Facilities & Access

The National Design & Craft Gallery is surrounded by beautiful places to eat, drink and shop


Onsite restaurant facilities are found in the award-winning Kilkenny Design Centre Restaurant, Cafe and Food Court.


Just a short walk from the National Design and Craft Gallery is the Pembroke Hotel,  our Hospitality Partners since 2107. 


There are a number of craft-based shops to browse or watch work being made. 


The gallery is situated in the Castle Yard, across the road from Kilkenny Castle. It is wheelchair accessible and close to the heart of Kilkenny City, within minutes of Kilkenny’s coach parking bays. There are also specific disabled parking bays. 

Pay and Display parking is found along the Castle Road, or in the nearby Ormonde Street Car Park