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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (95 reviews)
“hummus” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Spanish, International, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a few days of pubs and beers, we were looking for something a little lighter and for some good wine. We stopped here for dinner on a Sunday night - it was small but had a decent amount of people there. We were seated...More

Thank MelissaK614
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on tapas for dinner on a recent overnight stay in kilkenny and it was the hightlight of our trip.We arrived to a full restaurant on the saturday evening but the atmosphere was so relaxed .We ordered from the full tapas menu and all i...More

Thank DM2223
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A lovely comfortable and cosy eaterie. We had a snack soup/ toasted sandwiches, which we enjoyed. The restaurant was clean - even the cube sugar was individually wrapped in cellophane! Would certainly go there again

Thank mjj742016
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We visited The Grapevine a few weeks ago on a busy Saturday night, the restaurant was full, and very busy. The waiter in charge ask us to wait a moment and then seated us promptly. We have 6 tapas between and they were delicious. The...More

Thank vavaso
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We went here on a Wednesday night. Only two others in the place. On arrival we were greeted by the manager/waiter who more or less grunted at us and showed us where to sit. Zero chat at all. Brought down empty glasses and a jug...More

3  Thank john b
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Ate here recently in the company of three adults on a slow Thursday evening. Efficient staff in a lovely cozy setting provided a great backdrop for a lovely evening. We decided to order for the table; chicken skewers, ribs, quesadillas, risotto, bruscetta (8 pieces!), chicken...More

Thank Gonzo185
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband eat here all the time and the service, food and wine are always excellent. The only downside is what appears to be the restaurant supervisor/manager he could do with a bit of work on his personality, he's not the friendliest and...More

Thank Roimes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We had wandered into The Grapevine one Saturday night without a reservation and were told the restaurant was fully booked and turned away at the door. The place looked nice and I thought it must be really good considering it was booked out so we...More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We visited without a reservation, but were given a lovely table. Good service but should check in on customers a little more often perhaps, really tasty food and the wine of the month was a winner!!! A bit drafty around the entrance, but the ambience...More

Thank Triee
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were hoping for something a little more Italian judging by the name, but it was a cute little locals place so we sat and had a glass of wine before moving on.

Thank sweet_insurgent
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Robert A
Is there a children's menu?
3 May 2017|
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Response from Gonzo185 | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically, I don't think. I have always visited with adults. Tho, on one occasion there was a 14 y/o in the party, and she was well catered for, in that it's essentially a Tapas restaurant, therefore all the portions... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
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The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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