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7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 7696
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Irish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the BEST food and the service is SPECTACULAR. The food is fresh and out of this world. Highly recommend.

Thank cgblessedlife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read about this in the Lonely Planet - and decided to have lunch there. The food was great - there were 6 of us and we all enjoyed our meals. Service was a bit slow and inattentive though. Soups and breads were excellent

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We stayed at the Rosquil Guest House and our hostess suggested Food Works. After an awesome tour of Kilkenny Castle, we meandered to FW. The food was absolutely great! The waitress brought some delicious focaccia bread with a dip of olive oil and balsamic vinegar....More

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We read about this place in the Lonely Planet and it got such good reviews we thought we would check it out. Boy oh boy am I glad we did!!! The food was outstanding!!!! We had lunch there and we had the smoked chicken salad,...More

Thank Briana S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

It was my first time to eat there but ill definitely be back. I had the soup of the day which was asparagus and sweet potato. Delicious! But the focaccia bread served with it was the tastiest I have ever eaten. You were served oil...More

1  Thank jrusa
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This seems to be mainly a lunch place but was recommended to us so we went for dinner. It’s a pretty casual environment and the food is not super-refined, but flavours are good and there is evidence of real effort. Cathy’s mackerel pâté was very...More

Thank SkeffIreland
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here today. Really nice place, very modern. It was busy too. Good menu, I got the beef sandwich and my husband got the special which was haddock. Very tasty dishes. Also got the chocolate cake for dessert it was delicious. Nice atmosphere...More

Thank HelenBling2015
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I recently had lunch here with my wife and parent. I was surprised that the restaurant was only 1/4 full when we arrive @ 1:00PM for lunch ... however within 20 mins it was packed. We had a nice table, comfortable chairs and an attentive...More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has fantastic food. It is extremely fresh and tasty and very well presented. The decor in the restaurant is lovely and the staff are very helpful. Highly recommend for both lunch and dinner.

Thank deekk
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The menu presented us with a pleasant challenge with its varied choice , both my husband and I chose the same dish to be told they had none left but our disappointment was short lived as what we ordered instead was so tasty . So...More

Thank lifesecrets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 7696
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A high ceiling, airy space with a bright, fresh look which matches the style of cooking. Unfussy dishes using quality local produce, including our own home reared, free range pork and vegetables from the experienced chef owner's farm. Having won "Best Casual Dining" in the Irish Restaurant Awards for Leinster & recommended by Michelin Guide 2014, 2015 & 2016. We aim to offer our customers a relaxed and casual dining experience with quality the key to everything we do. Sourcing our produce locally with Hereford beef, fresh fish and seafood from Duncannon. We also have local craft O Hara's IPA and falling apple cider on draught, in addition we have an extensive wine list and a wide selection of spirits, ports and cocktails
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