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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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Visitor rating
  • 133
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
A Great Restaurant

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
majo56
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Kilkenny, Ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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218 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kilkenny, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
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
Contributor
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
20 helpful votes 20 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
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Have brought friends to this restaurant and everyone left feeling satisfied. the food is lovely with a good choice. Staff very friendly, a great place to bring children also.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

La revista restaurant a few minutes walk from kilkennys main street is well worth a visit. The smithwicks brewery and watergate theatre are across the street, plus some traditional pubs nearby also. There is a varied menue and a nice wine list. There is an emphise on quality service and great value for money. Families are welcome and catered for.

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Clonakilty, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

this is our second visit here and wont be our last. Would highly recommend it. The starter salad was absolutely delicious and the champ was so good! just thinking about it. the entire meal was great value. only wish we were locals and could sample more often. we will be back.

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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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?