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Hibernian Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, ,
1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish pie” (7 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely spot for a drink on a winters evening in front of a great open fire. A lively bar but without the loud music of many other bars in the town.

Thank Colm M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food in the bar was gorgeous,also the breakfast on both mornings was lovely.we also ate there in the mid afternoon on one of the days,small portions,but lovely

Thank murphyhalligan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious had the chicken and bacon pie , rib beef, apple crumble and cheesecake best pie ever. Service and price fantastic , definitely will return great ambience and friendly staff

Thank Nichola F
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Warm lighting,christmas decorations and a blazing fire with old world charm. no one seemed in a hurry to leave, very welcoming.

Thank petrinalynskey
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful evening in the Hibernian bar - we hadn't visited Kilkenny for a few years and were glad to see the Hibernian hadn't changed a bit. Staff were as welcoming and excellent as ever. We had drinks and food...More

Thank Martygil
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Have visited the Hotel on mand different occassions over the past couple of months seen as im new to kilkenny .. I have found the Hibernian hotel to be of a very high standard both the food and drink aspect is always excellent .. The...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We enjoyed the cider and lager at the bar, but also ordered dinner. The food was better than the usual pub type food, although not gourmet. However, the Hibernian offered a cozy atmosphere in which to unwind from the day.

Thank bathtravel123
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Always enjoyed dropping into the Hibernian for lunch, lately standards have drop but last Wednesday was an all time low. Newspapers thrown around the bar. Staff using the bar as a crèche for their kids, while unsupervised the kid drinking milk directly out of milk...More

1  Thank Richard9012
James G, General Manager at Hibernian Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Dear Richard Thank you very much for taking the time to write your extensive and candid review following your recent dining experience with us. We were extremely sorry to read of your disappointments as illustrated in your review. To this, please accept my sincerest apologies...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here with husband and our 14 & 6 year old kids. Great food and service and good menu selection. Would recommend.

Thank MelR237
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The bar is well stocked warm and cosy.. Serves food all day. In the middle kilkenny city so therefore accessible to all places of interest

Thank molly36Kilkenny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1888
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  • This restaurant is at Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
A popular choice among locals, the constantly bustling Hibernian Bar is testament to the exceptional food & service that guests receive. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere and a diverse & extensive menu make this the ideal choice for a working lunch with colleagues or a pleasant meal with friends. Menu choices vary from light snack options such as soup or sandwiches, to more substantial alternatives such as salads and meat & seafood specialities. The changing daily specials expand the choices on offer. Hibernian Bar is a casual dining alternative to Harpers and is open for morning coffee & scones, lunch, afternoon tea & cakes, an evening meal or simply a drink in the evenings. The bar is located to the front of this historic building; the unique atmosphere of this award-winning bar offers both locals and guests an experience not to be forgotten. The bar is decorated to the highest standards in traditional style with comfort and relaxation foremost in mind. Sit back and relax near the open fire, enjoy the soft background music as the service comes to you
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