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The Kilkeney Inn

££ - £££European, ,
Kilkenny, Cheltenham GL54 4LN, England
+44 1242 820341
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pate” (7 reviews)
“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
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European, Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Kilkenny, Cheltenham GL54 4LN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I ate twice on two successive evenings, with the choice of restaurants/inns in the Cheltenham area a compliment in itself. On both occasions we ate in the outside patio surrounded by the colourful garden. Service was prompt and very efficient from the...More

Thank stillworkingat68
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for tonight a friendly welcome by bar staff a excellent choice of drinks nice varied menu lots of choice we had fish and chips and chicken Kiev superb presentation nice food would definitely go again if passing thank you see you soon

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent night . Excellent food . Lots of drinks . Thank you for a great evening. Kevin. Jules . Amy well done on serving us you are very polite sorry if we were loud for you . Thank you all . Helen and Les ....More

Thank Helen H
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well the hat is certainly very Kingly"! glad that you all enjoyed your meal here for Les's birthday (how old!!??) the pictures are great. Hope to see you both again before too long. Amy has returned for the summer, so hopefully you'll meet up with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit the Kilkenny Inn relatively regularly and it has become our favourite location for celebrating birthdays and occasions. On every visit the food has been fantastic and the wide variety of choice on the menu means that there is always something for everyone, from...More

1  Thank SophieWhitehead1
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello SophieWhitehead1, thank you so much for taking the time to write your stunning review, you are always a lovely family to welcome and look after, we hope to see you many more times in the future. Thanks again for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a gentle walk across rolling Cotswold countryside some sixteen of us descended on the Kilkeney, having previously ordered our lunches. Food was quickly brought out and served to us by name (very nice touch). From pate through smoked salmon and scrambled egg, from vegetable...More

Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Booked here for a 70th birthday lunch for 20 people. We booked our food in advance which meant everyone was served within a few minutes of each other with hot food. The staff were very helpful with planning and during the lunch. We could not...More

Thank MikemayTravel
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We booked a table in the conservatory and were impressed with the ambience in the room, the friendly staff, prompt service and most of all the well cooked and reasonably priced Sunday lunch. Although we did not sit in the garden we could see from...More

Thank Richard F
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Richard F, thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. I'm very happy to read that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch, we all hope to welcome you again int he future.

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in a very pleasant environment. Three of us had the Sunday roast which was excellent, our daughter in law had the burger which she reported was also very good. The staff were very friendly and efficient, they even brought some toys...More

Thank Steve B
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Steve B, I'm sorry that I'm a little late in responding, however it doesn't mean that I'm not sincerely grateful for your lovely review. Thank you. I'm very glad to read that you all enjoyed your lunch. We hope to welcome you again soon....More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Had Sunday lunch at the Kilkenny Inn on 29 April 2018. We were given a very warm welcome and we're shown to a lovely window seat with great views. We could not find any fault with the service or the food both of which were...More

Thank tennisaddict_10
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a family get together for Sunday lunch. We were seated in a very pleasant conservatory. Good choice of food for a Sunday. I had the roast chicken followed by raspberry cheesecake, both were delicious. All 8 of us ordered a variety of...More

Thank 63Raven
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 63Raven, well you slipped through the net, I was just checking the TA reviews when I came across your unanswered! I must sincerely apologise, I do try very hard to respond to everyone's comments. Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilkenny, Cheltenham GL54 4LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 820341
  • E-mail
A Beautiful Gloucestershire Country Pub with dining, with seating available in a lower dining area (suitable for wheel-chair users) or a conservatory restaurant. We also have a cosy Bar area and a rear patio, there are tables located at the front of the building which have spectacular views of open countryside. There is plenty of parking to the side of the building, we are located in a very central area for visiting The Cotswolds being only 4 miles from Cheltenham, 8 from Bourton-On-The-Water. We have one king sized accommodation room, with side annexe room with beautiful views and en-suite shower room. We welcome walking parties and specialise in bespoke dining events, please get in touch if there is anything further that you wish to know, a warm welcome awaits. Kev & Jules
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