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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Wine Bar, International, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was only average and service very slow. Did not live up to expectations at all. Staff couldn't cope with the volume of customers on a Friday night. We were waiting at least 40 mins for coffee & to pay

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my friend are still raving about The Grapevine’s tapas almost a week later. We had a wonderful experience here. From the excellent service; very attentive and friendly, the atmosphere; cosy and authentic - we saw groups of friends and couples dining there, to...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service. A wonderful place to get a break from pub food. Nice wines and tapas variety.

Thank CDCFischer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a place! As avid foodies we were so happy to find this place! We shared the 5 platws between the two of us two for dinner and couldn't get enough. Don't expect fast food, and don't expect quick service as the place gets super...More

Thank TheBearMeyers
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my boyfriend on a Saturday evening in January. We didn’t have a reservation so we said we would go in and see if they had anything available. The staff member told us they had nothing at that time but would put us...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Delighted to see this restaurant use subtle ramps running along into their restaurant as oppose to steps here and there. It made navigating around in the wheelchair effortless. The waitress also told me they're working on a downstairs toilet which is good to hear as...More

Thank Leo27_13
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

While staying in Kilkenny we decided to try The Grapevine,we were greatly impressed. The food and service were first rate and the prosecco equally as good,enjoyable ambiance,relaxed and exactly what we were looking for. The choice on the menu suits all tastes and I'd have...More

Thank Brendan K
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Visited The Grapevine with a friend of mine two nights ago. We didn’t have a reservation but we were given a table straight away. Staff were very attentive and we were made to feel very comfortable. Food was lovely but they are rather large portions...More

Thank sivemarshall
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My wife and I visit Kilkenny very frequently but had never eaten here until our recent visit last week. Was quiet as we were in late on Wed night. Nice atmosphere though. Tapas were very good. Food was tasty and portions were good - especially...More

2  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We was in holidays in kilkenny, and we discover this lovely place , with nice selection of tapas and wine , friendly staff and good service

Thank Nina B
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Robert A
4 May 2017|
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Response from Gonzo185 | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically, I don't think. I have always visited with adults. Tho, on one occasion there was a 14 y/o in the party, and she was well catered for, in that it's essentially a Tapas restaurant, therefore all the portions... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956
  • E-mail
The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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