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The Marble City Bar

$$ - $$$, Irish,
66 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood chowder” (14 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
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Contemporary, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
66 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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121 - 130 of 458 reviews

Reviewed 27 May 2016

All 4 of us had starters mains and desserts. Absolutely gorgeous.The enchiladas were extremely hot for your average person!!!!!!!!

2  Thank wood4uie
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Called in for a light lunch. Lovely chicken Caesar salad and glass of Pinot. Very busy. Good atmosphere. Good service. Recommend

2  Thank Leontia T
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Have been here several times over the years but it has gone seriously downhill, both the food and the service, we went in for a rare treat and both had pancakes, firstly we waited a good 15 minutes to be served then when the pancakes...More

Thank MrsElladun
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Recommended by local shopkeeper, it did not disappoint. Chowder was delicious, full of fish in tasty sauce. Steak and ale pie with mash and fresh vegetables was perfect, light puff pastry covering loads of tender flavoursome steak in a lovely rich ale sauce. Vegetables were...More

2  Thank Tanomoore
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Dropped in here yesterday for a bite.I had the chicken wings which were delicious and my daughter had beetroot salad which she enjoyed.Very friendly attentive waiter and very reasonably priced.

2  Thank elenaDublin_Ireland
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Wow wow wow! This place really impressed me! Recently visited Kilkenny for a business meeting and while there I caught up with an old friend I hadn't seen for a while. My friend is a vegetarian and allergic to eggs. I don't know Kilkenny at...More

4  Thank VIpChauffeur
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Ive never seen this place quiet. The food is great and you get big portions which match the price. You could easily spend €12 on lunch for one. The only downside is you might have to seek out a seat because it is busy and...More

1  Thank tiptopski
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The four dishes that we ordered were all very goods. Main courses a little on the large side, if you have a starter.

1  Thank Slongers
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I hate writing bad reviews... 99% of mine are positive. The service was quite poor here. We were sat at the end of the bar and we ordered. I asked was there a table instead. It wasn't the "cead mile failte" that Ireland are marketing...More

Thank MaryMidleton
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Extremely friendly staff and most helpful to tourists. Food portions very generous and well presented. Efficient wait staff. Prices average or slightly below.

1  Thank 819eric
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: 3537761143
Winner of Best Gastro Pub in Kilkenny for the last 4 years! 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Situated within walking distance from Langton House Hotel, The Marble City Bar & Tea Rooms is one the oldest public houses in the County it has still retained many of the original features and exudes a warm & friendly atmosphere. The Marble City Bar is a favourite with locals and residents alike, offering extensive menus boasting the very best in fresh local Irish produce and service. Food is served from 9am - 10pm daily Down stairs and situated on a bustling pedestrianised shopping street is the The Marble City Tea Rooms. An ideal meeting spot with both indoor and outdoor seating areas it is the perfect setting in which to experience a varied selection of international coffees and teas, cakes and pastries along with a full and comprehensive menu. Food is served from 9am - 9:30pm daily
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