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Italian Connection

38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 4225
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (62 reviews)
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must tell that if you are looking for an outstanding pizza, this is the place in Kilkenny city. Service was very slow considering there were three customers, it took almost 40 minutes for our pizzas!

Thank Gaby N
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Food was good - but not 'great' Place was packed though, so maybe my meal choice just wasn't their finest ? I had chicken and mushrooms in a cream sauce .... about the same as a weekday meal I might whip up after work ......More

2  Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Just back from a meal here and felt I had to write a review (which I never do) but I was so disgusted with what was served to us. Both my husband and I were not happy with our meals. He had prawn pil pil...More

Thank 153jim
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a nice dinner with my husband! Very nice little restaurant. He had the spaghetti and I had the rigatoni , both amazing!

Thank Lynsey L
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Seafood pasta was a grave disappointment - an obvious frozen mix and a bad one at that. Crab Sticks are not seafood and the flavour permeated the dish and destroyed the tomato sauce. What an expensive mistake €42 for one pizza, one bad pasta and...More

Thank Nuknuk67
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for Saturday night 16.09 and requested a table with space not packed in beside someone - Arrived down after travelling for 25minutes and what happened - arrived down and was brought to a table that was designed for 4 people but was...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Arrived without a reservation and asked for a table for 2. We were led down to a row of small tables ideal for 2. We were seated at a table with diners at the tables either side. As we sat down it was obvious that...More

Thank Richie L
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I'd dined here before and the food is certainly lovely, so lovely that I wanted to dine here again during my visit to the Kilkenny Arts Festival this year. Knowing how full the restaurants become during this time, and particularly on a Saturday night, I...More

Thank Tisrara Teacher
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Really good food, auethentick Italian food. Not too meny veggie options but you can make your own pizza. The staff was were lovely and easy to talk to. it was afternoon and it was quite, very comfortable.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Absolutely delicious Italian food. Ate for the first time at this restaurant at the weekend and it has a fantastic atmosphere - Clean, modern and buzzing! Pizza and pasta's were equally delicious. The staff and service were excellent and so friendly to us. We live...More

Thank Rosslare16
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12 March 2016|
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Response from Patinya K |
You can have steak or salad with chips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 4225
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Italian Connection is a contemporary Italian restaurant serving simple, freshly prepared dishes using the finest and freshest ingredients for over 15 years. Located in the heart of Kilkenny, the friendliest city in Europe, this family run restaurant serves affordable Italian cuisine at its finest. There's an Italian dish for everyone - from Italian favourites to authentic Italian dishes - just like Mama use to make them! Or taste the lighter side of Italian food along with Italian Connection special gluten free dishes. "Savour the tastes and the moments at the Italian Connection with family and friends. That's what memories are made of."
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