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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 20
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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
enjoyable visit - good food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Crowley, TX
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Crowley, TX
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177 reviews 177 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
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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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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40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Kilkenny, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Being from kilkenny we had actually never been to La Rivista. It is in the centre of Kilkenny but on a peaceful street away from noise and crowds. We got a deal which is on Sunday to Thursday which was 60euro for three courses for two with a bottle of house wine. There is a lovely atmosphere in this restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I recently moved to Kilkenny and my Girlfriend and I went to La Rivista for our 1st meal in the city and will definitely be calling again. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food was flavoursome and the atmosphere was buoyant. I had the soup and fish of the day for starters and mains, and was delighted with my... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Myself and hubbie went to La Rivista 2 nights.Delicious food... my vegetarian lasagne was seriously hot from the oven..but so tasty.Hubby had tenderloin of pork stuffed with chorizo on bed of mash and he was very happy with it.They have great value deals too.. Staff were lovely ..Highly recommended.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We visited here recently and had an absolutely lovely meal. La Rivista salad with chicken, baby tomatoes and hazelnuts for starters followed by a melt in the mouth main course of pork fillet stuffed with spinach and pesto. Service was excellent also on a busy night.

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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: Special occasions, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?