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Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 6010
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan bread” (14 reviews)
“bhuna” (6 reviews)
“bhaji” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Healthy, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
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191 - 200 of 422 reviews

Reviewed 21 October 2014

We had a meal in this restaurant last year and so we were looking forward to returning for a second try. We had an early bird and it was very enjoyable. I like spicy food and they did not disappoint. Although it was quiet when...More

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 15 October 2014

If you like Indian food this restaurant is for you, we visited this restaurant in October 2014 - 4 adults on a trip to Kilkenny, we were very happy with the service and the food, one of the best Indian restaurants we have visited and...More

1  Thank Pauge007
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We had an early bird on a Saturday night. I thought it was lovely. I found it fresh and tasty and it reignited my love for Indian food.

1  Thank Beckett2013
Reviewed 10 October 2014

I would highly recommend this place to any Indian food lovers out there please be aware that it is spicy not like many Indians that tone down the spices dramatically for their western clientele. I am a spice lover Indian and Thai are favourites and...More

1  Thank Globetrotter201026
Reviewed 1 October 2014

lots of slection very curtious not in your face like some places good over all feel to restaurant clean and pleasent atmosphere

Thank marie q
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Had a lovely Saag Bhaji side,not bad value, Good quality rice,Chicken Tikka was very nice,very good value.and good service.Worth a visit

Thank Olofvilla
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

The staff wer so nice and the food was amazing Definitely somewhere everyone should go, at least once and I've no doubt you'll probably want to go back. If I was trying to find faults I would say that the portions are slightly smaller than...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Really good well cooked food, not overly expensive, excellent helpful staff. Location in city centre next door to Pembroke hotel.

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I highly recommend this Indian Restaurant and Takeaway. The decor, the service, the ambiance was lovely. it has won several wards and rightly so. We ate here one night and had a takeaway another during our stay. We needed some cutlery for our takeaway and...More

1  Thank almajosgan
Reviewed 13 September 2014

We arrived late in the evening and were welcomed. The service was very attentive and our waitress very pleasant to chat with. The food was very good. A great restaurant choice.

Thank BobandRM
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20 June 2017|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Yes we do
29 June 2016|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Hello, I am very sorry to answer you question so late. Yes, we do wine & dine menu. 2 course meal for 2 and bottle of wine - 49.95 With best regards, Tomasz Olesinski Restaurant Manager
Helen c
28 February 2015|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
it is back open now. thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 6010
Royal Spice Indian Restaurant is a new Indian restaurant located on 2 Water gate, Kilkenny. We offer our customers an evening of authentic Indian cuisine in a stylish and contemporary setting. We cater for parties and welcome children and we have a take away menu. We also cater for vegetarians. The restaurant is located in Kilkenny City Centre.
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