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Italian Connection

) #22 of 176 Restaurants in Kilkenny €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, European
38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 4225
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (58 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
“carbonara” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am home from the states and I took my 85 year old mom away for the weekend. We went to Italian Connection on recommendations from the locals and they were correct. It was excellent. They catered to our every need

Thank bettygriff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family have been visiting this restaurant for almost 20 years. I can honestly say that we have never had a bad experience here. The food is consistently excellent, the staff are always welcoming and professional and the decor is gorgeous. Do yourself...More

Thank FoodArtFashion
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Would like to say well done to this restaurant for the wonderfull meal and polite service which we were offered on our recent visit to the Italian Connection in Kilkenny city. From the moment we arrived we were made very welcome and offered a very...More

Thank Kieran K
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I recently spent an evening in Italian Connection with some friends and was delighted!! The selection of authentic Italian dishes was to die for! I had the Spaghetti Gamberetti for my main and the Garlic cheese bread to start. Portion size was perfect! The wine...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Visited this restaurant last night with my husband. I have to say it is one of the best around Kilkenny. The staff were so friendly and attentive from the moment we walked through the doors. The food is fantastic especially their pizza's. My husband had...More

Thank Mozer2013
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the Italian Connection in Kilkenny on Friday night following a number of meetings with work colleagues, upon arrival we were greeted warmly. All four of us offered Starters and Mains the food was Simply amazing the highlights was the fresh fish and the Fillet...More

2  Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to The Italian Connection for a family celebration as we had heard great things about it. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. I had garlic prawns in wine, delicious, followed by a pizza. It was hard to choose because everything...More

Thank Nadia F
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped into this place a couple of weeks ago and have to say I loved this place. It was very comfortable, the staff were very friendly and accommodating and the food was excellent. Would highly recommend this place to anyone.

Thank sunshine10149
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to go for an Italian on Saturday while on a weekend away and found this place. Great atmosphere and nice decor. Could not fault the food. Pizza was delicious. Would highly recommend.

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

You won't be disappointed if you venture into the Italian Connection in Kilkenny. We had a fantastic night again and this place just can't be overlooked if you're looking for that original test of Italian food. Their Italian style pizza with lovely tin crispy base...More

Thank Philip159
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12 March 2016|
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Response from Patinya K |
You can have steak or salad with chips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 4225
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Italian Connection is a contemporary Italian restaurant serving simple, freshly prepared dishes using the finest and freshest ingredients for over 15 years. Located in the heart of Kilkenny, the friendliest city in Europe, this family run restaurant serves affordable Italian cuisine at its finest. There's an Italian dish for everyone - from Italian favourites to authentic Italian dishes - just like Mama use to make them! Or taste the lighter side of Italian food along with Italian Connection special gluten free dishes. "Savour the tastes and the moments at the Italian Connection with family and friends. That's what memories are made of."
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