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5 The Arches | Gashouse Lane, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 2858
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (32 reviews)
“parfait” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 The Arches | Gashouse Lane, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, great service and good value for money. Lunch menu is excellent value for money. Nice wine list. Have been going there for years with my family and we just can't get enough.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shugmurray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here while visiting Kilkenny for the weekend and I can’t recommend it enough. We started our evening with a drunk at the bar (very small but serves its purpose) From the moment we arrived we were impressed by the staff. Attentive without...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank daenis_dub
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I have been here many times and have never been disappointed. Campagne celebrated 10 years in business this August and it continues to give a superb dining experience.On this occasion I had Crisp smoked haddock with a poached egg for starters, Loin...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael N
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Very good. Enjoyed my beetroot starter, chicken for the main and pear caramel for dessert. Can't complain was really nice. Also very good value at 25euro per person. Will be back soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ryasar_81
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I had the crispy haddock starter which was nice. Venison main course which was beautiful and had a great sauce. Finished with BlackBerry souffle which was ok but wasn't blown away. Wine was very good. Food was good but service let it down. Very stand...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank timo870
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

The lady and I went here for the early bird dining option on a Saturday evening. At €35 for three courses that option is excellent value. I had the terrine to start and the lady had the salad. They were quite tasty. For mains, I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here recently. Food was wonderful and extremely good value. Would definitely recommend and will return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Georse
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

What to say only wow such a great night had cant wait to return soon a real hidden gem in the heart of Kilkenny

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank foodiekk56
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The food here was on another level to anywhere else we ate over the weekend. I had the ox tongue starter which was really nice the oxtail croquette was amazing. I had the Chicken breast for main, the chicken pie that accompanied it was out...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Zoe C
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Not your typical michelin star experience but the food is exquisite. A more elaxed atmosphere, you can order whatever you like and the flavours take you away. The service is spectacular. I had roasted pigeon to start, the filet of beef as a main and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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13 June 2016|
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Response from CelticBard2020 | Reviewed this property |
It's 'fine' dining so I guess there there is a dress code. Neat and casual, no jeans..Worth a visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 The Arches | Gashouse Lane, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 2858
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