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Daniel W Bollards


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Restaurant And Pub - If You Google It - Many Photos And Listings On Other Pages
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Irish, Bar, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

By far not the best pub we visited in Kilkenny. The service was slow and indifferent. We finished our pint and moved on.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 3 October 2018

After poking around Kilkenny to find a place to eat and encountering only pricier pubs and restaurants we happened upon Bollard's Bar. The food (seafood chowder) was great, and the music was excellent. Staff was attentive and kind.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Author_on_Holiday
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Kilkenny for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by this unassuming pub. Perfect lunch. Great music, service and friendly. Would heartily recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Great menu variety, and very friendly staff. The food was hot and tasty. I enjoyed trying a few local beers, and enjoying the atmosphere in this lovely Irish pub. The traditional live music added to the atmosphere, without being too loud. So nice, that we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Erin H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We ate here 2 weeks ago, unfortunately the food was bland and pretty boring. My husband had the fish and it was very greasy. I wouldn't eat here again in a hurry. Also the waitress was uninterested and unfriendly. Not the most pleasant experience while...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank StephJLee19
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed our food. Was seen to quickly by a lovely, but clearly rushed off her feet server. I think perhaps she was on her own as another server arrived soon after (off his break?). Catch of the day was a superbly cooked...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cpt_Cabinets
Reviewed 23 July 2018

My husband and I went here for a drink. We arrived around mid-afternoon. The place was not very crowded and we were able to get a place to sit at the bar. I ordered a Smithwicks, while my husband came for the whiskey. They had...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Julie H
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Stuck up owner, doesn't care about people and it shows. Avoid like the plague. Can't say any more or he might sue!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I've never written a negative review before and have to say that every other meal we ate in the Kilkenny area was amazing. However, our experience at Bollards wasn't a positive one. Our server was really rude and all three of our dishes were almost...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 8 July 2018

6 of us dropped in for lunch in the middle of an energetic tour of Kilkenny. Lovely old-style pub with loads of historic items on the walls. Very friendly chatty staff, quick service & excellent food. All of us cleared our plates and left refreshed.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Donal M
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