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La Rivista

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22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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Waterford, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, good value, fast service, clean restaurant. We have eaten here many times and have not been disappointed any time we visited. Good Italian food and friendly staff

Thank kcc243
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were thrilled to find La Rivista once again for a fabulous dinner. The food, atmosphere and service was excellent! We were here 2 1/2 years ago and remembered how wonderful our dinner our dinner was at that time. Highly recommended!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time in this restaurant and service and food was excellant, will defenately be back on our next visit to Kilkenny 👍

Thank Frank B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife have been here 4 or 5 times and most recently in November 16. As always the food and service here was spot on. I phoned spring lunch to book a table and left a message. I got a call a while later telling me my table was booked and was really happy with how quick and... More 

Thank Will C
Worcester, UK
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended La Rivista when picking up our tickets at the Watergate Theatre and what a great place. A really nice welcome and we were made very welcome. There is a good choice and very good value specials. the Hake special is well worth a mention, as was the Pizza. The restaurant has a very fresh feel to decor... More 

Thank KathrynChrisB
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Ate here on 31 October. We arrived at about 7:30 pm and were seated immediately.  The waiter delivered the menu a few seconds later. Our order was taken promptly, drinks arrived as quickly as was possible, and starters arrived within 5 minutes.  Excellent service continued until we left - the excellence was in both promptness and helpfulness. Food was cooked... More 

2 Thank ReturntoDublin
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89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Always a stop for us when we visit kilkenny. Service is good. Food always consistent. Always willing to adapt the menu to suit individual tastes.

1 Thank Dublin122
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food , goats cheese & black pudding starter, seafood pasta and delicious pavlova. Children's menu varied with decent portions. Very pleasant staff.

1 Thank Danielle S
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I enjoyed the vegetarian options. It was very popular with local people in that it was frequently recommended to me when I enquired. The owner was very pleasant and fully engaged in the hospitality and in quality control. The food was good. There was no problem finding vegetarian options. I would recommend reservations. We dropped in without one and they... More 

1 Thank MackTennyson
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

great variety on menu, ready to adjust accordingly for gluten free options, very good value, excellent service overall very good experience also suitable for kids

1 Thank claired35

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?