Decadent Valentine’s Dining at Rinuccini

Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s weekend with a decadent dining experience at the award-winning Ristorante Rinuccini by Kilkenny Castle. 

A romantic lunch awaits with menu highlights including their renowned Pate Dello Chef served with hot garlic ciabatta, Porchetta Rinuccini (Roast Irish Pork Belly, with garlic, fresh herbs and a Marsala wine reduction) and celebratory favourite, Rinuccini’s Cheesecake Al Limoncello – a lusciously creamy homemade cheesecake with Limoncello, Sicilian lemon zest served on a crunchy biscotti crust.

With three hours complimentary parking at the nearby Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel car park, there is lots of time to relax and enjoy a romantic stroll through Kilkenny Castle’s beautiful gardens after lunch.

Head Chef / Owner Antonio has also created a beautiful evening Valentine’s menu. Couples will be greeted with a glass of Prosecco on arrival and can enjoy a sumptuous choice for each course including Crostini di Salmone Affumicato, with organic West Cork smoked salmon and homemade crushed green olive mayonnaise, and Anatra al Sapore d’Arancia with award-winning Silver Hill Irish duckling, oven baked in a fresh orange juice and Aurum liquor sauce. Delicious desserts feature homemade ‘Gelato Rinuccini’, Tiramisu Classico with layers of sponge, laced with rum and espresso, filled with zabaglione cream and topped with shavings of dark Italian chocolate.

The perfect dining destination to treat your loved one on Valentines weekend, the Michelin-listed Rinuccini is renowned for its intimate candle-lit dining rooms with exclusive hand-chosen wines specially flown in from Italy – the perfect accompaniment to a decadent dining experience. 

You can have a look at the menu here.