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Its something

Pretty much a simple alleyway. We happened upon it while looking for our lunch stop. So if you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Marcos, California
Lovely characterful lane with shops/restaurants

This pretty lane is truly worth a stroll through with funky restaurants and shops set in original... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Butter Slip, Kilkenny, Ireland

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty much a simple alleyway. We happened upon it while looking for our lunch stop. So if you happen to be near it. Why not.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This pretty lane is truly worth a stroll through with funky restaurants and shops set in original gorgeous stone buildings

Thank Tet1
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I’m not sure why this is a must see? It’s just an alleyway? Slippery if moist, pretty dark and lots of teenagers hanging around

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Lovely Medieval lane way, but to be careful as stairs are obviously uneven and well worn, can imagine it would be slippery when wet.

Thank KathyB1971
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Similar to what us Americans consider an alley, this shortcut between winding streets save you from having to walk several extra blocks to cut across to another section of the city. There are multiple shop and restaurant entrances accessible throughout the Slip. A fun way...More

Thank BrenJ2012
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a narrow medieval corridor between two streets. It used to house stalls of butter vendors on market day and ran underneath two houses. Now has some shops.

1  Thank CaptnGphs
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We passed through this narrow lane that connects both Hight Street and what was formerly known as Low Lane (now St Kieran's Sreet). It is beautifully arched, is narrow, is lined by stones, but hey this is what medieval would look like in reality from...More

1  Thank Zainab F
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I loved exploring this beautiful place ... Just perfect to take photos. It kind of feels like you walked into a Harry Potter scene :)

Thank Mibera67
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Very interesting. Really gives a sense of life in a medieval town, along with the Medieval Mile Muserum.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Butter slip is a very useful access way between the two main streets along the medieval mile. There is a bit of entertaining history that a walking tour will inform you of. Look out for the restaurant named after the famed witches' maid!

Thank bobjanh
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