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Address: 4 Friary Street, Kilkenny 0000, Ireland
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+353 56 772 2970
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Visit to Kilkenny City

Friendly Service and staff. Good value Accommodation.Basic to mid range but price for locality matches . Great Breakfast

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 23, 2016
John P
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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Had breakfast in this place. The food was prepared fresh, the waiter was very friendly. They have also a good selection of international gins.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Friendly Service and staff. Good value Accommodation.Basic to mid range but price for locality matches . Great Breakfast

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Thank John P
Kilkenny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food and warm, friendly staff. What more could you want. All sports, GAA, Soccer, Rugby etc shown on the big screen. The food is well priced and good value. You won't be left hungry by the portions. Good selection beers and spirits.

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Thank Conway_da
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, great location and the staff were absolutely amazing to deal with. Our meal was served super fast so we could get on an enjoy the night.

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Thank gkeane
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

This pub in Kilkenny is family run and provides great food and great servce. Located on Friary street, it’s just off the main byway that is High Street. We had food and drink and an excellent seafood soup on a dreary October day. But this was brightened by a conversation with the owner and her daughter. If you’re looking for... More 

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Thank downsouth989
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015

after arriving in Ireland, we Drove to Kilkenny, checked into our hotel, freshened up some and took to the streets of the charming medieval town to find a way to fight off the jet lag that comes with a transatlantic red eye. All the bars along the main drag were bustling, which under normal circumstances would be perfect, but we... More 

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Thank Mike O
Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Food excellent .. lady serving Sunday Breakfast was an excellent host and very hard working..great location. ..

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Thank oliveh862
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Exactly what one would expect from a countryside Irish town , wonderful people , nice clean rooms , great food & drink !! Coming back again soon !! Book it , you will love it

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Thank Lonnie F
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great service all round. Staff were so helpful and friendly, especially Gordon. We stayed for two nights. Would recommend it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Reading the good reviews about this 'restaurant' actually shocks me. Came here for lunch and had the worst meal of my life. Ordered a burger and I don't know how one can actually make something so basic as a burger so awful. Presentation was terrible and the burger itself was disgusting. Funny smell of the meat and the bacon was... More 

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