Kilkenny winners at Leinster Restaurant Awards

Brian Keyes


Brian Keyes

Kilkenny winners at Leinster  Restaurant Awards

A toast to Kilkenny

Kilkenny restaurants, bars, hotels  and chefs literally swept away the Leinster Regionals of the Irish Restaurant Awards 2018.

The county had fifteen category winners overall.

The full list of Kilkenny winners and their awards are as follows - 

Best Casual Dining sponsored by San Pellegrino - Truffles Restaurant and Wine Bar

Best Emerging Irish Cuisine sponsored by Odaios Foods - Kernel Bar & Kitchen

Best Kids Size Me sponsored by Dubliner Cheese - Langton House Hotel

Best 'Free From' sponsored by Peroni Nastro Azzurro Gluten Free - Rive Gauche

Best World Cuisine sponsored by Aryzta - Indique

Best Restaurant Manager - Milko Mihaylov of Truffles Restaurant & Wine Bar

Best Wine Experience sponsored by Classic Drinks - Ristorante Rinuccini

Pub of the Year sponsored by Bushmills - Billy Byrnes Bar and Guesthouse

Best Café sponsored by Illy - Cakeface Patisserie

Best Customer Service - Ristorante Rinuccini

Best Gastro Pub sponsored by Coca Cola & Schweppes - Left Bank

Best Hotel & Guesthouse Restaurant sponsored by BWG Foodservice - Lady Helen Dining Room at Mount Juliet Estate

Best Newcomer sponsored by Elavon - Kernal Bar And Kitchen

Best Chef sponsored by Nisbets - Ken Harker at Lady Helen Dining Room at Mount Juliet Estate

Best Restaurant sponsored by Tindal Wine Merchants - Campagne