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Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant

6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 7066
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“scones” (62 reviews)
“salad” (67 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 17:30 Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great breakfast this morning very friendly staff we will be back not too expensive and hot worth it

Thank ken c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located above the ground floor of the Kilkenny Shop, you could easily miss this humble Cafe?Restaurant (so thank you TA!). It's a cafeteria set-up with great displays of cakes, scones and other freshly-baked goods; teas, lemonades, hot dishes, soups, etc. Good quality food at reasonable...More

Thank Canucksontheloose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upstairs from the shop is the restaurant and café, a gathering place for locals and those who are visiting. Excellent pastries, friendly staff, and very casual, homey atmosphere. The cakes and scones are house-made fresh daily and so delicious. My daughter, her husband, and I...More

Thank StarLady99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place for lunch. They had many options and good prices. There was someone playing music (quite good) and the food was very good.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another delicious breakfast in Kilkenny Cafe this morning. Made extra special by how nice the man on the till was! Such a pleasant start to the morning!

Thank Wicklawalker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here on 13 August.  Good food. Wide choice of salads, sandwiches, hot and cold meats, soup.  Great cakes and pastries.  Predominantly older customers - popular with pensioners, but plenty of other diners also there.  Good value, food served reasonably quickly, but some staff...More

Thank ReturntoDublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a treat from my father, just the two of us on a Sunday morning for a nice relaxing stroll around Dublin and then brunch in the Kilkenny Cafe. Placed on the floor above the ground floor shop, it really is wonderfully situated. It...More

Thank maurice350
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A couple of strangers in a pub recommended this place to me and I was not disappointed! I got a huge scone with jam and butter, and a sausage. You could get as much or as little of the spread as you wanted, and the...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great place to visit for breakfast. There are lots of options to choose from. Perfect before you start your day

Thank anniesaint
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I was not quite sure what to have for lunch one Sunday and happened to go into the Kilkenny Shop. Not a big fan of pre cooked lunches but went for the roast beef. Was very surprised when I paid for my lunch and glass...More

1  Thank ruth h
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18 January 2018|
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Response from ChrisKeee | Reviewed this property |
yes you can buy a breakfast takeaway
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Jakki C
2 May 2017|
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Response from dan193 | Reviewed this property |
The eating area is on the upper floor but I'm pretty sure they have a lift in the corner. It's probably worth calling ahead to double check. The food is from a self-service counter but the staff are very friendly and would... More
Karen D
29 September 2016|
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Response from Fitnessworldexplorer | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a nice 10 min walk, straight up O'Connell Street from your Hotel over the bridge head towards Trinity College then onto to Nassau Street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-15 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 7066
Our recently refurbished eatery in Dublin's city center with views overlooking Trinity college offers our guests an experience to remember. Fresh and seasonal ingredients are used to produce daily offerings by our team of highly committed chefs. Truly passionate and friendly staff will offer hospitality that is hard to beat.
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