Places to Eat

Cafe Goa. Open for lunch, 12 to 3, 7 days a week
Beautiful dining room upstairs, perfect as a function room for up to 50 people. Delivery available.

The Enchanted Kitchen. We specialise in authentic Thai & French Cuisine. Our authentic food is freshly prepared daily by our expert chefs who have over 20 years experience. The Enchanted Kitchen guarantees you a night of great food, excellent service and all for a reasonable price. We also offer a lunch time menu from Friday to Sunday and an early bird menu from 5pm – 7pm Tuesday to Thursday where you can avail of our excellent offers.

Thomas Francis Meagher Bar. Here at the Granville Hotel our drinks collection is carefully curated by our bar staff with a view to truly savouring the different flavours and pairings available. We have created a Whiskey Wall, Gin Wall and have a selection of Worldwide Vodkas with just as many varied options to pair with your chosen drink. We are on hand to offer advice and recommendations so you can find your perfect accompaniment for your drink of choice. With this is mind and as we like only the freshest of ingredients we have created Ireland’s first Rooftop Cocktail Herb Garden.

The Rising Sun. For over 30 years The Rising Sun has been offering good Quality, home produced meals for its customers, from humble beginnings – Daily Lunches & Snacks to our present day all day food service – Breakfast , Lunch, Bar Menu and A la carte Menu. We strive to provide value for money while maintaining our high standards. Our restaurant is family friendly with extensive Children’s Menu, High Chairs and Colouring Sheet to help keep the kids amused. There is lunch served daily and a very intimate restaurant offering the best in local produce. The Restaurant in The Rising Sun hotel Serve a fantastic new table service lunch menu Monday to Sunday, our head chefs motto is “only the freshest produce will do” and all of this is sourced locally from prime cuts of Irish beef to fresh fruit and vegetables. All our stock is bought fresh that morning and prepared in our very own kitchen by our superb chefs and cooks.

Momo is a multi-award winning restaurant in Waterford City, Ireland. Featuring fresh and healthy cuisine that celebrates the local food producers of Waterford County, Momo presents dishes rich in flavour and finesse in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Sheehan’s Restaurant. Bistro Menu: 10am-4.30pm
Breakfast Menu: 10am-12.30pm,
Full Lunch Menu & Daily Specials!! 12pm-4.30pm
Homemade Desserts!!
Steak & Seafood Evening Menu: from 5pm

Bodega! In the heart of Waterford City is a restaurant that champions the local food experience. From the beginning, we have strived to offer the best of local produce where possible, to give value for money, to have fun, to provide great food and drinks & to have relaxed customers who can really let themselves go!! Waterford is a hotbed for fresh, world class quality local produce from farmer to fisherman. The finest seafood & shellfish from Dunmore East, Kilmore Quay & Castletownbere, to the most succulent of local beef or organic pork from The Comeragh Mountains, “Free range” chicken from Wexford, and the famous “Blaa” from an artisan baker 500 metres away! With a Local  Tramore man in the Kitchen, Malcolm Starmer , cooking up a storm, and restaurant manager Aneta, in charge of front of house, we can provide you with an experience to remember!

McLeary’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant. Known for it’s relaxing dining experience, infused with great food and service, McLeary’s Restaurant has built an excellent reputation with local diners and tourists alike. McLeary’s vision is realised by offering locally sourced fresh food at an affordable price.

Kyoto. We are delighted to bring you a new experience of the finest Asian Cuisine. From our Kitchen , we are using the freshest ingredients and Irish Beef. We NEVER use MSG.

La Boheme. We promise an intimate and relaxed dining experience that offers something different to patrons and ensures you enjoy a memorable food experience every time. Chef Eric Theze has created a variety of menus using the finest local, seasonal produce.

L`Atmosphere. Tucked away within a quaint townhouse in the heart of Waterford City, L`Atmosphere is an authentic French bistro and wine bar run by Arnaud Mary and Patrice Garreau since 2005. Expect fresh and seasonal cuisine prepared by Arnaud and dedicated chef and served by a courteous and professional staff. A multy award winning eatery fearuring a unique variety of local fish and sea food, you will also find the best of Irish beef, poultry, lamb and when in the season wild game. Quality, local ingredients cooked with precision and flair are the emphasis. Sofisticated desserts prepared exclusively by pastry chef Patrice Garreau provide a suitable ending to mouth-watering meal. Alternative try a selection of the finest Irish and French cheese.

Peppers Restaurant’s pedigree, enviable location and stunning interior design makes it one of Waterford Cities most finest Indian cuisine. Peppers is undoubtedly one of Southern Ireland’s Best Indian Restaurants. All food sourced locally, all Spice grounded in our kitchen.

