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Foodworks

7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 7696
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (43 reviews)
“baked alaska” (13 reviews)
“steak burger” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Irish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a really lovely lunch here. We just walked in off the street not knowing anything about the place and we both ordered the roast chicken. We were pleasantly surprised at the standard of this elevated roast chicken dish, not what we would have...More

Thank 11sunny11
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Fantastic experience in Foodworks last Saturday for my brothers 50th. We had the private room upstairs for all the family? The food was delicious and the kids food was superb, fresh healthy choices for them of homemade pizza, burgers and pasta. The staff couldn't do...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant after reading good reviews and were not disappointed! The staff were attentive and friendly, especially Byron! The food was delicious and value for money. I would tell anyone to go and have a meal there!

1  Thank Britt K
Reviewed 18 September 2017

If i could rate this as a -10 I would. At first glance it looked like a nice restrauant... small but nice. There were 13 of us (group booking), waitress was polite. Manager from the of was rude. The menu was not great. A lady...More

10  Thank DeeKeane
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for an impromptu lunch. It's a lovely space, a bit of a calm oasis on the bustling main street. I found the menu a bit odd, but settled on some cheesy risotto balls, which were a bit stodgy and any cheesiness dwarfed by...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed having visited for lunch during the day. Tried the 'special' which was a chicken wrap with either soup or fries. Wrap was very small, very little chicken and completely bland in taste. Id have better from garage deli's! Fries were cooked in some...More

Thank Andyic72
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Menu unsuitable for children. Otherwise food was good but expensive for lunch. Parking was in adjacent public car park and was difficult to access as my mother was in a wheelchair. Car park costs also added to the cost of our lunch.

Thank Sandra20142014
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Called into Foodworks when in Kilkenny for the Arts Festival. Excellent food and service with a great buzz.

2  Thank Jogo737
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Reasonable fish and chips with a very good chocolate dessert, a little lacking in atmosphere, attentive staff.

1  Thank ajcotter
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I went today with my friends. Great food however one meal was cooked and brought to the table late. This meal was re-embursed which was good form of the staff. I would go again !

Thank Maura C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Parliament Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 7696
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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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