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Royal Spice Indian Restaurant

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2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 6010
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Carlow, Ireland
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This was the first time I went to an Indian restaurant and I couldn't fault anything here, We got the chefs choice for started and it had a great variety to choose from all full of great tastes and flavors. For main we both goth the chicken masala and it was a good portion and it tasted fantastic the only... More 

1 Thank Murphy2k14
Kilkenny, Ireland
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This is probably the best spot in Kilkenny for dishes with a bit of exotic flavour. The food is absolutely amazing, very nice atmosphere and lovely staff. Prices are resonable and worth it, the taste will definitely satisfy you and not disappoint

1 Thank TeoBoanchis
Moate, Ireland
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

I've been there several times! Is the best Indian in Kilkenny surrounds! Food is always excellent and waiters nice. I've tried almost all their plates and my favourite is the tandoori chicken always tender and incredibly tasty! I recommend you to try it!

1 Thank vivian b
Newry, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Food was absolutely amazing, staff very pleasant and helpful. Definitely the best Indian restaurant iv visited in Ireland. A must if you are in Kilkenny.

1 Thank Brian M
Kilkenny, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great that this restaurant is open again and I wish them all the very best in their new premises. Superb meal there this week. Quality food and excellent attentive service. A great place for a nice curry. Well done guys.

1 Thank Brendan N
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

A fantastic Indian!! The menu had a great selection. I picked the biryiani and it was fab!! Portions are generous which the hubby loved. I found the waiters polite & helpful. I highly recommend it!!

3 Thank Travalot_mk
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Really enjoyed the food, service and ambience. Beyond expectations, highly recomended and will go again when visit the vicinity.

2 Thank ImranIH
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Royal spice is an amazing restaurant that specialises in great authentic Indian foods. The customer service was excellent and the staff were really nice and welcoming which created a warm friendly atmosphere. The food was outstanding and delicious cannot wait to come here again. This is just the place for a great evening out dining with family, friends or wi... More 

2 Thank Lena A
Cork, Ireland
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219 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

First the good. The waitress was a model of professionalism. She welcomed us with enthusiasm even though we arrived late on what was a busy evening. We knew there was a good chance that we were too late to be served. But she was great: gave us an accurate forecast as to how long we would have to wait for... More 

6 Thank corkdave
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We were looking for something other than bar food and not "higher end" dining. The food here was very good. The spices and marinades were very good. Subtle and tasty. The atmosphere comfortable with good music mix. Jazz of various descriptions. Recommended if you want a quiet place where the food is well prepared.

3 Thank johnpaul1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Water Gate | Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 6010
Royal Spice Indian Restaurant is a new Indian restaurant located on 2 Water gate, Kilkenny. We offer our customers an evening of authentic Indian cuisine in a stylish and contemporary setting. We cater for parties and welcome children and we have a take away menu. We also cater for vegetarians. The restaurant is located in Kilkenny City Centre.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?