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“Nice, very nice”
Review of La Perla

La Perla
Ranked #60 of 236 Restaurants in Kilkenny
Price range: $51 - $51
Cuisines: Irish, Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Had meal as part of a package in hotel, asked for table by window at breakfast and it was ready when we arrived, starters of prawns and chicken & mushroom parcel, both were very nice, sea bass and pork dishes followed and both were very well presented by very good staff, deserts followed and coffee in the foyer. Overall a very good meal with a excellent choice of rosé wine

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Can't fault the staff and the surroundings, it really is a fantastic Hotel and the spa pool is to die for. The breakfasts are really yummy but get down their early because it does get busy. However the evening meal we had at La Perla really let the place down. We ordered the muscles, Beef and the chicken. Very little muscles and it was not a tasty dish at all.The beef was not cooked as we asked, it was tough as nails and it wouldn't feed a sparrow(3 bites of the beef and it would be gone) It was also cold when it arrived to our table. They had run out of some starters and main dishes. Have eaten here before and at the time I gave feedback about the beef and they said they were changing supplier so I was hoping it would be better this time...to our disappointment, it was even worse. We did speak to the manager and the dishes were replaced with chicken which was ok( tip for the chef...the appearance of the chicken is atad off-putting,,,order and see for yourself) The manager assured us that he never has any complaints about the food which I was very surprised about as I'm not alone with some of the reviews here. We did have a late time booking for the meal so I don't know if that had anything to do with it. We were so hungry by the time we got the chicken dish I was past caring. When our plates were taken the waiter asked us, 'Is it ok THIS time'? I would have much preferred the meal I actually wanted to be ok the 1st time around. The desserts were lovely. I would recommend staying at the Hotel but might be better if you pop into Killkenny itself for your dinner.

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1  Thank Ah0x
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

The food was not cooked properly, or it was not being cooked as we asked. There were garnishes what we couldn't recodnised.

3  Thank Hajni21
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

I loved the efficient, attentive and friendly staff. The food was superb and the setting was lovely... We very pleased

Thank Ray A
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

The food just melted in our mouths. great choice on the menu, great atmosphere in the restaurant. It tasted like more

Thank maturecouple12345
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