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La Rivista

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great variety on menu, ready to adjust accordingly for gluten free options, very good value, excellent service overall very good experience also suitable for kids

Thank claired35
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were 11 of us and generally the food was very good however one or two of my friends were disappointed. Staff were extremely helpful and overall I would recommend.

Thank Badback
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After visiting the Rothe House we walked past the restaurant. When we read the menu, and saw that there was a 2016 Trip Advisor decal in the window, we knew we were eating there. With no reservation, we were seated at a table in the front window. Our server was very personable and helpful with our dinner choices. We decided... More 

Thank Wendy P
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked this restaurant for dinner for my boyfriends 30th. The two of us were spending the night in Kilkenny and we couldn't have asked for a nicer meal. I initially booked through email and had a few questions. A staff member rang me almost immediately. Forgive me but I'm not great with names,I think the lady was called Susie (not... More 

Thank Laura F
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I has the pleasure of visiting this restaurant with a group of twenty-five other people. We had booked in advance so the tables were laid out ready for us when we arrived. On arrival we were welcomed by friendly staff. After giving us time to look at the menu our orders were taken. There were plenty of jugs of iced... More 

Thank Finola B
Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to la rivista for a small family celebration. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, the food was exquisite and the ambiance warm and inviting. It was great to see the restaurant so busy on a Wednesday night, this was surely a good sign for what we were hoping for. We were not disappointed. The meal deal was great... More 

Thank magalificus
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local person recommended this place to us. It was great. Very friendly service from the owner. Classy place. Meal was prepared and delivered was elegance. It was delicious.

Thank ShayneFloyd
Hamilton, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here when visiting family in 2015 and 2016. This time opted for the black pudding and goat cheese starter. I can usually take or leave black pudding but this was delicious. Nice pairing with the creamy goat cheese and chutney topping. For mains I selected the hake which was also very nice. I would have liked the pavlova for... More 

Thank Marg M
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Ate here a couple of weeks ago with my wife. We got the two 3 course dinners with a bottle of wine deal. Excellent value in terms of quality and service. We'd go back again when we're back in Kilkenny.

1 Thank Fred D
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Ate here for an anniversary and could not have been happier. From the time we arrived to the time we left everything was first class, the service, the atmosphere and the best of all was the food we had. The food was so fresh, tasty and full of flavour. They really know how to cook good food here, it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $23
Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1666

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