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Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant

6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 7066
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“scones” (52 reviews)
“salads” (37 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here for Lunch with my sister and it turned out to be really nice. There is a great selection of food and and it is not too expensive. I had a lovely chicken dish. It has lots of seating and it well spaced out....More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Has many option, good good and amazing sweets..!! Beautiful environment with courteous staff. Service is fast and is ideal for coffee and breakfast. Surely you will enjoy it!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this kind of place to eat; reminds me of La Samaritaine in Paris, with a restaurant up high. Well, in this case it's on the second floor, but still a great place to find a table and view the action on the street,...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely cafeteria/café, with live piano music and a wide selection of dishes and drinks- hot and cold, and good value (for Dublin). Staff were all pleasant and friendly and the café was clean and had a nice atmosphere. However, it was extremely...More

Thank ChrissyA87
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for breakfast in this busy restaurant. The restaurant is very popular and you can see why,for breakfast you can do a few options of the fry up to scones to a mix of fresh juice/smoothies etc. Every thing is cooked fresh or has...More

Thank WalshWaterford
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find yourself in Dublin, you must go to Kilkenny Cafe for breakfast. The place is darling and friendly. The food is an exceptional value and very tasty. The shops downstairs are filled with fabulous Irish treasures

Thank sojouner2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here on numerous occasions and the food is excellent. There is a wide variety of foods on offer from pastries, fries and cooked lunches. They also have a great gluten/wheat free selection of treats. It can bet busy on occasion especially around 10.30-11.00....More

Thank William O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our lunch at Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant . It was crowded, and served cafeteria style, but all food and drink was quite good. They had a wide range of foods from which to choose - something for every appetite and pallet. Very...More

Thank pollyrascal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was skeptical and ready to turn back at several points. Maybe it was the downstairs shop dedicated to women's ware, or the cafeteria setup, or the nosy crowded dining room, or being surrounded by a packed house of elder women (sorry ladies). But I'm...More

Thank TravelLife19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An unexpected find. Sunday mid morning, stopped for a cuppa and found this place. Above a shop with a man playing jazz, great entertainment even though I'm not into jazz, it fitted the place. Reasonable prices, lovely scones and I had homemade lemonade. Café is...More

Thank Janine D
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Jakki C
May 2, 2017|
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Response from dan193 | Reviewed this property |
The eating area is on the upper floor but I'm pretty sure they have a lift in the corner. It's probably worth calling ahead to double check. The food is from a self-service counter but the staff are very friendly and would... More
Karen D
September 29, 2016|
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Response from Fitnessworldexplorer | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a nice 10 min walk, straight up O'Connell Street from your Hotel over the bridge head towards Trinity College then onto to Nassau Street.
September 19, 2016|
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Response from Mintyburble | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Please ring the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $17
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 7066
Our recently refurbished eatery in Dublin's city center with views overlooking Trinity college offers our guests an experience to remember. Fresh and seasonal ingredients are used to produce daily offerings by our team of highly committed chefs. Truly passionate and friendly staff will offer hospitality that is hard to beat.
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