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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guinness stew” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 Johns Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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161 - 170 of 1,101 reviews

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Came here on a recent hen party. We started the evening with a cocktail class in a private bar downstairs with 2 barmen who went above and beyond to make the class as fun as possible. I've done a few hen party cocktail classes but...More

5  Thank lauralaura2017
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

It's not often I give doormen the thumbs up, but the lads on the door last weekend were great with our group. We visited on both Friday and Saturday night and no problem getting in Saturday having been in the night before. Great music and...More

5  Thank Bennybeau
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Loved this Pub, we had a wonderful waiter, Peter. The beef and guiness stew was excellent and the resident band was fantastic.

5  Thank Helliebelly
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This place came highly recommended by our B&B host in the area. Kilkenny is only a mile long and this gem was packed the night we went. A good mixture of young and old crowd and they had traditional Irish music playing. Food was great...More

5  Thank Natalia B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

One of the few places open the night we were in Kilkenny. Pleasantly surprised by good, simple pub food with a few surprises. No special entertainment at the time of our visit but a good soloist whose repertoire included some classic Irish songs. Great atmosphere,...More

4  Thank Leanne S
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Myself & friends stayed in kilkenny for a few nights & had drinks here. There was traditional irish music the afternoon we were there. The staff were very friendly. The food looked & smelled amazing unfortunately we had eating before we got here. Would defo...More

5  Thank DaisyMae_225
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Walked in at lunch, waitress immediately came up and asked for our order. The drinks were a massive selection, food selection was also large. Our food and drinks came out quickly with a smile and a happy joke. This place is well worth it just...More

3  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great food accompanied by good service and traditional Irish music made this a great spot! Glad we were referred by our B&B host, and I would definitely recommend.

3  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This Pub serves outstanding food and all at reasonable prices. We had a three course set menu for 24 euros. Traditional music playing and a wide assortment of draft beer, whiskey and such. Try the clonikilty chicken which is a house specialty.

3  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife an I came here on a Tues evening. We arrived at around 6.30pm as we were told that the place gets very crowded, my wife had fish and chips and I had the spare ribs which was very nice, we both enjoyed the...More

4  Thank Noel M
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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