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Victors Bar & Restaurant

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US$4 - US$32
CUISINES
Irish, Pub, Gastropub
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Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Reviewed 20 April 2022

Home cooked, prompt and piping hot. Plenty of variety and deals on menus . Totally recommend the soups of the day and the catch of the day also. Staff are very pleasant and obliging. Restaurant/bar is very pleasant and comfortable. Would have no problem recommending...this place to any of my friends.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 26 September 2021 via mobile

Came here to celebrate a birthday for our friend. Staff were lovely and friendly and lots to choose from the menu at very reasonable prices. I had the foccacio with goats cheese For starter and chicken Maryland for main .

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 26 June 2021 via mobile

Very little compliance with Covid rules. Food was reasonable but not great. Prices were ok. Atmosphere ok. Not returning.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 8 December 2019

Stopped in for a pint and lunch. Lovely bar. Cozy decor. Lots of locals seated around. I had a delicious potato soup and chicken sandwich. Hubs had fish and chips. He said the best he’d ever had. Nice that the ladies room was convenient and...not up or down a flight of stairs.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 15 October 2019 via mobile

We stayed in the Club House Hotel and part of the deal was a meal in Victor's. We were so pleased with it. The food was delicious and the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. The decor is beautiful, in keeping with...the age of the hotel. The oldest in Kilkenny. We will definitely be backMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 24 September 2019

Walked in for a soup. They had a tasty vegetable one ready quickly and with a bun and lots of butter. Tasted great too.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

We had lunch, basic fare on the menu. The furnishings were old fabric upholstered armchairs seated around tables, and thick, dated carpet on the floor. The dark and dreary atmosphere was more in line with an elderly person's living room than a dining area. The...carpet as opposed to a hard surface floor retained musty odors and is hard to keep clean. We are fast and left, it was an unpleasant dining experience which we regretted from the start. There are many more options in Kilkenny to choose from than this one.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 18 July 2019

We had dinner here one evening. The food is essentially good pub food and was tasty and in large portions. The decor of the pub itself is quirky and certainly miles away from the modern boring corporate look of many pubs and restaurants. The staff...were very pleasant and all in all it was a pleasant place to eat.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Just stopped in to sit at the bar - watched a soccer match and had an excellent bowl of mushroomsoup and a delicious gin and tonic. Lovely! Would definitely go again!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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clubkk, General Manager at Victors Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear MS, Thanks so much for taking the time to review Victors, we really appreciate your feed back. I was very glad to read that you enjoyed your visit and enjoyed your food and drinks with us. Look forward to welcoming you again, Warm Regards,...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Ate here twice during our stay. Nice comfortable area with tasty food at reasonable prices. Very good value for money. It is very popular with locals which is always a good sign.The bar staff were professional and friendly.

Date of visit: May 2018
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clubkk, Manager at Victors Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Mary, Thank you so much for your review we really appreciate your feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your food & experience in Victors. We really look forward to welcoming you back again in the future, Warm Regards, Ian Brennan General Manager

Reviewed 23 June 2018

My mother, brother and I chose to have dinner here during our short stay in Kilkenny. This was an excellent decision as the staff, environment and food were all fantastic. The venue itself was so quirky. It was bright and airy yet, still maintained many...of its original features with gorgeous plasterwork, sculpted ceilings, stained glass windows and brass finishes. I particularly loved the collection of framed cartoons on the walls! Our servers for the evening were Dee and Chris (I lived up to my word mate. It only took me a year to get this review done!), who were absolutely amazing. Nothing was a trouble for them and their friendly attitudes and conversative nature made our experience even more enjoyable. The meals we had consisted of fish & chips, steak and the daily roast which was chicken. These were served in a timely matter and were absolutely delicious. We enjoyed our dinner so much that we returned the next day for coffee before leaving Kilkenny. The staff this time, Caroline and Jessica, were just as friendly as their predecessors. The coffee was beautiful too.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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clubkk, Manager at Victors Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear quinni_224 Thank you so much for your very kind review , I will let the particular team members know they got a mention, they will be delighted. we are very glad that you enjoyed dinner ,service and the atmosphere. We will be delighted to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Food was lovely, I had the mushroom tagliatelle and my wife had the steak, nice bottle of wine too ! Staff were friendly. Would recommend.

Date of visit: June 2018
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clubkk, Manager at Victors Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Dear Michael, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate your feedback. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal and hope to welcome you back again in the future, Warm Regards, Ian Brennan General Manager

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

From the moment we entered into Victors Bar we were welcomed. We arrived at a very busy lunchtime and everyone was given a warm and friendly welcome. We had lunch and the food was hot and delicious. The decor in the restaurant is very eclectic...and all matches beautifully. My favourite part is the snug where I read a few chapters of George Bernard Shaw. We would thoroughly recommend the day and night staff at Victors as each one treated us both to excellent service and we look forward to our next trip to Kilkenny very soon. Than you!More

Date of visit: April 2018
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clubkk, Manager at Victors Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear OLIVIA R Thank you for your lovely review of Victors Bar & Restaurant at The Club House Hotel. We have a lovely team here and we always have a warm welcome for everyone. We are glad you enjoyed the food also. Glad you got...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

We stayed and found the food very good, the staff were friendly and most helpful. This is an old house ideally located with complimentary parking. It looks like some of the ceilings and ornate plaster work are original, in particular the breakfast room. However the...hotel and rooms would benefit from an upgrade as some of the decor is 'tired' and needs updating. Having said that we would be very happy to stay here againMore

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Selena wonderful. We call her Selena, Queen of the dining room Had a great evening in Kilkenny..

Date of visit: October 2017
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Victors Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5