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Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny

€€ - €€€Cafe, Healthy, Soups
St Mary's Cathedral | James St, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 770 3885
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good13%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Oct 2017
“Hidden Gem Cafe”
24 Aug 2017
“Discover this Hidden Gem ”
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Cafe, Healthy, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
St Mary's Cathedral | James St, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled onto this beaut little cafe adjoining the St Mary's Cathedral in Kilkenny. It's located in a restored building I think the cathedrals grounds and offers simple but delicious food at a ver reasonable price. 10/10

Thank Jenny639
Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. I hope you enjoyed the pint in Sullivans brewery.

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Discovered the hidden gem that is The Cathedral Cafe whilst visiting the Cathedral next door. The café is bright, clean and airey. There are great pieces of art on all the walls. The staff are super friendly and very attentive. The food and drinks are...More

Thank Charles B
Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hello Charles, Thank you for your lovely review. I'm sure you will enjoy the breakfast when you have it.

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe with great selection and tasty food. Relaxing atmosphere and friendly people. We had carrot and coriander soup which was homemade and tasty brown bread, with nut roast and 3 salads. All delicious, pity it's not open at the weekend

Thank Shane O
Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Shane, Thank you for giving us such a nice review. We are now open Saturdays from 10am untill 4pm so feel free to call back in

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Great food and great service, coffee, tea, scones, lunch - my husband who doesn't usually like pasta loved the lasagne they served. Their quiche was also great and the prices are very very reasonable.

Thank BirgM
Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed everything and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband had lunch here today. The food was fantastic and there was a great range of food on the menu. All the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. WE will be sure to visit again.

Thank Maire N
Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments. See you again soon 😀

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Found by accident whilst walking past. Popped in and it was great. Very reasonable prices and the food was fab. Staff very friendly

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My partner & I were on a walk round the Medieval city of Kilkenny when we hit upon this lovely little cafe hidden on the side of St Mary's Cathedral. The girls who run it were so cheerful, friendly & charming that we felt right...More

Thank Paul18765
Reviewed 2 August 2016

At Coffee o'clock (10 am onwards) never would we have guessed that the best Coffee in town would be inside a historic Catholic Church , but the "locals" assured us this was the right location. So as Aussie Anglicans we gingerly proceeded inside to what...More

1  Thank Jaybee022
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Food is fab. Service is slow and reminds me of faulty towers . No one seems to be designated to do a certain job. Staff seem confused with orders. Twice I was given wrong food. The lady serving at till seems stressed every time we...More

1  Thank Patra051
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stopped here for lunch one day - the service is very friendly and welcoming. I had the special for the day which was the chicken fajitas which were quite delicious. My husband had the club sandwich we he did not enjoy very much however....More

Thank Trish O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Mary's Cathedral | James St, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 770 3885
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Sample a slice of serenity in mediaeval Kilkenny.Relax in the beautifully restored chapter rooms built in the 19th century and situated on the grounds of St Mary's Cathedral. Breakfast all day. Fresh soups, home made bread, scones, cakes, snacks. Or just relax with a coffee or tea as you plan you tour of our historic city. Open 9-5 Monday to Friday. Saturday 10am-4pm
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