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The Field Bar and Restaurant

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Irish, Bar, Pub, European
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2 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353567702763
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant spot,staff are great,always live bands bar is buzzing. We also had lunch here and have to say food was fab! Tiny little pub but don't let that put you off well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a few pints during my stay in Kilkenny. There were two musicians playing and they were great! So much energy and laughter. The waitstaff was very friendly and everyone inside was having a great time. We did not eat but I definitely recommend stopping in for a pint or two while live music is playing!

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Thank Chris K
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop here for what we thought was a quick bite to eat .. Both tables outside the front door had not been cleared so we opted to eat inside .. There were about 8 people inside so this should be quick ... We seated ourselves to again another uncleared table.. After a couple of minutes I decided I'd... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Field on a number of occasions on our recent visit to Kilkenny. Given that Kilkenny has a large number of pubs and restaurants that, in itself, tells you how good this place is. Live music features from late afternoon until closing, with a mix of traditional Irish, folk and soul. Although there were a number of tourists... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended by my tour guide who said it as "his favorite place in town". I went there at first because I needed free wifi access. The waitress kindly gave me the password, and so eventually I decided to have lunch there with friends. We ordered burgers with fries, chicken fillet in irish style and the signature starter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the Pembroke Hotel and went for a pint after visiting the castle. We stayed for a couple of hours it was so great. Staff was personable and the music and vibe of the place perfectly matches what you would expect a traditional Irish pub to be. Highly recommended!

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Thank Jo-AnnVilla
Kilkeel, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called into this bar after following the sound of music. It was packed the bar is long and narrow and rustic wooden chairs etc. The music was Rab Strong and his band and the place was rocking. We stayed until closing time and had a ball. Well worth visiting if you hear the music follow to The Field. Oh! When... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Varied selection of quality beers served in a well spaced out bar. Great for people watching and the crack was good. Not eaten here has yet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a pint, live band playing audio circus, Savage band live, if in Kilkenny don't miss here, the pints were brilliant

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Found this place after walking all up and down. One of very few pubs that serve food in town and have live music. We had fish n chips, BLT and blue cheese salad with garlic bread. We grabbed a drink at the bar first as there was no table when we got there. Not too long after we secured a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $25
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353567702763

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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