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“Nice taste” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Swans Chinese Restaurant

Swans Chinese Restaurant
The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Ranked #84 of 149 Restaurants in Kilkenny
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night
Description: http://www.kilkennycityonline.com/bus_ad.asp?BUSID=655&CATID=25&SID=82 http://www.ireland-guide.com/establishment/swans_chinese.5379.html
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“Nice taste”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Great taste, but plates are overflowing. :-) Lots of food. Friendly staff.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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236 reviews 236 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 96 cities Reviews in 96 cities
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
“Tastes to tantalise.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Found this restaurant quite by accident - it's tucked away up on the first floor at the corner of The Parade, with a good view right up as far as Kilkenny Castle. Menu and wine list are a bit limited, but what the menu lacked, it was more than made up for in the quality and quantity of food. Service was very good and staff absolutely charming. The restaurant was buzzing with diners, and it's not surprising considering the beautiful meals they dish up. Everything was cooked to perfection and food presentation was a work of art in itself. If you intend visiting Kilkenny and are a fan of Chinese food, Swans is a must for you.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Province of Leinster, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“"lots n lots of food"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

the swan is a lovely chinese restaurant ,the staff are friendly but not intrusive .the food was delicious and the plates are overflowing so please dont eat lunch if your going in the evening for a meal...

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Excellcent friendly service, beautiful restaurant and amazing food.

Visited February 2012
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Toronto
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264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
“Big food!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

You certainly could not complain about the quantity of food served here....the portions were simply gigantic. Flavor-wise, I'm not sure we had the most premium Chinese food ever served. I could be wrong but sensed that MSG was still a component of most of the dishes. Service was very attentive and friendly and the prices were reasonable...even cheap... if you considered the quantity rather than quality.

Visited December 2011
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