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Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant

28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny R95 F954, Ireland
+353 56 772 1718
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (18 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny R95 F954, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 590 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop here for dinner. Very Glad that we did. The had the best seafood chowder that I had during my entire trip to Ireland. The Roast Beef was very good too. Both Bartenders were extremely friendly. We were here a little early in the evening...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dale F
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Nice and relaxed atmosphere. Very friendly staff. Food was good, plate overflowing! The pint was lovely!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank northsidelass
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We spent our last night in Ireland in Kilkenny, and just wanted a good hearty Irish meal to top our trip off. The place was deserted when we arrived, which concerned us a bit, but by the time we left it was pumping and full....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nombles
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here twice while visiting Kilkenny this week. One evening we watched the footie on the big screen and had a lovely dinner of gougons and chips-so fresh and very tasty! We also dropped in the next evening for a quick drink and were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank marie_doherty25
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This Pub is very popular. The food is delicious, the service is friendly, the music is good, lots of people even on a monday night. A real Irish pub .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank b0b2145
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Real irish mother style cooking pub food at its best with an irish dancing bar men assures the visitor of a unique taste of Ireland very friendly staff who include you in the banter makes this pub worth a visit. The flavour of the food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank glencookies
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

While visiting family in Kilkenny we were looking for a place to watch the Seattle Seahawks game being played in London. We were so happy to find this little pub with a big screen tv. They were so kind to put the game on while...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank barb5954
pjlanigan, Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi barb5954 Thank you for your lovely review & we are delighted that you got to watch the Seatlle Seahawks game here in Lanigans Bar. We hope you visit again when in Kilkenny City

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We arrived here about 8:30 p.m. as we were told by a staffer that music went on at 9:00. Well like many of these bars, they might start to set up at nine, but didn't get playing until 9:30. The service before the music came...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ycnanb
pjlanigan, General Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi ycnanb, Thank you for your lovely review. we will take your comments on board & we hope to see you in Lanigans bar again in the future.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Love this place! Service, entertainment, sports on TV if early and you’re interested. Tracey, our server, remembered us from a previous visit. So personable! Can’t say enough. Come in, sit, enjoy, don’t rush, take in the atmosphere, food (chowder and stew!), music and Irish dance.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank granof52018
pjlanigan, General Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi granof52018 Thank you for your lovely review & i will pass it on to Tracey. We hope to see you again in Lanigans in the future.

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Great food good prices and good location. You can grab a long with friends,New or old then go off to the ghost walk from upstairs with "joe" huge tv to watch soccer! Comfortable seating. Good prices.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KayB1630
pjlanigan, General Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi KayB1630 Thank you for your lovely review & we hope to see you in Lanigans again in the future.

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Mary C
19 July 2017|
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Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
Plenty old car paths nearby. Try Ormonde street car park for best rates.
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valleylily
28 February 2017|
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Response from pjlanigan | Property representative |
Hi, During off peak season our restaurant is open from 11am to 8:30pm (last orders). In summer we keep our kitchen open a little later.
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John M
1 February 2017|
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Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
€4.80----€5.20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$57
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny R95 F954, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 772 1718
  • E-mail
Description
Lanigans a Family run Traditional Irish Bar and Restaurant with Live Music every Thursday / Friday and Sunday with Top Irish Bands Divil The Bit & The Kilkennys during Wintertime and live music 7 nights a week during summer months . Our Menu is a must to try if your passing through Kilkenny. At Weekend Nights Lanigans Transforms into a Night spot in Kilkenny with DJ and some of the best drinks Promotions to be had in the City. We are a 2 minute walk from Kilkenny Castle and located 2 doors from the Kilkenny Tourism Office. Our Brunch/Breakfast menu is served from 11am with Dinner/Lunch from 12.30Pm. Multiple choice of Sport viewing in Bar with our 6 Large Plasma Screens and we also offer Accomodation for travellers on a budget in our purposley built 40 bed Tourist Hostel which is the only "Irish Tourism" Approved and Centrally located Hostel in Kilkenny - beside our Bar . A Warm Welcome and a friendly smile will always await you when you come to Lanigans - See you at the Bar
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