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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

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” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (57 reviews)
“ribs” (22 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 John Street Lower | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here for the World Cup Final game France v Croatia and decided to have a meal the smell was so good, very nice. staff very friendly also even tho the place was packed. got a decent portion also.

2  Thank Liam C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in Matt the Millër for a late afternoon pint and pub fare. The food was very good and so was the beer but that’s seems quite common. The entertainment was Irish ballads so quite relaxing after a day of sightseeing. We had children...More

3  Thank Don M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here on the August bank holiday weekend with my family- the menu is decent pub grub, the portions quite large and the price reasonable. They catered for coeliacs and I enjoyed a very large burger and chips, the husband and sons enjoyed a...More

2  Thank Tina m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend had dinner and drinks here. The food was good, typical pub grub. The waiter we had was good however the order was wrong when it first came down. The live music was really good and entertaining, however we were asked to...More

2  Thank Sean C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a table across from the bar and had a chance to do some great people watching as they entered the bar. There was an Irish football game on the TV, so it was a high energy, enthusiastic crowd of locals and tourists. There...More

1  Thank tedryanaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a great place to visit. Traditional Irish hospitality and great food. Price was good and the live music was even better. Lots of laughter among friends and family. Well worth a drop in and a meal!

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visting the bar the music was brilliant in the afteroon and the staff were so busy but so friendly and attentive to everyone , the food was lovely and wont hesitate in going back

2  Thank saraluv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, nice music and a Kilkenny in Kilkenny, finally. Friendly staff, as almost everywhere in Ireland. Please do pay a visit.

3  Thank Christina B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a nice menus and the food is delicious. There is enough of a selection for all. The prices and the service are both good. I would recommend any of the traditional Irish dishes. The place is packed because of the consistent quality.

2  Thank Beth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the Heart of the Night club scene, if that's what your looking for. Great traditional irish Music and Sessions, other types of Music also, can be a Young Crowd as this part of Kilkenny particularly can be Busy and Noisy, but ok if...More

4  Thank johnmcgrath10
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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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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