilkenny - Eating & Drinking Kilkenny


If you want to experience the true spirit of Kilkenny, take the time to enjoy the food that comes from its rich landscape and is crafted with care by the people who live here. Below you will find a wide choice of restaurants in Kilkenny to choose from along with a host of bars, wine bars and cafes. Eating and drinking in Kilkenny doesn't get much better than this.

Kilkenny is a celebration of quality food makers, restauranters, café/bar-owners and retailers whose passion and personality shines through, making Kilkenny a wonderful journey of discovery for people who love great food and warm hospitality.

Enjoy your meal in Kilkenny, Bon appétit!

Kilkenny City

Built in the 1760s as grain stores for the Earl of Ormonde’s horses, the Kilkenny Design Centre was originally part of a large complex of buildings attached to the castle that housed a dairy, stables, coach houses and accommodation for grooms.

Food Producer

They are 100% self-sustainable, and while their generational love of farming that is second to none, they also have a love for premium Irish whiskey.

Beaujolais Wine Bar Kilkenny
Café, Wine Bar
Kilkenny City

Beaujolais is an exciting and sophisticated wine bar in the heart of Kilkenny City. We open Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights from 5pm. Sublime wines, tasty foods. A simple proposition that we think you'll enjoy.

Billy Byrne's Pub Kilkenny
Kilkenny City

Located in the heart of this medieval city, close to the railway station and the ruins of St John's Priory, Byrne's is a friendly family run pub. Popular with families and sports people, this pub offers outstanding service by the friendly staff.

Bollards Bar and Bistro Kilkenny
Bistro, Bar
Kilkenny City

Situated in the heart of Kilkenny's shopping area. Bollard's pub has been in the Bollard family since 1904.

Eat and Drink in Kilkenny at Brewery Corner
Bar, Traditional Bar
Kilkenny City

Brewery Corner is Kilkenny’s first and finest Craft Beer Bar. With a selection of over 100 craft beers on draught and in bottles. Brewery Corner also hosts some of the best live acts in the country on a regular basis in our music venue as well as garden parties, beer samplings an great food, fast.

Bridie's Bar Kilkenny
Traditional Bar
Kilkenny City

Bridies is a stunning take on an old world bar and general store. Take a walk into the general store and purchase some excellent fine foods or a unique gift or perhaps you would like to stroll through the saloon doors into the bar itself.

Food Producer


We will stock hubbard chickens and bronze turkeys that will have access to fresh pasture all day to exercise and forage. We will also have farm fresh eggs available for sale in October.

Cafe in Kilkenny at Kilkenny Design Centre
Kilkenny City

An award-winning restaurant, overlooking the castle. Fresh salads, wholesome lunches and famous baked goods. Enjoy a bowl of chunky seafood chowder and relax with a glass of wine or a pint of local ale and watch the world go by

Cafe L'Arche in Callan Kilkenny

Café L'Arche has been opened since January 2007. We specialise in fresh home cooked foods and delicious desserts. We make a wide variety of savoury and sweet dishes, taking inspiration from modern Irish and Mediterranean cookery.