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Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin V93 XD7T, Ireland
+353 87 123 1353
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“linguine” (11 reviews)
“caprese salad” (3 reviews)
“tirimisu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin V93 XD7T, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

Our party of four walked into this small and unpretentious restaurant only to find we were the first guests for the evening. Atmosphere was definitely lacking as we wondered whether we had made a mistake choosing this restaurant. Fortunately what followed was some of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank jeff r
Reviewed 14 October 2018

As of Oct 2018, this is a Michelin bib restaurant. Dani is a wonderful chef and host. Giovannelli's is a small, intimate restaurant that serves some of the best Italian food I've ever tasted, The menu is deceptively simple but exquisitely out together. Love it!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Neilonoir
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Only restaurant I have ever walked out from. Small, unfriendly and run by an egotist who makes up the menu every day, with ridiculous prices. Clearly caters for select clientele and we clearly didn't make the grade; have eaten in far better, far more expensive...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Daniele is a great chef who only uses the best produce. All very tasty. The best gnocchi I have ever had in my life (with Gorgonzola and radicchio). Good winelist, great atmosphere and very friendly staff. If you like Italian food, then this is heaven.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 98gertd
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Usually we don't eat in Italian restaurants when we are in other countries but Giovannelli is a bit of Italy in Ireland and the cook knew conjugate the Italian soul of the kitchen with excellent products of Ireland. You have to taste the Irish mozzarella...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Gianpaolo C
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We tried to get a meal here a few weeks ago but it was fully booked. 2nd attempt we managed to get a reservation. It is a small venue, the kitchen is in view, my wife was mesmerised by the attention that all the kitchen...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Obelix-Boar-Muncher
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant a couple of years ago on my way to Waterville. It was first class then. So much so, this year we drove back from Waterville to visit again (c.35 min drive). Read the reviews & you will get the gist. It...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank R7067WKfrankh
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I had a wonderful dinner here, choosing the Italian options, rather than the Irish dishes. Everything was freshly prepared by the owner/chef who is passionate about food. Quality was excellent, meal was full of flavour. This is a different experience from the usual type of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Pearl S
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Dined here with friends,we had fresh oysters,2 fillet steaks and one linguini with mussels and 2 tirimisu and all was faultless.Wonderful service from both servers and in my estimation great value for the high quality of food,drink and service we all recieved.Cant wait to go...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed Irish buffalo cheese starter and excellent sole off the bone. Excellent wine. Only one complaint prices are bit too high especially wine, too expensive.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sheelagh Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$38
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin V93 XD7T, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killorglin
  • Phone Number: +353 87 123 1353
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