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Left Bank

The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 775 0016
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 678 reviews

Reviewed today

Enjoyed dinner here but found the menu pretty limited. Service was good and I enjoyed the pork chop. Beautiful presentation.

Thank phxchica127
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent service, a hidden gem in the hustle and bustle of Killkenny. Highly reccomend the steak sandwich, it is like no other.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was excellent, Decor is elegant, open and inviting. We stopped for lunch and a drink after a tour of the castle and town. The food was delicious - highly recommended.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I stopped here for a drink one afternoon. It was across the street from our hotel and looked like a good place to stop mid-afternoon. We sat at the bar. My husband ordered and Irish coffee and I had a smithwicks Blonde....More

Thank Julie H
LeftBankKK, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review of our bar. We love to hear people complimenting our interior as a lot of thought goes in to it. We were actually awarded 'Best Designed Bar' in Ireland this year, so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a ‘Rick Steve’s’ tour guide and was fortunate enough to find this beautiful restaurant while researching Kilkenny with two other guides. I have since started to bring groups in regularly and we have only had wonderful experiences. The building itself is beautiful with...More

Thank Dara H
LeftBankKK, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed & kind review. We are absolutely thrilled to have you all dine with us on a weekly basis & so glad to hear that you are thoroughly enjoying your dining experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went into Left Bar for a drink. The rudest and most unhelpful staff I have come across in my life. The staff was abrupt and not welcoming. Will definetly not be returning in the future.More

Thank sarahmorley12345
LeftBankKK, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, I am so sorry to hear you had an underwhelming experience in Left Bank. We pride ourselves & our staff on giving an attentive service, so I am shocked to hear of your negative encounter.. If you could email us more information about your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Conveniently located within walking distance of Kilkenny Castle, this place was full of tourists, and was a little bit pricey. But the service was great, and the food was delicious. Their fish and chips or "Tempura fresh cod" was yummy, and they had a big...More

Thank Lisa W
LeftBankKK, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, We would like to thank you for taking the time to leave us a detailed review. We love hearing all about our customers good experiences with us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal & of course the Guinness & Smithwicks as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb food, great staff, good choice of menu.. six hungry lads... well maybe not quite lads anymore.

Thank Eugenecan
LeftBankKK, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate hearing all of our customers feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us & we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in her after a day of driving and walking around Kilkenny. This is a rather large bar on the corner of a 4 way stop. We had the burger and fish and chips. The fish was very tender and juicy the chips were...More

Thank rlowry8208
LeftBankKK, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time out to write such a detailed review. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable experience with & that you enjoyed our local jazz band that plays every Sunday. We hope to welcome you back for another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The left bank has lots of levels, good music and central location. We had a reserved area as part of a hen party, and there was about 6 other hen parties in the same space which was actually great fun!More

Thank Pretzel12
LeftBankKK, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Left Bank. We are delighted to hear you & your party had a great night with us. We always try to ensure that parties who are booked in are looked after & have a...More

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Jennifer R
21 January 2018|
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Yes ! Very good live music ! Monday night / Sunday evening Friday nights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 0016
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