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Jen's at Knockdrinna

Main Street, Kilkenny R95 D54F, Ireland
+353 83 800 7474
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (5 reviews)
“brownie” (5 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (2 reviews)
Closed today
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Kilkenny R95 D54F, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here by accident, We were hungry and we seen this place last minute so we dropped in for breakfast as it was advertised outside. It was a lovely little spot and my wife and I were the only people there and then BOOM...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank The_Reeview
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

What a jewel off the beaten path in Ireland!!! The desserts at Jen’s (all made there by Jen) were absolutely among the best desserts my husband and I have ever had. We ate 3 and wanted more, just couldn’t stuff them down. We visited Jen’s...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Jennifer B, Owner at Jen's at Knockdrinna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review and your kindness! It was a pleasure to meet you - good you give the Apple tart a go! PM me for the recipe x

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This place was grand! The food was delicious. Do not pass this place by. We had bruschetta sandwiches, BLT sandwich and I had a beef with Guinness pot pie type meal. DELICIOUS! The desserts were to die for with fresh whipped cream. Mother in law...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vacationer96981
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Very nice food.. In a lovely setting beside the kings river in Kells. Lovely walks around the area well worth a visit

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emma K
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a trip for the home cooked meals at very good prices. The selection is varied and everything is prepared on site.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ron P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Nice little restaurant and cheese store. Nice for lunch. Homemade food is served and you can also buy their homemade cheese. Both highly recommendable!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wicht666
Reviewed 24 April 2018

An array of lovely salads, and the chicken and leek potpie was soooooo good!!!! This is a great place to go for lunch after a tour of the Priory.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank _vickipowell4
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Great place for a stop on cycling spins. Lovely and much needed calories usually consumed and washed down with coffee. Nice scones and big sausage rolls. Our cycling route into Kilkenny will have to detour to Kells when Jens moves there in March.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank PatN474
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Always find Jens very warm and welcoming with the food and prices to match, excellent service, very friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank delboy67
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is a tiny restaurant with great food. Open only for breakfast and lunch, it has some lovely options. I had roasted vegetable soup and the toasted special, which was nice with ham and cheese, caramelized onion and a nice relish. We were too full...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Questions & Answers
17 March 2018|
Response from Jennifer B | Property representative |
Afraid not! We're opening on Tuesday. Thanks for the message and hopefully see you soon! Jen
Jane P
25 April 2017|
Response from Jennifer B | Property representative |
Hi, yes we're open from 10 am to 4:30 pm. Thanks for enquiring! Jen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Kilkenny R95 D54F, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 83 800 7474
  • E-mail
Serving breakfast, lunch and delicious homemade treats! Relaxed atmosphere to enjoy excellent tea and coffee with delicious food! We pride ourselves on making all of our dishes on site using locally sourced produce where possible. Gluten free dessert options always available. Beautiful surrounding areas to enjoy picnics. Children are very welcome!
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