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The Fig Tree Restaurant

20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
+353 56 775 6676
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (65 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
“club panini” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick lunch here on a day trip to the town centre. On a positive note, the staff were lovley and very helpful to everyone who had questions about what to do. We had 1 soup and BLT and 1 Panini and chips. It was...More

Thank seanaway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and friendly staff. Pancakes were delicious. We ordered hot chocolate and steaky bacon pancakes and fruity ones, highly recommended if you like pancakes

Thank Yka I
ThomasClarke, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review so glad you enjoyed the pancakes and that you found our staff nice and friendly I will pass on your comments.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee and snack. Table service. We asked for a cup of tea, a cappacino and two cakes and a glass of water. We got the hot drinks and cakes but no water. And we did ask a second time but still...More

Thank aarond661
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch here, very relaxing , quick service and very friendly staff. Can get a bit busy at lunch time but there is plenty of room with two floors upstairs to sit in .

Thank Lowdot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and lovely premises, busy little spot, 3 floors of seating, nice to drop in and relax for a bite. In the centre of Kilkenny,walking distance from castle. Friendly staff and kid friendly.

Thank Gavsmyth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we come to kilkenny we stop here. Lovely, quality, freshly, cooked food, clean enviroment. staff helpful and catered for a 'menu change'! The only problem was the toilets are upstairs and my elderly dad couldn't use them.More

Thank chris s
ThomasClarke, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for making time to give us such a great review the fact that you come into us everytime you come to kilkenny speaks volumes for us. Unfortunatly the toilets are up staires and these were put in prior to us taking over the...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for lunch with a family member. We were sat upstairs where it has been very quiet, we have ordered our food of a very nice guy. He has also brought us out food within a few minutes. The service was fast, food was...More

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ThomasClarke, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your complimentary review sorry you felt uncomfortable about the waitress filling your sugar bowl she should have just swapped it out. Regards.

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Catch your breath from walking everywhere. Near everything. Great service. Great food. Free wifi. Bring your postcards and do them. Post office across the street.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
ThomasClarke, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We were delighted to get your review thanks for being so kind. Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is really sweet and the food is soooo good. Really close to the Kilkenny Castle. Just loved it.

Thank Chanelle M
ThomasClarke, Owner at The Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for giving such a good review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Charming and delicious place to start the day. Can't beat the Irish Breakfast and the scones were fabulous too. The staff was very friendly as well. Definitely recommend the Fig Tree.

Thank Paul T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 6676
  • E-mail
The Fig Tree Restaurant is built around an ethos of freshly prepared food sourced from local, Irish ingredients, in a relaxed casual dining setting. All of our food is prepared in our kitchen from scratch from our local minced beef for our burgers to our hand crafted cakes and pastries using the finest grains from the local granary. Our coffee is ethically sourced and selected and roasted to our own requirements, offering you the perfect cup every time. To compliment our dishes we also serve O' Hara's Irish Craft Beers and house red and white wine. We place particular emphasis on our service and friendly customer relations, ensuring every guest enjoys their visit. For those with celiac dietary requirements, we provide a range of gluten free options, both savoury and sweet. Our promise is fresh, hand prepared food in a comfortable setting. Looking forward to your visit. Yours, Chef Prop. Thomas Clarke.
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