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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
1 Johns Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
+353 56 776 1696
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“guinness stew” (18 reviews)
“fish and chips” (55 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Johns Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed in Kilkenny last weekend visited Matt the Millers on Friday night. We had food and there was a live band who were excellent. The food and staff also very good. Altogether an excellent experience.

2  Thank John R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here often enough for food for the live band good place for day or night! The pork ribbs are the best in town the service not so bad. Price ok will be back!

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here for dinner with a friend after visiting Kilkenny Castle. We were just expecting typical bar food, but we had a very pleasant surprise. We decided to share the three course meal, and they were kind enough to accommodate us by splitting each...More

3  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here one Monday afternoon with my partner for some drinks, it was very quite and relaxed. The staff were very friendly and the prices were reasonable! We returned there that night and there was a great band playing, the atmosphere was brilliant and we...More

3  Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our B&B owner suggested we stop here for a quick lunch on our way to Kilkenny Castle and we are so glad she did! This pub is quite large and overlooks the quay for a nice relaxing atmosphere. We shared a panini and an appetizer...More

3  Thank BrenJ2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met a lovely couple in another pub, while chatting and drinking we were getting hungry and wanted to move on, so they recommended matt the millers bar, so we skipped over and had a drink ordered burgers and chips and folks thats the reason for...More

2  Thank happycelt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Matt the Millers for a drink while waiting on friends. The band playing were brilliant and when our friends arrived we ended up staying for the evening. We had already eaten so we didn't eat there but the food looked delicious so next...More

2  Thank Noeleen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for your stag do. Great DJ and live band. We found it very friendly. With a great mix of ages.

3  Thank Phil P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmo and great music, just missed the live band on Friday got their last song sounded great. Was so good on Friday late with DJ went back on Saturday and was not disappointed, a great mix of songs, we were there for a Stag...More

3  Thank J9717EVjohng
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot lots of hen parties. Get there early to get a seat. Live music not sure if they serve food

2  Thank Anne C
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Questions & Answers
Lisa C
11 August 2017|
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Response from MattTheMillers | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes we have a late bar until 2am on every Monday night. The only place to be on a Monday with After Dark and DJ Eddie Hughes :)
7 July 2017|
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Response from 151kp | Reviewed this property |
sorry i was away and only see your question now. I dont know but i hope you had an enjoyable experience there as we did
24 May 2017|
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Response from Ry0bi | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. I attended a hens recently and anything goes really. There is always more than 1 hens in there. U can also reserve a spot if required. They give u a few bottles of fizz.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Johns Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 1696
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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant is a perfect location for your meal, private parties and festive occasions. We offer an extensive drinks menu and the same high service standards that we strive to deliver in every area of our operation. Enjoy lunch, a romantic occasion, dinner or your own private event. We cater for every taste. You will also find some wonderful private snugs throughout our bar. These snugs are perfect for small get-togethers where you can enjoy all that Matt's has to offer in the secluded confines of these salubrious havens of comfort & quiet. We have been partying at Matt's for 20 years now so we have learned a thing or two about throwing the very best parties to suit every occasion. We have Traditional Irish Music every evening along with more music on select nights of the week. For private parties, we can put any one of our five bars at your disposal and we are happy to do as much, or as little as you need us to do to make your party a huge success. There will always be a warm welcome and a hearty smile waiting for you at Matt's. Our bars are ergonomically designed to ensure only the highest possible standards of service whether you're having a morning coffee, an afternoon tea, an early evening beverage or a pint with friends at one of Matt's famous party nights. Every effort is made to ensure that our extensive menus of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are constantly updated to make sure that every taste is catered for. Our extensive food menu is also available at the bars, with breakfast, lunch and dinner served. So, whatever you're looking for and whenever you want it - you can rest assured that it's waiting for you at Matt the Millers' Main Bar.
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