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La Rivista

22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (60 reviews)
“cheesecake” (22 reviews)
“carbonara” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Italian, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a really enjoyable meal here. Nice casual atmosphere. Had 3 courses but dessert was outstanding, crunchie cheesecake and fudge Sunday was divine. Will definitely be back.

Thank ItsExpected
Reviewed 5 days ago

The hostess was very kind to squeeze us in on what, unbeknownst to us, was Ireland’s Mother’s Day, and seating at restaurants was limited. The food was wonderful and not badly priced. There were plenty of vegetarian options— I had the vegetable lasagna and bruschetta,...More

Thank Audrey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed dining here. The pizza is traditional thin crust. Vegetarian dishes are on the menus. A fine selection of wine and organic wines. Good service.

Thank Bumblebee37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited La Rivista again after an absence of a few years. It was good then and is still good now. There is still a nice selection to chose from the menu and we were not disappointed with our choice. One minor...More

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t have a reservation but were kindly accommodated despite the restaurant being busy. The staff were lovely, food was fantastic! I ordered the vegetable lasagne, portion size was very good! We both ordered crunchie cheesecake for dessert and were not disappointed! Excellent value for...More

Thank Eimear F
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Pizza just lacked flavour tasted like saturated garlic from first slice. My wife got the fish hake ok presentation poor slumped on mash. However 3 courses and bottle of wine very good value 59 euro went away very full .

1  Thank Kieren M
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I get a take away about twice a month, the food is always fabulous, and desserts are to die for.. Yum, always service with a smile,

Thank Breda D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We arrived on time for our booking to be ticked off in no uncertain terms by owner/manager who claimed we had not advised them of our booking time when we contacted them. However a table was available and taken aback and embarrassed we sat down....More

2  Thank madmartina
jennifer q, Owner at La Rivista, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Dear Madmartina Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Whilst not on duty myself on the evening of your visit to La Rivista. I have reviewed your comments with our restaurant manager. All feedback allows us to continuously improve customer...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

On a short visit to this beautiful country to get a feel for where we would like to settle. This gem of a restaurant was certainly worth the visit. The most welcoming and friendly hostess (Ashley) seated us at a table and looked after us...More

Thank GSveebeez
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Visited La Rivista last week for my Fiancees birthday. Again an amazing meal and service from the staff! 59 euro for 3 courses and a bottle of wine! Super starters and the most delicious burger... and awesome pudding!! Always advise that you book this restaurant...More

Thank kingdom_warrior98
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Questions & Answers
3 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from KKgal1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a couple of car parks within walking distance and you may be lucky enough to get on street parking
25 July 2016|
Response from Amy Rose H | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Saturday: 5-10pm Sunday lunch is from half 12 till 5 and they have an evening menu from 5-9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 486
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1666
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