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La Rivista

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22 Parliament St, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Tasty food.excellent staff

We made a reservation for this restaurant as we knew it would be busy. All staff members were friendly and efficient. Decor is warm and welcoming and the venue had a lovely lively atmosphere. We skipped starters and had main courses with dessert. The wine is lovely and my boyfriend was happy with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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london
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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london
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We made a reservation for this restaurant as we knew it would be busy. All staff members were friendly and efficient. Decor is warm and welcoming and the venue had a lovely lively atmosphere. We skipped starters and had main courses with dessert. The wine is lovely and my boyfriend was happy with heineken on tap. Menu caters very well... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely atmosphere in this restaurant. Feels very French! Great food. Try the four course menu. Good Value. Great staff and proprietor who are helpful but not intrusive. I would recommend highly.

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Kildare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Second time here, and just love it. Food is just delicious. We had the tiger prawns to start, full of flavour and cooked beautifully. For mains we had the lasagne (yum) and a chicken and bacon tagliatelli. Highly recommended, lovely atmosphere and great staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Been here so so many times and never disappointed... The best restaurant in co Kilkenny for sure.. The best for couples , family's , solo or for any anniversaries.. The nicest staff, follow with the manager- owner .. Oh the best steak & lasagne ever.. 5* stars...

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Crowley, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to this one and the food was good. Believe this one has a good Trip Advisor rating. We had a table by the window, but they had it reserved for 8:00, so we only stayed long enough to eat. Would recommend and would re-visit.

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ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Ate here without reservation on May Bank Holiday Sunday, while not an Italian foodie the service was good, prices were tolerable but its main bonus for me was its location right in the heart of the city,near many of the city's music venues, ideal for a before the show meal and particularly tables near the restaurants large front window really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Quiet atmosphere with delicious food and wonderful service. We had a group of six and were quickly welcomed in and our server was very accommodating of some dietary restrictions!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went here with the girls lastnight and I could not fault it. The service was second to none and the food was amazing. 10 out of 10 for the whole experience. Great decor and atmosphere. Will definitely be back.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We happened upon La Rivista last night and decided it was the best place for dinner. The service from start to finish was impeccable. Garlic bread, a bruschetta starter and a goats cheese starter, followed by spaghetti carbonara and spag bol meant we were both very full on leaving, and couldn't actually finish our mains. A €60 bill left me... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The restaurant is situated on Parliament Street, Kilkenny. My wife and I went for a meal at this restaurant last night. We had a four course meal and a bootle of wine The cost was ninety euro approx. I had steak and it was cooked to perfection. The meal in total was delicious. The staff are friendly

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Address: 22 Parliament St, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 56 777 1666
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Parliament St, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions

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