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The Courtyard Bar and Grill

European, Irish, Bar, Pub
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W3 Macdonagh Junction | Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
056 7772559
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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County Wexford, Ireland
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134 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here one sunday with family of 4 people only. We ordered 2 ceasar salads and some sandwiches. After 20 minutes I had to ask a waitress and then another waitress for some water, over half an hour later all we still had was now 2 jugs of water on the table and still no food. No apology for... More 

Thank GED_9
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I was in mc donagh with two friends doing a bit of shopping and decided we wanted something to eat, we wanted something substantial so oppted for the courtyard. It's was about 4.45 when we went in and for our menus. The waitress seemed nice. We ordered I have the goats cheese tart with chips my friends had the steak... More 

1 Thank Stephanie Q
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Came on a Monday afternoon about two weeks ago. I was debating leaving a review but I think it's warranted. I was in Kilkenny for the day with my mother and as she wasn't feeling the best we decided to eat closer to the train station before we headed home. My mother ordered a glass of wine and the steak... More 

Thank Hannah O
Level Contributor
38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

The service was fine and atmosphere nice but I ordered a chicken salad with chargrilled peppers and sundried tomotoes for about 9euro which consisted off about 2 small bites of chicken, zero chargrilled peppers, a couple of the tomatoes and a whole pack of salad leaves and onion. Was a poor representation of what was offered on the menu, and... More 

Thank Alltacht
Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

I recently had a meal out here as we had dined here previously and enjoyed it. We sat in the children's play area outside and waited a long time before being acknowledged or being given menus. I ordered the chicken salad with chargilled peppers & sundried tomatoes. I received chicken, onions, ordinary tomatoes and a lot of lettuce leaves with... More 

Thank MissSunshine902
Enniscorthy, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a family day out..was very happy overall with the service and especially the food...my lasagne was delicious and my wifes curry was also very tasty..would stop here again for food no problems at all..

Thank James D
Cork, Ireland
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This is an excellent choice if you are eating with children. They have a small play area in the heated area outside. The food is very good and the waiters are very friendly.

Thank montagne
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Went here the other day as meeting with friends and the service is terrible! We ordered our food and drinks but took 15 mins for drinks to arrive! We got our food I had lasagne which was small and my mother ordered chips to go with her meal and we had to ask 3 times before we received it! Wasn't... More 

Thank SophieSpy
Kilkenny, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Wife and family went in today, 40 mins before got food after asking 3 waitresses for service, when the order came it was wrong, no apologies, no effort to change, staff rude and not interested, never going back,

2 Thank John W
Waterford, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Playarea inside this restaurant so thought it was the best place for myself and my toddler. No one would come over to take my order first of all, then when i called a young girl for a menu she handed it to me and walked off i called after her for kiddies menu and no doubt she heard me and... More 

Thank Julieann O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
European, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W3 Macdonagh Junction | Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: 056 7772559

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