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Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 6010
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (15 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
16:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Healthy, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening after browsing around some of the dozens of restaurants in Kilkenny. The menu looked good - after walking around we couldn't find anything that looked nearly as interesting and we also felt like something different to the usual pub...More

3  Thank Rhyll C
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the salmon and beef Sunday type dinners so far in the Emerald Isle, but we were looking for a break. Picked the perfect spot, Royal Spice India. Very good food, great service, reasonable prices, and hip sound track.

2  Thank Vivie P
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Was looking for something that wasn't on the menu and they were quite happy to make it for me. Really well made. Restaurant has great atmosphere.

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This place is pleasant with well designed interiors. The food is ok, the ingredients tasted fresh and I found the portion size to be fine despite what a few views said on here. Overall though I found it lacked flavour and spice, it could have...More

Thank Aleterial
Reviewed 31 May 2016

With the 2012 Good Food Newcomer of the Year award and high marks on TripAdvisor, we unfortunately went in with great expectations - which one shouldn't do, as small flaws become exaggerated. Fresh, modern decor was tastefully carried out - but made it seem like...More

Thank sequoiamike
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Darn good but be aware: 1) This is an Indian restaurant that charges for rice, regardless of the entree ordered. This was a first for me....worldwide. 2) The chutneys come in ridiculously small amounts. Maybe 2 tablespoons of each chutney...for two people. I stopped asking...More

2  Thank Eridere
Reviewed 10 May 2016

My children love Indian food and they were delighted with Royal Spice. It is a cozy, pleasant space with delicious curries and naan. The vegetarian options were especially good.

Reviewed 3 May 2016

I have dined at this restaurant a few times now and I have to say the quality of the food and the service are great. Their early bird menu is great value also.

1  Thank Nanner81
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Warm welcome. Decent food. Good service. It's not cheap, but Early Bird is fairly well priced at €19. I will go again.

1  Thank Kiki_B79
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Went out for indian food last night with my husband. Have to say it was absolutely amazing - the nicest indian food I have ever had the pleasure to enjoy. Lamb and chicken were just melt in your mouth class. Highly recommend this place if...More

2  Thank Andrea Elizabet... W
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Questions & Answers
9 November 2017|
Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
yes we are Rajrenu
20 June 2017|
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Response from RoyalSpice | Property representative |
Yes we do
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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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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