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Jen's at Knockdrinna

Stoneyford, Kilkenny Main Street, Stoneyford, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 83 800 7474
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  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
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“chicken pie” (5 reviews)
“brownie” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Stoneyford, Kilkenny Main Street, Stoneyford, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 stopped in to Jen's during our trip to Kilkenny. We were looking for some simple, home cooked food and sandwiches and this was the perfect place. The restaurant is on the smaller side. It is cozy. Feels like someone's kitchen which...More

Thank MrsAndo
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

After arriving from Dublin, hungry and tired, stopped at Jen's at 4:15 to find out they closed at 4:30. They said we could do take out and eat it at the pub across the street, which a Guinness and food sounded great to my husband....More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch. I had the Soup of the day and my husband had a sandwich. Generous portions, wonderful, hearty bread. Everything was delicious, and we cleaned our plates. It's obvious that everything was made from scratch, and that a lot of...More

Thank irelandherewecome
Jennifer B, Owner at Jen's at Knockdrinna, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Delighted you felt at home and enjoyed yourself! Be sure to come back again! Thank you very much, Jen

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Unpretentious, delicious food and very friendly staff...if you are anywhere near Stoneyford then it is well worth a visit to Jen's.

3  Thank DavidRivers59
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place was the best meal we had in Ireland. No kidding. Tucked away in a cute, quiet village near Kilkenny, Jen's offers super delicious, authentic home-cooked food. The chicken pie was to die for - light, buttery pastry with a tender chicken filling served...More

2  Thank Fragrantrice
Jennifer B, Owner at Jen's at Knockdrinna, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

I'm delighted you enjoyed everything! Thank you so much for such a lovely review! Makes the hard work worthwhile!

Reviewed 31 August 2017

While visiting several stallions farms in the area, we were lucky enough to be taken out to lunch at Jen's. This is their local favorite and you can taste why! Really quaint and clean setting. The food was extremely fresh, very tasty and I thought...More

1  Thank KLKentucky
Jennifer B, Owner at Jen's at Knockdrinna, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank You!! Looking forward to seeing you next time! Jen

Reviewed 8 August 2017

We enjoyed our lunch sitting on the patio on a nice day in July. The food was fresh and all made on premises. The staff were welcoming and friendly. Nothing fancy but good food in a friendly place.

Thank penny0502
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Jens cafe is a lovely spot to get a coffee and a bite to eat. There is a lovely courtyard with flowers. The food is beautiful and homemade! The coffee is great as well!! Would definateluy recomend!

1  Thank columr2014
Jennifer B, Owner at Jen's at Knockdrinna, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for your review! Really delighted with It! Jen

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Stumbled on this quite by chance, oh boy were we lucky, we just had morning cofffee the homemade scones were "to die for" best I've had. The owner, a charming lady was able to recommend a wonderful hotel for that night, all round great service...More

Thank Tony R
Jennifer B, Owner at Jen's at Knockdrinna, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks a million for your review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and I'm delighted you enjoyed the rest of your break! Hopefully see you again! Jen

Reviewed 26 June 2017

After a quick tour of the countryside, our AirB&B host suggested a coffee at a "great local shop" so we made our way to Jen's and not one of the eight people in our group was remotely disappointed! The service was wonderful, and a seamless...More

Thank Will B
Jennifer B, Owner at Jen's at Knockdrinna, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

What a lovely review! Thank you so much! Jen

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Jane P
26 April 2017|
Response from Jennifer B | Property representative |
Hi, yes we're open from 10 am to 4:30 pm. Thanks for enquiring! Jen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stoneyford, Kilkenny Main Street, Stoneyford, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny  >  Stoneyford
  • Phone Number: +353 83 800 7474
  • E-mail
Serving breakfast, lunch and delicious homemade treats! Open Friday and Saturday evenings serving casual tapas style menu with wine list available. Located in the picturesque village of Stoneyford (at former Knockdrinna Cheese site). Relaxed atmosphere to enjoy excellent tea, coffee or wine with delicious food! We pride ourselves on making all of our dishes on site using locally sourced produce where possible. Gluten free dessert options always available. Relaxing courtyard area to enjoy al fresco dining. Children are very welcome - very small play area available.
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