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Sol Bistro

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1 euro Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality.
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Sol Bistro
Low Street, Thomastown Co Kilkenny
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Tel: +353 56 775 4945

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The cheerful frontage of this popular daytime café and evening bistro would be hard to miss. It’s a younger sister of the well-established Kilkenny city favourite of the same name, and you will find the same winning format here: attractive, relaxed surroundings and well executed modern cooking based on well-sourced ingredients
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Racing nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Informal
  • Sunday Dining
  • Wine Bar/Café

Sol Bistro

The cheerful frontage of this popular daytime café and evening bistro would be hard to miss. It’s a younger sister of the well-established Kilkenny city favourite of the same name (see Cafe Sol Restaurant), and you will find the same winning format here: attractive, relaxed surroundings and well executed modern cooking based on well-sourced ingredients.


Menus offer a well balanced choice that will probably include the good beef that the Kilkenny area is known for (a char-grilled rib-eye steak perhaps, served with seasonal accompaniments) and their local produce and suppliers are proudly credited – including Goatsbridge Trout and Knockdrinna cheeses, which are both produced nearby.


Special menus at lunch and dinner (from about €9 and €23 respectively) offer especially good value, but keen pricing is not achieved at the expense of quality or freshness; everything possible is homemade, including desserts – fans have been known to travel here for the chocolate fondant alone...


Offering good food and service, an atmospheric setting and good value, Sol is a real asset to Thomastown and a boon to visitors staying in the area – evening reservations are recommended.

Seats 50 Open Mon-Tue 11-5, Wed-Thu 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 12-8. Early D Wed-Sun from 5.30. abbreviations
Last Updated: 04-05-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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In the centre of Thomastown, just up from the Post office and between O’Hara’s and Eddie Murphy’s.

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