Pubs & Bars in Kilkenny
If you want to experience the true spirit of Kilkenny, take the time to enjoy the food that comes from its rich landscape and is crafted with care by the people who live here. Below you will find a wide choice of restaurants in Kilkenny to choose from along with a host of bars, wine bars and cafes. Eating and drinking in Kilkenny doesn't get much better than this.
Kilkenny is a celebration of quality food makers, restauranters, café/bar-owners and retailers whose passion and personality shines through, making Kilkenny a wonderful journey of discovery for people who love great food and warm hospitality.
O'Gorman's is a Traditional Family Pub perfectly located in Kilkenny city, close to the train and bus station, McDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, Nolan Park and in easy walking distance of all the main attractions in Kilkenny City, such as: Kilkenny Castle, The Design Yard, Rothe House and more. O’Gorman’s Pub is nothing less than a Kilkenny institution! Situated at the top end of John Street, it’s also known as “The Kilkenny House”.
Home to the South East’s only in-house wood smoking oven, a new concept in food will offer the fusion of traditional American South West favorites with the sophistication of New Orleans French Quarter signature.
The Rafter Dempseys is an olde world city centre bar that offers all visitors a very warm welcome to match its wonderful open fire. A cosy atmosphere is accompanied with attention to detail and great service. Live music at weekends.
Choose from the Beautiful surroundings of the Riverside Restaurant, The Contemporary Riverview Bar, The Terrace Kitchen for dining al fresco and our many banqueting suites for events & weddings.
A light-filled and inviting space, Savour continues in the multi-award winning standards of food and service offered by Executive Chef Mark Gaffney and his team. Whether it’s a hearty Irish breakfast and a morning newspaper, a tantalising lunch with colleagues in our private room, or a sumptuous dinner, Savour is already gaining many new fans. Ideal location to eat and drink in Kilkenny.
Looking to eat and drink in Kilkenny?
Our laid back style and hospitality, great selection of wines and cocktails, live entertainment and our city centre location makes us a popular choice for guests and Kilkenny residents alike. Whether you're popping in for a coffee and a homemade scone, brunch after a lazy morning, catching up with friends over lunch, a quick bite after a business meeting, enjoying a romantic meal for two or looking for a great night out, Statham's Bar and Restaurant has just the spot for you.
A PINT OF SULLIVAN'S
The clean hop bitterness and subtle fruit flavours from our cask ale yeast, add balance, interest and enhanced drinkability to create a smooth, balanced classic ale.
Taste Italy is inspired by four villages in Tuscany which the team visited to ensure what they deliver is authentic rustic Italian cuisine. Stylish interior with relaxing environment combined with superior quality service.
The Dylan is an old Victorian style bar that specialises in fine whiskies. Our Whisky Library now contains over 280 of the world’s finest whiskies, 60 premium gins that is continually growing.
The Field bar sits in the centre of Medieval Kilkenny resting in the shadows of its iconic Castle. Established in 1620, as The Castle Tavern, it is one of the city’s oldest Bars boasting both a rich history and a modern vibrance which has made it a mecca for locals and tourists alike. Good food and live Irish music are the staple diversons of the day that all are treated to.