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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

) #5 of 175 Restaurants in Kilkenny €€ - €€€ Irish, , European
1 John Street | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
+353 56 776 1696
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“guinness stew” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 John Street | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful taste of the full Irish dining experience. My root vegetable beef stew was wonderful. The fish and chips also looked great. Large portion and not over breaded or greasy. I would definatly return to this establishment.

2  Thank spulaski
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We were at Matt The Millers mid week so it was quiet enough. ..but they still had a guy playing guitar and singing away. ..it's a lovely pub. ..lots of levels and a lovely feeling about it. .think it gets really busy at the weekend...More

2  Thank Avril P
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Extremely busy place for a Monday night but the service was still excellent. Drink was good and a great atmosphere. Best music pub I've been in for a while.

2  Thank Liam M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Love coming to Matt the Millers for a few drinks. Atmosphere is always great with the live music. Staff are very friendly and the food yum!

2  Thank AnnieN89
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A rainy nite in kilkenny and we called into matt the millers as we heard there was live music on that nite.Solo singer with guitar who was really good and was able to chat with the punters .Just stayed for one drink and moved on...More

2  Thank stephen k
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This was the place we went to at niight there was 3 lads playing music that we liked we found it hard to find musiic midweek

2  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Went for Lunch on Thursday. The bar was so clean and so warm as it was such a cold day. The lady who served us was so friendly and attentive. Food was lovely and service was quick. Will definitely be back.

2  Thank HELEN C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A very lively Irish Pub. Okay food, but great brews and great music! A true Irish Pub !! Go for the Irish experience.

2  Thank KDB721
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Good music venue, Hugh inside lots of different areas, staff on the night very friendly. Central location.

1  Thank Mags U
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Matt he Millers is a wonderful restaurant with nightly music even in off season! The food is great, music great and very warm and cozy atmosphere.

2  Thank P303RTlindas
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6 July 2017|
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Response from 151kp | Reviewed this property |
sorry i was away and only see your question now. I dont know but i hope you had an enjoyable experience there as we did
24 May 2017|
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Response from Ry0bi | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. I attended a hens recently and anything goes really. There is always more than 1 hens in there. U can also reserve a spot if required. They give u a few bottles of fizz.
Dawn E
18 March 2016|
Response from MattTheMillers | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, We have a huge variety of food on our menu. Something to please everyone. We have soup, chowder, a variety of salads and starters, sandwiches (for lunch time), main courses that include Medieval Braised Beef... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 John Street | 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 an extensive drinks menu and the same high service standards that we strive to deliver in every area of our operation. Enjoy lunch, a romantic occasion, dinner or your own private event. We cater for every taste. You will also find some wonderful private snugs throughout our bar. These snugs are perfect for small get-togethers where you can enjoy all that Matt's has to offer in the secluded confines of these salubrious havens of comfort & quiet. We have been partying at Matt's for 20 years now so we have learned a thing or two about throwing the very best parties to suit every occasion. 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. There will always be a warm welcome and a hearty smile waiting for you at Matt's. Our bars are ergonomically designed to ensure only the highest possible standards of service whether you're having a morning coffee, an afternoon tea, an early evening beverage or a pint with friends at one of Matt's famous party nights. 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, with breakfast, lunch and dinner served. 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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