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#13 of 34 Bar in Kilkenny
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€11 - €23
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Irish, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 16 December 2023

Rude barmaid.,.informed not to move chairs as we laid down our shopping bags, left straight away as did the people that came in behind us. Ignorant and shocking. Obviously did not need the business as only 3customers in pub.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 12 November 2023

After dinner, we weren't quite ready to go to bed, but Kilkenny is a small somewhat sleepy town and at 8pm there wasn't much open, plus it seemed like only a few bars would be open late night. By 9pm, we decided to check out...The Field because of the live Irish singer/guitarist and lively group inside. We were greeting by the young crowd singing along to their favorite Irish songs (fun vibes). A little later, the younger group filed out to the front patio, the musician packed up, and the vibe calmed down a bit inside.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 12 November 2023

Great bar,excellent service and beer and food is great ,love this bar, my favourite bar in kilkenny

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 11 October 2023

My wife and I stopped in here for lunch one day while on our month long tour of Ireland. Not only was the waitress/bartender fantastic, we literally had the best chicken wings we’ve EVER had!! This place added to the many reasons Kilkenny was our...favorite place!!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 September 2023

After a visit to Kilkenny castle, we walked downtown for a quick lunch. The Field looking appealing, and you almost walk straight to it from the castle. My wife had the soup, and I had the hamburger & chips. We both thought the food was...good, and they had Kilkenny lager on tap, which was a bonus. They were a little busy, but we had no problem getting in and out quick enough to make our tour bus. Good stop if you're in town.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

Found this bar couple of weeks back in Kilkenny, couple days just after the All Ireland defeat. Great find, this small bar on the corner as you head into the main area of town. Great music, great vibe, grest memorabilia on walls ..and last ..but...not least, the lad working behind the bar( didn't get his name,) ..in the pic..hipe he diesnt mind...was great, worked his socks offMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 4 August 2023 via mobile

Absolutely awesome pub. Traditional pub so much fun- everyone was up for a chat ! The bar tender was an absolute legend. Amazing live music all night long

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 18 July 2023

Great casual night out - 2 in fact - brilliant live music, great host and bar staff and service. Felt welcomed and treated like an old friend - highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 11 July 2023

Music good, atmosphere good. Paid 4 euro for a HALF of Guinness. A pint is 6 euro in this bar. Don't go there.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 5 June 2023

My son picked this spot for his first Guinness in Ireland and he chose a winner. We had a really good lunch (Sheppard's Pie and Fish and Chips) and the beer was tremendous. Really nice and friendly staff that make you feel like its home...- even if you have never been there before!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 24 March 2023

Absolutely wonderful time at The Field! We spent two nights in Kilkenny with some friends and stopped in the Field both days/nights. They had live music both nights starting at 6 making the experience that much better. The staff was fantastic making us feel right...at home! Especially Kim the bartender! Attentive and fun! We were also lucky to be introduced to John the owner, who took the time to share many stories and a drink or two with us. The bar itself is filled with so much memorabilia all over the walls and ceiling. Highly recommend for a true Irish pub experience. Great craic!!More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 6 November 2022 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Had an amazing night, the two lads Charlie and Cahill were so good could not say enough about them. 👌🏻

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 8 September 2022 via mobile

Top bar in kilkenny ive been there multiple times and every time it was better than the last one so good i will definitely be back again!!!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 7 September 2022

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at The Field in Kilkenny. John, the owner, is friendly and quite the hurler. After the 5:00PM entertainment was over, three locals came in with their instruments and continued playing well into the night. Great time had by all! Reasonably...priced food and drink.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 6 August 2022 via mobile

I’ll start by saying we didn’t eat here, so I have no opinion on the food. We barely drank here since the manager was so incredibly rude. We were on a trip to Ireland, had read good things about The Field and decided to make...it a stop during our time in Kilkenny. The staff member at the front door was kind, we stepped in and ordered a round of drinks at the bar, then sat at a small table right near the door. A young guy came up to move one of the tables, which we gently teased him about, but they had entertainment coming in and needed to make space (very fair). So the 4 of us sat at the remaining small square table, with tall stools, to enjoy our drink. After a couple minutes a very angry looking man comes up from the back and starts talking to the staff member at the front door, right beside us and very loudly, saying “this table needs to get moved, push it back up against the wall!”. He didn’t come say anything to us, just kept yelling at his staff saying that it needed to get moved. So we stood up to move the table back (since we could obviously hear him), and angry manager comes barging over and yells at us “you thinking this table is here for you to just sit around and be in the way!!” and storms off. I have never been so upset as a patron of any establishment and immediately left. Don’t waste your time on this stop!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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I have to say that I just visited the pub but I didn't see the picture that you talk about. If it is truly there I would not visit again and I agree with you that it is sick.
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The Field Bar and Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4