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Statham's Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€, Healthy, Irish
The Pembroke Hotel 11 Patrick Street | 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny R95 E40W, Ireland
+353 56 778 3500
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Healthy, Irish, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
The Pembroke Hotel 11 Patrick Street | 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny R95 E40W, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2018

The food was excellent, and the staff were very friendly. The seafood was fresh and delicious! Highly recommend.

Thank Connie R
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We were staying at the Pembroke, and had dinner here in their restaurant. The meal was delicious. We started with tasty appetizers. I had the chicken - others had pork chops and salmon. Everyone enjoyed their meal The desserts were excellent. A good dinner experience...More

Thank Suzy R
Edel E, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Suzy R Thank you for your review! Kind regards Edel

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the hotel on a package which included dinner, it was served in the bar. For starters we had bruschetta (generous portion) and goats cheese with raspberries and a crispy fresh salad, both delicious. We had steaks for mains but unfortunately the...More

Thank Yvette O
Edel E, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi YvetteOB Thank you for your review. We're thrilled to hear you had a lovely anniversary celebration in Statham's! Please accept our apologies again for the mix-up with the steaks. Kind regards Edel

Reviewed 1 May 2018

The food served was standard Irish fare, no fanfare, but acceptable. Though with so many offerings in the area, a trek through the town street will bring you to any number of eateries.

Thank Karen K
Edel E, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Karen K Thank you for your review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your meal. Kilkenny is lucky to have such a wide range of restaurants, ranging from casual bites to Michelin-starred dining. Kind regards Edel

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Very good quality food served piping hot and tasty.Plenty to choose from and a varied menu to suit all.

Thank nywlid
Edel E, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi nywlid Thanks for visiting Statham's! We hope you all got home safely during the snow! See you again next year :) Kind regards Aisling Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 13 February 2018

We dined here as part of a group tour. We were provided a prix fixe menu with choices in each course. Our first course selections included the Pembroke Plate (duck liver, smoked bacon, and port wine) and a classic Caesar salad. For our main courses...More

Thank dragonrees
Edel E, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi dragonrees Delighted to hear you and your group enjoyed your meal in Statham's Restaurant. The braised lamb shank is a very popular choice with our diners, it's local Kilkenny lamb, slow cooked and delicious! The white chocolate cheesecake is made fresh in-house every day,...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017

The restaurant served a very good meal for a fair price (including a glass of decent wine) but we had phoned in advance asking if there would be a vegetarian option for one of our party and also informed ahead that this person is unfortunately...More

1  Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

They've updated the menu here recently and it's well worth a visit. The steak sandwich is lovely and I'll definitely come back for another one. I was there on a work day, so I couldn't sample the cocktail menu, but there's always next time!More

Thank flightoffancy83
Edel E, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi flightoffancy83 Thanks so much for your review! The steak sandwich, served on garlic ciabatta with all the trimmings, is delish! The Ford Special Old Fashioned whiskey cocktail is ideal to wash it down - you'll have to try it next time you visit, on...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

An excellent location for our recent family reunion. Having the open air lobby is a boon allowing the children a safe place to hang out. The food is fab and service excellent.More

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Pembroke-KK, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Pauline, thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Statham's Bar & Restaurant. It's an ideal venue for family occasions, with lots of different areas which are safe for children as you've highlighted. Our variety casual and formal food and drink...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Fine meal and wine at this fine hotel restaurant recently. Served by welcoming and efficient staff. All four courses and the wines were excellent including the fillet steak. Nice cosy atmosphere for a hotel restaurant. Meal served at a pace that suited the customer. Exceptional...More

Thank LiamHowe
Pembroke-KK, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Liam, sounds like you had a great experience in Statham's :) We believe in helping guests relax and enjoying their meal at a leisurely pace. A nice glass of wine helps! The fillet steak is one of our most popular dishes, it's delicious. We...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:30
Monday
08:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:30
Thursday
08:00 - 23:30
Friday
08:00 - 00:30
Saturday
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pembroke Hotel 11 Patrick Street | 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny R95 E40W, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 3500
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Pembroke Kilkenny
Description
Our laid back style and hospitality, great selection of wines and cocktails, live entertainment and our city centre location makes us a popular choice for guests and Kilkenny residents alike. Whether you're popping in for a coffee and a homemade scone, brunch after a lazy morning, catching up with friends over lunch or afternoon tea, enjoying a romantic meal for two or looking for a great night out with live music each weekend, Statham's Bar and Restaurant has just the spot for you. Our unique cocktail menu has a sparkling of ingenuity, a measure of creativity and a splash of inspiration from our 1930s racing heritage. The menu is curated by international award-winning mixologist Darren Geraghty. We take pride in our precise techniques, homemade syrups and infusions and our fresh fruit and juices mean that our cocktails are bursting with fresh, vibrant flavours.
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