Fare play! The leading Kilkenny restuarants turning to takeaways as Covid-19 restrictions bite
The Covid-19 emergency has forced the closure of most of Kilkenny favourite eateries and restaurants. But some innovative local restaurants have adapted their businesses into takeaway services you can still savour their gourmet flavours from the comfort of your own home.
You can enjoy the great taste of Irish Italian fusion from La Rivista with a choice of a daily take away or weekend catering, order an award winning brunch as well as freshly baked breads from Áran Bakery, sample a flavoursome Asian Street Food with a take away from Aroi or try out the menu of pizzas and astas from the new Sams Kilkenny.
Payment can be made over the phone, with the food collected at curb sidecollection, these restaurants are working hard to bring you their usual delicious dishes in a safe environment for their team and customers alike.
Arán Artisan Bakery & Bistro
Aran Artisan Bakery & Bistro in the heart of Kilkenny city serves delicious brunches from seasonal local produce and stone baked breads with natural Irish ingredients. All breads are stone-baked daily in the bread oven and contain nothing but salt, water, flour and natural leaven or a fresh yeast culture. No preservatives, no chemicals, just nature. Everything is on a takeaway/collection basis only and they continue to ask everyone to follow our safety precautions especially when in the queue. If you’d like to place an order and pay over the phone you can ring call 0567756297. Parking is available in front of the café and one of their friendly members of staff will be happy to bring your order up to your car so you can avoid the queue.
Aroi Asian Street Food
Aroi is a casual dining Kilkenny restaurant that offers a single course dining experience and service with the minimum of fuss. Aroi is associated with the eating experience in Asia and means delicious or tasty. This Kilkenny restaurant’s ethos is to serve market fresh, locally sourced ingredients. This healthy cuisine avoids the obscure chemicals and additives so common in today’s food. Aroi are offering a takeaway and delivery service in Kilkenny. You can order by calling 056 770 3644, and they will have your food ready for you to collect or alternatively have it delivered to your door. Visit their Facebook page for up to date opening hours.
Located on Kilkenny’s historic Parliament Street, just a short walk from Kilkenny Castle, La Rivista offers fine contemporary, Italian and Irish fusion cooking to suit all tastes & budgets. They are to open for take away and weekend catering every Tuesday to Sunday from 5.00pm to 7.30pm. Choose from a wide range of pizzas, pastas, lasagnes, burgers and wings, kids meals, sides and desserts.
The brand new Sams Kilkenny offers gourmet food delivered to you, in the comfort of your own home or you have the option to call and collect. They deliver within an 2km radius of Kilkenny city to ensure the quality and standard of their food. Specialising in pizzas, pastas, house dips and house desserts that are prepared daily by their professional kitchen team. Order and prepay over the phone or website and organise delivery or collection. Opening hours Monday to Sunday 1pm to 10pm.