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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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Guelph, Canada
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
Dublin, Ireland
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here this week for my Birthday Dinner. It was our first time in a Tapas bar, so didn't know what to expect. The waitress kindly told us how it worked, showed us the various options on the vast menu, told us of the Early Bird menu offers & showed us to our table which was located toward the... More 

Thank carolann r
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful little spot, staff are so welcoming kept passing the grapevine thinking we must go etc,. But when we did it was a real find,fantastic menu will definitely be back.

Thank Mags U
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went into the restaurant with my girlfriend on a Saturday night,I booked a table which is essential as it's a very busy and popular place! Staff were very nice and great at their jobs which wasn't easy as place was packed! Food is really tasty,maybe a little expensive for tapas but nice all the same,price of alcohol is another thing,... More 

Thank Brendan D
Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner went there for dinner, we have ordered 6 tapas,they were nice and tasty mainly,the bruscetta bread was burnt a bit but anyways. The waitress was very nice a bit stressed out cos she was by herself to do all the ordering serving cleaning for all the tables which is not soo good, should be at least... More 

2 Thank Maya8407
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

First experience of tapas and it couldn't have been a friendlier place to take it. Our waiter, Tom, was so accommodating, helpful and brilliant....couldn't do enough. Food variety, veggie options, quality, quantity and atmosphere ensured a great experience. Definitely a 'go to' tapas bar.

Thank Cumnorveggie
Kilkenny, Ireland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Been here a lot, have lovely selection of tapas, great place to meet friends for a catch up and a bite to eat. Great wines and will definitely be back

Thank dohenyl
Wicklow, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here , pick of 3 mid priced tapas and a glass of house wine €20.An enjoyable change to the usual lunch suspects, relaxed great service and good quality.Would definitely recommend for a change, something diferent .

Thank john B
Kilkenny, Ireland
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Ate here last week with some friends. I have been here several times-the last time was not great either. The staff were nice but the food was not great. My fish was dry and the olives in my salad were not fresh. I am disappointed because my early experiences here were positive so I'm not sure what has happened but... More 

Thank fiona m
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great atmosphere, great food ,great vine,great service ,good place to spend some time in.We thoroughly enjoyed our night

Thank jack l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $9
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Wine Bar
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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?