Rinuccini’s Featured Wines for April

At Ristorante Rinuccini, we offer exclusive Italian wine, imported directly from our home surrounds of Lazio on the west coast of Italy. Each wine is handpicked by us from the very best local vineyards. Italian wines are like Italian people; rustic, lively and full of passion. We house our wine in our custom built wine cellar, under the floor of our upper dining area. The cellar is visible from the dining room through special glass portals built into the floor. Read more

Mother’s Day at Ristorante Rinuccini

This Mother’s Day, treat your Mum to lunch at Ristorante Rinuccini. Celebrate with a three-course lunch specially created by Chef Antonio.

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Valentine's Dinner

Enjoy the Romance of an Italian Valentine’s Dinner at Rinuccini

This Valentine’s weekend you can enjoy the romance of Italian dining at Rinuccini. Celebrate with Prosecco on arrival followed by a decadent dining experience of four indulgent course specially created by Chef Antonio for those in a romantic spirit! Read more

Celebrating International Day of Italian Cuisine

Celebrating International Day of Italian Cuisine

We think Italian Cuisine is the best in the world packed with passion and flavour. On the 17th of January we celebrate International Day of Italian Cuisine. The International Day of Italian Cuisines (IDIC) is a day to celebrate Italian recipes cooked with the best products. We at Rinuccini believe in delivering the best authentic Italian dishes using the finest ingredients. Read more

Celebrating another Fantastic Year at Rinuccini

As 2016 comes to an end, we have been reminiscing about the year that has just gone by and the previous 27 years spent here in the heart of Kilkenny City.

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The Gift of Fine Dining

The Gift of Fine Dining this Christmas

Christmas is one of our favourite times of year and one of our busiest, with some bookings placed a year in advance! The restaurant is busy with festive parties, family celebrations and busy shoppers.

At Ristorante Rinuccini we are solving all your festive gift dilemmas this year with gorgeous dinging gift options and stocking fillers available from the restaurant. Read more

Wine Pairing Event

‘Taste of Tuscany’ Wine Pairing Event

Second Date Added

We are thrilled to present an exciting dining experience with Gavioli Winery of Tuscany, pairing exclusive artisan wines with a special seasonal menu created by Head Chef/Owner Antonio Cavaliere. Read more

Award Winning Restaurants

Rinuccini wins Gold Medal Awards  

Ristorante Rinuccini has been awarded ‘Ireland’s European Restaurant’ at this year’s Keeling’s Gold Medal Awards 2016. The awards recognise excellence in the Irish hospitality and catering industries and are run in association with Hotel & Catering Magazine. Read more


Recipe: Risotto con Funghi Porcini

As we move into autumn, Chef Antonio loves to celebrate the flavours of the new season. One such ingredient which is packed full of strong nutty flavours is the Porcini mushroom, a renowned Italian mushroom that makes a delicious and creamy risotto.

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Dine and Dream in Kilkenny

We’ve teamed up with the four-star Kilkenny River Court Hotel located just across the River Nore in Kilkenny city to offer you a new Kilkenny escape, ‘Dine and Dream’.   Read more