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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
+353 56 776 1696
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guinness stew” (24 reviews)
“fish and chips” (58 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went in for one round and stayed for hours. Great bar staff, music and seemed popular with the locals. Better food than expected including the best soda bread we had in Kilkenny.

2  Thank FoodCrank
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for drinks here around 9:00 p.m. and found the pub busy, but we found a table as the dinner crowd was leaving. The singer was very talented, and before 10:00p.m., the pub was filled with an older crowd. By 10:30, a younger group...More

3  Thank ycnanb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch in Matt The Millers two weeks ago with a family member. We were both very impressed, we would give it 10/10 for service, quality and friendliness of staff.

2  Thank Nancy797
Reviewed 5 days ago

While in Kilkenny for a wedding my husband and I were looking for a place to have dinner and Matt The Miller’s bar & restaurant as right across from the River Court hotel where we were staying. Can’t say enough about the service and the...More

2  Thank knavigato
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came on a rainy Thursday night and the place was very welcoming inside. The music was great - mostly local and not the tired “Ireland’s Greatest Hits”. Server was very friendly and the service was fast. My wife had the warm Brie salad and...More

Thank Victoriajam
Reviewed 6 days ago

Three couples and one single really enjoyed an early dinner at Matt's. The Irish music which began at 6:30 pm was a delight and the four of us who ordered fish and chips were impressed. But best of all was the diner who ordered the...More

3  Thank swampy1965
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here for lunch today my husband and I both had the cod in fresh bread crumbs and chips with a homemade tartar sauce.I don't usually eat tartar sauce but OMG this was beautiful and I don't think I've ever eaten a nicer piece of...More

2  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, food, surrounding, setting and customer service. Glad we chose this pub to dine in.

2  Thank Aimee D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This multi-level bar is really happening on the weekends - full of stag parties, locals and tourists all enjoying live music and the company of others. We find refuge on the 2nd floor where it wasn't too crowded and there was a hen party having...More

2  Thank Jig1600
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here a few weeks ago, upstairs by a window with a nice view overlooking the river. I had the best Irish Stew of my time in Ireland. That, along with the Smithwicks Red Ale, made for a delicious dinner! We went downstairs after...More

2  Thank nancyld
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Questions & Answers
Patricia S
30 June 2018|
Response from Ray B | Reviewed this property |
Yes what time?
David B
3 June 2018|
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Response from KKgal1 | Reviewed this property |
They’re open 7 days a week and have live music every day from 6.30pm with Irish music followed most nights by a live band and dj
Michelle D
20 February 2018|
Response from MattTheMillers | Property representative |
We close at 12am on Sunday, with a late bar to 2am on Bank Holiday Sundays. We have live music daily from 6pm. Hopefully we'll see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 1696
  • E-mail
Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant is a perfect location for your meal, private parties and festive occasions. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as an extensive drinks menu, with a high service standards that we strive to deliver in every area of our operation. Recently awarded Ireland's Best Music Pub...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. 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. 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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