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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

) #5 of 176 Restaurants in Kilkenny ££ - £££ Irish, , European
1 John Street | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
+353 56 776 1696
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 John Street | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a great time listening to music, sampling quite a bit of the food and of course the beer. Multi level place with great seating and atmosphere.

2  Thank K B
Reviewed yesterday

Very busy when we visited but we were greeted with a smile and they found a space for us. Tasty food and traditional music so a great finish to a great day!

2  Thank JulieKy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely pub/restaurant. Packed on evening we called. Food excellent. Highly recommend this spot as I've been here before a few times over the years and it always provides good food reasonably

2  Thank patcwhitty
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was perfectly evening for Dinner in a fantastic Irish pub, with live music, great dishes and beers, friendly staff, we only could recommend this pub.

2  Thank StePal1965
Reviewed 3 days ago

We all really liked our meals. The seafood chowder had more seafood than I've ever seen in all the chowders I've had. It was delish! The service is fast and friendly.

2  Thank Greystone26508
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saturday afternoon and it was pretty busy and it stayed that way all night. We came back once or twice over the evening. Very popular young bar with plenty of room. Expect lots of stag and hen parties around Kilkenny on weekends. Do not expect...More

3  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 days ago

After touring Kilkenny Castle and High Street we crossed the river for a quick pint and lunch before venturing on to the Rock of Cashel. It was mid afternoon, around 3, so it was almost empty. We had a good pint of ale and decent...More

3  Thank sglars
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub! Staff are very friendly and music is excellent! I would highly recommend coming here

3  Thank Rodney A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We both enjoyed our food while listening to live music. The hostess welcomed us in to the door like we were coming to her house for dinner! This was likely the best Irish food we had during our holiday.

3  Thank TravelPlanner8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I had lunch here while visiting Kilkenny. The food was great and the portions were large. Our total bill was 34 euros including the tip and included the following items: Half Pint of Beer 1 Whiskey BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich (w Fries) Fried...More

3  Thank Andrew C
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6 July 2017|
Response from matthewsalex2016 | Reviewed this property |
24 May 2017|
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Response from Ry0bi | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. I attended a hens recently and anything goes really. There is always more than 1 hens in there. U can also reserve a spot if required. They give u a few bottles of fizz.
Dawn E
18 March 2016|
Response from MattTheMillers | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, We have a huge variety of food on our menu. Something to please everyone. We have soup, chowder, a variety of salads and starters, sandwiches (for lunch time), main courses that include Medieval Braised Beef... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 John Street | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 1696
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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant is a perfect location for your meal, private parties and festive occasions. We offer an extensive drinks menu and the same high service standards that we strive to deliver in every area of our operation. Enjoy lunch, a romantic occasion, dinner or your own private event. We cater for every taste. You will also find some wonderful private snugs throughout our bar. These snugs are perfect for small get-togethers where you can enjoy all that Matt's has to offer in the secluded confines of these salubrious havens of comfort & quiet. We have been partying at Matt's for 20 years now so we have learned a thing or two about throwing the very best parties to suit every occasion. We have Traditional Irish Music every evening along with more music on select nights of the week. For private parties, we can put any one of our five bars at your disposal and we are happy to do as much, or as little as you need us to do to make your party a huge success. There will always be a warm welcome and a hearty smile waiting for you at Matt's. Our bars are ergonomically designed to ensure only the highest possible standards of service whether you're having a morning coffee, an afternoon tea, an early evening beverage or a pint with friends at one of Matt's famous party nights. Every effort is made to ensure that our extensive menus of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are constantly updated to make sure that every taste is catered for. Our extensive food menu is also available at the bars, with breakfast, lunch and dinner served. So, whatever you're looking for and whenever you want it - you can rest assured that it's waiting for you at Matt the Millers' Main Bar.
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