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Giltraps Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
| Birr, Co. Offaly, Kinnitty R42R720, Ireland
+353 57 913 7076
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“finger food” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“log cabin” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
| Birr, Co. Offaly, Kinnitty R42R720, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is my 4th trip (2nd this year) each time with a different group of friends/family. This visit was with my parents and siblings. As always a perfect stay. Eleanor was a brillant hostess and couldn't do enough for us. Shower facilities are top class...More

Thank Regina F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If anyone talks negative about this wonderful establishment, they are wrong. I've been to many a pub in Ireland. Yet I hadnt been anywhere before this, that had such exceptional service, Guinness, and staff. Eleanore took care of us to the next level. If I...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Kinnitty village on a tour of Ireland and breweries. Wasn't expecting much as the village is very small, but was more very happily surprised to find this fantastic pub and the very accommodating and friendly waitstaff, especially Elanor. Everything very clean, properly served,...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had a party at giltraps bar and glamping site,kinnitty.The facilities were excellent.The staff were extremely helpful and efficient.Finger food at the party was exceptional and well presented. I would highly recommend giltraps to anyone having a party in the bar or using the accommodation...More

Thank Deirdre H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here while on a stay in the village for a family wedding. This is a lovely little pub with very friendly staff and local people. Visited in the evening and was very quiet did not see any music or parties in here. Would be...More

Thank AnneMarie90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun.we stayed there 2 years ago and will be back again.very friendly staff.lovely areas to cycle too and visit.

Thank reezerpud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely comfortable beds. Very friendly and welcoming reception on our arrival. the breakfast was delicious and all dietary needs were met with ease. Would recommend this Bed and Breakfast and would love to try the Glamping Pods across the road, they look fab. Thank you...More

Thank 234mcm
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Typical quaint little Family run rural village pub with plenty of ceol agus craic! Music at weekends and during this time of the year theres always sure to be a buzz about the place! Very close proximity to the Slieve Bloom mountains who will accommodate...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the glamping site and rambled over to the pub for pint and pizza at lunch and again in the evening. Great relaxed atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Thank Niall O
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Stayed in the Yurt and spent some time in the evening in the pub. Great atmosphere. They also ordered in food for us, great customer service.

Thank EdwardN360
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Birr, Co. Offaly, Kinnitty R42R720, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Kinnitty
  • Phone Number: +353 57 913 7076
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Giltraps Pub in Kinnitty, County Offaly, Ireland, is a landmark building in the centre of the picturesque village at the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains in the Irish midlands. Dating back to the seventeenth century when it was originally a hotel, Giltraps Pub is now a family run operation managed by the Clendennen family. Whether you're looking for an open fire after a days hiking or walking in the Slieve Bloom Mountains, attending a wedding at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, want to have the 'craic' or chat about GAA with the locals or you're simply looking for the 'perfect' pint of Guinness, then Giltraps is one of the best pubs / bars in the area to chose from. Giltraps has been awarded a number of accolades including Black & White Scotch Whisky Heritage Pub of the Year, James Joyce Pub of the Year Award and the highest recognition (5 stars) in Pub Spy Review by the Sunday World newspaper. If you are looking for accommodation in Kinnitty, whether you are attending a wedding in the nearby Kinnitty Castle or looking to explore to picturesque countryside, we also have Giltraps Townhouse & Glamping Accommodation located adjacent to Giltraps Pub which offers a range of deluxe ensuite rooms and glamping accomodation to suit everybody's needs.
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