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Kilkenny Design Centre

Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hostess Val at Dunromin B & B recommended this place and what a recommendation it was! In all of Ireland we didn't see its equal. Woven goods, clothing, pottery, art and so on, all at a very high standard. Housed in former stables at...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be used as stables for the Kilkenny Castle. Huge area for shopping - you name it, they have it. They have high end gorgeous items, souvenirs, and a lovely restaurant with great food. Very busy place since it's across from the Kilkenny Castle....More

Thank ukienomad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very good lunch while sightseeing. The food was great considering it was cafeteria style but was a little pricey considering it was cafeteria style. But if you are in a rush and want great food and don't mind spending alot this is...More

Thank dlb0758
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Kilkenny Design Centre is a lovely way to spend some time, bright, colourful and cheery.Its full of beautiful Irish made merchandise,nicely displayed.

Thank Mary2013Septenber
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It's hard to see these shops as stables because the interiors are so nice. These shops aren't full of cheap souvenirs. This is where you go when you want beautiful pottery, scarves, blankets. They use the horizon card, so if you are a non-EU resident,...More

Thank 319lynnec
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is easily found next to the Castle and is worth spending time to go through. The artworks and handcrafts are unique, pleasing and well priced. It also features a Kitch restaurant which I chose for lunch. The food is always well prepared and well...More

Thank Lorelei M
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I always love to see (and sometimes buy) locally made products and this shop is full of Irish items. The only reason that I haven't given it 5 stars is that I didn't find anything that I particularly wanted to buy.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had breakfast here as part of our booking with the Butler house. Very nice, great food and staff.

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My most favourite place to relax while dining out in Kilkenny. This is my third time dining at Anocht which is located in the upstairs of Kilkenny Design Centre and again it has surpassed expectation. The food is absolutely amazing quality for their early bird...More

Thank Moira O
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had shopped here in 2000, and liked it so much that we sought it out for this trip. We took a tour from Dublin that included Kilkenny. They have such a great array of products, all good quality. Also, they have nice restrooms above...More

Thank SusanMarie3
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