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“Fantastic Bar!”
Review of Giltraps Pub

Giltraps Pub
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Kinnitty
Price range: US$5 - US$16
Cuisines: Irish
Description: Giltraps Pub in Kinnitty, County Offaly, Ireland, is a landmark building in the centre of the picturesque village at the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains in the Irish midlands. Dating back to the seventeenth century when it was originally a hotel, Giltraps Pub is now a family run operation managed by the Clendennen family. Whether you're looking for an open fire after a days hiking or walking in the Slieve Bloom Mountains, attending a wedding at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, want to have the 'craic' or chat about GAA with the locals or you're simply looking for the 'perfect' pint of Guinness, then Giltraps is one of the best pubs / bars in the area to chose from. Giltraps has been awarded a number of accolades including Black & White Scotch Whisky Heritage Pub of the Year, James Joyce Pub of the Year Award and the highest recognition (5 stars) in Pub Spy Review by the Sunday World newspaper. If you are looking for accommodation in Kinnitty, whether you are attending a wedding in the nearby Kinnitty Castle or looking to explore to picturesque countryside, we also have Giltraps Townhouse & Glamping Accommodation located adjacent to Giltraps Pub which offers a range of deluxe ensuite rooms and glamping accomodation to suit everybody's needs.
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Description: Giltraps Pub in Kinnitty, County Offaly, Ireland, is a landmark building in the centre of the picturesque village at the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains in the Irish midlands. Dating back to the seventeenth century when it was originally a hotel, Giltraps Pub is now a family run operation managed by the Clendennen family. Whether you're looking for an open fire after a days hiking or walking in the Slieve Bloom Mountains, attending a wedding at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, want to have the 'craic' or chat about GAA with the locals or you're simply looking for the 'perfect' pint of Guinness, then Giltraps is one of the best pubs / bars in the area to chose from. Giltraps has been awarded a number of accolades including Black & White Scotch Whisky Heritage Pub of the Year, James Joyce Pub of the Year Award and the highest recognition (5 stars) in Pub Spy Review by the Sunday World newspaper. If you are looking for accommodation in Kinnitty, whether you are attending a wedding in the nearby Kinnitty Castle or looking to explore to picturesque countryside, we also have Giltraps Townhouse & Glamping Accommodation located adjacent to Giltraps Pub which offers a range of deluxe ensuite rooms and glamping accomodation to suit everybody's needs.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was just in kinnity at the weekend from the minute we arrived into giltraps we had an absolute ball the staff were so polite, efficient above all else so helpful couldn’t praise the girls we met enough! The bbq was DIVINE best bbq I think I’ve ever had every plate was empty after!! Eleanor was Brillo she seemed to be there all day and night looking after us we had great craic and danced all night music was good and lively we’re already planning our next trip back!

Date of visit: April 2022
Thank HeatherMinchin
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Reviewed 18 November 2021

Went there for a night out with a few friends, and had a great time. A real gem of a pub with excellent staff.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 13 September 2021

The most welcoming and friendly staff and locals and the food was delicious, the BBQ on Saturday was so good and the atmosphere over the weekend was brilliant.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Thank lauradeegan
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Reviewed 12 September 2021 via mobile

Welcoming and friendly staff, gorgeous food including pizza, chips, goujons and BBQ. Lovely decor and cosy pub feeling. Very clean and tidy.

Date of visit: August 2021
Thank elley29
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Reviewed 23 July 2021 via mobile

Delicious pizzas with pints served with a friendly smile on the veranda after a long day hiking in the Slieve Blooms. Staff amazingly helpful. Plenty outdoor space. Heaven!
Definitely the only pub worth visiting in Kinnitty..

Date of visit: July 2021
1  Thank HelenTravelBug
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John, General Manager at Giltraps Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2021

Thank you so much for your wonderful response. We really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon.

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