Pubs & Bars in Kilkenny | Kilkenny Tourism

Pubs & Bars in Kilkenny


If you want to experience the true spirit of Kilkenny, take the time to enjoy the food that comes from its rich landscape and is crafted with care by the people who live here. Below you will find a wide choice of restaurants in Kilkenny to choose from along with a host of bars, wine bars and cafes. Eating and drinking in Kilkenny doesn't get much better than this.

Kilkenny is a celebration of quality food makers, restauranters, café/bar-owners and retailers whose passion and personality shines through, making Kilkenny a wonderful journey of discovery for people who love great food and warm hospitality.

Bon appétit!

Langton's Restaurant and Bar Kilkenny
Kilkenny City

The famous Kilkenny Hostelry could justly be regarded as a National treasure. Several times winner of National 'Pub of the Year', it's Restaurant has won the National Restaurant Award on three occasions. Located in Kilkenny city centre. Ideal spot to eat and drink in Kilkenny. Food served all day.

Lanigans Bar Kilkenny
Kilkenny City

Lanigan’s Bar and Resturant is located just minutes from Kilkenny’s railway and bus stations. 6 plasma screens for all sporting events. Full A la carte menu. Live Music 7 nights a week. Start of The Kilkenny Way (Hurling Experience).

Eat and Drink in Kilkenny at Left Bank
Kilkenny City

Left Bank has been transformed into one of Kilkenny's most popular bars and venues. A recently renovated Bank of Ireland Branch, Left Bank features a beautifully designed main bar with lively atmosphere, friendly staff and Louie's Backyard and outdoor area is a fully heated and covered smoking area featuring its own fireplace and both an indoor and outdoor bar. Rive Gauche is the latest addition to The Left Bank, serving a beautiful Gourmet Lunch daily from 12pm – 4.30pm. Groups and parties of all needs are invited to soak up the atmosphere in our historic and impressive bar.

Marble City Bar and Tearooms
Kilkenny City

Is one the oldest public houses in the County it has still retained many of the original features and exsudes a warm & friendly atmosphere. MCB is a favourite with locals and residents alike. Varied selection of coffees, teas, cakes, and pastries

Eat and Drink in Kilkenny at Matt The Millers
Kilkenny City

Matt the Millers is arguably one of the most popular pubs in Kilkenny. The energetic bar features four floors with a bar on each and with an expanse of ground space to dance the night away under the sparkling disco ball and warm atmosphere. Customers are spoilt for choice with great food, a lively bar and music venue in a pub that has maintained its true Medieval Character. So come on down and soak up the atmosphere for yourself!

Morrisson's Late Bar at Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
Kilkenny City

With a central position in the heart of Kilkenny’s entertainment district, Morrissons Late Bar & Disco has been providing its guests with the finest service, entertainment and cocktails for over a decade. On Friday's and Sunday's, be in with the chance to win €500+ with Catch The Joker.

Paris Texas - A Bar, Smokehouse and Venue in Kilkenny
Kilkenny City

Home to the South East’s only in-house wood smoking oven, a new concept in food will offer the fusion of traditional American South West favorites with the sophistication of New Orleans French Quarter signature.

Rafter Dempsey's Pub Kilkenny
Kilkenny City

The Rafter Dempseys is an olde world city centre bar that offers all visitors a very warm welcome to match its wonderful open fire.  A cosy atmosphere is accompanied with attention to detail and great service. Live music at weekends.

Eat and Drink in Kilkenny at Statham’s Bar and Restaurant at Pembroke Hotel
Kilkenny City

At Statham's we've combined casual modern dining with the vibrancy from our 1930's racing heritage. Our menus have been carefully designed by Chef Damian Finnegan, Dorin Chiosa and a talented kitchen brigade.

Kilkenny City


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