Rafters Gastro Pub & Accommodation

Rafters Gastro Pub & Accommodation is Kilkenny Business Awards winner for 2021. It is based in the heart of Kilkenny City, 2 minutes walk from Kilkenny Castle. Combining old world charm with a modern elegance, this award winning bar offers a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Rafters offers great food with an extensive menu available 7 days a week. Boasting 16 ensuite bedrooms and a rooftop beer garden it can accommodate all your needs in Kilkenny.

Rafter's has a new Outdoor Al Fresco dining area to enjoy this summer. The ultimate spot to soak up the atmosphere of the city and enjoy afternoon or evening drinks and lunch in the summer sunshine.

Live music is available on weekends and all major sporting occasions are shown on their 3 giant screens. Rafters is renowned as a sports venue and is complemented by a pool table and darts board. Saturday nights are very lively at Rafter Dempsey's, as they always have one of the best bands in Kilkenny belting out their tunes! If you are looking for a great entertainment venue, with a terrific atmosphere, good company and an old world charm all mixed together to give the right blend for your night, look no further.