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

Rinuccini chosen for Bord Bia’s award winning restaurants map

Bord Bia has launched a new interactive map featuring 65 award-winning restaurants across the country as part of their Just Ask initiative. The Just Ask map allows diners to easily locate award-winning restaurants close by for a meal featuring the best of local Irish ingredients.

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Visit Kilkenny

Enjoy Kilkenny’s thriving festive atmosphere with Ristorante Rinuccini  

Kilkenny’s vibrant atmosphere and wonderful venues make it a magical location for the many festivals the city will host this summer. With music spilling onto the streets and top hot spots within short walking distances of each other, the whole city celebrates.  Kilkenny is renowned for festivals and events and the Marble City has it all! Read more

Chef Position Available

Chef Vacancy at Rinuccini, Kilkenny

Ristorante Rinuccini is Hiring

Due to recent growth and expansion, Ristorante Rinuccini is currently seeking a Commis Chef to join the busy team. Read more

Fine Italian Wine

Fine Wines from Italy’s Cantinas to Kilkenny

We always strive to create the best cuisine and wine offering and we put a lot of time into finding exceptional wines to offer our customers. We are lucky enough to have built excellent relationships with our food and wine supply partners over the years and now offer numerous exclusive fine wines from Italy, imported directly to the restaurant. Each grape and vintage is handpicked by the family from the very best Italian vineyards.  Read more