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Address: Ladywell Street, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 56 772 4844

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On every trip to Kilkenny I have to visit this place to support Camphill Trust and the work they do here. Always superb food, pleasant staff and service and the pleasure of... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Redcar, United Kingdom
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Redcar, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

On every trip to Kilkenny I have to visit this place to support Camphill Trust and the work they do here. Always superb food, pleasant staff and service and the pleasure of exploring the grounds after lunch.

Thank Shadylady58
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is an ideal place to visit with a small group. As an educational interest it's perfect for a short visit. There is a lovely cafe and a beautiful garden with a stream running through it.

Thank bernadette r
Waterford, Ireland
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have visited this wonderful getaway restaurant, plant nursery cum garden by the river on numerous occasions and each time I come away feeling relaxed and reinvigorated. It is run by the Camphill Community and offers a limited but nutritious lunch in a lovely, relaxed environment. After lunch you can take a gentle walk through the garden, sit in the... More 

Thank Ruairi T
Carlow, Ireland
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you are vegetarian then this is a great place for you. If you are not vegetarian then you'll find it is also a great place to sample a meal without meat. Food is fresh, delicious and varied. It is served with a smile by Helen Costello and her staff. It is open for Saturday evening meals and Sunday lunches... More 

Thank Kilmeaney
Thomastown, Ireland
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Such a lovely place to visit. Great coffee, quality food, beautiful gardens and a lovely atmosphere. I love popping in here for lunch. The gardens are magnificent on a summer's day.

Thank Paidi_Manning
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Good fresh food, beautiful setting, staff helpful, bright clean and airy. So good to see a venture supporting those in need of care.

2 Thank annieg58_10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

This is a tranquil garden in the centre of Thomastown and surprisingly large and peaceful for such a central location. There are lots of seats dotted around the garden where you can pass the time enjoying the garden, birds and peace. We enjoyed lunch as well as our garden visit, and were well served by members of the Camphill community... More 

1 Thank Susan M
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146 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

My wife and I lunch with a friend here very often. It is hard to sum up the Watergarden because it is a unique place. It is a large spacious room with outdoor tables for those fine summer days. The staff are always agreeable and helpful. The menu is limited but the food is fresh, natural and healthy. There is... More 

1 Thank PatMurff
Thomastown, Ireland
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Very spacious room for wheelchairs and buggies, and they will not be in the way. Home cooked cakes are yummy, pleasantly served. They are connected to some nice gardens. Worth a visit.

1 Thank Alantheblowin
Kilkenny, Ireland
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

I loved the food here and the ambience. The staff were so friendly and the food was all homemade and great value. I had delicious soup followed by quiche. I can't remember the price but I know it wasn't expensive.

2 Thank Annabella_12

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