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The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar

6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 771 2956
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (106 reviews)
“hummus” (17 reviews)
“chicken skewers” (12 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Wine Bar, International, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my boyfriend on a Saturday evening in January. We didn’t have a reservation so we said we would go in and see if they had anything available. The staff member told us they had nothing at that time but would put us...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Delighted to see this restaurant use subtle ramps running along into their restaurant as oppose to steps here and there. It made navigating around in the wheelchair effortless. The waitress also told me they're working on a downstairs toilet which is good to hear as...More

Thank Leo27_13
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

While staying in Kilkenny we decided to try The Grapevine,we were greatly impressed. The food and service were first rate and the prosecco equally as good,enjoyable ambiance,relaxed and exactly what we were looking for. The choice on the menu suits all tastes and I'd have...More

Thank Brendan K
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Visited The Grapevine with a friend of mine two nights ago. We didn’t have a reservation but we were given a table straight away. Staff were very attentive and we were made to feel very comfortable. Food was lovely but they are rather large portions...More

Thank sivemarshall
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My wife and I visit Kilkenny very frequently but had never eaten here until our recent visit last week. Was quiet as we were in late on Wed night. Nice atmosphere though. Tapas were very good. Food was tasty and portions were good - especially...More

1  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We was in holidays in kilkenny, and we discover this lovely place , with nice selection of tapas and wine , friendly staff and good service

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Fabuoloss food, nice staff, great selection of wine , delicious tapas , I recommend this place for a lovely dinner

Thank Cosmyn C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We always visit Grapevine on the weekend of the Savour festival and reviews have been up and down each time. Down this time I'm afraid. Ordered the bruschetta board to share which was 8 pieces of mini crostini's all with different toppings. really good start...More

1  Thank Dublin122
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Went quite a few times already and every time we're very happy with service, friendly staff, nice atmosphere and authentic Spanish tapas. In earlier evening hours the restaurant is also great to go with children since the dining is easy going...obviously if kids your kids...More

Thank Marianna W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We got the 3 tapas for €15 each - so had 6 between 2. Way too much for 2...5 would have been enough. But the food was lovely. I’m a vegetarian so sometimes it can be hard to find tapas options to suit but there...More

Thank rocco11221
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Robert A
3 May 2017|
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Response from Gonzo185 | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically, I don't think. I have always visited with adults. Tho, on one occasion there was a 14 y/o in the party, and she was well catered for, in that it's essentially a Tapas restaurant, therefore all the portions... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 771 2956
  • E-mail
The Grapevine Tapas Bar is Kilkenny's favourite casual dining venue.Great food, music and service.
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