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La Rivista

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22 Parliament St, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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    Very good
  • 19
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  • 1
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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
Superb

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Emily W
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Kilkenny, Ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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221 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kilkenny, Ireland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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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Cork
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Given the popularity of Valentine's night, we were pleased with the service and quality of food here. We will certainly return on another occasion to really feel the atmosphere and sample the range of food on the menu.

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Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Ate here last week and was really pleased. Food lovely. Kids menu good. Everyone happy. Excellent service. Bruschetta particularly good. Nice place for families

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Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Went to this restaurant for valentines weekend with my fiance and it was incredible! It had a romantic atmosphere and friendly accommodating staff. We ordered from the valentines weekend menu and although the lasagne on the menu was vegetarian they gave my fiance her preferred meat lasagne at no extra cost. The service was brilliant and the food was second... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Went here after looking for somewhere to eat on trip advisor! Located along the main high street it was easy to find. We chose the 3 course meal with a bottle of wine for 2 for E59. You could choose your meal from the whole menu and wernt restricted at all. I would thoroughly recommend the ricotta and spinach tortellini... More 

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Duleek, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Our early bird meal here was great value, delicious and very quick service. The waiter was very attentive and the selection was excellent on the menu. Lovely romantic restaurant.

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Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was my second choice of Italian restaurant, however the first was booked up. I am so pleased! We enjoyed an amazing meal that was delicious from the first bite to the last morsel, paired with a very drinkable bottle of wine. The one distraction was another diner smoking an e-cigarette nearby, which we found distasteful, but that's no reflection... More 

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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: Romance, Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?