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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 30 July 2018

This is a nice corner spot that seems very large although we spent our time out front. We could see that this place probably gets quite busy in the later evenings but it was just steady in the earlier evening when we came. The staff...More

2  Thank Von1287
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Feared this would be a sports bar, but hungry enough to put up with that. I was wrong! Friendly service and efficient. Tv sound low, so not intrusive. We just had soup. Chowder substantial. Not sure about using cumin with goats cheese, though

2  Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We had fish n chips here - live music and good atmosphere. Fish was a bit underdone but the other meals - hamburger and chicken - was excellent!

2  Thank TokolosheMike
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Loved this pub! The staff was very friendly and the music was great. We sat upstairs so it wasn’t as loud. Food was really good. Over a very enjoyable dinner and met some other travelers while dining that made it even more fun.

3  Thank Danajaykayash
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Bar staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Great place for a few jars and a bit of craic. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Chris O
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The folks here have ALWAYS treated us right. The food is excellent and the service is friendly and warm. The music is excellent from the nightly trad.to the late evening music and DJ. Karina and Garry are my favorite staff members but you will be...More

5  Thank Joe P
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Great pub, with wide range of food, live music, and a service level that is unmatched. When visiting Kilkenny, You can’t go wrong.

3  Thank wtdonovan
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Our party of four ate in the bar here one evening. The burgers were fantastic and the staff really friendly. The Guinness was A1 and after a few I swore that that the man in that picture at the end of the bar was moving....More

3  Thank Ivor C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome dinner here. Great atmosphere with the live Irish music. Pete and the other staff were super friendly. Highly recommend

3  Thank camerons1741
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

At here over the weekend. We both got the homemade burgers. They were delicious. Top class. The male waiting staff were lovely and couldn’t do enough. Draft bulmers was flat and room temperature. Switched to pint bottles. The flat pint should have been served. As...More

3  Thank jessiec529
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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