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Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

) #9 of 174 Restaurants in Kilkenny €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian, Healthy
2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 6010
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan bread” (14 reviews)
“bhuna” (6 reviews)
“bhaji” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Healthy, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 413 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here by chance on the 26th June. First thing that impressed me was the service, he alone gets five stars as he coped brilliantly with all the customers. Food wise, it was nice but personally a bit expensive for the meal we had.

Thank Mordenboy
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I can't recommend this restaurant enough, authentic Indian cuisine of a very high standard, all four of us really enjoyed our dishes. The Chicken Bhuna was one of the best Ive ever had. Nice friendly staff providing a warm efficient service. The Restaurant is spotlessly...More

4  Thank Ericdublin
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed a nice relaxing evening with good food and good service. Restaurant is charming with a good atmosphere. Dishes were delicious and we'll definitely go back again

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Thank MDew76
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I went here on a recommendation and were not disappointed. It was delicious and the service was great. The restaurant was jam-packed but they fit us in. Make a reservation if you can. Best meal in Kilkenny.

Thank TraceyLamping
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the food excellent and the manager was perfection itself. Mr McDowall who is a seasoned world traveller found the food amongst the best he has ever tasted.

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Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal in the Royal Spice on a Saturday night. Staff couldn't have been more friendly and attentive. Food was amazing, very flavoursome and authentic especially the gorgeous lamb! We would all highly recommend the Royal Spice to anyone looking for real...More

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1  Thank Liv2801
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Indian food and royal spice one of the best Indian.very friendly service and food is very delicious. I highly recommend

Thank Raheed A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely meat here last weekend. Tasty Indian cuisine with a touch of class.

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Thank fogartyel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iovely high quality food the lamb pasanda Was excellent with butter naan bread Laura had vegetable pasanda with pilau rice again excellent ,papadum and dips gorgeous,house wine great service Brilliant Thank You .

Thank patrick r
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent service, great food, comfortable venue. I will definitely return and recommend to my friends

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Thank gilmartin_mary
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is your meat halal? Thanks Yas
20 June 2017|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Yes we do
Hi! Do you do any wine and dine menu?
29 June 2016|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Hello, I am very sorry to answer you question so late. Yes, we do wine & dine menu. 2 course meal for 2 and bottle of wine - 49.95 With best regards, Tomasz Olesinski Restaurant Manager
Helen c
It is closed down since mid November!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
28 February 2015|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
it is back open now. thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 6010
Royal Spice Indian Restaurant is a new Indian restaurant located on 2 Water gate, Kilkenny. We offer our customers an evening of authentic Indian cuisine in a stylish and contemporary setting. We cater for parties and welcome children and we have a take away menu. We also cater for vegetarians. The restaurant is located in Kilkenny City Centre.
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