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Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny

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Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny Entrance Ticket
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Located in the heart of Kilkenny city, Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny is a multi-sensory experience that immerses you in the history of Ireland's oldest ale. Get a flavour for how our famous ale has been crafted over generations and finish with a...more
Saint Francis Abbey Brewery 44 Parliament Street, Kilkenny R95 VK54, Ireland
+353 56 778 6377
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We checked this out following TripAdvisor recommendation and its great! Informative, insightful, fun and delicious! Service is excellent, so is the beer and easy to find. Book online and collect tickets as its €2 cheaper per person

Thank thatmrmatt
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had half a day in Kilkenny on our tour and stumbled upon the Smithwick Brewery. 4 of us joined another dozen or so for this nice, informative tour. Very nice tour guide and we enjoyed the drink at the end. I'm not a beer...More

Thank DebT55
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice tour and guide with beer tasting a tour of brewery a free gift at end would improve and more items in the shop

Thank Greatajp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in the last tour of the day and it was a smallish group but it was very entertaining. The tour guide was great and we chatted with him after the tour. The tour has the perfect amount of energy and is very technologically...More

Thank katiehp2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a short break in Kilkenny from West Cork. On the last day we had read that this attraction was worth a visit. Nothing daunted we bought tickets and sfarted the tour. The reason I want to write this review is to tell...More

Thank suewestcork
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from Kilkenny did the smithwicks experience which we enjoyed ,a great history lesson about who started smithwicks and Irish history ,very nice tour guide who made the experience even better well worth a visit the room with all the framed pictures is very...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the Smithwick’s experience and tour. The presentation is very Entertaining and informative. It’s a smaller venue and very personal. The beer is amazing. They have a nice shop on site. The brewery is in the village. It’s a must see on your list!

Thank Kat5409
Reviewed 1 week ago

The brewery and shop are within walking distance just down High Street from Kilkenny Castle. We found the Smithwick's Experience to be informative and interesting. While we feel that seeing one brewery usually means you have seen them all, Smithwick's injects a degree of whimsy....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on this tour with no expectations or previous research. Pleasant surprised with quality of tour. Informative, professional, well executed by tour guide and perfect duration time. 45/60mins. Would recommend to anyone with interest either local culture, beer or even slight interest in history. Great...More

Thank jc0yle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointing tour. I was reluctant to book it and I should have trusted my instincts. The staff were very nice and polite but it was lacking any sort of enjoyment. It wasn’t interactive, what u learned u could have got from Google. The tour...More

Thank Peter D
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3 April 2018|
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Response from Mingha F | Property representative |
Hello firegk13, Bus and trains depart from Dublin to killenny on a regular basis from Dublin City Centre. You can check this online at buseireann or iarnroid eireann. I hope this helps.
26 June 2017|
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Response from Valerie O | Property representative |
Hi Dorothy R, The Smithwick's Experience is fully wheelchair accessible. Please feel free to call me directly if you have any specific queries regarding entrance, tour times etc. Kind regards, Valerie (056 7786377)
Katie P
18 June 2017|
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Response from Valerie O | Property representative |
Hi Kaite99, The benefit to buying tickets online is that you receive a 10%discount off adult admission. Tours run regularly throughout the day so when you visit, bring along your booking reference number and we will get you... More