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Café Sol Restaurant

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Café Sol Restaurant
William Street, Kilkenny Co Kilkenny
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Tel: +353 56 776 4987

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Noel McCarron's popular daytime café and evening restaurant just off High Street has a sunny, Mediterranean feeling
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Bistro
  • Café
  • Contemporary Irish
  • French (Classic)
  • French (Modern)
  • Seafood
  • Spanish
  • Atmospheric
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Informal
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)
  • Wine Bar/Café

Café Sol Restaurant

Attractively situated just off the High Street in Kilkenny, Noel McCarron’s popular daytime café and evening restaurant is easy to find.


A small interior porch leads in to a large room warmly decorated in yellow and terracotta giving it a sunny, Mediterranean feeling. The house style is colourful and punchy, showing international influences but based on the best local produce.


Daytime menus offer informal dishes like open sandwiches and salads, and some hot dishes. Evening menus offer the more predictable dishes (local beef, of course - char-grilled 10oz Kilkenny sirloin of beef, with rosemary potato, green beans, herb crusted tomato and garlic butter, perhaps...), but also include some unusual choices such as a starter of grilled asparagus, flaked Goatsbridge smoked trout, with balsamic roasted red onion, and salsa verde, 


Vegetarians always do well here, too - there's a good choice and the dishes are imaginative, and an Irish cheeseboard served with house chutney will probably include Knockdrinna and Lavistown cheeses, made nearby at Stoneyford.  The lovely homely desserts are delicious too, and local Cramers ice cream is likely to be on offer.


This is an interesting restaurant, offering something different from the ‘sameness’ of so many menus, and at reasonable prices.


* See also sister establishment in Thomastown, Sol Bistro

Seats 50. Open all day Mon-Thu 11-9.30, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 12-9. 2/3 course D €23/27; L à la carte. Closed 25-26 Dec & 1 Jan. abbreviations
Last Updated: 05-08-2014
Author: Georgina Campbell

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