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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 good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“guinness stew” (24 reviews)
“fish and chips” (58 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent visit to Kilkenny we visited Matt the Millers go early it gets busy good food music and great atmosphere

2  Thank KerryDirector
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly. Good food. Excellent value. We all were happy! ribs, chicken and Irish stew were great!

2  Thank MarkLan2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Irish stew and Guinness🍻☘waitstaff was friendly and the music entertaining. Comfortable atmosphere.

2  Thank jclark4js
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice environment, with live music. We had just a hot chocolate, but they drink selection was huge!

2  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The service here was great and the food we had for lunch was amazing - this very cheesy soup and sandwich. Absolutely huge as well and great value for money. Lovely spot by the river too.

2  Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Disclaimer: we only tried the lunch items, before concerts from Kilkenny's Arts Festival. AS fr as bar food is concerned, Matt The Miller offers excellent soups of the day, sandwiches, as can be expected. And service is friendly, efficient... Piiy, we spent too little tipme...More

2  Thank apap509
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

First night in town we stopped here for dinner and drinks. Comfort pub food, nice service and easy to get to from downturn parking.

2  Thank coachadele
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Went with family, staff were very nice, friendly and accommodating. Got the soup for starters which was not to my liking so didnt finish it so the waiter knocked it off the price of the bill so we gave him it In the top. I...More

2  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We visited Matt The Millers after finding out another bar we wanted to visit was closed already. Matt's was fun, and a bit crazy. It was a late night (actually an early morning). The people were fun!

2  Thank yodamap
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful Atmosphere, Great food, excellent music, top service. We were two families after site seeing all over Kilkenny

2  Thank bardor
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Questions & Answers
Patricia S
30 June 2018|
Response from Ray B | 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
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!
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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, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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