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Daniel W Bollards


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner


Irish, Bar, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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All reviews seafood chowder lovely irish pub popular pub traditional music enjoyed our food place to eat nice lunch few drinks pint smithwicks beers musicians
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there for a beer. Ordered a taste plank, which contained three different beers from the localSmithwick's Brewery. It was delightful to sit outside in the sun and enjoy the beer. And the beer was good too.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ztig65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked the place. The bartender is attentive and the whiskey assortment good. I had nice smooth Irish music playing, when I visited on a Friday.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bobx77
Reviewed October 25, 2018

By far not the best pub we visited in Kilkenny. The service was slow and indifferent. We finished our pint and moved on.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed October 3, 2018

After poking around Kilkenny to find a place to eat and encountering only pricier pubs and restaurants we happened upon Bollard's Bar. The food (seafood chowder) was great, and the music was excellent. Staff was attentive and kind.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Author_on_Holiday
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Kilkenny for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by this unassuming pub. Perfect lunch. Great music, service and friendly. Would heartily recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great menu variety, and very friendly staff. The food was hot and tasty. I enjoyed trying a few local beers, and enjoying the atmosphere in this lovely Irish pub. The traditional live music added to the atmosphere, without being too loud. So nice, that we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Erin H
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We ate here 2 weeks ago, unfortunately the food was bland and pretty boring. My husband had the fish and it was very greasy. I wouldn't eat here again in a hurry. Also the waitress was uninterested and unfriendly. Not the most pleasant experience while...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank StephJLee19
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed our food. Was seen to quickly by a lovely, but clearly rushed off her feet server. I think perhaps she was on her own as another server arrived soon after (off his break?). Catch of the day was a superbly cooked...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cpt_Cabinets
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My husband and I went here for a drink. We arrived around mid-afternoon. The place was not very crowded and we were able to get a place to sit at the bar. I ordered a Smithwicks, while my husband came for the whiskey. They had...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Julie H
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Stuck up owner, doesn't care about people and it shows. Avoid like the plague. Can't say any more or he might sue!

Date of visit: July 2018
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