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The Ground Floor Cafe

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98 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 3522
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The Ground Floor cafe on the High Street in Kilkenny is a gem for soups, sambos and coffee. Staff are very pleasant and remember their regulars. The soups are beautiful and sambos are made as you wait. Big healthy portions in a lovely, friendly atmosphere. Prices are decent too. They don't rip you off and you leave satisfied. Great spot... More 

Thank Donegalabu
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The staff was really rude and looked anoyed all the time. I nevertheless ordered a toasted sandwich which was okay. The toilets were dirty and didn't look like they have been cleaned lately.

Thank Sonja S
Adelaide River, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I ve been there with my family and the lady didn t even say hello. The place was very dirty The coffee was quite ok The toilets were awfull We won t come back for sure

Thank Marion234
Brno, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Cappuccino was quite OK. Carrot cake was nice, but its delicate taste was drowned by too sweet icing. Nice environment was in contrast with not-so-nice toilets.

Thank jjapp
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Horrible espresso, it was basically a short American coffee. But the almond & raspberry cake was good though.

Thank Bruno B
Tipperary, Ireland
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Have lunch here quite a bit and cannot ever fault it. Girls are lovely and always attentive to everyone whether tourists or locals.

Thank Marie G
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit (which is quite frequently to be honest) I opt for one of the homemade soups with homemade brown bread and they never ever disappoint. The soup is packed full of vegetables and always tastes very fresh. I also find the staff very helpful and friends whether I'm eating out or staying in.

Thank DeniseLaurenIreland
Kilkenny, Ireland
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Such a nice little cafe right in the heart of kilkenny city. Lovely home baked goods and the coffee is excellent. The staff are friendly and welcoming. Would definitely recommend here for morning coffee or lunch. There's not a lot of space so if you plan to visit with children, buggies etc best to go off peak times of the... More 

Thank CarolynL0000
Kilkenny Ireland
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

stunning little café can do gluten free soup the best in Kilkenny and great service give a go and staff always helpful

Thank 122gillian
Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

There are far too many choices on the many for this place to be successful, either that or the menu needs redoing. The waitresses don't know whether they are coming or going, running around like headless chickens- if they had a simpler menu things would run more smoothly. Saying that the food was lovely! Just had a panini and crisps... More 

Thank Laura P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 772 3522

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