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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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Ranked #33 of 147 Restaurants in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $9
Cuisines: Tapas, Vegetarian, International
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This restuarant was a great suggestion from a close friend and it did not disappoint! The cheery atmosphere and great musical selection was matched superbly by the exquisite food and tasteful wines. I was seated and served by two lovely and helpful young men who's witty banter between themselves and us topped the night off and we will be returning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I visited the restaurant on Monday evening the atmosphere was very good food superb a wide range of very good wines

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Tipperary, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Recently went to the grapevine with a couple of friends, at first the service was great and the food came quickly and was nice. However, after dessert while we were still drinking our wine one of the waitresses approached our table and asked us to move as they wanted to fit in more people (who did not have a reservation)... More 

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Waterford
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Visited on a Tuesday night for an early bite catching up with friends. The food was lovely and great for sharing. The recommended guide for ordering was 5 tapas for two people - we went a bit overboard ordering 14 for five people as we were hungry. Most of the dishes are very substantial and we struggled through the dishes.... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The food was lovely I cant fault that. The only thing that it fell down on was the venue. The restaurant was too small and we were seated at first under the stairs but the waitress had no problem with changing our seats. The plates we were given to eat off unfortunately were saucers and I know tapas are served... More 

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Kilkenny
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Having been in grapevine a few times and always been happy leaving I was disappointed by our experience Saturday night. I cannot fault any of the portions, the food, nor the atmosphere which is always good but the service was really poor. I understand that some places can be really busy on Saturday nights and having worked in restaurants I... More 

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Bagenalstown, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Visited here on Saturday afternoon for a quick bite. Very welcoming, staff were really friendly and helpful. Food was amazing and menu identified Gluten Free items (always a bonus). Extensive wine menu with lots of choice. Good value for money, highly recommended and I will certainly be returning.

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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I recently dined with friends in The Grapevine on a busy Saturday night in Kilkenny. We had reservations and we seated immediately. We chosse 10 plates having used the "5 per 2 people" guide on the menu. There was ever so slighty too much on arrival, as the Steak Bruschetta was a larger portion than the other plates. The chicken... More 

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New Jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stumbled upon this Tapas wine bar on our first night in Ireland. After a long overnight flight and a full day of traveling we had eaten a late lunch, so we're looking for a light dinner. We walked in to check the place out and immediately fell in love with the atmosphere. We ordered some wine and the cheese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great value for money, the food was fantastic , really good atmosphere, staff were professional and courteous . Definitely worth a visit !

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Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
Average Prices: USD 4 - 9
Cuisine: Tapas, Vegetarian, International

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