Kilkenny

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Kilkenny
5-6 Nassau Street, Dublin 2 Dublin City
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A pleasant spot to have a casual bite to eat: ingredients are fresh and additive-free (as are all the products on sale in the shop's Food Hall) and everything has a home-cooked flavour.

Kilkenny

Situated on the first floor of the shop known simply as Kilkenny, with a view into the grounds of Trinity College if you are lucky (i.e. unless large buses are parked across the road), the Kilkenny Restaurant is a pleasant spot to have a casual bite to eat: ingredients are fresh and additive-free (as are all the products on sale in the shop's Food Hall) and everything has a home-cooked flavour.


Salads, quiches, casseroles, home-baked breads and cakes are the Kilkenny Restaurant specialities, and they are reliably good - and you will also find Irish craft beers and cider on the Cafe menu. A range of Kilkenny preserves and dressings - all made and labelled on the premises - is available in the shop.


This is a good place to come for breakfast, and offers great value: fresh orange juice to start and then variations combinations of the traditional fare for as little as €5 (toast and tea or coffee, plus a choice of four items from a list including thick cut bacon, Kilkenny artisan sausage, cherry tomatoes, scrambled egg, homemade potato cakes and more). Hard to beat for the quality.


[Kilkenny was the Dublin winner of our Irish Breakfast Awards in 2003.]


 


 

Seats 190; air conditioning; children welcome. Open Mon-Sat, 8.30-5 (Thu to 7), Sun & bank hols 10-5. Breakfast to 11.30, lunch 12-2.30. A la carte. Licensed. Closed 25-26 Dec, 1 Jan, Easter Sun. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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Opposite TCD playing fields.

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