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Marshs Street, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 4916
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Marshs Street, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and two friends went to Bassett's last Friday evening, having booked earlier in the day. Lovely restaurant and outdoor area and we were initially impressed. Having been seated at eight, we got no food until 9 and no one came to clear the plates...More

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch and were seated in the garden The atmosphere was great - we could have been dining al fresco in Sicily. Lovely menu - not too deep but a varied selection and everything looked appealing. The 3 dishes met the expectation and more....More

Thank Mickser
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wrong so wrong !!! Such a shame for a lovely restaurant, food was really good but the attitude of the owner was shocking, mentioned that steak was raw in middle ( can easily happen , not blaming the chef's ) but to have the owner...More

3  Thank marcquinn2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a Table for 2 for 8.00p.m. ... Restaurant was very busy when we arrived .. we had to wait just a few minutes but this was not a problem.. lovely atmosphere here. For Starters we had Carpaccio of Beef an Mushroom and Tarragon Soup......More

Thank Ber W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Bassetts on a number of occasions since it opened and it has always been nothing short of memorable. The meat is superb, the pizzas wonderful, the desserts properly made and a really good children's menu too. On the most recent trip, we...More

Thank pmur74
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Bassetts at 2:50 on Sunday and closing time is 3pm but it was no problem at all and we were seated immediately. There were 4 of us and we had 2 starters the mushroom soup and the prawns both delicious. Mains courses...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We ate here today for the first time. The food was faultless. All three courses were exceptional. I can't wait to go again. I hadn't been out for a meal in ages and it was a real treat.

Thank Ryasar_81
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Nice decor. Staff very friendly & very attentive. Food was excellent. We had steaks 🥩 - cooked to perfection. We eat out a lot in our native Belfast which has some great eating places this is on a par. Thomastown has some great...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening meal in Bassett’s yesterday and the waitress was so helpful. She went above and beyond to facilitate our sons allergy. Two of our party enjoyed the antipasti as a shared starter dish and more than enough. The aged steak...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The prawns were fantastic starter. We had a couple pizzas which were very good also. We went without reservations and had to sit outside on the patio so I would recommend making reservations if the weather is not suitable. The restaurant was packed and the...More

Thank Jeff5180
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marshs Street, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny  >  Thomastown
  • Phone Number: +353 56 772 4916
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