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Italian Connection

Parliament St, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353567764225
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Ranked #63 of 128 restaurants in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $19 - $38
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We picked Italian Connection after looking at a few other Italian places in Kilkenny. The place was nice looking and the three of us were seated a table for eight. It took forever for someone to greet us, each of the three servers thinking that another had come to us. Once we were greeted, we ordered some pizza and salad.... More

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

A great restaurant. The prices are very good for the portion sizes. The garlic cheese bread to start is fantastic, but only order one between 2 or 3 of you as it's really filling. The atmosphere and staff are really good and we eat here regularly.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Waited forever for mediocre food. Worst dining experience ever....globally. over booked, no customer service, blaming the kitchen

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Ennis
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

It was not easy to find a restaurant without prior booking on Saturday night. We finally came across Italian Connection, which was a nice restaurant. Staff was friendly and welcoming and the pizza and pasta we had was tasty. The bottle of beer was a bit pricey (over 5 Euro's for a small bottle) and the tables were too close... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

I ate here this evening with my three children and the food was fabulous.The kids had their own little menu which I feel was great value for money and what they didn't finish was boxed up to take with us.I had an amazing steak cooked to perfection.All of our desserts were yummy and the kids got lollies when leaving.The waitress... More

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ontario
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We arrived at this restaurant rather late, almost 9:00 p.m. We were not hungry enough for a big meal so we ordered one pizza to share between the two of us. There was no problem with this. They could not have been more gracious about it. The pizza was delicious and the next night we went back and shared a... More

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Cork
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I went for dinner with my daughter. We were both hungry following a long day fo travel and a concert. I chose the 'special of the day' salmon and my daughter chose pasta. We ordered a half bottle of the cabernet sauvignon, reserva €13.95 (for a the half bottle). We waited a long time - almost half an hour before... More

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ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This restaurant is in a good location, the food is ok, nothing to write home about. The staff weren’t all that interested in us, get us in, feed us, get us out.

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Meath
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We ate here yesterday and I have to say it was probably the worst dining experience I have ever had! It was lunch time and everywhere was packed but it was raining so we needed to go somewhere. The Italian connection was very quiet which suited us as we have a baby. Firstly the waitress was extremely rude and told... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We had a very enjoyable evening dinner midweek in June at the modern, stylish and subdued surroundings of the Italian Connection, Kilkenny. For the evening, the early bird menu was our choice which offered a range of Italian as well as traditional options. The penne was delicious and the salmon was cooked perfectly and the Tiramisu was too tempting for... More

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