Bars & Nightlife

Boutique Hotel Stays

Catching up with the gal pals

Romantic Rendezvous

Festival Guide to Kilkenny

Dig a Little Deeper and look beyond to discover hidden gems

Fred Malzards Hurling Experience

Boutique Hotel Stays

Catching up with the gal pals

Romantic Rendezvous

Festival Guide to Kilkenny

Dig a Little Deeper and look beyond to discover hidden gems

Fred Malzards Hurling Experience

Boutique Hotel Stays

Catching up with the gal pals

Romantic Rendezvous

Festival Guide to Kilkenny

Dig a Little Deeper and look beyond to discover hidden gems

Fred Malzards Hurling Experience

Fred Malzard Pub & Hurling Experience

19 Main St, Ballycoam, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny

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Left Bank Bars

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.

Lanigans Bar

Join us in Lanigan's Bar for the best Irish Entertainment in the South East every Monday through Thursday with our Famous Hooly Nights. Our resident Seanchai will enthral you with stories of Myth, Magic, Fairies and Folklore From 9pm its world renowned Irish dancer Ger Hayes for a night of Irish Dancing stepping to the music of CuChulainn. Multiple choice of Sport viewing in Bar with our 6 Large Screens and we also offer Accommodation for travellers on a budget in our purposely built brand new 40 bed Tourist Hostel which is the only "Irish Tourism" Approved and Centrally located Hostel in Kilkenny - beside our Bar . A Warm Welcome and a friendly smile will always await you when you come to Lanigan's.

Paris Texas

Looking for restaurants in Kilkenny, Paris Texas is located on the main shopping street in the heart of Kilkenny City. Newly refurbished the pub has transformed into one of the leading Gastro pubs in the South East and is home to an in-house wood smoking oven offering a fusion of traditional American South West favourites with the sophistication of New Orleans French Quarter. Paris Texas delivers restaurant quality food at affordable prices ensuring its popularity with local and visitors alike. Regular offers and specials are available mid week with ladies night on Friday not to be missed. Inside this wonderfully adorned pub the bar extends right back from the High St with a large seated area for dining leading on to a bespoke designed covered smoking area and then on to a Gin Bar where Friday Nights come into their own.

Marble City Bar & Tea Rooms

Situated within walking distance from Langton House Hotel, The Marble City Bar & Tea Rooms 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, visitors will experience and savour an atmosphere made tangible by the aroma of International coffees, freshly baked breads and extensive menus boasting the very best in fresh local Irish produce and service. Down stairs and situated on a buslting pedestriaised shopping street is the new addition to the Langton family Marble City Tea Rooms. An ideal meeting spot with both indoor and outdoor seating area's it is the perfect setting in which to experience a varied selection of coffees, teas, cakes, and pastries along with a full & comprehensive menu.

Sullivans Brewing Company

The Glasshouse, 16 John Street Lower, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7797980

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sullivansbrewingcompany.com

The clean hop bitterness and subtle fruit flavours from our cask ale yeast, add balance, interest and enhanced drinkability to create a smooth, balanced classic ale. Brewed by local experts, by hand, in small batches, with enormous heart and the finest locally sourced ingredients Our first beer from the revived Sullivan’s Brewing Company is Maltings Red Ale (4% abv). It’s a refreshingly balanced, ruby tinted classic Irish ale with a depth of malt flavour giving rich biscuit and gentle caramel notes. Traditionally brewed with only Kilkenny-grown ale malt, including three special darker malts and three varieties of hop. Fermented and matured with cask ale yeast and coupled with our no-rush brewing produces a smooth balanced classic ale.

Billy Byrnes Bar & Restaurant

Located in the heart of this medieval city, close to the railway station and the ruins of St John's Priory, Byrne's is a friendly family run pub. Popular with families and sports people, this pub offers outstanding service by the friendly staff.

