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The Pantry

Saint Kieran's Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 776 2250
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (9 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
“chowder” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Saint Kieran's Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Loved The Pantry. A very warm welcome by staff. Food delicious. Staff fantadtic and cudnt do enough 4 u...I was very impressed and will be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Josephine L
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Went here for late breakfast. I had junior fry and hubby had bacon and pancakes. We were both very happy with the food and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We could see some delicious looking baked goods and were disappointed we wouldn’t get...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank fionagun
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Went here today for a quick lunch. We both ordered toasted specials which were no in the least bit special. Just two slices of bread with ham, cheese and onion, accompanied by a few crisps. If we wanted salad or chips on the side it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tickels
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Rip off joint. Breakfast plate loaded with beans to the exclusion of decent fare. Good coffee , though.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Restaurant does look like a country side kitchen pantry. Smiley, friendly service. Delicious food. There’s a separate bakery just for take outs. Nice outdoor sitting area. This is a gem in the neighborhood. Just minutes from Kilkenny Castle.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Godwell C
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Popped into the Pantry for afternoon tea Saturday afternoon after a bit of shopping and was yet again impressed by the welcoming staff and lovely food. It's very central and for us it's local as we live near by but still it's nice to treat...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Frances A
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch. Bus tour left at 12:30 so needed an early lunch. Most places don’t start serving till noon. Great find. The soups were wonderful. The carrot cake so-so.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Clifford K
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Had the brie chicken pesto tomato panini, came with chips and salad good size serving. Fast service and staff are really sound!! Food was unreal and the deserts after (banoffee pie lemon meringue éclairs) were delicious and you can tell they are properly home baked....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tara S
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We went to The Pantry on last day of our recent trip to the wonderful city of Kilkenny. After passing many little cafes and restaurants we decided on The Pantry. It is a warm and friendly place. The staff are attentive and quick to serve....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BlackPepperPlease
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This place is just to die for, lovley staff, lovley food what more can you ask for. Everthing is so fresh and so you have a hard task picking out something to eat. The place itself is so clean and just a pleasure to sit...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Frances A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saint Kieran's Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 86 776 2250
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