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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Enjoy a unique space for fine dining each Thursday, Friday, Saturday and bank holiday Sunday overlooking Kilkenny Castle. Anocht offers award-winning food inspired by a wealth of local artisan producers. Experience first class, friendly service in the Courtyard and Castle dining rooms.
US$14 - US$46
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch
Irish, European
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited recently for a family birthday party. Before the party there was excellent communication and nothing was too much trouble. The staff are so friendly and helpful and the manager is absolutely incredible. The food was amazing. We had a set menu of four starters,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Annadeegan
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Myself and my husband had an early bird meal and it was outstanding. The attention to detail and value for money was excellent. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Louocb
Reviewed 9 February 2019

Fantastic dinner at Anocht with friends. Very reasonable priced early bird menu lovely atmosphere. Food was excellent! Black pudding starter, soup of the day followed by the steak down to the chips absolutely lovely. Fast attentive service with a good selection of wine.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank ronald105
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my meal. All 3 courses were really good. The steak is a must. Very friendly and efficient staff. We'll definitely be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank zozojamie15
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Just superb, the slow cooked lamb shoulder is probably the best I have ever eaten. Staff excellent, reasonable price and great cocktails!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

A group of us ate here a couple of weeks ago . Service was great food was very flavoursome and good one criticism would be the size of the vegetarian main it’s described as cannelloni there was one small cannelloni and small accompaniments also not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alison22
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Visited on a Thurs in January. The restaurant is roomy but cosy with very welcomming staff. The cartwheel windows are very quaint - the ones to front overlook the castle & the ones to the rear overlook a pleasant courtyard. Though the Food was the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank catsRcool
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

An absolute gem of a place in Kilkenny city , delicious, fresh , surprising,..... I would of liked everything on the menu cannot wait to go back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank laura m
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Very good food and friendly staff. Nice menu with a good variety of starters and main courses. Also deserts looked nice but i didn't have any on the night

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Guide510908
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Work Xmas Party had a very tasty meal superbly presented. Staff very attentive and meals arrived without delay. Definitely return

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Linda C
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Frank F
20 October 2018|
Response from taistealai_fanach | Reviewed this property |
I think their menu changes constantly, but don't quote me on that.
18 February 2018|
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Response from JuneKaimuki | Reviewed this property |
Hi... no certain, as I was just a visitor in town. however their website may have the answer. In any case, if interested, make a reservation. this place is very popular with the local community. Thanks for asking.
Una H
23 May 2016|
Response from Scalea05 | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. However, when I asked the name of the restuarant so I could review it, the staff people told me that it was part of the Anocht restaurant and that I should rate it accordingly. Sorry...but that is what I was... More
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