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Foodworks

7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny R95 X577, Ireland
+353 56 777 7696
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny R95 X577, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous meal there last night, great food, service and a very comfortable environment. Would definitely recommend it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Escape3750
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Ate here with 4 kids and a party of 6 adults. The waitress who was on her own was excellent, could manage the house and the kids! She recommended the kids stay to the kids Pizzas (which are adult sized). I ate the cod on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bfamilydublin
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We had 3 for lunch on a Saturday. The waitress and waiter were both young and very pleasant. We quickly choose their burgers x2 and fish x1 in a beer batter and chips as we were in a hurry. If you cant serve a burger...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We went here after the smithwicks tour as we were peckish. It's across the street from the brewery. Nice place European feel here staff very good . We had a few beers an food of pizza. Pulled ham sambos all hot and very tasty.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Unexpected visit late on Wednesday evening and what a treat. Ambience pleasant and very decent menu. The food was spectacular. Starters were beautifully presented and delicious. Three different main courses chosen and each one delighted. Our waitress was attentive and bubbly - also a delight....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We were 4 for lunch, and everyone got a good dish! Can especially recommend the bangers & mash! surprisingly good!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank InaMariaBarbara
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We went for an dinner here on Thursday and were very disappointed. The food was terrible - the garlic bread was on pizza base, the fish batter was soggy and burger was horrible with strange cabbage on top.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank maryglasnevin
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Had lunch at Food Works yesterday. We were four and not very impressed by the offering. Main issues: the vegetarian tart was billed to include blue cheese. We were told that actually it was feta not blue cheese. Turned out the tart had ZERO feta...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CjDIreland
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I chose Foodworks because it looked elegant and prices were midrange for the area. I had the burger and fries and it was delicious. My husband had a pizza and it was just typical. Service was great. There was a large party...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Stella L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Visited this premises twice recently. A problem with getting a seat - which is surprising having regard to standard and location. Service was excellent and food very nice and presentable. you c an see they use herbs / produce from their farm. A very enjoyable...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank paulstown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny R95 X577, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 7696
  • E-mail
Description
A high ceiling, airy space with a bright, fresh look which matches the style of cooking. Unfussy dishes using quality local produce, including our own home reared, free range pork and vegetables from the experienced chef owner's farm. Having won "Best Casual Dining" in the Irish Restaurant Awards for Leinster & recommended by Michelin Guide 2014, 2015 & 2016. We aim to offer our customers a relaxed and casual dining experience with quality the key to everything we do. Sourcing our produce locally with Hereford beef, fresh fish and seafood from Duncannon. We also have local craft O Hara's IPA and falling apple cider on draught, in addition we have an extensive wine list and a wide selection of spirits, ports and cocktails
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