Bollards Bar & Bistro

31/32 Kieran Street, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7761319

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Situated in the heart of Kilkenny's shopping area. Bollard's pub has been in the Bollard family since 1904. So while steeped in history and tradition, Bollard's offer a high standard of food, drink and service to suit all modern day requirements. Recommended by Best Food Guides. Superb food served all day. Terraced seating available on a pedestrianised street. Wireless Internet access available all day. Easy car parking. All major Credit Cards accepted.

Brewery Corner

Brewery Corner is Kilkenny’s first and finest Craft Beer Bar. With a selection of over 100 craft beers on draught and in bottles. Brewery Corner also hosts some of the best live acts in the country on a regular basis in our music venue as well as garden parties, beer samplings an great food, fast.

Christy’s Bar

Situated in an area known as "the Village" is Christy’s Bar, a family run business, which offers you the customer the chance to enjoy the traditional Irish Society along with all the trappings of modern technology – providing for all major sporting and non sporting events, with a keen eye for horse racing. Christy’s Bar boasts one of the largest Beer Gardens in the county complete barbeque facilities plus customers car park.

Costellos Brewing Company

We are on a mission to ensure the craft of brewing thrives in Kilkenny. Our city needs our brewers as much as we need our butchers, bakers and candlestick makers. At Costello’s, we are all about the craft. We brew beers inspired by our local environment with a nod to Kilkenny’s rich brewing heritage. Located in the heart of Kilkenny, Costello’s are the new wave of Kilkenny brewers. We’re a family owned craft brewery, passionate about beer.

The Field Bar & Restaurent

The Field bar sits in the centre of Medieval Kilkenny resting in the shadows of its iconic Castle. Established in 1620, as The Castle Tavern, it is one of the city’s oldest Bars boasting both a rich history and a modern vibrance which has made it a mecca for locals and tourists alike. Good food and live Irish music are the staple diversons of the day that all are treated to. Featuring live Traditional Irish music acts performing from early afternoon to closing with a rich and diverse a la carte menu to choose from its no surprise that The Field has become a visitors delight. Throw in the intriguing tale of the ghost of the former Kings lover still roaming the building nightly and the stage is set to step in to the antiquity of The Field in its present guise as an famous Irish bar which exoudes presence.

The Dylan Whiskey Bar

5 John Street Lower, Collegepark, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 772 2689

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http://www.thedylanwhiskybar.com

The Dylan is an old victorian style bar that specialises in fine whiskies. Our Whisky Library now contains nearly 200 of the worlds finest whiskies, 40 premium gins & is continually growing. With comfortable leather seating, private snugs, an open turf fire & walls adorned with whiskey mirrors, old advertising and Bob Dylan memorabilia; this bar provides a warm cosy atmosphere in which to chat with friends while enjoying your dram. If whiskey's not your thing, we also have a great selection of beers, wines cocktails and other choice spirits.

Kilkenny River Court Hotel

The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny City. R95 Y104

Tel: 056 7723388

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http://www.rivercourthotel.com

The Kilkenny River Court Hotel is a gorgeous 4 star hotel located right in the heart of our beautiful Medieval city. It is located in a quiet secluded courtyard just off the main tourist area, yet only a stroll from all major attractions. Each of our 102 guest rooms are stylishly decorated with splendid fine furnishings, crisp white linens and soft neutral tones, ensuring a restful night’s sleep every night. Most guest rooms overlook the River Nore with sensational views of Kilkenny Castle. We also offer FREE Wi-Fi throughout this Kilkenny Hotel and complimentary car parking for our hotel residents and patrons. Guests can dine at the award winning Riverside Restaurant or Terrace Kitchen both offering stunning views of Kilkenny Castle, exceptional service and delicious food.  Guests also have the option of dining outdoors in the summer. The Riverview Bar is comfortable and friendly with an extensive food menu that is served all day, every day! Guests also have the option of dining outdoors in the summer. The Kilkenny River Court Hotel are experts in Weddings, special occasions & family celebrations, conferences and meetings and everything in between!