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The Rafter Dempseys

4 Friary Street, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
+353 56 772 2970
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Homestyle cooking - good ambience...

Lovely ambience, open fire etc. Good homestyle cooking ... nothing fancy - just honest... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Almostgreynomad
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Sydney, Australia
Awful experience.

We stayed here for one night. We ordered drinks at the bar and had some appetizers. The waiter and... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Laura F
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  • Poor3%
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21 Nov 2017
“Good food, cold beer”
22 Feb 2018
“Homestyle cooking - good ambience...”
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4 Friary Street, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Lovely ambience, open fire etc. Good homestyle cooking ... nothing fancy - just honest food. I have been there twice, and each time, friendly greeting from barman.

Thank Almostgreynomad
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. We ordered drinks at the bar and had some appetizers. The waiter and waitress were not friendly at all. The chicken wings we had tasted strange and looked terrible. Our rooms were not clean and totally outdated. We payed...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We were in Kilkenny most of a week, this evening looking for decent food for a decent price on a Tuesday eve. Found it in this pub, with friendly and efficient waitstaff. Good Irish coffee to top off a delicious meal!

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A little off the beaten path , I love the entire place , the bar / restaurant is awesome to be in , the rooms are clean and larger than most ..... I'll be back !!

Thank Lonnie F
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We recently visited the rafters Dempseys in Kilkenny for a friend's stag. I was best man and hense organising it and was in contact with Dempseys as early as last November and the were always a pleasure to deal with. On arrival we were allocated...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went to a concert during the Roots festival to see a couple by name of Jeezabelle, who were excellent as was the beer and Craic

Thank bsa250ccc
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Had breakfast in this place. The food was prepared fresh, the waiter was very friendly. They have also a good selection of international gins.

1  Thank Chirla33
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Friendly Service and staff. Good value Accommodation.Basic to mid range but price for locality matches . Great Breakfast

Thank John P
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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food and warm, friendly staff. What more could you want. All sports, GAA, Soccer, Rugby etc shown on the big screen. The food is well priced and good value. You won't be left hungry by the portions. Good selection beers and spirits.

Thank Conway_da
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, great location and the staff were absolutely amazing to deal with. Our meal was served super fast so we could get on an enjoy the night.

Thank gkeane
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