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Billy Byrnes Pub


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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We pride ourselves on being more than just a pub. In addition to great drinks and craic we love our food, and we pride ourselves in preparing fresh, local and seasonal food whenever possible. Whether you’re a carnivore, a vegetarian or a vegan, our team can cook up something to tempt you! We also host gigs, game nights, storytelling circles, movie nights, parent and baby mornings and screen big sports games. We are a social community hub as much as a solid pub for a great pint!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Irish, Bar, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If Carlsberg did Irish pubs, Billy’s would be it . The food is fantastic with a huge range catering for everyone including themed evenings , varied lunch and dinner menus and some of the best vegan dishes I’ve ever tasted . Add to that a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Called in for lunch. It was a bank holiday so menu was more limited than usual. Soup or chowder plus a selection of main courses. Had the seafood chowder which was absolutely delicious. Will call back another day to sample the more extensive lunch menu...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love breakfast and brunch in Billy Byrne’s. Always delicious and fresh. Our favourite is Eggs Benedict. Staff is lovely and friendly. We always love going there.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot, felt very welcome! Darren made us feel so welcome and the atmosphere was wonderful 😊 great beer selection and very cosy smoking area, will definitely be back and recommend to a friend 😊

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ciara10112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love it in here for lunch. Today I had the Falafel Budda Bowl and it was incredible. Great Value too only €9. All those plpaces in Kilkenny serving the same tired salad every day need to pop into Billy Byrnes and up they're game....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Visited last night for the taps night.... OMG it says amazing!!! The tapas were fantastic, price was also amazing, the range of craft beers is really good. Really had a wonderful night. Tempura prawns and tempura vegetables are just a must!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Frances T
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Great pub, tasty pints, great atmosphere. They have great gigs also, the sofa sessions jazz nights are especially good. Very professionally run. Great brunch and coffee, as well as handy parking out the back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank R9817JIpaulh
WillieB451, Manager at Billy Byrnes Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thanks so much. We really appreciate the feedback. Hopefully see you again here real soon All the gang at Billys

Reviewed 13 December 2018

Just dined there on one occasion. The service was good, the food plain but wholesome and well cooked. They served a very servicanble Sauvignon Blanc with the meal and the overall ambience was welcoming and friendly

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank seamusgknox
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

One of, if the not the nicest spot in kilkenny for a quiet drink. Great atmosphere, great staff,amazing beer garden and unreal food.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Toni is back and making her world best breakfasts ever in Billy Byrne's. Love her Veggie Breakfast absolutely incredible.

Date of visit: November 2018
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