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The Courtyard Bar and Grill

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W3 Macdonagh Junction | Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 2559
10:30 - 18:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there with a friend. The staff were attentive and friendly. I had the goats cheese tartlet and my friend had the Pate. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. It was our first time there and we will return. Price was reasonable.

Thank cmd59
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went here yesterday for the first time - prices very reasonable and food so well presented - I had the smoked salmon on brown bread and my friend had the open chicken sandwich - very tasty and staff very friendly

Thank DublinRosiedublin
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I was here with my bf today and i had the risotto special and himself the steak sandwich. Everything was amazing..the service was brilliant..we will definitely be back

Thank Lori G
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Ate there food was average mc Donalds fries and watery wafer cucumber salad. Everything was fine until I saw into the kitchen filthy dirty place with food all around the floor cardboard boxes flattened on the floor

Thank Adam S
County Wexford, Ireland
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134 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I ate here one sunday with family of 4 people only. We ordered 2 ceasar salads and some sandwiches. After 20 minutes I had to ask a waitress and then another waitress for some water, over half an hour later all we still had was now 2 jugs of water on the table and still no food. No apology for... More 

Thank GED_9
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I was in mc donagh with two friends doing a bit of shopping and decided we wanted something to eat, we wanted something substantial so oppted for the courtyard. It's was about 4.45 when we went in and for our menus. The waitress seemed nice. We ordered I have the goats cheese tart with chips my friends had the steak... More 

1 Thank Stephanie Q
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Came on a Monday afternoon about two weeks ago. I was debating leaving a review but I think it's warranted. I was in Kilkenny for the day with my mother and as she wasn't feeling the best we decided to eat closer to the train station before we headed home. My mother ordered a glass of wine and the steak... More 

Thank Hannah O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

The service was fine and atmosphere nice but I ordered a chicken salad with chargrilled peppers and sundried tomotoes for about 9euro which consisted off about 2 small bites of chicken, zero chargrilled peppers, a couple of the tomatoes and a whole pack of salad leaves and onion. Was a poor representation of what was offered on the menu, and... More 

Thank Alltacht
Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I recently had a meal out here as we had dined here previously and enjoyed it. We sat in the children's play area outside and waited a long time before being acknowledged or being given menus. I ordered the chicken salad with chargilled peppers & sundried tomatoes. I received chicken, onions, ordinary tomatoes and a lot of lettuce leaves with... More 

Thank MissSunshine902
Enniscorthy, Ireland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a family day out..was very happy overall with the service and especially the food...my lasagne was delicious and my wifes curry was also very tasty..would stop here again for food no problems at all..

Thank James D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W3 Macdonagh Junction | Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 2559

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