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The Fig Tree Restaurant

20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
+353 56 775 6676
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (58 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As my husband and I were walking the streets of Kilkenny, sheets of rain started coming down. We ducked inside this little cafe to satisfy the growing hunger lurking in our bellies and to hide from the torrential downpour. After being greeted with a smile...More

Thank LisaFayeLovesFood
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with friends for a casual lunch. Greeted straight away by a lovely waitress and food arrived very quick. No problems with food at all, lovely meal. The prices are a bit high, that's my reason for giving 4 stars. Other than that I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So happy we chose to eat here! Friendly service, amazing food, great atmosphere! Great gluten free menu. We had the soup of the day- butternut squash & sweet potato- SO GOOD, the grilled wrap GF- SO MUCH YES, & the club panini pretty good. Soup...More

Thank JessicaDoctor7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent Full Irish Breakfast with great tasting black and white pudding. Service was very friendly and fast.

Thank MjP123123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great lunch choice with a good selection on menu, went for breakfast option with a variation and it was delicious. snack and full meal options and very friendly service

Thank JohnOL10
ThomasClarke, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your good review glad you liked us. Regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here a few times during our stay. I had the carrot cake and .my daughter had a scone . They were very tasty

Thank carb30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a 10 hour tour of Glendalouch and Kilkenny with Wildrover Tours, I got hangry by 2 pm as we spent all the time hiking in glendalouch and didn't eat there. It was a welcoming atmosphere with beautiful wood tables and 3 levels of space...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose this restaurant based on reviews that it was the best full breakfast in Ireland. It was definitely the best of the few I had during my trip!My husband and I went on for lunch. Nice atmosphere, not too loud or busy, but not so...More

Thank Rebecca H
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, I am delighted our breakfast lived up to its reputation and that you liked the atmosphere in our restaurant. My staff and I work hard to deliver the best experience where possible for our customers and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice reasonably priced meal here. Pleasant staff. Excellent coffee. Very central location. Not too busy and nice easy listening background music. Would definitely recommend for lunch if in Kilkenny

Thank jpcampion
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a wonderful lunch at the Fig Tree. The service was efficient and the staff very friendly. I can't say enough about the food, the warmed goat cheese salad was so fresh and delicious. Great sandwiches and soups too. The bread served with the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 6676
  • E-mail
The Fig Tree Restaurant is built around an ethos of freshly prepared food sourced from local, Irish ingredients, in a relaxed casual dining setting. All of our food is prepared in our kitchen from scratch from our local minced beef for our burgers to our hand crafted cakes and pastries using the finest grains from the local granary. Our coffee is ethically sourced and selected and roasted to our own requirements, offering you the perfect cup every time. To compliment our dishes we also serve O' Hara's Irish Craft Beers and house red and white wine. We place particular emphasis on our service and friendly customer relations, ensuring every guest enjoys their visit. For those with celiac dietary requirements, we provide a range of gluten free options, both savoury and sweet. Our promise is fresh, hand prepared food in a comfortable setting. Looking forward to your visit. Yours, Chef Prop. Thomas Clarke.
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