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The Courtyard Bar and Grill

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Macdonagh Junction SC | Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
056 7772559
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10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic and rare find

I really enjoyed this place as I was able to eat my food whilst my little one was playing in the play area. This is something you can rarely find anywhere and makes such a difference. Normally places which offer this kind of facility, offer really low grade food on par with McDonalds. BUT alas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015
swannie81
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Went here the other day as meeting with friends and the service is terrible! We ordered our food and drinks but took 15 mins for drinks to arrive! We got our food I had lasagne which was small and my mother ordered chips to go with her meal and we had to ask 3 times before we received it! Wasn't... More 

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Thank SophieSpy
Kilkenny, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Wife and family went in today, 40 mins before got food after asking 3 waitresses for service, when the order came it was wrong, no apologies, no effort to change, staff rude and not interested, never going back,

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1 Thank John W
Waterford, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Playarea inside this restaurant so thought it was the best place for myself and my toddler. No one would come over to take my order first of all, then when i called a young girl for a menu she handed it to me and walked off i called after her for kiddies menu and no doubt she heard me and... More 

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Thank Julieann O
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here loads of times and can only say the service is always very good. The girls can't do enough for you when you have little ones running all around the place. The children's area is great it keeps the kids entertained while eating their lunch and can relax knowing they are safe👍 The food is always served quickly... More 

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2 Thank Breege R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I really enjoyed this place as I was able to eat my food whilst my little one was playing in the play area. This is something you can rarely find anywhere and makes such a difference. Normally places which offer this kind of facility, offer really low grade food on par with McDonalds. BUT alas we found this place which... More 

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1 Thank swannie81
Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

I have recently had lunch there with my friend. The staff was nice, the food was awful. I ordered a smoked salmon salad. The salmon was really soft (perhaps it was just defrosted or something?). The whole thing was soaked in mustard dressing that was so strong that you could only taste...mustard from the whole dish. It was honestly revolting.... More 

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Thank Travinci
Cork
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my partner ordered food here recently. The chicken burger wasn't cooked properly and so we sent it back. The goats cheese tartlet was lovely though. No one came to check everything was ok throughout and when I went to pay the young lad was told to not charge for the burger. The girl never asked if everything else... More 

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2 Thank Triona H
Cork,
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125 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A comfortable bar an restaurant with a limited but interesting menu. I was happy to eat there on several occasions

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Thank Tony C
isle of man
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Nice and friendly you need info about area they are more than happy to tell you c5lovley iced coffee and just watch the world go by c5x

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1 Thank IsleOfManMarzy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

I went to the courtyard bar and grill with my husband and two kids and I found the place to be really friendly and welcoming to our boisterous children. The decor in the restaurant and the art is a pleasant addition as most restaurants are quite bland in that respect. I had the Caesar salad and it was fab not... More 

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Thank Breege R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Macdonagh Junction SC | Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: 056 7772559

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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