The Hound

Thomastown, 3, Kilkenny, Ireland, 33
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We are open from 12:30 to 9pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Including Bank holiday Mondays.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu available
  • Awesome View
  • Business Lunch

About The Hound

The Hound is a warm, inviting, ‘one-size-fits-all’ place to eat. We are open from 12:30 to 9pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Including Bank holiday Mondays. with a new menu which includes soups, sharing platters, salads and an extensive main course menu to suit all tastes. It’s welcoming, it’s informal, it’s child friendly and it’s good value – above all, it has commanding views of the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course that will take your breath away.

The Restaurant at Hunters Yard is a proud member of Good Food Ireland and Executive Chef Ken Harker shares the philosophy of prioritizing the core indigenous ingredients of Irish cuisine supporting Irish farmers, food producers and fishermen.

Cuisine: European, Child Friendly, Cocktails
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

We were a party of 6 celebrating 3 birthdays. We were given a complimentary glass of Prosecco, and beautiful treats after dinner. The food was excellent, staff so friendly and accommodating. We will definitely visit The Hound Restaurant again. 5 stars all round!

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Visited On Friday, 13 September 2019

My 3rd time eating in the hound and every time has been great. Food is fab and the staff are really lovely

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Visited On Sunday, 08 September 2019

Beautiful food, staff were so friendly and made the kids feel very welcome and very good kids menu very relaxed atmosphere.

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Visited On Monday, 09 September 2019

Excellent food and location... Service first class .. bit pricey. Had trout and €19.50 for medium size is bit steep.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 September 2019

Lovely restaurant. Extremely friendly staff. Very good food! Thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Fantastic meal and excellent service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 August 2019

One comment my husband made was that in general he was disappointed with the breads at dinner and at breakfast.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Menu was limited but the food itself was delicious however the service was very very slow, it took over 1 hr and 15 mins to get our mains (we had no starter) and then when we ordered our dessert (selection of ice cream) it took another 35/40 mins to come and was very small (half scoops) and half melted. Also (probably no fault of the restaurant) but a solo diner beside us had headphones on and was Skyping a friend very loudly during our meal, killed any sense of atmosphere due to all guests being perplexed at the behavior!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 August 2019

Excellent location, excellent staff, portions little small, otherwise excellent.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Fantastic meal in a lovely setting. Attention from staff was excellent and food was superb.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Overall my feedback on both Hound and the facilities overall which are outstanding is the quality of service and attention to detail this is a special place and the staff should all be able to provide the level of service in line with the estate. With the exception of one lady in the hound the service has been substandard - waiting times in Hunters Bar ( 10 minutes) with only 4 in the bar something similar in Majors Bar , and breakfast attention to detail and taking away used plates. In the Golf club both people who attended to us really did not really have any interesting in engaging i.e tokens for range , layout course replacing sod etc - Disappointing for this class of hotel/club

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Lovely restaurant with lovely food with choice for everyone.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

We ordered halibut and I sent it back as I am sure it was cod not halibut that we were served. Disappointing at such an establishment.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Lovely food, great atmosphere. I’d highly recommend this restaurant.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Grounds and hotel were absolutely beautiful, decor is stunning and so well kept and spotlessly clear 5+, staff were excellent very friendly and helpful, only thing needing improvement was the food we had dinner in the restaurant and breakfast both were average or below, but all round hotel and staff made up for it

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Great food and ideal for families.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

While I thought the food was lovely..service was OK as well...but value for money and as an experience staying there wasn't worth it.. There wasn't any big thing wrong just a lot of little things which a five star hotel should cover..don't think I'll be back

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Lovely meal in a lovely setting!

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 July 2019

The quality and flavour of the food was excellent. Portion sizes were spot on. The length of time between courses was ideal, just enough time to let the previous course settle. And the staff were very polite, friendly and attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Our stay was simply wonderful. The attitude of the staff and the quality of the food and accommodation made this a very special stay.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Thank you for an enjoyable experience! We hope to be back soon

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

The food and location were amazing and the staff were very helpful.

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

Really nice place, would eat here again!

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

We had a great time when we ate in The Hound. Foods was very tasty and service was good.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

We had a lovely meal Thank You☺

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