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The Fig Tree Restaurant

20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
+353 56 775 6676
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (74 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
“club panini” (4 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

We called in to The Fig Tree a couple of times during our short stay in Kilkenny and we're glad we did. The cakes and tea/coffee are excellent and interesting where the cheesecake was concerned. And reasonable too! The owner and staff are very friendly...More

Thank SalopLadandLass
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Food was lovely and lots of it. Staff very very helpful and friendly - made us feel very welcome. Pity its not open in evening for dinner.

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 4 May 2013

The best place in Kilkenny for home made brown bread and buns. Their chocolate biscuit cake is excellent. All are available to take away.

Thank mkenny65
Reviewed 22 February 2013

This is a wonderful cafe and well worth a visit. Quality of food is excellent and price is reasonable

Thank saravima
Reviewed 29 January 2013

I was visiting Kilkenny a few weeks ago while travelling through Ireland with my wife and our toddler. We stopped at The Fig Tree where we found good, reasonably priced food. Staff was corteous and friendly, and we apreciated that a lot (finding a restaurant...More

Thank Furio T
Reviewed 16 January 2013 via mobile

Lovely wee place don't see why it has such a bad score. Great friendly thoughtful service. Breakfast panini was delicious and coffee and scone were great. Don't skip it because of its rating.

1  Thank wannabcrtic
Reviewed 14 January 2013

This is a lovely wee place right in the town centre - all home made food and also suitable for those with dietary requirements - portion size of cakes is amazing - need to walk it off afterwards

Thank coffeetime93
Reviewed 22 December 2012

I used to regularly visit this restaurant under its former ownership however, I was most disappointed with my visit today. We were waiting 15mins and no one came to serve us. My mother actually had to go downstairs to find someone. When our food arrived...More

3  Thank ColetteSL
Reviewed 14 August 2012

great choice of food and high quality, many different levels that allow time to be spent relaxing over your coffee.staff do not annoy you and are very friendly and helpful,,good choices for vegatarians.

Thank bibibrett
Reviewed 2 August 2012

freshly cooked great service and ideal location. Gorgeous selection of desserts and treats. Good value for money. Head ot the second floor and have a view over the town.

1  Thank LucyKilkenny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 High Street | Kilkenny, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 6676
  • E-mail
The Fig Tree Restaurant is built around an ethos of freshly prepared food sourced from local, Irish ingredients, in a relaxed casual dining setting. All of our food is prepared in our kitchen from scratch from our local minced beef for our burgers to our hand crafted cakes and pastries using the finest grains from the local granary. Our coffee is ethically sourced and selected and roasted to our own requirements, offering you the perfect cup every time. To compliment our dishes we also serve O' Hara's Irish Craft Beers and house red and white wine. We place particular emphasis on our service and friendly customer relations, ensuring every guest enjoys their visit. For those with celiac dietary requirements, we provide a range of gluten free options, both savoury and sweet. Our promise is fresh, hand prepared food in a comfortable setting. Looking forward to your visit. Yours, Chef Prop. Thomas Clarke.
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