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Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant

6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 7066
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“scones” (65 reviews)
“salad” (67 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a bit of extra time with our tour group in Dublin, so we went in to Kilkenny's department store. Upstairs on the second floor was a very large cafe, with large windows opening to the street side. Offering a huge selection of sandwiches,...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had soup and sandwiches for lunch. It is a cafeteria style restaurant. The soups were exceptional- seafood chowder and onion. The sandwiches were also very good. It is located in a busy area. We were pressed for time but were able to finish early...More

Thank GlennAndrewToronto
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very busy place,big selection of food, nice staff, very handy for a quick lunch in town, desserts are delicious 👌🏻

Thank MWW1900
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in for lunch and sampled the soups and baked good. Cafeteria style setting. All of our choices we very good. Good for a quick break.

Thank mlaap2
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Kilkenny cafe and restaurant, is one of the nicest and best places for great quality food in Dublin city center, their brunch is also fantastic quality and value. I have tried almost everything on the menu, and have yet to find something that was...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Lots of gluten free options - salads, hot main courses, and desserts. The queues can be long, especially from 12.45 to 2pm, but it is worth the wait. Lovely staff, plenty of tables, and well maintained toilets. My only gripe is the building...More

Thank Éimear O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for coffee and scones, or cake and tea, or a full Irish, or a bowl of tasty soup, or a salad, or a stew..... There are gluten free options, too. Everything is homemade and tasty. So, everyone can choose their...More

Thank CKSage
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there few times, either for breakfast, brunch, lunch or coffee, the coffee is great, the staff friendly, the place is clean and the food is well cooked and presented, for a fair price, they also have student discount and a lovely and...More

Thank MssRivas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a beautiful breakfast with all my family our first visit Gerry the Manager was so helpful and all the staff great food lovely variety well worth a visit will be back

Thank goretti2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lunch and several coffees here. Upstairs location. Sort of a buffet style. Overall good value. Big place, so can always get a seat here.

Thank Fernieskiir
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19 January 2018|
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Response from ChrisKeee | Reviewed this property |
yes you can buy a breakfast takeaway
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Jakki C
3 May 2017|
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Response from dan193 | Reviewed this property |
The eating area is on the upper floor but I'm pretty sure they have a lift in the corner. It's probably worth calling ahead to double check. The food is from a self-service counter but the staff are very friendly and would... More
Karen D
30 September 2016|
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Response from Fitnessworldexplorer | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a nice 10 min walk, straight up O'Connell Street from your Hotel over the bridge head towards Trinity College then onto to Nassau Street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 7066
Our recently refurbished eatery in Dublin's city center with views overlooking Trinity college offers our guests an experience to remember. Fresh and seasonal ingredients are used to produce daily offerings by our team of highly committed chefs. Truly passionate and friendly staff will offer hospitality that is hard to beat.
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