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Heritage Hotel | Killenard, Ireland
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best italian outside italy!

my husband and I ate there on two nights whilst staying in the Hermitage. The decor and italian music was spot on! The welcome we got was we felt genuine, and the food from starter to dessert was just amazing and huge portions!. On second night my husband asked if they stocked his favourite wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
633olived
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County Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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English first
County Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

my husband and I ate there on two nights whilst staying in the Hermitage. The decor and italian music was spot on! The welcome we got was we felt genuine, and the food from starter to dessert was just amazing and huge portions!. On second night my husband asked if they stocked his favourite wine, Montepulciano and off they went... More 

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Dublin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Very authentic Italian food, well worth a visit. Antipasto was excellent, pizza and pasta very good. Staff were very welcoming.

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Portlaoise, Ireland
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I went for Valentines with my girlfriend and i couldn't fault the place. We were greeted on arrival by a very friendly waiter. Everything from the food to the service was top notch and we weren't left wanting for anything. We will definitely be back.

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Laois
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My partner and I had our New Years Eve 2014 dinner in Sol Oriens, what a fantastic evening. the atmosphere was amazing, the food was first class as ever, I had Hake for my mains, outstanding. delicious food and great wines. I recommend the white chocolate cheesecake for dessert. The staff are so friendly and always make us feel very... More 

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Carlow, Ireland
Top Contributor
204 reviews 204 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Had a dinner with a group of friends in Sol Oriens last weekend. The service was very good, the food was nice and the ambience was conducive to an enjoyable experience. I gave it 4 rather than 5 stars as I would say the chips, soup and bruschetta were ok without being spectacular and the steaks were fantastic but slightly... More 

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armagh
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

During our 2 night break at the Heritage we decided to dine on the second night at this restaurant. It is only 2/3 minutes walking distance from the hotel. You are advised to book for the weekends. The food and service was first class as was the general ambience of the restaurant. It is less formal than the the Hotel... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We enjoyed an excellent meal here this evening, 2 adults, 2 teens and a 10 year old. We were staying at the excellent Heritage Golf and Spa hotel and this restaurant is part of the complex. We were offered a shuttle to and from the restaurant, but declined the offer as enjoyed the 3 minute walk. The service, ambience and... More 

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Mountrath, Ireland
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have eaten in Sol Oriens before and think that the food is lovely. As an italian restaurant the italian food should be perfect and it more that meets muster in this regard. Its a bit on the expensive side but that is to be expected as it is part of a 5 star resort and you would not expect... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was not my first visit to this restaurant and I'm sure it won't be my last. Every time I stay in the heritage I make it my business to have a meal here. It seems to be busy every night which makes for a good atmosphere. The food is always very good and the wine list has lots of... More 

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Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I was looking forward to my return visit, but was hugely disappointed.Food choices limited, only four pizzas, and two steaks.Glass of wine nearly €12!!!! The staff were, friendly, welcoming and professional like before.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Heritage Hotel | Killenard, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic

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