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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

Certificate of Excellence
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6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I travelled from Galway for a mid week break and stumbled across grapevine. Wine choice was fantastic and good even better. We had 6 dishes between us with chirizo in red wine being the best. I would highly recommend this place and we will be back! Very friendly staff also. Big thumbs up!!!

Thank stuart b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really fantastic menu and wine list. Food is beautiful. Good service. Will definitely be back on my next visit to kilkenny.

Thank nathanspooner11
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here valentines day. Food was nice - staff nice. We ordered patas bravas, chilli mince, ribs and black pudding - the total cost was 26 euro and we only had water to drink. Would recommend

Thank HelenBling2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place! Great variety on the menu and everything is so tasty. I've never ordered anything I didn't love! Lovely relaxed atmosphere. A particular mention for the service too, always efficient and friendly with a genuine smile. Can't fault it.

Thank AnnieJ85
County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Overall we were a little dissappointed with our evening in the Grapevine. On arrival I requested a table with chairs. However they was none available ( we had booked in advance) and we were seated in the back of the restaurant which was cold. The stools were not that comfortable and I was left wondering why would you be expected... More 

Thank nfptc
County Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

While driving to Kilkenny on a cold Friday night I had a look on trip advisor for somewhere to eat and made a reservation in this little gem. The tapas are excellent, calamari, homemade hummus, chorizo and potatoes with chilli, 4 cheese quesadillas and black pudding and red current jelly and risotto. Absolutely gorgeous and washed down with a lovely... More 

Thank UrsulaSB
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88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Probably the only place we found on a quite late Sunday night. From the outside it looked nice and welcoming; and it was. The food wouldn't pass the "tapas" filter but was good enough. The waitress was nice and eager to please us.

Thank jruicen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stopped here for a pre-dinner drink. There was a good selection of wines and beers and the barman was very friendly and helpful. It was a very good alternative to a pub. There were several tables having a meal and the food looked good.

Thank OzSooty
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88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We come here every time we visit kk. It never fails to please. Food is delicious every time. Service is relaxed and it fits with the menu. We have tried most things on the menu at this stage. Our favs are calamari, bravas, meatballs, chorizo and green chilli & the lamb with couscous. Really relaxing atmosphere and I would visit... More 

Thank Dublin122
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Ate dinner here one night and had a lovely meal. Good choice of tapas and with three of us a complete range of food was available. Took some advice from people on the next table and everything was really tasty.

Thank MaggsK1910

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956
The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?