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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

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International, Vegetarian, Tapas
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6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great...
The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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Visitor rating
  • 115
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint

Visited the Grapevine for a late night light dinner while walking around Kilkenny. The restaurant is really quaint and welcoming with nice seating. You could either choose love seats with tables to sit at or regular tables and chairs. The atmosphere is very relaxed you could stay and enjoy yourself... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Alleyburg
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Kapuskasing, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Went with group of my friends last weekend food was amazing best tapas I've been to! Staff were very friendly and quick service

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Kapuskasing, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Visited the Grapevine for a late night light dinner while walking around Kilkenny. The restaurant is really quaint and welcoming with nice seating. You could either choose love seats with tables to sit at or regular tables and chairs. The atmosphere is very relaxed you could stay and enjoy yourself as long as you pleased. The menu had a simple... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I'm a fan of tapas so had to try this place. I had actually picked out The Salt Yard but they close Mondays and Tuesdays so The Grapevine got our business instead and we weren't disappointed. The waitress here was so charming and really nice. She was friendly without being intrusive. We sat on the low sofa seats at the... More 

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Dublin
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81 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The room was freezing - some people were sitting with their coats on! The food was cold too. Such a pity as we were massively hungry. The waiting staff were really pleasant but we were so disappointed with our tapas. On the subject of the tapas - most of them are not remotely Spanish but I'm not sure if they... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I recently visited this tapas bar. Food is very nice, staff pleasant. Could do with more cushions at the front and some heating. we were cold and did tell the waitress but we couldn't be moved. when a table became free we did move but it was no warmer. I would visit again but think I will stick to summer... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Lovely food, humous was amazing!! Great wine and lovely service too. Funky quirky place with great music in background.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Wow! Was very very impressed with The Grapevine last night... 4 of us got 2 tapas each and a bottle of prosecco and a share plater of deserts... only €22.50 each !! Apart from the great price it was superb food.. absolutely will be back, would recommend to anyone!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have visited here on a number of occasions over the past few years and I really believe the quality of the food and service has gone downhill. My most recent booking was a Sunday evening and there was very little atmosphere in the place. On the positive side the calamari and pate were delicious. However...the bread was hard and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 9
  • Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?