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All 141 Kilkenny Restaurants

Ristorante Rinuccini

1 The Parade | Opposite Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 1575
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Ranked #8 of 141 Restaurants in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $37
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Ristorante Rinuccini is a family owned and run multi award-winning Italian restaurant located in the heart of Kilkenny City for over 24 years. Specialising in classic Italian cuisine, Ristorante Rinuccini boasts an extensive menu selection, catering for lunch, dinner, group bookings and private dining in our city-centre restaurant. We also hold one of Ireland's most extensive Italian wine lists and invite guests to visit our custom-built wine cellar at the restaurant.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Myself and my wife spent two days in Kilkenny, Ireland. Our hotel recommend Ristorante Rinuccini. We sat in their covered porch by the entrance outside, this turned out to be an excellent choice as we sat there by ourselves and besides the odd comings and goings, we enjoy the feeling that we had the restaurant to ourselves. The meal was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

My mother and I just finished an amazing meal here. They accommodated a very last minute reservation. The service is impeccable and food is amazing. The staff recommendations were perfect. I have eaten Italian food in Italy and this was just as exceptional. If you are in Kilkenny you must put it on the top of your list. It is... More

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Ireland, Indiana
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

not disappointed on our return to this super restaurant. Food, service,atmosphere all excellent. When in the area we visit and congratulate the owners on level of consistency. Reservations a must, busy all the time which is a good sign, reasonably priced

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

This has been the best evening meal of our holiday in kilkenny. It's an intimate, romantic setting. The staff are very professional and friendly. The food is exquisite. The crab and prawn ravioli fresh and delicious. It is a bit on the pricey side but if you're looking for a real treat, I'd go here.

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Perth, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very popular restaurant serving excellent Italian food. Best to come with a reservation. We made it in without one, but they had to check first if they could handle an extra table as they were short of a server that night. The service was slow, but they did apologise due to the lack of that extra waiter. Price was not... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We've been told by several people this is the best Italian restaurant in all of Ireland and, after eating here, I can believe it. This was a highlight of our recent trip.

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a great restaurant across from the Kilkenny Castle. My husband and I had dinner there and the service and food was outstanding. We would definitely eat there again!

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Me and my husband went in there for a dinner. It was one of the best meals we ever had. We had our table reserved, a lovely lady greeted us and brought us to the bar while they got our table ready. There was a lovely guy at the bar who was very friendly and chatty. we were seated on... More

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Perth, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Visited while visiting my family recently from Perth and it was fantastic to experience such amazing traditional service accompanied with great food and a fantastic wine and drinks menu. We were spoilt for choice and could not have asked for more from the wait staff. I just wish i could bring this level of service back to some restaurants her... More

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Navan,Co.Meath
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My girlfriend and I were in this restaurant last weekend,we were very much looking forward to the experience as we had researched it thoroughly on trip advisor. We were greeted by a lady who was very rude to start with,followed by a very long wait for our food.When we asked how long more it would be,a bald waiter came over... More

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Additional Information about Ristorante Rinuccini

Address: 1 The Parade | Opposite Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 56 776 1575
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 37
Cuisine: Italian

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