Discovering Kilkenny’s Culinary Delights

Kilkenny, a city rich in history and culture, is also a haven for food lovers. From the serene walled gardens of Butler House to the bustling Kilkenny Farmers’ Market, the city offers a variety of gourmet experiences that cater to every palate.

  • Garden Gastronomy: Enjoy a tranquil afternoon tea at Butler House or savor takeaway delights from Kilkenny Design Centre in the peaceful gardens.
  • Sweet Treats & Artisanal Crafts: Indulge in creative cakes and excellent coffee at Cakeface Patisserie, and witness the art of pottery at Nicholas Mosse café.
  • Local and Foreign Flavors: Explore the local larder with Arán Bakery & Bistro’s sourdough and world-flavored brunch, or explore the local organic meals of Nóinín, from Mexican Taco to a fresh Pollock in tempura butter.
  • Diverse Dining: From the wine-focused Rinuccini by Kilkenny Castle to the casual fare at Statham’s, Kilkenny’s dining scene is as diverse as it is delicious.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, Kilkenny invites you to explore its culinary landscape, where every bite tells a story of tradition, innovation, and passion. Come taste the essence of Kilkenny! 🍽️✨


To read more about the best places to eat and drink, click here: The best places to eat and drink on a weekend break in Kilkenny – The Irish Times


Kilkenny brings visitors and locals together all year round to celebrate their shared love of arts, culture, food, music, business, and much more.

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