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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (103 reviews)
“hummus” (18 reviews)
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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 13 August 2017

Not busy at all at 2pm for Sunday lunch which was surprising. Great menu. Food was average. The quesiddas were soggy and didn't taste good. Some good dishes including the meat board and bruschetta. Restaurant is a little tired, seats uncomfortable and the menus themselves...More

Thank Tooher
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We came here after a long day at Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle. The tapas menu appealed because of its variety and vegetarian choices. We had a wonderful assortment. Highly recommend the seared salmon, calimari, hummus, and chef salad. Great wine selection but for...More

Thank Lisa627
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd time here & I'll be back again for sure on next visit to Kilkenny. It's simply a lovely casual & relaxed spot. Food is just delicious. It's small is parts but we managed to get a buggy by a table with...More

Thank hells77
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Food, service, value - you can't beat it here. Everything was so tasty and the staff were so friendly. đź‘Ť

Thank Shell M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice tapas location with high quality of food. You can choose from a wide range of tapas that should suit most tastes. It's a bit pricey, however that seems to be a general issue of tapas places. Bear in mind that it takes 2-3...More

Thank matthiasbusse1
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent staff food wine well everything really . Not overly expensive either . Tapas as good if not better than any you will find in Spain .

Thank Ricky G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

After a few days of pubs and beers, we were looking for something a little lighter and for some good wine. We stopped here for dinner on a Sunday night - it was small but had a decent amount of people there. We were seated...More

Thank MelissaK614
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Decided on tapas for dinner on a recent overnight stay in kilkenny and it was the hightlight of our trip.We arrived to a full restaurant on the saturday evening but the atmosphere was so relaxed .We ordered from the full tapas menu and all i...More

Thank DM2223
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A lovely comfortable and cosy eaterie. We had a snack soup/ toasted sandwiches, which we enjoyed. The restaurant was clean - even the cube sugar was individually wrapped in cellophane! Would certainly go there again

Thank mjj742016
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We visited The Grapevine a few weeks ago on a busy Saturday night, the restaurant was full, and very busy. The waiter in charge ask us to wait a moment and then seated us promptly. We have 6 tapas between and they were delicious. The...More

Thank vavaso
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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
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
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
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The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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