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Giovannelli's

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Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin 00000, Ireland
0871231353
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just awesome

I had the great pleasure of visiting Giovannelli's for the 2nd time in a few months this weekend. Words fail to describe the bliss experienced on both my palate and wider senses courtesy of Daniel and his small team. The restaurant is utterly unassuming, the food is extraordinary (which really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Michael B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

I had the great pleasure of visiting Giovannelli's for the 2nd time in a few months this weekend. Words fail to describe the bliss experienced on both my palate and wider senses courtesy of Daniel and his small team. The restaurant is utterly unassuming, the food is extraordinary (which really takes a lot for me to say), staff are very... More 

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County Donegal, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The food was very good, as was the service and the ambiance. Would be lovely for a romantic meal. We weren't sure which wine to choose, so they offered to let us try a few before deciding, a very nice touch indeed. Good value for money

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

What a find of a restaurant in a very small town in Ireland. Lovely food, clearly the Chef/owner is inspired of what is in season and then he cooks with what is fresh or what he grows himself. My dinner was just lovely, service was just as it should be, smart and smiling and attentive. I overheard another diner ordering... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We didn't actually go in as it was expensive but it also looked very nice, maybe another time we would go in and try it, the food around these parts is always good no matter where you go :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

You get the personal attention of the owner / chef and his food is really good. Suggest you book early as he has limited space and as the food is so good he is very popular

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were finishing up a three week trip to England, Wales and Ireland and I can honestly say this was the best meal I had on the whole trip. The ravioli was excellent and the steak melted in my mouth. Really this was top notch Italian food!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Decided on this restaurant during an overnight stay in Killorglin, Did not to expect to find a traditional Italian restaurant owned and run by a Milanese in this part of the world. Excellent waitress with a cheery smile showed us to our table. Very clean and tidy dining area. Menu on a chalk board added to the 'family Italian' atmosphere.... More 

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netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

great food and nice people! we had a wonderful evening and i highly recommand this place while in Kilgorlinn

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Charming Italian restaurant in Killorgan. Pasta, Kerry lamb and beef all cooked perfectly complimented by friendly service. Slight delay on receiving main courses but owner/chef did apologise in person which was nice. Would like to return but a bit pricey with kids. (our mains ranged from €17.50 - €32).

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Everything that we had here was perfect, from the house wine to the home made pasta. I have an oyster starter followed by home made ravioli, and home made tiramisu. The bill at the end was also reasonable. Definitely worth the visit if you are in Killorglin.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin 00000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killorglin
  • Phone Number: 0871231353

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 133
  • Cuisine: Italian

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