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The Marble City Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Contemporary, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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66 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went into this lovely bar for some lunch on a Saturday afternoon. bar was busy but staff were over to take our order quickly. Food was great and a good range of whiskeys.staff very friendly and helpful and right in town centre

2 Thank Tony D
Cardigan, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent dinner - plenty of menu choices at reasonable prices with cheerful & efficient service. Returned for breakfast which again didn't disappoint.

2 Thank GeoffreySummers
Clare, West of Ireland
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outside in a nicely heated area which is just opposite Kytler's Inn. Service was prompt and friendly and the food very good. Our dog sat under the table and echos the "good food" comment - the staff also offered him water, which he was appreciative of. Lovely vibes. Good Kilkenny character.

2 Thank Fiona W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fab really good, the atmosphere was good although it felt a little overcrowded like we were all jammed in a little more space and less overlooked would have been perfect, but if your looking for good food this is the place, we had the chicken and chorizo and would highly recommend it.

2 Thank Gabrielle D
Kilkenny, Ireland
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether it's morning break, lunch, evening meal, this bar has everything going for it. Courteous and efficient staff, always helpful. Good menu variety for all occasions. Tea rooms (downstairs) provide congenial atmosphere. At the same time if you simply want a drink (i.e. public house style) then no problem as the long bar accommodates all.

3 Thank George C
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always eat at the Marble City. The food is good and the staff are very friendly. Good coffee too! The interior could do with a makeover but don't let that turn you off!

1 Thank Eva P
San Diego, California
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115 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were exploring Kilkenny and looking for a spot for lunch that was not touristy. Marble City Bar was perfect. We even got to chat with a lady at the table sitting next to us who had driven in from her farm that morning. I had Bangers and Mash that were delicious and the gravy was excellent.

3 Thank CAPainter
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This is a great place to eat! the menu is to die for! Do try the Goats Cheese and Red Pepper Croquette, the Duck Spring roll and their bangers (sausage) and mash. Staff are friendly and attentive and make the diner feel at home. We were that impressed with went back for our breakfast the next day!

3 Thank Martina M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

my partner and I visited for lunch on Saturday.we had the chicken and smoked salmon open sandwiches with soup,yum,yum yum.great taste,service very good,quick and for €10 each outstanding value.cant wait to go back for an evening meal.super.

3 Thank Paul A
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Love this place.Lovely menu.Friendly staff.Have only visited on a Sunday and it is always very busy.

3 Thank AnnetteP2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Contemporary, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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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