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The Kilkeney Inn

) #66 of 335 Restaurants in Cheltenham ££ - £££ European, ,
Kilkenny, Cheltenham GL54 4LN, England
+44 1242 820341
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
12:00 - 17:00All hours
European, Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Kilkenny, Cheltenham GL54 4LN, England
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I've driven passed so many times and after a long drive back from London on a super sunny day I thought it would be a nice treat for me and my partner. I can't actually review the food because we weren't allowed to have a...More

Thank dancfrench
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello dancfrench, I'm sorry that you felt that you had to write your 'warning' on TA, I felt when you departed that this was coming...........Please don't be confused by our decision not to serve Sunday Roast outside. We pride ourselves on our service and our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we live locally, this is our first visit to the Kilkeney Inn. Lovely inside but was awful to see how rude the chef was to the bar maid. Patronising and arrogant... not at all what customers want to see!

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this lovely pub on the way home from a visit to Westbury water gardens. So glad we stopped here. The pub itself is very clean and nicely decorated. We sat in the conservatory to eat our delicious lunch. The staff were very...More

Thank Janette E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Room was spotless, with a good views, everything worked, Staff all very polite and friendly, restaurant very good layout and the food was excellent. If anywhere in the area again will certainly visit. The owners deserve praise of the highest order.

1  Thank artypole
Reviewed 15 May 2017

First Time visit meeting friends from Chippenham rather than them having to travel all the way to us. We'd passed this place many times on the way to the M5/Gloucester from the Burford area, its just outside a quaint village of Andoversford and small detour...More

Thank RissiMan
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Jules and Ken @ The Kilkeney Inn recently catered for our team away day. The venue and Kev's homemade food speak for themselves. However, I do not think I have eaten out anywhere more accommodating than the Kilkeney Inn or met someone front house as...More

Thank RahulHal
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi RahulHal, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely and thoughtful review, it was a pleasure to meet with you all and provide the location for both your meeting and delicious lunch, I hope the afternoons activities were also a...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Thank you for another great meal and a big thanks for Dans birthday pudding. Also thanks for the chat ref my upcoming celebration meal will be looking forward to planning it with you . Helen Hunter

Thank Helen H
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hello Helen H, thank you very much for taking the time to write your lovely review, we are all glad that Dan liked his Birthday Pud, looking forward to seeing you very soon to plan your special Birthday meal.

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We called in for a quick lunch on our way to Burford on Easter Monday. The pub seemed quiet despite it being bank holiday. My daughter and husband ordered fish and chips and I had slow cooked chicken Indian style. I guess we should have...More

Thank Pen J
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hello Pen J, Id like to say a big thank you for your lovely review, as I do for just about all of the reviews we have received since we came here. However upon reading yours I see that not everything met your expectation. you're...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This pub has become a constant pleasure for great food and service.Excellent choice of beers and wine list

Thank Will W
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hello Will W, thank you for your lovely review, the very first to mention our Beers &Wine List, I'm very glad to read that you have experienced good food and service, we all hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We've visited the Kilkenny Inn many times and have always experienced great food and friendly service. This visit was no exception. However, I've given this review four out of five points as we had to wait longer than usual for our food to arrive.

Thank Y9562FMsteve
JCHKH, Owner at The Kilkeney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hi Steve, Super to see you back at The Kilkeney. I'm so sorry though that you had to wait a little longer than usual for your food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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