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Best Place on a Sunday Evening

was in KK over the weekend and this place was by far the liveliest spot in town on the sunday... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
cl m
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Dublin, Ireland
Great accomodation in Kilkenny

We booked a room for three, I was travelling with my mum and my sister. The place offere us a three... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
BenceJ27
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

was in KK over the weekend and this place was by far the liveliest spot in town on the sunday. Great band playing and the crowd were a mixture of locals, tourists of all ages. Barman on the ball with service. Will return and recommend

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank cl m
Reviewed July 8, 2019

We booked a room for three, I was travelling with my mum and my sister. The place offere us a three single bed room. Altough the house is more than 150 xears old, the room is nice and cosy. It is clear to be seen...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

I stayed in a room above this Pub and the owners were absolutely outstanding. They were so helpful and friendly and I will definitely be returning if I am in the area. The room was very clean and is in walking distance to everything. They'd...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank frodo4444
Reviewed April 21, 2019

In Kilkenny for the day and after getting our fill of castles and churches it was time to soak up some local culture....and a few cold pints! The pub was pretty full and a band was playing in the back corner so we managed to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank zimmys57
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for a pub with live music and stumbled across the pumphouse. We really enjoyed the furnishings and the vibe inside the pub. Also the beer was pretty cheap comparing to the other places we visit during our stay in Ireland.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emmat815
Reviewed October 27, 2018

The Pumphouse, Smithwicks Red Ale and traditional Irish music are a great combination for a great evening out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

If you ever find yourself in kilkenny you must visit this perfect little pub. The pints are good and the craic is mighty. The have accommodation available above the pub but I would suggest booking that in advance. They also have the best stew in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 656mikaylag
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We stayed in one of the rooms upstairs. It was cozy and the shared bathroom was very clean. We enjoyed the band that played the night we stayed. Friendly hosts! This was our first night's stay in Ireland, and we enjoyed it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Johna R
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This place was far too loud on a Sunday evening - as far as I could tell the music and band really weren't to my taste but that could just be because it was SO loud that I couldn't actually make out a word

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely cosy b&b and full of charm. I think the owner said it’s 150 years old yet it is so clean and comfortable. Bathroom is immaculate and bed really comfortable. Pub downstairs is lovely too.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JoneK
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