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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

€€ - €€€European, , International
6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Wine Bar, International, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited this restaurant again, lovely wine and excellent tapas. Keep doing what you're doing! This place fills up quick and food is prepared to order so expect a little wait for food, it just gives time to enjoy the wine and atmosphere !!

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

While walking around Kilkenny we wanted something light and quick to eat. We happened upon this place just as they opened. It was a cute place with amazing food!

Thank D794NMmarym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike the last visit, this time we had excellent service and even better food!!! Really tasty. The calamari was fresh and just as we wanted it, the salads were good (though maybe less onion next time) and the drinks were also great. The location is...More

Thank Pop1985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and ambience. Could do with more vegetarian options. Friendly staff and great selection of wine. A must when visiting Kilkenny

Thank Derek D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've let a positive review here before for the Grapevine but after my last visit I will never return. We arrived to the restaurant hoping to get a meal and wine and there was about 5 empty tables, there was no "Please wait to be...More

Thank DiskGOGO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here with a friend and enjoyed the tapas experience. The waitress was helpful and although the tapas were adapted to the 'Irish' market, they were lovely. (I would recommend putting Croquettas and Salpicon de mariscos on the menu, though.) Pricewise: the tapas probably...More

Thank Daniloo62
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I was disappointed with our dinner, could have been what we ordered it was plain and simple. I spent 86 euros of a 2 or 3 Tapas dishes and a bottle of wine. I don't consider that good value. I wasn't over the moon about...More

Thank NXW
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Visited recently having not been here for a while . Really disappointing, food was poor and a number of dishes were cold when arrived . Asked by waitress if everything was ok and when I told her a number of dishes were cold she said...More

Thank Pjkilkenny
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Ate here on Saturday night with my cousin as we were in Kilkenny for the weekend and liked the sound of this resturant from what we read on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed! We shared 6 Tapas between up and each one of them was...More

Thank JillianNaillij
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Our first time at this cute restaurant. We came for lunch. Food was fresh and good. I think the best mushroom soup I ever had. My Daughter and i shared a sandwich. It was really big. Loved the people working there too. It was a...More

Thank maryjo9113
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Robert A
3 May 2017|
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Response from Gonzo185 | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically, I don't think. I have always visited with adults. Tho, on one occasion there was a 14 y/o in the party, and she was well catered for, in that it's essentially a Tapas restaurant, therefore all the portions... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956
  • E-mail
The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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