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Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant

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1 John Street | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
+353 56 776 1696
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best bands we saw in Ireland played at Matt the Millers on a Thursday night. The atmosphere was great and the staff friendly and helpful. Didn't eat any of the food, but did drink plenty of the beer. They pour a good Guinness and Kilkenny Draught. I definitely recommend this place if you're looking for some traditional... More 

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2 Thank jac1886
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a recommendation for the music but we came for lunch and will be back for the music tonight. Morons took excellent care of us and the experience was excellent!

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2 Thank Dave C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this spot for a cosy dinner and some traditional music. Excellent attentive bar and floor staff. The Guinness was perfect and the 2 live acts we saw where great, one even sang a Paul Weller song for me. Gets busy for dinner, and rightly so so get there early.

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2 Thank bobcat c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here yesterday afternoon, quiet and cosy spot right in the centre of everything! Food was super and staff so lovely, friendly and helpful!!

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2 Thank Amari L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a stag party recently and really enjoyed the craic in matt the millers. Food was also really nice well worth the visit if ur in kilkenny.

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2 Thank jonathan t
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here in a group of 4 on a Monday night after being told it would be the best place in town on a Monday. We arrived earlyish and sat down having a few drinks. There was 2 gentleman singing and it was very quite and Relaxed. Following on from their set some more people arrived setting up for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal here one night whilst some guys played Irish ballads.. a great atmosphere and really nice and reasonably priced food.

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2 Thank LarnAustralia
Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to meet here for lunch and while there is an impressive menu decided because the day was chilly and we weren't very hungry to have the seafood chowder. I have to say it was an excellent decision has to be the nicest chowder I've ever eaten lots of fish and very filling with lovely homemade... More 

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1 Thank KKgal1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from kilkenny and have to say matt the millers has a really great menu there is something there for everyone's taste buds. Had the steak it was delicious. The barman was very friendly and told us about the music on in the evening so we went back later and had a brilliant night the band was excellent. Would... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were nice, we enjoyed a few drinks and the music - so much so that we stayed on for dinner. Food was pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 John Street | Kilkenny City, Kilkenny R95 PY7D, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 776 1696
Description
Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant is a perfect location for your meal, private parties and festive occasions. We offer an extensive drinks menu and the same high service standards that we strive to deliver in every area of our operation. Enjoy lunch, a romantic occasion, dinner or your own private event. We cater for every taste. You will also find some wonderful private snugs throughout our bar. These snugs are perfect for small get-togethers where you can enjoy all that Matt's has to offer in the secluded confines of these salubrious havens of comfort & quiet. We have been partying at Matt's for 20 years now so we have learned a thing or two about throwing the very best parties to suit every occasion. 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. There will always be a warm welcome and a hearty smile waiting for you at Matt's. Our bars are ergonomically designed to ensure only the highest possible standards of service whether you're having a morning coffee, an afternoon tea, an early evening beverage or a pint with friends at one of Matt's famous party nights. 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, with breakfast, lunch and dinner served. 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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