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Jessop St | The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Ireland
+353 57 867 8588
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County Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely dinner. Hubby and a shared nachos and were recommend to get the single portion. This was appreciated. Big portions. The steak was well presented. And the fajitas were excellent and big portion too. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank Krtty
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very delicious food. Three course inclusive meal has tea and coffee as one of it's courses so you only get to choose, starter and main OR main and dessert.

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Thank aileen_barr
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent dining experience. Met a friend here for unplanned dinner - from start to finish nothing can be faulted. Ambience is inviting, pleasant and welcoming as are the staff. Dean greeted me with a big smile and provided a superb customer experience along with his colleagues throughout our meal. Food quality is excellent and portions are more than ample. Would... More 

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Thank David D
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant with family during Easter break. Overall was a very enjoyable experience but just a few little things to mention. Portion size is very large which can be a little off-putting. Food was very nice with good choice between salads/veg/mash/fries. Would recommend the potato skins. Had to ask for table water originally and had to ask for refills.... More 

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Thank Damolo
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you go here on an empty stomach. Massive sized portions and food is generally quite good. Atmosphere is nice too. My kids thoroughly enjoyed the food and would go back in a heart beat!

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Thank Littlebeebies
Michael M, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear littlebeebies, Thank you for this great review of Kelly's Steakhouse, i am very pleased that your family had a wonderful meal with us! I will pass your compliments on to the head chef who will appreciate your kind words about his food. I'm delighted the kids would love to come back to us, you are all very welcome any... More 

LAOIS EIRE
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Atmosphere, great efficient and friendly staff. Not in your face.and really good food. The wine and food were reasonably priced for such good quality.

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Thank EN10
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear EN10, I am very happy to read that you had such a positive experience of the food and the service we provide here in Kelly's Steakhouse. All our staff work extremely hard to ensure our patrons have a wonderful time and receive top quality food; and we really appreciate your recognition in this regard. I very much hope to... More 

Portlaoise, Ireland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Steak on a rock, what more do you need to know, Friendly, reasonable priced and decor is amazing. you have the feel of dundrum without having to pay for the toil. Could not recommend this place more

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Thank Goodfoodloverls
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear Goodfoodloverls, Thank you for your wonderful review of your visit to Kelly's Steakhouse. I am delighted you enjoyed our signature dish, Kelly's steak on a stone. It's been a big hit with all our patrons! Your recommendation is much appreciated by all the team here, and I would like to take this opportunity to invite you back again in... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top class frindley staff best stak I have had in a long time and very good house wine .and good prise list.

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Thank Patrick M
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear Patrick M, Thank you for sharing your views with us. It is most reassuring to hear that you encountered good food coupled with great service from the staff, all the team sincerely appreciate your recognition in this regard. I am delighted you had such a wonderful time on this birthday occasion, and I hope to welcome you back again... More 

County Laois, Ireland
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can cook your own steak on a volcanic rock heated up to 400 degrees. Best steak you will ever taste. Beautiful new restaurant with old and new world decor. Staff attentive and friendly.

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Thank bridandtom
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear BridandTom, I am delighted that you had such a great experience of Kelly's steak on a stone, it is indeed what we are most well known for! All the team here were more than happy to take care of you, and it is wonderful to hear that you consider our restaurant to have the "best steaks around". Thank you... More 

gloucester
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late at the Heritage hotel opposite (great hotel by the way ) this restaurant. I could smell the steaks being cooked and needed food after a 20 hour trip so in I went .The ambience is pleasant the staff attentive if a little stand off ish .I was promptly shown to my booth a nice touch the booths certainly... More 

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Thank wehavebeenthere
Marketing007, Manager at Kelly’s Steakhouse, responded to this review

Dear wehavebeenthere, Thank you for taking the time to write such a review of your experience in Kelly's Steakhouse. I am delighted that we could accommodate you after your very long journey, and that the booth we offered was to the liking of your party. Your feedback regarding your food is most welcome, I am pleased that there were lots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$34
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jessop St | The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
  • Phone Number: +353 57 867 8588
Description
Kelly's Foundry Grillhouse has, in short space of time, become one the favourite restaurants for Portlaoise locals and visitors alike. Black Rock is our speciality - this is an exciting and healthy dining concept where you cook your own choice of meat (all our beef is dry aged and 100% Irish from Hicks in Cork) on a volcanic stone. Enjoy the fantastic atmosphere and tantalizing aromas as your food cooks in front of you!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?