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Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant

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28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 1718
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Portlaoise, Ireland
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great meeting place and I would say party groups that comes to kilkenny go to Lanigan's bar at some stage over the weekend to catch up of meet. It also has budget accommodation. The craic is good here.

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Thank asdelaney1
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place staff so nice and polite, accommodation very clean fantastic atmosphere great entertainment and the best food had by far would recommend to all when i return to liverpool to all my family also great dancing by gerard hayes may i also say it is in a great location walking distance to all the main attractions well done lanigans... More 

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Thank paul s
Celbridge, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a fabulous 2 night stay at Lanigans. Accommodation was very clean and comfortable with an en-suite wc and shower. Great location and within walking distance of all the city's attractions. Great atmosphere in the Bar & Restaurant and all the staff are extremely friendly, polite and helpful. The Kilkenny Way Hurling Tours and Ghost tours are run... More 

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Croydon
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited her on Monday. Lunch was excellent. Good selection of food and drink. Excellent hosts. A very enjoyable experience

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mikmorrisroe
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick bite and discovered the most amazing food and service.. Seafood Chowder as a starter was was excellent and the Steak for my main was delicious quality, fine feed, perfect food, perfect hosts, AND A CRACKING PINT 8)

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barrie, Ontario
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in here after a Kilkenny/Wexford match to watch The Kilkennys. Absolute blast! Whiskey selection was fantastic and prices were decent as well. Worth a stop!

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Thank Matthew P
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thank you very much for your review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lanigans. Hopefully we'll see you back here again soon. Mary Reservations More 

Killarney, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

great service for a busy night. was very nice for the money Stephen the waiter was wonderful a lovely guy.

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1 Thank Triona N
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Triona, Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit Lanigan's and hope to see you back again soon. Mary More 

Northumberland, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The bar has a lot of windows, so it's easy to see inside from the sidewalk. The place didn't appear too crowded so we stopped in for a drink. The bar reminded me a bit of a sports bar, with the barstools & seating on one side and a HUGE television on the other side. There was a soccer match&... More 

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Thank Bill M
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

HI Bill, Thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lanigan's Bar. That HUGE TV screen is the largest TV screen in Ireland!! It's great for watching the matches - like having a sideline seat. Next time you're in Kilkenny do drop in again and say hello. Mary More 

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Went to Lanigan's specifically to see two local legends, Davey Cashin and Mick Leech, Find them if you are in Kilkenny! Had an absolutely fantastic time. Great music venue with a nice dance floor. The service good as was the whiskey! Great atmosphere overall and meet new friends.

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Thank anniebelle21
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

HI Annibelle, Thank you for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed the musical talents of Davey & Mick. They're amazing, aren't they!! Mary More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

As a last minute add on we signed up for the Hurling Expierence at Lanigan's. Our instructor Andrew was such a nice young man. He got along great with our sons. Our boys really enjoyed getting to learn a bit about Hurling. It was great fun to see them running out on the field. We had such perfect weather for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 56
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 772 1718
Description
Lanigans a Family run Traditional Irish Bar and Restaurant with Live Music every Thursday / Friday and Sunday with Top Irish Bands Divil The Bit & The Kilkennys during Wintertime and live music 7 nights a week during summer months . Our Menu is a must to try if your passing through Kilkenny. At Weekend Nights Lanigans Transforms into a Night spot in Kilkenny with DJ and some of the best drinks Promotions to be had in the City. We are a 2 minute walk from Kilkenny Castle and located 2 doors from the Kilkenny Tourism Office. Our Brunch/Breakfast menu is served from 11am with Dinner/Lunch from 12.30Pm. Multiple choice of Sport viewing in Bar with our 6 Large Plasma Screens and we also offer Accomodation for travellers on a budget in our purposley built 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 Lanigans - See you at the Bar

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