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Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny

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Sample a slice of serenity in medieval Kilkenny.Relax in the beautifully restored Chapter House built in the 19th century and situated on the grounds of St Mary's Cathedral. We offer a range of items for Breakfast and Lunch along with fresh soups, home made bread, scones, cakes, snacks. Or just relax with an Illy coffee or tea as you plan you tour of our historic city. Open 9-5 Monday to Friday. Saturday 10am-4pm Ask Matthew for some tips or advice on where to visit
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Irish, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews lunch wedges sandwiches soup pot roast st mary s lovely little cafe friendly service food was fantastic bite portions
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Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

Great coffee... Satisfying toasted sandwich.. Pot of hot Tea.. Prompt service... With a smile.. Price reasonable

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ohogains
MatthewW3632, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

Thank you for your review. There is noting quiet like a good coffee

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

In walking around this fabulous medieval town , happened upon St Mary’s Cathedral built in the 13th Century and made of black marble which this town is famous for. Next then bumped into the Cathedral Cafeteria which provided a great light lunch at reasonable prices...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MOBilise
MatthewW3632, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your lovely review guys. I hope the cold didn't get to ye too much when you went outside. Would love to see ye again

Reviewed 6 January 2019

try the nut roast really good my first time tasting it my friend had the christmas dinner sandwich very pleased the friendliest waiter who gave great directions to limerick ladies ps we have an all ireland............

Date of visit: January 2019
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MatthewW3632, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thanknyou very much ladies. Glad you enjoyed the food and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your day in Kilkenny. Hope to see ye again. We might have more than 1 All Ireland 😀

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Just walking around and feeling like a nice chicken salad this place was great. Rather unusual down the stairs but really nice. The salad and chicken was fantastic just perfect for a light lunch I also had to try the banana bread and it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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MatthewW3632, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We believe freshly made food is always best and we prepare and bake everything ourselves. We feel it makes the difference and it is lovely to hear that our customers enjoy it. We look forward to welcoming you back

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had a lovely breakfast - nothing really special, but quiet and the food is reasonable and good (and quick).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TinaBerr
MatthewW3632, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Tina Glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you for the review

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I visit regularly for midweek coffee or lunch with friends. Ideally located a few mins away from the hustle and bustle of town. Coffees are strong, soup is fresh and flavoursome and rarely is there a delay in service. Always a great experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Angeld62
MatthewW3632, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hi Angela, Thank you for your kind words and for your repeat custom both are very much appreciated

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent service.... so nice waiters!! Great food at good prices. We come here very often to have lunch and rest

Date of visit: August 2018
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Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for the kind words. Good coffee is a must for a cafe 😆

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A little hard to find in the basement of St Mary’s Cathedral. Excellent coffees and sandwiches with generous portions. Lovely salads and soup was great too with swift friendly service. Recommended.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you took the time to find us!

Reviewed 8 July 2018

If not for tripadvisor we probably would not have found this place. Tucked away in back of St. Mary's Cathedral this restaurant was a true delight for lunch and our introduction to Kilkenny. The food had that home-made quality and the cafe was frequented by...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We do get a great mix of people in and are lucky to call a lot of the regulars. We hope you enjoyed your time in kilkenny

Reviewed 8 July 2018

A lovely little cafe in beautiful St. Mary's, we stopped in for lunch based on Trip Advisor reviews and were glad we chose it. I like to visit a place with some history. The food tasted like mom cooked it, the portions were large, and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Matthew W, Owner at Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted you liked the place and more importantly our food. We are only too happy to share the sights of our beautiful city with its visitors

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