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The Marble City Bar

€€ - €€€, Irish,
66 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood chowder” (14 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Contemporary, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
66 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had a great server named "Ray" who made great menu suggestions, was very attentive, yummy pub food. We liked the relaxed and friendly atmosphere and food so much we went back the next night and enjoyed a totally different meal. Menu is quite varied....More

1  Thank 652Yummy8
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Sunday evening. Pizza was horrendous had to send it back, if you got it from your local big bites you wouldn't have been happy. The rest of the food was okay, overpriced for what it is when there are better...More

Thank Michael f
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Have eaten here many times. Food always very good. Friendly staff. Good choices. Always busy and space is limited. All dishes are good - whether for a light lunch or something more. Certainly recommend it.

6  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Following the recommendations of the local taxi driver we popped in here for lunch. Too late to get the canopied seats out the back we made our way to the main bar. Service was welcoming and friendly. Ordered pint of Guinness and the fish while...More

3  Thank rftu
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Went here for lunch- four adults family friendly environment. The place is small your may have to wait in high season. We had the seafood chowder - excellent large bowl fresh fish light cream broth with brown bread and of course famous Irish butter. We...More

3  Thank Eclarke2014
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

While on tour, asked a local for a recommendation - she said her favorite was The Marble City Bar. Stepped in and selected the Seafood Chowder, served with 3 slices of bread - all different. They also have Tabasco sauce, which I like in my...More

3  Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Recommend to us by a lady working in the bank ! Both had starters and rib eye steak ! Fabulous food ! Expensive but it was absolutely worth the money !

3  Thank deirdrewinters
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. We both ordered the scallops which were perfectly prepared. The waiter even substituted freshly steamed haricots verts instead of the usual side dish.

2  Thank Melody P
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Highly recommended for any meal - good service, huge portions and a full bar. The staff are friendly and there's a large TV also if that floats your boat (or sinks it). There's a choice of pastas, pizzas, steaks - the usual fare. Good coffee...More

3  Thank Bignickandlittleted
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here at a particularly busy lunchtime service was good. Food was great I seafood chowder very tasty. My girlfriend the wings and were also very tasty.

1  Thank Andrew H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: 3537761143
Winner of Best Gastro Pub in Kilkenny for the last 4 years! 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Situated within walking distance from Langton House Hotel, The Marble City Bar & Tea Rooms is one the oldest public houses in the County it has still retained many of the original features and exudes a warm & friendly atmosphere. The Marble City Bar is a favourite with locals and residents alike, offering extensive menus boasting the very best in fresh local Irish produce and service. Food is served from 9am - 10pm daily Down stairs and situated on a bustling pedestrianised shopping street is the The Marble City Tea Rooms. An ideal meeting spot with both indoor and outdoor seating areas it is the perfect setting in which to experience a varied selection of international coffees and teas, cakes and pastries along with a full and comprehensive menu. Food is served from 9am - 9:30pm daily
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