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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
+353 56 776 1696
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guinness stew” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (60 reviews)
“ribs” (22 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had typical pub grub which was fine. The apple pie dessert was delicious! The real highlights were the good service, the great music and the beautiful view of the river and castle as the sun was setting. It’s a great location. Seating was inside...More

2  Thank randtres
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wanted some dinner to go with my music so after a quick TripAdvisor search, we headed here. Our waitress was great and while this pub serves fairly standard pub food we thought the food was better than average and we all enjoyed our meals....More

2  Thank Christal D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matt the Millers has a typical pup atmosphere with typical pub food and drinks. We enjoyed a relaxing evening eating, drinking, and listening to live music from a group playing Irish folk music. Our waiter was very friendly and provided great service. Would definitely recommend...More

3  Thank Londontravelor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the train down from Dublin with family and friends to do a little sight-seeing in Kilkenny, which is thirsty work, so stopped for lunch and couple of pints in Matt the Millers. Great traditional Irish pub, with good pub food and more importantly an...More

2  Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location in an easily walkable town. Service was excellent, super friendly. welcoming and efficient. Food was pretty good pub fare. We were there for lunch, so sadly did not get to partake of any live music.

2  Thank AgadorSpartacus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow this place never disappoints !! Had two different groups of family and friends in town this week and brought both groups to Matt’s. First group America cousins looking for good food and Irish music. So I took them to , as far as I...More

3  Thank KKgal1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Pub with really good food and an excellent pint. Good friendly service and a great atmosphere.

1  Thank Allan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful catch up today with a good friend we met for coffee however it wasn’t long before all the lovely aromas of food being brought to nearby tables had our mouths watering so I opted for the beef & cabbage soup served with...More

2  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this pub because of its location and adorableness, the menu was limited and they didn't have anything I was that interested in but my daughter wanted to try their Guinness stew. On their website it says they serve food until 10 but when...More

2  Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch after visiting the castle and the new Medeval Mile Museum. Nice service, laid back. Good chowder and cider.

2  Thank orrpta
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David B
3 June 2018|
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Response from KKgal1 | Reviewed this property |
They’re open 7 days a week and have live music every day from 6.30pm with Irish music followed most nights by a live band and dj
Michelle D
19 February 2018|
Response from MattTheMillers | Property representative |
We close at 12am on Sunday, with a late bar to 2am on Bank Holiday Sundays. We have live music daily from 6pm. Hopefully we'll see you soon!
18 February 2018|
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Response from MattTheMillers | Property representative |
Hello! We will have live traditional Irish music from 6pm on Easter Sunday. Do you have a large party? If not, please feel free to come in on that date and we'll take care of you when you arrive. If you have a large party... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 1696
  • E-mail
Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant is a perfect location for your meal, private parties and festive occasions. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as an extensive drinks menu, with a high service standards that we strive to deliver in every area of our operation. Recently awarded Ireland's Best Music Pub...We have Traditional Irish Music every evening along with more music on select nights of the week. For private parties, we can put any one of our five bars at your disposal and we are happy to do as much, or as little as you need us to do to make your party a huge success. Every effort is made to ensure that our extensive menus of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are constantly updated to make sure that every taste is catered for. Our extensive food menu is also available at the bars. So, whatever you're looking for and whenever you want it - you can rest assured that it's waiting for you at Matt the Millers' Main Bar.
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