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La Rivista

Certificate of Excellence
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22 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1666
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Ennis, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked a table in this restaurant and had beautiful meal. The menu was very varied and very reasonable at €59 for a 3 course meal and bottle of wine for two people.

Thank dgriffin2017
Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice pizza! Friendly staff!! Great for gluten free food! Great fish dishes! Good value early bird options!!

Thank MM0710
Kilkenny, Ireland
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us went for lunch today in La Rivista. What a great choice. From starter to main course to dessert, it was gorgeous. One of our party required gluten-free and dairy-free and the waiter was very helpful with catering for her needs. The ambience was pleasant and the menu was varied and reasonable. I can't believe we never tried... More 

Thank Hawk69_2008
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous Sunday lunch at La Rivista before we left Kilkenny following birthday celebration the day before in the city. Excellent meal with huge portions and we will be back for dinner another time when we will definitely sample the fab desserts on offer ! Very friendly service and a very laid back atmosphere.

Thank mobf1987
Kilkenny, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice food and super friendly, easy-going staff. Open kitchen with no crazy cursing chefs :D Great option for vegetarian pizza. Nice desserts! A bit overpriced.

Thank Plathka
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can not review La Rivista enough. But in fairness 5* should suffice. Exquisite menu and value for money mean your date night will leave coin in your purse for a few drinks after. And the price includes a bottle of wine. Their signature cheese cake is as rich as it is rewarding but if you love honeycomb you can make... More 

1 Thank Carmen L
Kilkenny, Ireland
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here several times for dinner. The food never disappoints and there is usually a good athmosphere too. The early bird menu is great value and the staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank aireagail
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Second time dining here and well worth a visit. The food was absolutely devine as well as great service. I had the chicken as my main and the cheesecake for desert! The crunchie cheesecake is a must try it just delicious! My boyfriend had the fish and chips as his main and the choc brownie for desert which he really... More 

Thank Alannah J
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a recent trip to Kilkenny with our boys. After a short wait for a table we were seated by the friendly owner. Good menu choices and good value offered by set menus. Lots of choice. Kids ate chicken wings and pizza, both of which were very good. Buzzy atmosphere and worth a visit.

Thank SuzDub
Kilkenny, Ireland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Five adults including myself dined in this fine restaurant at 8.30 on New Year's Eve. The menu was wide-ranging and well priced. Our starters of salmon, cajun salad, garlic bread etc were excellent. Our mains of home made burger (delicious and recommended), chicken and steak well extremely good; and while three of us only partook in desert of mixed ice... More 

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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$22
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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?