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La Trattoria

84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 0907
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (33 reviews)
“bruschetta” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had an excellent meal in LA Trattoria restaurant, in John Street Kilkenny. The atmosphere was great. the service was good the meal wasn't rushed. The food was more than what we expected. I have to mention the host Caroline who runs...More

1  Thank Darren W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great Italian chef and very pleasant staff. One of life's culinary pleasures. Going back soon.

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, an Italian family run restaurant that’s homely and reasonably priced. The food transports you back to Italy and is just amazing. It’s not fancy, homely.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Our group of 11 got into Kilkenny very late (after 9:00pm) and were not having any luck finding anyone still serving food. I called La Trattoria and was told if we got there within 30 min, we could get served. We made it in 10,...More

Thank JimFlyer2010
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you're in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and you have a taste for Italian food, we would recommend this restaurant. Nice ambiance and tasty food.

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Staff very nice but the food was so bland. The only compliment I could give it is that it was cooked so I don't think I will be Ill from it.Very disappointed as we were only in Kilkenny for one night and we were looking...More

Thank Edel T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Italian Johnnie can really cook up excellent fare and his seafood special with Spaghetti, prawns, mussels and calamari is really terrific, there with the best!

Thank TipperaryIrishJohn
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I revisited La Trattoria in a Kilkenny, with friends last week. This is a genuine Italian restaurant. They serve the usual pizza and pasta dishes. The food is tasty. The young woman who served us was friendly and efficient.

Thank Lennie26
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We were in Kilkenny unexpectedly so had not had the chance to look into the restaurants in the town. Strolling around town in the rain, the outside of the restaurant looked very average. But as as my friend felt like Italian food, we walked into...More

Thank Kidomu
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We shared a bottle of wine, the caprese salad and a few pizzas, very good dinner!! Staff was lovely!

Thank findmeontheplaya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 0907
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