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Great dining options in Kilkenny

Kernel Kilkenny Bar & Kitchen

The hill just above us is the kernel from which Kilkenny as we know it today grew.
When you strip time right back, it’s the town’s true centre. Now that’s something that inspires us.
Simplicity and originality. Taste it in our food and enjoy it in our atmosphere. It’s what we’re all about.

Kernel Kilkenny Bar & Kitchen serves a delicious cooked to order breakfast ’til 10am on weekdays and 10:30am on weekends, followed by a relaxed lunchtime menu with the finest regional ingredients. The Bar offers the finest craft beers & ciders and a curated selection of wines by the glass not to mention a range of welcome cocktails. 

Take a look at the menu below: 

Sample Lunch Menu

Kernel Kilkenny Bar & Kitchen has had some wonderful reviews since opening, including these reviews on, by Tom Doorley in the Irish Daily Mail as well as being included in The Sunday Times' Ireland's 100 Best Restaurants compiled by John & Sally McKenna