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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%
Travellers talk about
“guinness stew” (25 reviews)
“fish and chips” (58 reviews)
“ribs” (24 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 17 September 2018

This multi-level bar is really happening on the weekends - full of stag parties, locals and tourists all enjoying live music and the company of others. We find refuge on the 2nd floor where it wasn't too crowded and there was a hen party having...More

2  Thank Jig1600
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We ate here a few weeks ago, upstairs by a window with a nice view overlooking the river. I had the best Irish Stew of my time in Ireland. That, along with the Smithwicks Red Ale, made for a delicious dinner! We went downstairs after...More

2  Thank nancyld
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for an early dinner. We were greeted and at a table in no time. Had drinks and food ordered, it came quickly. I had the tortellini, and it was very good. In a creamy tomato sauce with a small salad...More

2  Thank dianeedel
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Liked the huge cat on the roof dressed in a hurling kit and the Guinness but that's about it. The place needs a good clean and some tlc, there was no atmosphere. From what we observed, the very few people there when we visited on...More

Thank lizgaryjackcait
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My sister and I ate here twice while visiting Kilkenny. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was reasonably priced and delicious. The building and décor set the mood for a wonderful experience.

2  Thank elsadog
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Perfectly located near Kilkenny Castle, Matt the Millers is ideal for any visitor to the city. The food is simple but very well prepared. the service is excellent in a warm and friednly setting and it does not break the bank. While we were there...More

2  Thank Colin D
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A great bar with wonderful music and craic. Definitely a must when sampling the delights of Kilkenny

2  Thank EileenBM
Reviewed 5 September 2018

On Arriving in Matt The Millers we were greeted by a wonderful cheerful young lady called Chantelle. We were given a menu after it was known we were stopping for lunch. Chantelle explained the specials that were available which was a soup and the other...More

2  Thank Martykk1984
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A great spot for a night out and to experience the craic. Great atmosphere and good tasting beer make this a good stop.

2  Thank EamonnFire
Reviewed 3 September 2018

My party of 3 really enjoyed our meal here. We had the guiness stew, the burger, and the fish and chips all of which were very tasty and good. Great beers on tap, friendly and attentive staff. Located right in the middle of town. Nice...More

2  Thank bobbo280
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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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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