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La Rivista

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22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time dining here and well worth a visit. The food was absolutely devine as well as great service. I had the chicken as my main and the cheesecake for desert! The crunchie cheesecake is a must try it just delicious! My boyfriend had the fish and chips as his main and the choc brownie for desert which he really... More 

Thank Alannah J
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on a recent trip to Kilkenny with our boys. After a short wait for a table we were seated by the friendly owner. Good menu choices and good value offered by set menus. Lots of choice. Kids ate chicken wings and pizza, both of which were very good. Buzzy atmosphere and worth a visit.

Thank SuzDub
Kilkenny, Ireland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five adults including myself dined in this fine restaurant at 8.30 on New Year's Eve. The menu was wide-ranging and well priced. Our starters of salmon, cajun salad, garlic bread etc were excellent. Our mains of home made burger (delicious and recommended), chicken and steak well extremely good; and while three of us only partook in desert of mixed ice... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for dinner with the wife and kids after seeing it recommended as child friendly place. To that end it was - staff were very nice and the kids menu was decent - one of the little'uns had pasta bolognese which was excellent and the other a pizza which he also liked. Both my wife and I had... More 

Thank TJH84
Kilkenny, Ireland
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Really lovely menu.. had a large group for a graduation party and service was fast and friendly will definitely return

Thank Ashlovestravelling
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

A group of us dined here recently and had a good meal however one of our party was vegetarian and really not adequate options pizza or a couple of pasta dishes maybe an idea to do a proper vegetarian main

Thank Alison22
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend La Rivista, for menu choice, pleasant staff, comfortable surroundings and value (option of early bird menu at 8pm). Well worth a visit.

Thank Statia O
Waterford, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Excellent food, good value, fast service, clean restaurant. We have eaten here many times and have not been disappointed any time we visited. Good Italian food and friendly staff

Thank kcc243
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We were thrilled to find La Rivista once again for a fabulous dinner. The food, atmosphere and service was excellent! We were here 2 1/2 years ago and remembered how wonderful our dinner our dinner was at that time. Highly recommended!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

This was our first time in this restaurant and service and food was excellant, will defenately be back on our next visit to Kilkenny 👍

Thank Frank B

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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 - $22
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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?