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Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant

28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 1718
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place was packed and our group, 30 odd persons, added to that but the food was good and there was not a long wait for it to arrive. Good and wide choice on the menu so I would say all the food would have...More

Thank malcolmhopwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was walking past and thought we would give it a go .menu not extensive but was plenty of choice .waitress came over and asked about drinks which we ordered and came soon after she then took food order which was not to long in coming...More

Thank martyngibbons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an average sports bar. We tried it out because it said there would be traditional Irish music, which there sort of was, but it felt gimmicky. Service was slow for a beer.

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initially we went into the bar area which had seating and restaurant food but was a bit lively for us. We looked a little further and the dining room which did not have live music. Food was excellent, waitstaff very attentive and helpful and the...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in to listen to the music and watch a former River Dancer perform. Amazing what he can do with his feet. I watch video over and over and still can't figure it out. We just stopped in for a drink or two. Place...More

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed May 14, 2018

My family and I had a meal here recently for my Daughters Hen Party and we really enjoyed it. The staff were great and so efficient. The food was delicious and we all ordered different dishes and they were all perfect. The helpings were huge...More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic bar man who remembers your drinks order! Lovely relaxed atmosphere on a Sunday night with great live music. Saturday night was much more lively and absolutely packed if that's your cup of tea but chilled Sundays with some conversation and good music is more...More

Thank Nadine A
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Very nice, cozy pub with great atmosphere. Food and drinks are tasty and not expensive. Wonderful live music with a “river dance” dancer. There was so much fun that we stayed much longer than planned

Thank docsteffen2017
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Got Lasagne and the pasta bake was very tough... I'm guessing reheated... Girlfriend got curry chicken.. Curry was like water... Portions were grand though Ate some as we were hungry and we had a paid gig to attend so couldn't wait etc Average food

Thank Alan F
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

I have visited Lanigans Bar and Restaurant a few times over the past couple of years. I have always gone in when there is a big football match on as they have a huge screen. The staff are always very attentive and polite. The food...More

Thank Charles B
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Mary C
July 18, 2017|
Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
Plenty old car paths nearby. Try Ormonde street car park for best rates.
February 27, 2017|
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.
John M
February 1, 2017|
Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$23 - $58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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
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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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