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Italian Connection

38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 4225
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (64 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
“carbonara” (7 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
38 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, nice atmosphere and the staff are very friendly. Would recommend the bruschetta con pomodoro- delish! Nice pasta and pizza dishes and good service! Have been many times and will be visiting again

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my mother visited here on a Sunday evening. The staff were very welcoming and attentive throughout our meal. Including the very smiley gentleman we could see through the kitchen hatch. We ordered a half bottle of the house red and white. Both were...More

Thank stephanie f
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very good meal and good value, need to offer carfare's of wine or a better selection of half bottles. The garlic bread was very good.

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Visited on New Year's day for lunch. Had a varied choice from menu, Lasagne, Carbonara and Veal. Everyone enjoyed there meal and the service was excellent. I felt the main course of veal was a little small , portion wise but very tasty. Overall a...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My first and last visit. I brought my parents here for lunch and for €100 I would expect good service and good food, neither of which were offered. The "Garlic bread" was actually doughy pizza base with cheese on top, the only thing i can...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I must tell that if you are looking for an outstanding pizza, this is the place in Kilkenny city. Service was very slow considering there were three customers, it took almost 40 minutes for our pizzas!

Thank Gaby N
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Food was good - but not 'great' Place was packed though, so maybe my meal choice just wasn't their finest ? I had chicken and mushrooms in a cream sauce .... about the same as a weekday meal I might whip up after work ......More

2  Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Just back from a meal here and felt I had to write a review (which I never do) but I was so disgusted with what was served to us. Both my husband and I were not happy with our meals. He had prawn pil pil...More

Thank 153jim
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a nice dinner with my husband! Very nice little restaurant. He had the spaghetti and I had the rigatoni , both amazing!

Thank Lynsey L
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Seafood pasta was a grave disappointment - an obvious frozen mix and a bad one at that. Crab Sticks are not seafood and the flavour permeated the dish and destroyed the tomato sauce. What an expensive mistake €42 for one pizza, one bad pasta and...More

Thank Nuknuk67
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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$10 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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