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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

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6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to stop - 1 minute from the castle You can have a glass of wine, a plate of tapas or sit down for an evening Food was excellent, but the ambiance was even better - will be going back next time I am in the area Plus the staff were lovely and it is very unhurried

Thank Marionbkelly
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening for the early bird special. Food was poor. Had to send back chicken skewers as they were dry with no taste and rest of food was nothing special. House wine was also very vinegary. Toilet to ladies was open across from kitchen where door was also open. Not very impressive. Staff were very friendly and... More 

Thank babar1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Tapas restaurant was really quiet when we visited on a Wednesday night. But the service was very quick and the Tapas dishes we chose were very good. However, the bill was a bit more expensive than I expected it to be.

Thank Bobclubs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty, value for money tapas with great service and a warm welcome! Lovely last minute decision and the manager accommodated us straight away despite no booking on a saturday evening he did his best, really enjoyed the food - quick service and very tasty with a great variety of authentic tapas.

Thank CailinMoMo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The early bird offers diners great value. The tapas are well crafted and very tasty. The interior design and room layout creates a relaxed, cosy atmosphere. The waiter was very helpful also. All in all, a very good experience and well recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I have been to the grapevine on numerous occasions and should have reviewed before now. The food is served on display to none anything I have ever ordered have been perfect there is a wide variety of dishes to house from and some delicious wines to compliment them. The atmosphere is very comfortable and relaxed great for a date or... More 

Thank gillmcc
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

By far one of my favorite places to eat in Kilkenny. Lovely decor, friendly and knowledgeable staff. The food is fantastic, but can get a bit pricy if you are eating outside of the early bird menu. If you decide to eat here, you have to try their hummus with melba toast. You will not be dissapointed. Some other stand-out... More 

Thank Jamie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We were here on a busy Saturday night, but the staff were excellent throughout. The food was tasty, with nice size portions for tapas. Only suggestion for improvement would be a couple of more vegetable-based choices. Those we had were delicious - the black pudding was a particular highlight. At the end of the night we realised there were a... More 

Thank brianmca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I had already been in this nice tapas bar few years ago and it never disappoints me. We were a group of friends for a hen party and we enjoyed having our lunch there, the day after the party. The only thing I would say was that at the beginning we didn't feel very welcomed. The guy probably was a... More 

Thank Daniela T
Guelph, Canada
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We had a quick bottle of wine at this lovely and romantic Wine & Tapas Bar! The tapas were delicious and unique. We had the halloumi cheese tapas and it was incredible!

Thank KaitlynnBarrett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $9
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956
The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?