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| The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Ireland
+353 57 867 8588
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northwest ireland
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Was staying in The Heritage hotel next door. Went to Kellys on both nights. Resturaunt was busy both nights but got sorted even though we didn't have a booking but on limited time (had to be finished in 90 minutes). We both had starters and mains both nights and food was really good with good portions. Staff friendly and helpful.... More 

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Thank slobby
Laois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Kelly's steakhouse in December and the food was fantastic. It's that slight bit more expensive than you would expect to pay but an extra few euro for guaranteed good food is always worth it. Got the T-bone steak and it was huge

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to visiting this after it reopened and waited a suitable amount of time before going so that the staff and kitchen were well settled in. The restaurant is lovely and comfortable but the menu choice is a little lacking and the burger which I ordered was to be honest bland but fine. I won't be rushing to... More 

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Naas, Ireland
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone in the party loved their meal and are talking already about going back for seconds they all loved it so much

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Thank Siy97
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear Siy97, I am delighted that your party had such a fantastic meal and evening during your recent visit to the all new Kelly's Steakhouse. I will pass on your lovely comments about the food to our head chef who will be delighted to hear them, I'm sure! Do come back soon and visit us again, the team is always... More 

Ireland
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205 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was part of a large group who had booked the restaurant 5 weeks earlier. We were seated at the end of restaurant in two adjacent but separate booths which meant the group was totally separated for the night. This area was not the area that had been indicated to us where we would be seated when the booking was... More 

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2 Thank Eimear99
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very attractive steakhouse has just come to Portlaoise and boy is it good. The food here is a real treat, not to mention the slick interior. It has such a modern feel to it, beautiful booths and a stunning bar. They have accommodated us without a reservation on two occasions but I think it would be best to make... More 

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Thank everdeen87
Michael M, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear everdeen87, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Kelly's Steakhouse. I am thrilled beyond words that you consider us a worthy addition to Portlaoise. The whole team are very proud of our new interior design, glad you like it too! I will pass on your compliments regarding the food to the chef, who will be most appreciative!... More 

laois
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since this steakhouse reopened myself and my husband have eaten here 3 to 4 times. For sunday lunch and at night time. Really good menu. Something for everyone! Food is delicious. Staff couldn't be nicer! So helpful and attentive. My only criticism is that the day time menu is the same as the night menu. Makes lunch very expensive! Would... More 

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Thank LaoisIrishgirl
Michael M, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear LaoisIrishgirl, Thank you for your wonderful review of the all new Kelly's Steakhouse. I am delighted to hear from one of our regulars, It's fantastic you are a big fan of our menu! I am also very pleased with your compliments about the quality of the food and service. I will pass your kind words on to the team... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent with huge portions . Good selection for those looking for an alternative to steak. Staff were really attentive although our waitress could have been friendlier? Kids menu was good . Not overly cheap but worth it all the same .

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Thank savoscully
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear Savoscully, Thank you for sharing your views on your recent visit to Kelly's Steakhouse with us. It is most reassuring to hear that you encountered good food coupled with good service, we sincerely appreciate the recognition in this regard. I am most glad to read that you feel your visit with us was worth it. I look forward to... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We were group of 12 including 3 kids.place was absolutely amazing.staffs were very friendly and attentive,food was delicious.thanks for the great evening .we will be definetly back:))

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Thank karl g
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear Karl g, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review of the all new Kelly's Steakhouse. I am most pleased that your large group felt so well catered for and that you found the food and service we provided to be of an excellent standard. I will pass your compliments on to the staff who... More 

Portlaoise, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

From start to finish it was amazing. Nachos (started) were tasty fresh and crunchy... main and desert fantastic too. The ambiente is inviting and bright. Even though it was very busy that night privacy was given to each table. Def go back

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Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear Stinchen2408, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review of the all new Kelly's steakhouse. I am absolutely thrilled that you had such a great meal and that the atmosphere was just right for your evening. I will pass on your compliments to the head chef who will be delighted to receive them. I look... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $34
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
  • Phone Number: +353 57 867 8588
Description
Kelly's Foundry Grillhouse has, in short space of time, become one the favourite restaurants for Portlaoise locals and visitors alike. Black Rock is our speciality - this is an exciting and healthy dining concept where you cook your own choice of meat (all our beef is dry aged and 100% Irish from Hicks in Cork) on a volcanic stone. Enjoy the fantastic atmosphere and tantalizing aromas as your food cooks in front of you!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?