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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 14 July 2018 via mobile

Classic pub, with lots of local flavor. Good location, right on the river. Music is the real draw. We were there on a Monday and the place was hopping with locals, tourists, and music.

4  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here as it was recommended by our B&B hostess. From the moment we walked in we loved it. The staff are so friendly and welcoming. The live music was perfect for the dinner hours; a lot of the customers were quietly singing...More

4  Thank keldecker9
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We ate here on recommendation from someone we met in Cashel. Glad we did. Big Irish Pub and restaurant, sitting right on the Kilkenny River, on corner across bridge from castle. Live music, excellent service, seating upstairs and on main floor.

4  Thank Karen55115
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Was in this same pub 5 years ago for drinks and music. This evening it was much more mellow for us! Tried the tortellini and the Irish Beef Stew. Both entrees were quite large, and neither my husband nor I finished. Most entrees ranged in...More

3  Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Lively pub offering live music and a good range of food. Service excellent, music good and a lively atmosphere, with good food and beer made for a really nice evening.

3  Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were famished (no pun intended) and needed a place to stop and this place fit the bill. We were greeted by a bubbly young woman who made some recommendations and offered to take our photo. I had the fish and chips and my wife...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Had food on tirp to killenny here that don't have good selection of beer it was clean and nice tidy if you've pass give it go

3  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Excellent meal and great experience. We highly recommend this restaurant for enjoyable drinks, views and beer!

3  Thank GM-FLA
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic venue for drinks. We danced the night away. One quibble is the price of the pint is €5.30 for Budweiser and same for HopHouse 13. Wince bit much but I'm not a great drinker so would be open to correction. Very enjoyable night. The...More

3  Thank JimmyTheBullet
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We had a hen party meal here last week. The food was beautiful, the staff where very polite and friendly. The service was very quick also. Would recommend to anyone. I will definitely be back.

3  Thank martinakrobinson
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Patricia S
30 June 2018|
Response from Ray B | Reviewed this property |
Yes what time?
David B
3 June 2018|
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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