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“Good foodie stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Zuni

Zuni
Ranked #4 of 217 Restaurants in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Raleigh, NC
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good foodie stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

We came to Zuni because of it's participation in the area Food Tour. They feature local ingredients and list the purveyors on the menu. The kitchen is open and diners can view the activity of the food preparation. The meal was the best we had in Ireland.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Cynthia R
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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“Wonderful reprieve from pub food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

Irish pubs are fun places to drink and listen to music, but the food isn't that great generally and sometimes simply awful. Zuni by comparison, is a world class restaurant in any city. Fried smoke trout rolls with hollandaise and a poached egg made a fantastic starter. The rolls were crisp and tasty, not at all greasy. Salmon main was perfectly cooked as was the pork belly. Desserts upheld the quality of the rest of the meal. Service was good, if a bit harried on the busy night I ate there. 28 Euro 3 course meal was a good deal.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank cecil94117
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great Service, Excellent Food and Starched White Linens”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

We ate at Zuni following a disasterous dinner the night before at La Perla at the Lyrath Estate (important to note that Lyrath management did a stellar job in listening and taking care of us following our experience at La Perla) Zuni was a first class experience, well run and dinner was well executed. You must try the "chicken salad" apetizer, like nothing else. If you're from the states, forget your notion of "chicken salad" this is not the same. This starter is tender pieces of grilled chicken cooked in a light, sweet, chili sauce, outstanding! The duck was recommended by our waiter and it did not disappoint, crispy, lean and tender with excellent seasoning. The restaurant has a sophisticated feel, great for a romantic dinner.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Scott P
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fresh, local ingredients impeccably cooked”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

This is definitely one of the best meals I have had in a long while and I am a frequent restaurant goer in London. The food was perfectly prepared & presented and the incredible freshness & quality of the ingredients was apparent from the first mouthful. The provenance of the meat, fish & cheese is listed at the bottom of the menu and could not be more local. The staff were all excellent from the barman with his cheerful welcome through the helpful, informed, professional yet friendly waiters to the chefs who can be seen in the semi open kitchen. The decor is simple but effective and the ambience great - a busy, buzz but without being able to eavesdrop on neighbouring tables. I would be tempted to visit Kilkenny again simple to eat here!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Jane P
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“Great dining experience.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Had a meal here last night. First time here and the food and service were fantastic. The waiters were very attentive and brought my wife a warm blanket as the evening grew colder.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Lee S
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