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Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant

28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 1718
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shepherd's pie” (14 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
“irish stew” (13 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great bar , great service, Beer was good , food was good would recommend will be coming back soon....

Thank 400Nigel50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here on a day trip to Kilkenny from Dublin. Lanigan's had good reviews and it was near the castle and so we decided to try it out. We were delighted by the quick service and quality of food. Would love to spend...More

Thank Sreejit_Narayan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having watched Johnny sextons legendary drop kick against France in Paris I would have fun memories of this place That aside it is extremely Pleasant friendly staff

Thank alfiezee
Reviewed 19 January 2018

The food was really good and the atmosphere was even better. Friday night had live music which was a lot of fun. My group stayed in the hostel behind the pub which was very clean and well kept. It was in a great location too.

Thank KatieElizabeth1414
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Katie, Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted to see your experience with Langian's Bar and Hostel was enjoyable to you. Please do drop in next time you're in Kilkenny. Kind regards Mary

Reviewed 19 January 2018

Enjoyed every one of my dinners and they were all served by an amazing wait staff. The big screen TV was a big plus if you are stopping by to watch sports.More

Thank Alex R
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alex, It sounds like you're a sporting fan... Our 14 foot TV is currently the largest TV screen in Ireland. It's very popular for the matches (and a lot warmer than being in a side line seat). I'll pass your comments on to our...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

The food was incredible and packed with flamboyant flavors. The spirit of hurling was in the atmosphere as well as the music that was performed. 10/10 would go againMore

Thank Erica C
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Erica, Thank you for your great review. Did you have a look at the history of hurling in our Legend's Bar Hurling Museum (upstairs bar)? Next time you're here I'd recommend you try our Kilkenny Way Hurlilng Experience and really get into the heart...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

We stayed at Lanigan's Hostel and had breakfast and dinner everyday at Lanigan's during our five day stay. Everyone is extremely kind and welcoming. I had the small Irish breakfast, which was a great typical Irish breakfast and was well portioned. I had something different...More

Thank Tala A
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tala, Thank you for your review. We're happy you liked our food, I would tell you my favourite but I constantly change my mind as our talented chefs are two of the best in the South East and as they put their all into...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

I ate here for several nights and stayed in the connected Hostel. Great place to eat and hang out. The Hostel was well kept, too.

Thank erha7345
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Era, We're delighted to hear you liked our pub and hostel. We hope your journey home was uneventful and safe. Looking forward to your next visit to Lanigan's. Kind regards Mary

Reviewed 19 January 2018

The staff, atmosphere and accommodation of this pub were amazing. We stayed in the hostel owned by the pub, which was surprisingly nice for a hostel, and we were welcomed by the staff like we were family. The live music on Friday was great, and...More

Thank patrickshark18
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Patrick, Thank you very much for your lovely review. Lanigan's is a family run pub and making people feel at home and part of the family is priority. We hope you'll come back and pay us another visit next time you're in the area....More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I was told to stop here by other travelers I met in Killarney. Fantastic wait staff, who remembered my order the next night. Get the draft cider. And it may only be ham and mashed potatoes, but how can you not order something called a...More

Thank MelissaJMcC
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Hi Melissa, We're delighted to hear you enjoyed our "Lion of Bacon"!! We like to be different! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay and made it home safely. Kind regards Mary

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Mary C
19 July 2017|
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Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
Plenty old car paths nearby. Try Ormonde street car park for best rates.
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valleylily
28 February 2017|
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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.
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John M
1 February 2017|
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Response from WaterfordTrooper | Reviewed this property |
€4.80----€5.20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 61
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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