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La Trattoria

84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 0907
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“bruschetta” (13 reviews)
“bolognese” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself a few others entered the restaurant and we were the only ones there. There was a table for 4 where we sat down but there was 5 of us and one had to take a chair from another table. The head chef came out...More

2  Thank walshimaging
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I'm lost for words. Pizza and salad fine. (Altough I asked for fresh garlic on my pizza and waitress said chef had no fresh garlic only garlic oil) To be fair Nice ingredients and tasty. Ordered a beer. Peroni. Noticed on the bill it was...More

2  Thank Venture587609
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Food is absolutely amazing. So tasty and the chef makes sure you are happy . I would definitely recommend this restaurant. I would recommend everything. Just trust the chef

Thank dianal418
Reviewed 1 October 2018

My partner and I had an excellent meal in LA Trattoria restaurant, in John Street Kilkenny. The atmosphere was great. the service was good the meal wasn't rushed. The food was more than what we expected. I have to mention the host Caroline who runs...More

1  Thank Darren W
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, great Italian chef and very pleasant staff. One of life's culinary pleasures. Going back soon.

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, an Italian family run restaurant that’s homely and reasonably priced. The food transports you back to Italy and is just amazing. It’s not fancy, homely.

Thank jasonk506
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our group of 11 got into Kilkenny very late (after 9:00pm) and were not having any luck finding anyone still serving food. I called La Trattoria and was told if we got there within 30 min, we could get served. We made it in 10,...More

Thank JimFlyer2010
Reviewed 22 August 2018

If you're in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and you have a taste for Italian food, we would recommend this restaurant. Nice ambiance and tasty food.

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Staff very nice but the food was so bland. The only compliment I could give it is that it was cooked so I don't think I will be Ill from it.Very disappointed as we were only in Kilkenny for one night and we were looking...More

1  Thank Edel T
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Italian Johnnie can really cook up excellent fare and his seafood special with Spaghetti, prawns, mussels and calamari is really terrific, there with the best!

Thank TipperaryIrishJohn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 John Street Lower, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 0907
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