La Fontana Waterfords premium authentic rustic Italian Restaurant. Situated in the heart of Waterfords Viking Triangle we offer a wide range of beautiful Italian dishes as well as an exclusive range of regional Italian wines.

The House Restaurant at Cliff House Hotel carries a Michelin star, with simple principles espoused by chef Martijn Kajuiter. He sources as much produce as possible from Ireland, be it land or sea. On top of this he then layers an exploratory, confident style, resulting in interesting dishes which are modern and progressive, and unlike anything else you will eat on the Emerald Isle.

The Lady Helen Restaurant. Lady Helen McCalmont, the previous owner of Mount Juliet, was a superb hostess, who oversaw the gardens and kitchens with a kindly but firm hand. We believe she would have been delighted to know we have maintained her standards, and that the restaurant bearing her name also bears a Michelin Star, along with three AA Rosettes. Our internationally-themed menu consists of dishes made using local ingredients, including many from our own kitchen garden, herb garden and farm. The atmosphere of opulence within the Lady Helen Restaurant complements the pastoral views out over the pastures to the River Nore, racing its way south to Inistioge.

The Blackberry Cafe. Local suppliers are at the heart of our food offering. We are proud to serve dishes using David Ward Organic Vegetables, Knockdrinna Cheese, Tess’s Bakery Bread and Cramers Grove Ice Cream. Good local suppliers have been central to the good reputation The Blackberry Cafe has gained since opening in December 2007. My aim is to develop a reinvigorated local food culture and to become a destination for local, national and international visitors. The Blackberry Café is also a member of the Kilkenny Food Trail.

Truffle Fairy hand makes high quality chocolate truffles, fudge, bars, chocolate eggs and cakes. Carefully chosen fine flavour couverture is paired with fresh spices and quality liquors to create some wonderfully unique and tasty chocolates. We only use the highest quality, locally sourced and organic ingredients when available to make our products.

Toast of Thomastown. Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar. Market stThomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Bassett’s. Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly Marshs StreetThomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland

Enjoy the natural food of The Watergarden Café where light lunches, salads, soups and home baked cakes are served in a relaxed and peaceful environment. The ethos is on using organic and local ingredients where possible. Stroll through the beautiful walled and stream side gardens, then browse the garden shop and art gallery.

Circle of friends, Inistioge. With tables on the street, this cheerful cafe has flavoured coffees (mint, caramel and so on), all-day breakfasts, hot dishes such as beer-battered cod and chips and – the reason everyone’s really here – gargantuan servings of homemade desserts such as pavlova. It’s named for the 1995 film of the Maeve Binchy novel, parts of which were shot in the village.

The Otter Pub Inistioge. Alan and Katrin are saying Hello and Grüss Gott. This is a unique Irish Pub with Bavarian touch and friendly atmosphere.Our credo is to look after each person as a friend so they will always come back.We have 8 beers on draft and a big selection of spirits, soft drinks, beers, coffees, hot chocolate and all other drinks.

Welcome to The Woodstock Arms Bar , a traditional Irish pub set in the picturesque village of Inistioge, Kilkenny, Ireland. The bar stocks and serves all of the famous Irish alcoholic drinks along with all of the other major brands for your enjoyment either on tap or bottle. A range of other refreshments are available at the bar including tea, coffee, soft-drinks and pub nibbles such as roasted peanuts and crisps. At anytime of the year the Woodstock Arms bar is the place to be! Whether in the spring or summer you can sit outside and enjoy the sunny southeast in the relaxed atmosphere of the small village of Inistioge or in autumn or winter sit inside and enjoy the craic at the  bar and bask in the homely heat of a timber burning stove at the heart of the bar in the Woodstock Arms.

Dunbrody Visitor Center River View Cafe. As well as the Ship’s Tour, the Dunbrody Visitor Centre houses a charming river-view cafe and the Irish America Hall of Fame.

The Gallery Restaurant (Brandon House Hotel) offers a splendid fusion of traditional and modern cuisine, prepared by our Executive Chef Naleem Ibrahim. The highest standard of cuisine is assured at all times and this coupled with an extensive wine list offering the best of old and new world wines will ensure you truly enjoy your dining experience. Our efficient and friendly staff will make dining a pleasure, while you enjoy a delicious meal surrounded by a vast collection of painting and sculptures by famous Irish artists.

Mannions. Owned and operated by husband & wife team Emmet & Lisa Hall, Mannions is located on the edge of the busy town of New Ross.  Proud members of Restaurant Association of Ireland, Vintners Federation of Ireland and Wexford Food Family, Mannions pub has firmly made its mark on the dining scene in the South East. Head Chef Nigel Teague places a firm emphasis on using local, sustainable produce & organic where possible.  Nigel and his kitchen team always strive for excellence in the creation, preparation and service of their menus. The collective team at Mannions have the common aim of creating a Gastro Pub where service, quality of produce, value for money and consistency is the main focus.  Whether you’re in for food or just a pint at Mannions you will receive a warm hospitable welcome, a fantastic casual dining experience in a buzzy atmospheric Gastro Pub.

