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The Fig Tree Restaurant

20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
+353 56 775 6676
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (60 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
“club panini” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Charming and delicious place to start the day. Can't beat the Irish Breakfast and the scones were fabulous too. The staff was very friendly as well. Definitely recommend the Fig Tree.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great cafe that is airy, bright and convivial. Staff are friendly. Good for breakfast, coffee/cakes and lunch: does not do dinners. Good coffee and very, very coeliac friendly. Go upstairs if it is crowded and noisy downstairs which is quite possible as it is...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a coffee and a treat or lunch , very accessible and tasty food , love the layout of the place ! Within walking distance from city centre! Try it !

Thank KateCatrinel
ThomasClarke, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks very much. I appreciate your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and friendly staff. Recommend the dapper don burger. My wife loved her lasagne. Will come back again.

Thank Kento M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were originally going to try and eat in a traditional pub but having found the veggie fare on offer fairly non existent we switched to The Fig Tree. So glad we did! It had a lovely buzzy atmosphere, prompt service and a choice of...More

Thank hollythedog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at this quaint cafe for lunch while on a day tour of Kilkenny. Ann was our server and did an amazing job of getting our food to us quickly so we would have enough time to tour the castle before having to meet...More

Thank Mimivfl73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We popped into The Fig Tree to pick up some sandwiches so we could go and eat lunch in the castle gardens, and we were so glad we did. The sandwiches were so tasty and we absolutely devoured them. I also had a piece...More

Thank Tash B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great and fast service by everyone who works here. Food is really good with great pricing to match. Everything you need for a great lunch.

Thank sarsar_23
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As my husband and I were walking the streets of Kilkenny, sheets of rain started coming down. We ducked inside this little cafe to satisfy the growing hunger lurking in our bellies and to hide from the torrential downpour. After being greeted with a smile...More

Thank LisaFayeLovesFood
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends for a casual lunch. Greeted straight away by a lovely waitress and food arrived very quick. No problems with food at all, lovely meal. The prices are a bit high, that's my reason for giving 4 stars. Other than that I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 6676
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The Fig Tree Restaurant is built around an ethos of freshly prepared food sourced from local, Irish ingredients, in a relaxed casual dining setting. All of our food is prepared in our kitchen from scratch from our local minced beef for our burgers to our hand crafted cakes and pastries using the finest grains from the local granary. Our coffee is ethically sourced and selected and roasted to our own requirements, offering you the perfect cup every time. To compliment our dishes we also serve O' Hara's Irish Craft Beers and house red and white wine. We place particular emphasis on our service and friendly customer relations, ensuring every guest enjoys their visit. For those with celiac dietary requirements, we provide a range of gluten free options, both savoury and sweet. Our promise is fresh, hand prepared food in a comfortable setting. Looking forward to your visit. Yours, Chef Prop. Thomas Clarke.
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