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Just on the edge of town

This pub just can't be missed visually being quite substantial and painted blue. We didn't eat but... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Reuben M
Concord, Australia
Lovely bar. Worth the walk to the top of the street.

Couldn't get the drink I wanted in an hotel bar just down the street, so left and ventured to the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Cork, Ireland
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4 Mar 2018
“Just on the edge of town”
2 Aug 2017
“Lovely bar. Worth the walk to the top of the street.”
19 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 372 3403
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This pub just can't be missed visually being quite substantial and painted blue. We didn't eat but had a look around the pub with a few beers in the open area out the front. The staff were very friendly chatting freely and serving professionally. Kilkenny...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Couldn't get the drink I wanted in an hotel bar just down the street, so left and ventured to the top of the street to The Blue Bar. It's a lovely building, outdoor seating, nice wrought iron balustrades. Classy first impression. Inside, a couple of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Gonzo185
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a few drinks on a Saturday night and really liked it,was a change to get away from the madness of all the stags and hens and only 5 minutes walk from it all,would definitely recommend this bar

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank brendand264
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

New barman very rude, and disrespectfull, we were regular costumers there we usually went in like 3 times a week, and this monday when we decide to go again, we tried to buy drinks and the barman said he won't serve us without a age...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Came to killkenny for weekend from Cardiff stayed at the Hibernian right by this bar . Came to this bar to watch rugby game lovely warm welcome . Had a great photo session behind bar , thank you Mr barman ... And thanks for live...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Mags1954_13
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The place oozes personality. Great pub, kid friendly (the all important wifi is available) pool table upstairs. We go every day when in Kilkenny.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Bernadette K
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Nice bar just off the main high street, friendly staff. Great range of drinks for all nice atmosphere

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This is the first pub we went to in Ireland. The bar tender was very friendly, informative and genuine. He let me go behind the bar and pour my own Guinness and take pictures (yes, dorky tourists, I know). We watched a game of Hurling...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Popped into this place just across the street from our hotel, and ended up staying for a couple hours. Mostly locals from what I could tell, and they all want to strike up a conversation. Told dirty jokes, met what has to be Ireland's Duck...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank redrockmike
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I stumbled upon this seemingly oxygen-deficient establishment one fateful night in early June. After a short walk from my shabby accommodation, I found myself on the other side of a dark wood bar-top in the company of an even shorter barman- perhaps "pint-sized" would be...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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