The Cracked Teapot. Tearoom serving fantastic range of coffees and teas along with freshly prepared breakfast and lunch and a selection of freshly baked cakes and bread. We cater for vegetarians and vegans. We also have a selection of gluten-free bread and cakes. Afternoon tea available by appointment.

O’Briens Irish Sandwich Bars is an Irish franchise sandwich bar chain founded in Ireland in 1988 by Brody Sweeney. At O’Briens we pride ourselves in providing excellent quality food at affordable prices. We ensure that we only use the best possible produce and freshest ingredients.

Ann McDonalds Cafe. Breakfast, lunch, dinner & late night, surrounded with a friendly ambient vibe, with a vintage yet modern design, a warm welcome is always guaranteed from Ann and her staff, aiming to make your every visit an enjoyable experience.

At Goatsbridge Fish Farm, trout is our passion. Our knowledge and experience farming rainbow trout has been passed down through three generations. Each catch comes daily from the  crystal clear waters of The Little Arrigle River, giving our trout unique taste and texture. We love trout and we know you will too. Goatsbridge Trout is available from our online shop, all major supermarkets in Ireland as well as specialist shops, or directly from our farm gate. Visitors are welcome to look around our trout farm at any time during opening hours. Just call into our visitor centre and someone will show you around. For more informative tours for schools, groups or casual visitors that might include lunch, please pre-book.

Hibernian Bar is a casual dining alternative to Harpers and is open for morning coffee & scones, lunch, afternoon tea & cakes, an evening meal or simply a drink in the evenings. The bar is located to the front of this historic building; the unique atmosphere of this award-winning bar offers both locals and guests an experience not to be forgotten. The Kilkenny City centre bar is decorated to the highest standards in traditional style with comfort and relaxation foremost in mind. Sit back and relax near the open fire, enjoy the soft background music as the service comes to you. The Hibernian Bar is famous locally for it’s Gin & Tonic selection & to add to this have recently added an extensive Irish Whiskey selection into the bar, with over 60 premium Irish Whiskeys on offer. Irish Whiskey Tasting Menu. A popular choice among locals, the constantly bustling Hibernian Bar is testament to the exceptional food & service that guests receive. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere and a diverse & extensive menu make this the ideal choice for a working lunch with colleagues or a pleasant meal with friends. Menu choices vary from light snack options such as soup or sandwiches, to more substantial alternatives such as salads and meat & seafood specialities. The changing daily specials expand the choices on offer.

Anocht Restaurant. Serving modern Irish & European cuisine with added style using the finest local ingredients, Anocht offers a unique fine-dining experience in one of Kilkenny’s most beautiful rooms. Built in the 1760s as grain stores for the Earl of Ormonde’s horses, the Kilkenny Design Centre was originally part of a large complex of buildings attached to the castle that housed a dairy, stables, coach houses and accommodation for grooms. Cartwheel windows overlook Kilkenny castle and courtyard while original overhead wooden beams with hanging, linen drops create a unique & sumptuous atmosphere.

Ristorante Rinuccini is a family owned and run multi award-winning Italian restaurant located in the heart of Kilkenny City for over 25 years. Specialising in classic Italian cuisine, Ristorante Rinuccini boasts an extensive menu selection, catering for lunch, dinner, group bookings and private dining in our city-centre restaurant.

Rive Gauche. The new Kitchen and Cocktails Bar, close to Kilkenny Castle on The Parade, houses two distinctive areas; the bar, a chic and sophisticated drinking area and the dining area, where its modern dishes take centre stage. Our space is filled with rich wood and vintage finishes throughout, exposed brick walls and a bar area. Rive Gauche represents local dining at its best; hearty, uncomplicated food made from the highest quality ingredients. The menu, inspired by food that’s foraged, farmed and fished from our great shore, includes a wide selection of dishes where the emphasis is on fresh produce focusing on the seasons, balanced with its hand-picked wine list with something for everyone.

Paris Texas Bar & Restaurant. A new concept in food that offers the fusion of traditional American South West favorites with the sophistication of New Orleans French Quarter .

Lemongrass is more than a place to eat – it’s a destination an experience that you will want to repeat.
All our food is hand prepared by Asian Chefs using all natural ingredients – we don’t use MSG, preservatives or artificial colourings. Lemongrass is the healthy option, kind to your waistline.

The Langton Room. (Langton House Hotel) The award-winning Langton Room is a unique dining experience. This elegant restaurant exudes warmth, friendliness, sophistication, charm and character. Explore our exquisite yet simple menus, created using the finest locally-sourced ingredients, offering the perfect mix of traditional Irish and international cuisine.

