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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
+353 56 776 1696
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 May 2012

Great pub with friendly staff, good selection of spirits and beer. Didn't have food but it looked great. The music is great and sound system above average. The best part of the evening (and my whole trip to Ireland) was participating in the Bodhran Experience....More

2  Thank GWW
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Had late lunch here & thought the food was good. We always make a visit to this pub when we are in Kilkenny. The staff are friendly & the atmosphere is just fantastic. You will be guaranteed a brilliant night out here, great mix of...More

Thank Sunshine978
Reviewed 22 May 2012 via mobile

We recently visited Kilkenny & dropped in one night for drinks. There was an amazing trad band playing! We came back the second night to see another band & ate while we were there. Food & service was top notch & we thoroughly enjoyed it!...More

Thank Imafairy
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We sat at the table for 20 minutes, no server. Then a server comes to take the menus that were on our tables away - never once greeted us or asked for an order. We left IMMEDIATELY AFTER! I was so angry. It looked like...More

Thank lgraczyk21
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We stopped in for lunch today and had a couple pints of Guinness and sandwiches. The food was good, service was good and the staff was friendly. I'd definitely recommend it if you're in Kilkenny.

Thank KBenefield
Reviewed 18 May 2012

We had been driving for a while, and stopped in for lunch. We were cold and hungry, and Matt the Millers was a welcome and warm stop. It was quiet and mostly empty during the time we were there, so I can't rate the entertainment....More

Thank Vinnie D
Reviewed 18 May 2012

On a Monday night where would you find a live bank and DJ - only here, we had a great 1 night break as a trip for 15 of us and couldn't believe our luck when we hit this place - it was buzzing, great...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Band on Monday night just fab really has a great atmosphere and Friday night is also a good one

Thank kellymgrace
Reviewed 6 May 2012

loved everything - we had a 3 course meal. fantastic value.

Thank Sinead B
Reviewed 4 May 2012

My sister and I had a rough start in Ireland. Delayed flight, lost luggage and tired. One our first full day in Ireland we rented a car and headed to Kilkenny. Which ended up being our favorite little town, we were hungry, tired and ready...More

Thank JenPhotoGirl
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Patricia S
30 June 2018|
Response from V5615QMrayb | Reviewed this property |
Yes what time?
David B
3 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
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!
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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, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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
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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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