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Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant

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6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 7066
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Late Night
Description: Our recently refurbished eatery in Dublin's city center with views...
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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    Very good
  • 15
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
brunch with live jazz on sunday

Simple and cozy place for an extended and excellent brunch on a Sunday afternoon. Live jazz was entertaining.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Simple and cozy place for an extended and excellent brunch on a Sunday afternoon. Live jazz was entertaining.

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Dublin, Ireland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this restaurant for over thirty years at first with my mother and now with my own children, it is the most consistently good value, quality and service in Dublin City both for breakfast and lunch.

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Muff, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This we place was such a great find. The breakfast special of 13.95 was superb and worth every penny. A brilliant jazz band playing in the corner while having sunday brunch was something else and just made a lovely weekend special. All the food on offer looked great I would've eaten it all given half the chance. GREAT ATMOSPHERE BEAUTIFUL... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The cafe is upstairs from the shop and buffet style that seems to work pretty efficiently and effectively. The tasty food and nice view over college park makes it a sensible place for a quick lunch

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Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I was skeptical about a buffet style cafeteria located in a major store. But the food was really lovely, beautifully cooked, with good choices including scrambled eggs, bacon, toast marmalades and a really good choice of fresh breads - sour dough, brown breads and pastries. Field Mushrooms - just about anything you can think of really. Staff are helpful and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Irish breakfast is fantastic , huge portion, fresh and for the price of 7.5 EUR a coffee/tea is included as well

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Clinton, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Great lunch spot in great location. Very different approach - buffet style either for sandwiches or soup, or you can choose their hot meal of the day. Great views.

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Alicante, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This upstairs cafeteria style reastaurant is the perfect spot for a quick lunch while taking a break from work or sightseeing in Dublin. I have been here a few times and never been disappointed. Although very busy at lunchtime and clearly popular to a cross-section of business, there is very little waiting time. There is an extensive menu to suit... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Our guide suggested this cafe, inside what is essentially a small store, as we were on our way to Trinity College to see the Book of Kells. Our American upbringing had all sorts of alarm bells ringing about going into a buffet line in a smallish department store. We were more than pleasantly surprised. The choices included fresh poached salmon,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The shop on the ground floor has all that's good about Irish products - artwork/crafts/pottery/print and cards/novelty items/clothing - but no

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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 - 17
Cuisine: Irish, Cafe, Bakeries

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 7066

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 17
  • Cuisine: Irish, Cafe, Bakeries

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.
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

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