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The Fig Tree Restaurant

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20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
+353 56 775 6676
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited here again this year and loved the fact that the excellent quality of the food hasn't dropped one bit. I had the all day breakfast which still has the best ingredients we've found in any restaurant! Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Justin P
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us So glad you liked us. More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Had the most loveliest coffee and the Carrot cake was unreal . Safe where so friendly and the decor is beautiful. Highly recommend

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Thank Sarah C
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing us and for being so kind. More 

Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely full Irish breakfast with the 2 boys aged 9&12 with Gluten free options. The service was great - friendly and also very quick. The kids' only issue was they didn't realise pancakes or smoothies were on the menu! We'll be back to try them out!

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Thank Eswhittle
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Very grateful for your review and we are very pleased you will be back. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Welcoming friendly staff nice menu with good variety of choice .good burger options little pricey for a burger small but quality was good child friendly and welcoming

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Thank Kim C
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review much appreciated. More 

Dallas, Texas
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Nice little lunch spot while out shopping, but be prepared to squeeze into tiny, crowded tables, and wait a long time to be served, especially if you sit upstairs. Good for soup and bread with a pot of tea on a cold afternoon, but not much else. The lasagna is ok, nothing fabulous. It's just too jam-packed for our comfort!

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Thank WickedWitch1999
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, sorry you were a bit squeezed in we were extreamly busy for Easter holidays. More 

Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Great options, with particular attention to gluten-free dietary needs. In other words, I could at long last have a burger, because they are considerate enough to offer gluten-free bread. And, to my great happiness, it was a very good burger too. All the employees were extremely kind;

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Thank Linda M
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am delighted we were able to cater to your dietary needs and you were so happy. More 

Cork
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017

The food was lovely with a great range and choice for different dietary requirements. The staff are really friendly and there's a great buzz in the place.

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Thank Sharon S
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review its great to know you liked us. More 

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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Wow .. what a find. Coffee was great, hot chocolate was delicious and the hazelnut gluten free brownie with ice crean was very tasty. And all for 8€. The meals looked fantastic but we were only after coffee and cake. The quality and value for money was some of the best we found in Kilkenny.

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Thank Mark A
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we are delighted you left us happy. More 

County Tipperary, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017

I visited the Fig Tree this week with my 2 daughters. We are all coeliac and I'm dairy intolerant also. When we asked what was gluten free we were blown away by the selection from soup, sandwiches, wraps, bagels, scones, burger buns and delicious choc brownies. We had the BLT and brought home some scones and brownies. Everything was delicious... More 

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Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, sorry for late response, I do remember talking to you and I am delighted you were so happy as we do try hard to cater for coeliacs. More 

Tullamore, Ireland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch here. We really loved the mint and apple tea. Although they did not sell the tea leaves, the very nice staff offered us a small box of it for just a Euro. They would not accept any more money! Will definitely return. Highly recommended.

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Thank OffalyLarry
Thomas C, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we appreciate it. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $16
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?