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Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant

28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 1718
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shepherd's pie” (12 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
“irish stew” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 506 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a good meal at Lanigans during our recent visit in Kilkinney. Good Irish stew and of course spirits. Unbelievable Jumbo tron on one wall won't let you miss any sport event

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a great pint and the Beer garden with as cold. This was August so what would it be like in the winter

Thank Paul T
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul, We don't have a beer garden. Kind regards Mary

Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a bus tour through Ireland, we made a stop in Kilkenny and the stop brought us to Lanigan's where we got an introduction to the sport of Hurling. Very interesting and enthusiastic presentation followed by a delicious lunch. Orders for lunch were taken...More

Thank Scott C
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Scott, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We understand that tour groups are often on set time frames so we try to accommodate groups with that in mind. We're delighted you liked our Traditional Shepherd's pie and the Club Sandwich. Both are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for something a bit different;, The USA does not show rugby or many other various sporting events. (Espn can’t figure out their ratings decline). Watch the rugby game and had a great cod lunch. Good service and ice cold beer was provided. The gentleman...More

Thank dgschmidt
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon MDgschmidt, We're happy we could show you something a bit different. Our 14 foot TV is the biggest TV in Ireland and watching a game on it is like being on the sideline (only warmer). Our Cod dish is very popular. Glad to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this pub with its traditional music and Irish dancing. One of the bartenders also gave us a lesson on the basics of hurling, a very Irish sport. Andrew took us to a nearby field where we were taught the game. Fantastic!More

Thank Karjimcon
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karjimcon, Thank you very much for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed our family run traditional pub and the entertainment we had to offer. I know hurling has hit some parts of the US, not sure if it's in Illinois but you might start...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a beer and stayed for dinner. Was just delicious. Staff lovely and music grest. Highly recommend Linda Hogan Hawkes Bay New Zealand

Thank HoganLinda
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Linda, Thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lanigan's Bar and we hope to see you back again here soon. Regards Mary

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for one stayed for few more staff brilliant especially Andrew fantastic chap so friendly and helpful a very well brought up young man another Dublin lady wonderful to and met alovely lady in their called Pam had great afternoon with these lovely people...More

Thank pamelairwin
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Pamela, Thank you very much for your lovely review. Aileen was the lady with the Dublin accent. I'll make sure to pass on your nice comments to her and Andrew. We hope the rest of your trip went well and that we'll see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food with friendly staff. What more could you ask for. Lanigans is located right in the centre of the town and definite place that you should stop off.

Thank hurricane999
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hurricane, Thank you for your review. A compliment from someone from the Capital is always welcome. Hope to see you back here again next time you're in Kilkenny. Regards Mary Reservations

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant is located at the heart of Kilkenny. It offers vriaty of good beers. We went for a local red ale and it was very good. The food is a typical Irish bar food so don't get your hopes too high. Service...More

Thank Tshemer
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tschemer, Thank you for your review. We do have a nice selection of beers for people to try out. We hope the rest of your trip went well. Regards Mary

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the chicken burger (a grilled chicken sandwich) and I thought it was very flavorful. My mom had the steak sandwich on ciabatta bread. We went kind of early afternoon so it wasn't crowded but we did notice it gets more people as the...More

Thank Allison B
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Allison, Thank you for your review. A lot of people do like our chicken and steak dishes and we're glad to hear you did too. Our bar is very popular in the evenings as we have some great bands playing for the musically inclined...More

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Mary C
18 July 2017|
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Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
Plenty old car paths nearby. Try Ormonde street car park for best rates.
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valleylily
27 February 2017|
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Response from pjlanigan | Property representative |
Hi, During off peak season our restaurant is open from 11am to 8:30pm (last orders). In summer we keep our kitchen open a little later.
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John M
1 February 2017|
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Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
€4.80----€5.20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$59
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 772 1718
  • E-mail
Description
Lanigans a Family run Traditional Irish Bar and Restaurant with Live Music every Thursday / Friday and Sunday with Top Irish Bands Divil The Bit & The Kilkennys during Wintertime and live music 7 nights a week during summer months . Our Menu is a must to try if your passing through Kilkenny. At Weekend Nights Lanigans Transforms into a Night spot in Kilkenny with DJ and some of the best drinks Promotions to be had in the City. We are a 2 minute walk from Kilkenny Castle and located 2 doors from the Kilkenny Tourism Office. Our Brunch/Breakfast menu is served from 11am with Dinner/Lunch from 12.30Pm. Multiple choice of Sport viewing in Bar with our 6 Large Plasma Screens and we also offer Accomodation for travellers on a budget in our purposley built 40 bed Tourist Hostel which is the only "Irish Tourism" Approved and Centrally located Hostel in Kilkenny - beside our Bar . A Warm Welcome and a friendly smile will always await you when you come to Lanigans - See you at the Bar
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