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Kilkenny Shop

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Good source of Irish made gifts and time to stop for coffee or lunch

This shop has a lot of interesting Irish made products and designer goods. Great quality gifts with... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
Gorey, Ireland
Great Sunday Lunch

We often visit the restaurant located on the 2nd floor at the Kilkenny Shop when we make a trip to... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
Tallanstown, Ireland
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A shop specializing in Irish-themed products, from clothing to pottery.
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6 Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 677 7066
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

This shop has a lot of interesting Irish made products and designer goods. Great quality gifts with a lot of style, however prices are high. There is also a nice cafe upstairs where the quality of the food is very good. Again it is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We often visit the restaurant located on the 2nd floor at the Kilkenny Shop when we make a trip to Dublin we normally just have coffee and a scone or pastry. Today we stopped by just after 3pm and had Sunday Lunch. Were we glad...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I am a regular shopper at the Kilkenny shop in Cork City. The staff are always so nice and helpful without being over the top. Always guaranteed to buy a quality gift there.Had difficulty with a purchase of an Orla Kiely bag last year ,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fiona O
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It was a busy Halloween weekend in Dublin but we still managed to get a nice window seat overlooking Trinity College's cricket field. I had a great baked chicken with parmesan cheese and herbs dish while my partner had an enormous bowl of soup with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I just love this shop and always end up spending so much! When I’m in Galway it’s one of the first visit I’ll take! I love the clothes and jewelry they have a wonderful variety. Also I get some presents as they have lovely little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne Q
Reviewed August 31, 2018

This is a quality shop showcasing the best of Irish goods at affordable prices. Upstairs is the restaurant and café, a gathering place for locals and those who are visiting. Excellent pastries, friendly staff, and very casual, homey atmosphere. The cakes and scones are house-made...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I am reviewing the cafe, which is upstairs from the shop The goods: The scrambled egg was absolutely delicious, as was the ‘potato fry’ Excellent fruit salad for just under €5 Really good, helpful & cheerful service Excellent quality fruit juice A choice of cereals...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

We phoned the Kilkenny shop on a Tuesday afternoon around 1430 spoke to Shirley, we wanted to buy a picture by Rebeka Kahn, quite a size 53x53. There was free postage so we ordered it thinking it would take a couple of days at least...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bobthedog198
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic freshly cooked breakfast with good strong coffee. Probably the best value in town and even better if you can get a window seat overlooking trinity college.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Timothy O
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I love this store. It a great place to buy quality items as gifts, if you need a wedding gift for a foreign wedding you can mail it and purchase tax free. There is a nice cafe restaurant upstairs too. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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June 27, 2016|
Response from AudraiOD | Reviewed this property |
Hi Barbara you'll find everything you're looking for on Nassau St beside Trinity College; if you don't find what you're looking for in the Kilkenny Shop, House of Ireland is down the street. Thursday evening is late opening... More
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Hotels in Dublin (10 Replies)
Any suggestions for hotels in Dublin near Nassau Street, opposite the Kilkenny Shop. We are needing a one night stay in August before catching a tour at 9 am. Would like something lower that $300 per night if possible.
May 09, 2018|
Response fromirrover|
Without knowing how many Euros your $300 (US, CND, AUS ....) and the actual date, there is Buswells or two O'Callaghan's Hotel group hotels nearby that usually are less expensive.
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Mini Trip report : less than 24hrs in Dublin, November 2014 (5 Replies)
Our 1-night trip to Dublin didn't go exactly to plan, but we still had a great time. We were late leaving east Clare, driving via Gort to Loughrea, where we picked up the motorway to the airport. We stopped to refuel at applegreen services, and didn't get to the airport rental depot until 2pm. Now, I had totally forgotten that there were going to be protest marches in towns and cities across Ireland on Saturday (not that I could do much about it!); it took Aircoach almost 80 minutes to get...More
November 04, 2014|
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