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Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant

6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 7066
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Ranked #36 of 1,891 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $18
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Irish, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Our recently refurbished eatery in Dublin's city center with views overlooking Trinity college offers our guests an experience to remember. Fresh and seasonal ingredients are used to produce daily offerings by our team of highly committed chefs. Truly passionate and friendly staff will offer hospitality that is hard to beat.
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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We were happy to arrive during a lull since we passed by an hour or so earlier and the queue was down the stairs!!! We had the sirloin steaks, cedar salad chicken and a Turkey and ham salad ... Followed by rocky road, pavalova and chocolate fudge cake ... Even their red wine was yummy! Considering the day and the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Someone told me this place had the "best breakfast in Ireland". I think they lied! Over crowded. Fried eggs were rubbery. Scrambled eggs watery. Black pudding a bit dry. As to the price, it had gone up to €7.50 in the 2 days since reading the reviews on various sites.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Found it during our first trip to Dublin at the height of Christmas shopping. The pastries are baked here and outstanding and al of the hot food line looked home made and yummy. Operates like a cafeteria.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Had the best breakfast at kilkenny after walking miles through dublin, very good value for money, delicious food.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had be searching for a small cafe to get a traditional Irish breakfast but found none that included the selection and quality of Kilkenny's don't let it being above a shop confuse you this is a top quality cafe with great choice and reasonable value for money.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

What a great place for breakfast on a Sunday morning!!! Clattery, noisy, warm, with wonderful food. Full Irish brekkie or scrummy scones, cakes, brown bread, or perhaps, as I did on one memorable occasion, have a bit of everything. It is such great value, even with the price increase. And I think the scrambled eggs are really lovely. Well worth... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had coffee here on Sunday . We only went in for coffee which was very nice so can't comment on the food though it did look good. What did impress us was the live music. Two gentleman one on keyboard one playing the saxophone. We only wished we had not eaten before as I could have... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This has got to be one (if not THE) best value & quality breakfast in Dublin's City Centre. Service, food, price and seating area all fantastic, clean, well serviced and comforatble.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Best breakfast ever and lunch, reasonably priced too. Homemade cakes and juices too. Got to try it if your in Dublin.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We called in here for breakfast to start our day out to do our Christmas shopping. It was very busy. The range of food was amazing! It was so hard to choose between the cakes and many breakfast items on display!! There is granola porridge yogurts and hot food section. Everything looked so fresh! We chose our food and began... More 

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Additional Information about Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant

Address: 6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 677 7066
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 18
Cuisine: Bakery, Irish, Café

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