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Hibernian Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1888
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (7 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 249 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here are really friendly and helpful. Lovely selection of wine and gin and myself and my boyfriend ate here one of the nights and could not get over how nice the food was. We'll be back very soon!

Thank kmooseyyy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner last night because it was super close to our hotel, and we were too tired to walk far. It was outstanding. Nice, old bar atmosphere. I had the catch of the day ( sea bass) and it was probably the best...More

Thank lrabin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is right in the hotel, they pretty much do what ever you want so accomadation its great, we hot a pint even thou the pub was closed...

Thank Kelli G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Relaxed dining option at a reasonable price. While it is a bar, it has the feeling of a higher-end restaurant. The fare was exceptional. The beef cheek is top-quality.

Thank PrOhio
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Meat dishes excellent. My partner ordered a steak, reluctantly, but so glad he did. He said it was one of the best steaks he had ever eaten.😃 I ordered the Beef Cheeks and they were also delicious. The bar itself is a very good place...More

Thank kathrynfbrown
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here, it was very busy. Had the chowder, children's chicken strips and a panini was also ordered. The panini wasn't cooked and they didn't seem too bothered. Garlic mayo was also ordered and had to be requested again.... it eventually arrived. I had...More

Thank Conribution
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped on Friday 4th August mid afternoon to see what soup was available , Potato and Leek with roast garlic .. took recommendation from lovely friendly lady Helen I think behind bar .. glad I did . Real asset to your business genuine warm welcome...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Not common to get real attentive service in Ireland but this place was very attentive and the food was excellent. I have yet to have bad food in Ireland and this place did not disappoint. The wood surroundings, the cute snugs, and atmosphere, I would...More

Thank beachgirl9211
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Beautiful well manicured bar.I wish we could have stayed longer or had something to eat but time was of essence.We ordered a couple of beers from the bar but stood behind the bar because it was so packed.Most of the patrons were eating as it...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My wife had a taste for a goat cheese and beet salad while I desired an open face smoked salmon sandwich. Fortunately, we found both at the Hibernian Bar -- and at a most reasonable price. This was our best luncheon in Kilkenny and, in...More

Thank Wade M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1888
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
A popular choice among locals, the constantly bustling Hibernian Bar is testament to the exceptional food & service that guests receive. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere and a diverse & extensive menu make this the ideal choice for a working lunch with colleagues or a pleasant meal with friends. Menu choices vary from light snack options such as soup or sandwiches, to more substantial alternatives such as salads and meat & seafood specialities. The changing daily specials expand the choices on offer.
Hibernian Bar is a casual dining alternative to Harpers and is open for morning coffee & scones, lunch, afternoon tea & cakes, an evening meal or simply a drink in the evenings. The bar is located to the front of this historic building; the unique atmosphere of this award-winning bar offers both locals and guests an experience not to be forgotten. The bar is decorated to the highest standards in traditional style with comfort and relaxation foremost in mind. Sit back and relax near the open fire, enjoy the soft background music as the service comes to you
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