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Kelly’s Steakhouse

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| The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 57 8678588
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a place if you like steak you will like the restaurant. There is a good selection of food on the menu, it is reasonably priced and the staff are very friendly. The food is very well presented, with a choice of cooking your own steak on a stone or getting it the traditional way. The steak was excellent,... More 

Thank Shoshi28
Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a meal here recently with a group of friends. If you like steak - you have to have the hot rock steak - it is amazing. Food & service and general ambience was excellent and with the home cooked desserts, you can't go wrong. We will be back soon.

Thank matishamatatti
Portlaoise, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us went to Kelly's It was our first time there. A good presentation was given to us . As the steak house has only been reopened. The food was first class service enjoyed by all. Price was on the upper end for Portlaoise. Having said that ,we are all looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Tony M
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a lovely meal in here just before it opened to the public, everything from the Steaks to the Service was great. So glad to finally have a restaurant in Portlaoise to go to for that special dinner. Chicken Wings were absolutely delicious, and something a little different to the Hot Sauce that seems to be everywhere. However, the steaks... More 

Thank geraldinek2206
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I ate here earlier this week with 2 friends. The food was delicious & service was very prompt and efficient. Staff were all very friendly & welcoming. I would definitely come back again. Excellent choice on the menu. The decor in the restaurant is beautiful & the restaurant has a great atmosphere.

Thank Mary C
Portlaoise, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fillet steak was incredible and would definitely recommend. Things that could be improved: 1. Deserts - the rocky road hot pot could do with extra butterscotch and a fudgier chocolate fudge cake. 2. Toilets - they were freezing and there was no hot water in the taps. Otherwise I cannot fault this place. The main course was excellent value... More 

Thank Getmenot
County Laois, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, I'll say that if I ignored the surroundings last night I would have sworn I was in The Foundry all over again. Nice new decor and nice ambience but a few things just haven't changed. Firstly, I've been trying to get a weekend booking here for the last month, being told "fully booked" every time. I spoke with a... More 

Thank LongLad72
Portlaoise, Ireland
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to the Steakhouse although I had been in The Foundry several times. It is a very spacious restaurant and decor is lovely. On my visit with a group of friends it was busy and the atmosphere was good. Almost all of my party ordered steak. I have to say I was to only one in... More 

Thank 857liamd
Portlaoise, Ireland
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we decided to try the new revamped steakhouse for our anniversary. I'll make this short and sweet. Really lovely menu with something to suit everyone. Chicken wings and calamri to start, TO DIE FOR. Two steaks for mains, Really nice but both ordered medium steaks and they were more on the well done side. Two deserts, fudge and tiramisu,... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely decor. Packed out on Saturday night. Ordered nachos for 2 to start-really woeful to find processed salsa&processed yellow guacamole as accompaniment and fake melted cheese on top. It's not that hard to prepare fresh guacamole?? Or if too expensive to make then take nachos off the menu as these are a disgrace. Found this yellow guacamole stuff in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Steakhouse, Irish, French
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
  • Phone Number: + 353 (0) 57 8678588
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?