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The Kilkenny

Marcelo T. de Alvear 399, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4312-9179
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Not what I expected

The bar is nice, cheap beer and great music. But dispite that, the bar is always empty. I went... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2013
Danielle P
,
Brasilia, DF
Yes, Guinness!

Decided to go out one night farther from the Palermo/Recoleta neighborhoods and found myself at the... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2012
Charley W
,
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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Locals and tourists of all ages and all walks of life meet up at this popular rock club and whiskey bar.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
7 Jun 2017
“Had a great time here.”
30 Jul 2016
“Nice pub”
LOCATION
Marcelo T. de Alvear 399, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Retiro
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

The bar is nice, cheap beer and great music. But dispite that, the bar is always empty. I went there two times, and both of them was like this. The bar looks like a ghost town, not a pub. Don't recommend.

Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Decided to go out one night farther from the Palermo/Recoleta neighborhoods and found myself at the Kilkenny. Apparently a really popular place for local Argies to come drink after work... it was super fun! Of course nothing like true Irish pubs, but it was the...More

Thank Charley W
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Well I have never been to a real Irish pub, but this was fun nonetheless! Came here on a Thursday night and it was packed, but super fun. Seemed lots of people come to this bar/are right after work, which was pretty cool since a...More

1  Thank Verda B
Reviewed 28 March 2011

It's in big bar designed to look like an Irish pub. They do have Guinness but it's pricey. Just about everything here is expensive. The main problem is every single night the music is blaring and it ruins the atmosphere. The food is decent enough...More

1  Thank solace14
Reviewed 6 December 2010

Having spent nearly 7 months in Ireland I was quite thrilled when my wife and I happened to run into Kilkenny which was down the street from the Marriott Plaza Hotel. It was around 10.30pm and while most people were still finishing dinner we were...More

Thank KTanz
Reviewed 31 August 2010

Very well known and established Irish themed pub in down town Buenos Aires. Had to check out to this pub after reading so many reviews and at the urging of a few fellow travelers and expected much, but it just did not be the place...More

Thank Jessinargentina
Reviewed 8 October 2009

there's a good place, excelent song, nice price... listen "blusberry band" very nice band! This pub is close to Hotel Promenade.

Thank Ferf
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Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
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