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“Panini Poor and Tasteless”

The Fig Tree Restaurant
Ranked #25 of 219 Restaurants in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$16
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Fig Tree Restaurant is built around an ethos of freshly prepared food sourced from local, Irish ingredients, in a relaxed casual dining setting. All of our food is prepared in our kitchen from scratch from our local minced beef for our burgers to our hand crafted cakes and pastries using the finest grains from the local granary. Our coffee is ethically sourced and selected and roasted to our own requirements, offering you the perfect cup every time. To compliment our dishes we also serve O' Hara's Irish Craft Beers and house red and white wine. We place particular emphasis on our service and friendly customer relations, ensuring every guest enjoys their visit. For those with celiac dietary requirements, we provide a range of gluten free options, both savoury and sweet. Our promise is fresh, hand prepared food in a comfortable setting. Looking forward to your visit. Yours, Chef Prop. Thomas Clarke.
Kent, United Kingdom
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“Panini Poor and Tasteless”
Reviewed 5 June 2012

Whilst in Kilkenny we popped in for a quickie lunch.
We had the Chicken and Bacon Panini and a cup of coffee.

The coffee was tiny, a larger cup or mug would have been nice.

The Panini was fresh and hot, but the filling of chicken, bacon and cheese was tasteless and bland. The bacon could have done with a little more cooking as it was not at all crispy, the chicken was fine, but all in all it was very basic. I ended up putting the garnish in and adding some mayo to try and make it more tasty.

The waitress was efficient, but could have been a little more welcoming and there was loud music being played over speakers throughout the coffee shop, something a little more relaxing and quieter would have made me want to stay longer. The bathroom was on the top floor, and could have been cleaner, it might be wise for it to be checked throughout the day incase it needs a spruce up.

I'm not sure I would bother going there again sadly.

  • Visited June 2012
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“Great Spot for Lunch”
Reviewed 31 May 2012

We stopped in while walking around Kilkenny and really enjoyed our lunch. Great service with an excellent selection of sandwiches, pastries, and coffees in a very nice settling. We all enjoyed our selections and are planning to return soon.

  • Visited May 2012
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