Castle Yard, Kilkenny | 056 7722118
With a menu created by new chef Paul Cullen the food is a testament to the quality of Kilkenny’s food producers. The offering is modern Irish and draws together the best of local products with dishes like Knockdrinna goatscheese tartlet, Mileeven honey glazed pork belly and Paul’s chocolate fondant with Cramer’s Grove ice cream.
The Arches, 5 Gashouse Lane, Kilkenny | 056 7772858
Garrett Byrne and Brid Hannon opened Campagne in 2008, serving modern French food using the very best of local and Irish produce.
The Grapevine, 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, | 0567712956
The Grapevine is a unique and vibrant restaurant and bar in the centre of Kilkenny City serving a diverse selection of international tapas, wines and Irish craft beers until late at night.
Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, | 0567773000
The Lady Helen Restaurant enjoys panoramic views over the estate and River Nore. Here a variety of international dishes are prepared using local produce and fresh herbs, picked daily from the estate’s own herb garden. Gourmet dining and superb service are complemented by the opulent ambience of dining in the Lady Helen.
High St., Kilkenny, | 0567765133
The Marble City Bar is a favourite with locals and residents alike, offering extensive menus boasting the very best in fresh local Irish produce and service.