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Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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2 Water Gate | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 6010
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Clonakilty, Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Every town I go to I head for a curry. This ticked every box. Service food warm friendly value . Loved it. Will be back.

3 Thank John B
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Best Indian we've had in years. Lovely place. Staff very nice. Great choice between old favourites and dishes we've never heard of. All food cooked fresh which was very noticeable and also meant no waiting for ages between courses. We were in and out in an hour but in no way felt rushed. Special mention for the naan. Best ever... More 

4 Thank Barrie D
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

firstly i was celebrating my 40th birthday with my fiancé, they seated us off in a corner where only 1 light out of 2 (overhead) were working we pointed this out the the manager and his response was yes "light not working" and laughed.... when the starters did come my fiancé got hers first but we said that we would... More 

1 Thank Justin H
RoyalSpice, Manager at Royal Spice Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Justin H, Thank you for sharing your comment with us. I am very sorry to hear that your experience in our restaurant wasn’t great. We have policy that every dish can be returned or changed to different dish if doesn’t satisfy your expectations in 100%. We didn’t hear anything from you about dish being wrong, so we couldn’t have... More 

Clonmel, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This is my favourite Indian restaurant - I have been coming here on and off since it opened and have never been disappointed. Excellent, friendly service, outstanding food, well-presented and well-cooked, made from good quality ingredients.

2 Thank samnta2013
RoyalSpice, Manager at Royal Spice Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear samnta2013, I would like to thank you very much for sharing your experience from Your recent visit in Royal Spice. Like You know we use only the best quality ingredients to make sure our dishes are unique. I do hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back in our place very soon. With regards, Tomasz Olesinski... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

It is what it is -run of the mill european versions of what we all know, so stop pretending to be something else. Dishes are overpriced for what they are. Service is totally uncoordinated and confused between staff. More attention needs to be focussed on customer service than the seemingly incessant changing of tablecloths on recently vacated tables.

2 Thank Tom M
Thomastown, Ireland
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Visited here three times. Nice food on all three occasions and staff made us feel very welcome. Will go back.

1 Thank Paidi_Manning
Bloomington, Indiana
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

The food was excellent and I'd definitely recommend it. The staff were overworked and not very knowledgeable but friendly. We asked if they had cider and the server brought us a beer, then replaced it with a wine (through which she had to be coached) but didn't remove the beer. Dessert took a long time to order and as we... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We brought our 7 year old daughter here on the recommendation of a friend. We arrived quite early so got the early bird menu. We all really enjoyed it. The meal was really tasty, the staff were very pleasant and everything was great. When we were leaving there was a queue outside for people to come in so it's clearly... More 

Thank Amy D
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Service is excellent! Staff is very accommodating and friendly. Lovely atmosphere. Have tried many of the dishes and been happy with them all.

1 Thank vikingwomanelise
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Excellent Indian restaraunt. Food fantastic great vegetarian options also available would highly recommend

1 Thank Alison22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 29
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Water Gate | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 6010
Royal Spice Indian Restaurant is a new Indian restaurant located on 2 Water gate, Kilkenny. We offer our customers an evening of authentic Indian cuisine in a stylish and contemporary setting. We cater for parties and welcome children and we have a take away menu. We also cater for vegetarians. The restaurant is located in Kilkenny City Centre.

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