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La Perla

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Paulstown Rd | Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny R95 F685, Ireland
+353 56 776 0088
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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The food was good but a tad expensive for what was served. The wine served was lovely but the coffee wasn't good. Staff were lovely

Thank Rai1
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and boyfriend stayed for New year's weekend . The food was horrible and overpriced€70pp and the wine was very expensive in the LA Perla . In the hotel bar the service was atrocious. You'd be waiting 30min to be served and then another 30min for food and drink. The hotel beds where very uncomfortable and no shower gels, the... More 

3 Thank Carol S
Algonquin, Illinois
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162 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was a formal dinner that required coat and style. The service and food was amazing! Ask for the server recommendation!

Thank YourBizDr
Province of Munster, Ireland
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I invited a friend to afternoon tea in this hotel yesterday as a special birthday treat.I was so disappointed that I actually apologised to my friend for the poor quality and selection of the food presented and poor service. .The €25pp price tag is certainly excessive . Guests in their bath robes were seated for lunch next to guests dressed... More 

4 Thank 737mpm
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were guests in the Lyrath hotel so decided to go for dinner in La Perla on the Saturday night of our stay. I can only say that it was amazing, from the service to the food to the coffee afterwards. I ordered the soup which was celery and apple, I know it doesn't sound great but trust me, it... More 

Thank EmmaC29
Hartford, Kentucky
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

La Perla is a classy place, with great service and excellent food! And you can get a few slices of Guinness Bread to go with your meal, which is almost like having another meal!

Thank Bernie H
Kilkenny, Ireland
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Grub was top notch...staff were charming...enjoyed my meal and portions were generous..Even the view from the window was stunning...couldn't fault anything...

Thank KateStJohn
County Tipperary, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal out with a friend. Restaurant was very busy considering it was a Monday night. Staff were all very friendly and service was prompt. Starter of garlic soup was lovely. Had the pork for main and it was very tender and a good sized portion. Dessert was raspberry and pistachio tart which was very nice and again... More 

1 Thank ClaireTagi
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This hotel needs more staff! They were really struggling, so we had to hang around and wait for a table. Eventually we were shown to a table that we had to squeeze between other diners reach, and my request for coffee was greeted with a grunt!

Thank Eleanor F
Boston, Massachusetts
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208 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The best staff we've ever had the pleasure to experience! Stephen and Emma, you were exemplary in service, respect, and dedication to your craft. The entire room needs to be applauded for expertise from start to finish! Mr. Gallagher, you are a true asset to the Lyrath, ever available and unsurpassed kindness, thank you! Now.. The food.. Quite possibly the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 51 - USD 51
European, Irish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paulstown Rd | Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny R95 F685, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 0088

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