The Marble City Bar & Tea Rooms. Situated within walking distance from Langton House Hotel, The Marble City Bar & Tea Rooms is one the oldest public houses in the County it has still retained many of the original features and exudes a warm & friendly atmosphere. The Marble City Bar is a favourite with locals and residents alike, offering extensive menus boasting the very best in fresh local Irish produce and service. Food is served from 9am – 10pm daily

Down stairs and situated on a bustling pedestrianised shopping street is the The Marble City Tea Rooms. An ideal meeting spot with both indoor and outdoor seating areas it is the perfect setting in which to experience a varied selection of international coffees and teas, cakes and pastries along with a full and comprehensive menu. Food is served from 9am – 9:30pm daily.

Kytelers Inn Kilkenny, One of the Oldest Inn’s in Ireland. A truly historical venue with an intriguing background. But you will have to visit to hear the whole story. Who’s roaming around Kyteler’s Inn? Irish Spirit Makes an Appearance.

Matt The Millers. We have made every effort to give you all the information you need to get a real flavor of what we have to offer at Matt The Millers. A great party venue – Join us daily for live music, great food and beverages. We are so excited to be a member of the Kilkenny Whiskey Guild. Keep an eye out for our whiskey of the month and more offers.
Zuni Hotel Kilkenny is located in the heart of 400 year old Kilkennys Medieval City centre. We are widely regarded as one of Kilkenny’s best hotel and restaurants. Watch chef Tracy O’ Neill and her team prepare you a delicious meal through the open kitchen, our experienced and attentive waiting staff will tend to your every need. In Zuni Hotel Kilkenny, you will find that Theatre has finally returned to the building. We believe that dining out should be the ultimate experience from the moment you arrive through the door to the time you leave. Our aim is for all our guests to walk out that door completely satisfied.

The Thatch Cottage Café is a destination café, at the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East in Granagh, Co. Kilkenny. Underneath the thatch you will find two women with a passion for locally sourced, farm fresh ingredients that are prepared on site. Start your day with a hearty breakfast or treat yourself to a flavourful lunch.  Catch up with friends over a Badger & Dodo coffee or one of our specialist Teas. Come and enjoy quality food in relaxed, cosy surroundings.  We are open Monday to Friday from 9:30am until 6pm and 10am to 5pm on Saturdays.  On a tight schedule?  Don’t spend lunch watching the clock; at the thatch we are happy to take orders over the phone so that your food is ready when you are.

At Yew Restaurant Kilkenny our culinary ambition is simple: the perfect marriage of fine food with fine wine. Our chef believes in creating authentic dishes from the highest quality, freshest ingredients, without unnecessary frills, in order to let the flavour of the food shine through. To complete the experience your server can assist you in making the perfect choice of wine to complement your meal, from our spectacular cellar containing a selection of the world’s finest wines. Whatever the occasion, Yew is a unique dining experience. The ambiance exudes warmth and friendliness in a relaxed atmosphere where one feels neither crowded, nor alone. The vast picture window that runs the length of the restaurant creates a stunning backdrop to any occasion. When you have finished your meal, you will find a visit to our Tupper’s Bar is the perfect way to extend a wonderful evening.

The Duiske Inn Bar & Restaurant came under new management in March 2015. Our aim is to offer good food from local suppliers. We offer a daily carvery lunch, and evening meals from Wednesday through to Sunday. The Duiske Inn reopened May 31st to a very warm welcome from the public. The Duiske Inn is now under new ownership.  Enjoy a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, traditional style pub with a contemporary twist and fabulous food.

Mick Doyles Bar is one of those legendary Irish shops come pub, once the site of the Abbey Hotel it is now the home of the best music and drink in the historic Kilkenny town of Graignamanagh situated on the banks of  the beautiful river Barrow. Whether you need a fishing float, a spade or even a pint of stout and a good tune then Mick Doyle’s yer only man!

The Mullicháin Café. Never been there? You’ll never forget it! St Mullins on the bank of the Barrow river in the south of county Carlow is one special little spot within very easy reach. The Café is on two floors of the beautifully restored Old Grain store building and has tables along the side of the harbour wall. Emer is a very fine baker and has fresh scones and chocolate brownies to die for with a nice cappuccino. Just imagine a smoked salmon salad and a glass of wine under the umbrella and then a stroll up the river.

The Cosy Inn. Enjoy a pint or fine wine in front of the fire, huddle around the stove watching the telly or you might fancy a game of pool or darts. We have it covered.

The evening restaurant at Waterside, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, has earned a reputation for excellence over many years. The room itself, with its riverfront location, sets the scene for a wonderful intimate evening with great food and fine wines. The atmosphere in the dining room is relaxed and comfortable. The food is good, the wine list is delicious with 30 wines from right around the globe.