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The Metropole

High St, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 3778
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good12%
  • Average18%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible12%
31 Jul 2017
“Not much to say...”
15 Jul 2016
“Best bar experience ever!!!!!!!”
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Bar, Pub
High St, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Had passed this bar a few times during the week, to find it closed, without any mention of opening or closing hours, posted anywhere that I saw. So when it was open on Saturday last I called in for a drink. One barman, four customers....More

Thank Gonzo185
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment i walked into the metropole I felt at home. The service was second to none and the fantastic bar staff made a foreigner like me feel at home. If you have come to visit Ireland make sure you visit this spot.

Thank Fiachra M
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Very average little pub. Food was just ok.They do usually have good live music at night and the drinks are ok.

Thank Soccermike1015
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stopped in for lunch, well it was close to 4pm, when I had some spare time in Kilkenny during a walk around of the city. The menu board outside advertised daily special of soup, beef sandwich and tea / coffee. Sounded good to me. I...More

Thank JayBee346
Reviewed 6 March 2015

food service value excellent will definitely bring visitors and family back seat got in bar for us while we waited for table in restaurant menues brought out staff so friendly nothing was too much trouble children very well treated

Thank Helena B
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Visited back in June and it was mediocre. Food was subpar. Drinks were good. The only saving grace of this place was the live band. Oh and the free wifi. Also, don't stay in their accommodations upstairs. Just in case you were thinking about it.

Thank ohheytherejessica
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Vegetarian quiche with salmon and chicken? No one in the place should have been an indicator of low value kip. Add rude barman/chef to this understaffed hole and you'll get the drift.

2  Thank Troublespit
Reviewed 24 September 2014

They probably have the least expensive food and drinks in town. The bar offers a limited choice menu that has different selections almost every night. It gets noisy at night when the crowd wanders in. Location is just off the main drag on the corner...More

Thank pjc949
Reviewed 15 September 2014

the metropole pub high street kilkenny. The irish stew amount on the plate was not enough to feed a sparrow,2 pieces of tiny meat,2 carrots,one potato done in the microwave? The cost €10.95 If you are hungry, KEEP AWAY.OR you will end up lighter in...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 6 September 2014

This was a great little pub to sit in and have a drink and listen to the locals play authentic Irish music. We heard two guitars and two fiddle players play a range of music (some instrumental only and some singing). Some songs were traditional...More

Thank MikeKimRochester
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  • Address: High St, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 3778
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