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Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant

) #16 of 176 Restaurants in Kilkenny $$ - $$$ , European, British
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 1718
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“finger food” (5 reviews)
“lamb stew” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 497 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Said we would try here as we were here couple yrs ago and thought it was lovely. First we ordered our drinks and girl went to bar came back about 10 mins later oh sorry did you not get your drinks yet😕😕 we ordered our...More

Thank Ann M
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Ann, We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit to Lanigans. We hope the rest of your trip went well and you arrived home safely. Kind regards Mary

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner after seeing the advertisements for music and dancing. They stop serving food at 8:30pm. There are a lot of tvs for watching the games. I had garlic prawns and my husband had steak. The steak was more like roast beef...More

Thank toniamonkey
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you very much for your review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food, the trad music and our dancers and yes, our Customers, who often entertain us as much as we entertain them... and we love it! Next time you're in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recommended i pay a visit to Lanigans bar while in kilkenny emmmm ok nice clean bar staff friendly more younger persons bar not just my scene but i did enjoy Ger Hayes dancing he was fantastic .

Thank _mary_gormley58
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mary, Thank you for your review. Ger is certainly one of the best Irish dancers in Ireland. Did you know that he was in Celtic Legend's and Lord of the Dance extravaganzas... Mary

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many places to stumble into in Kilkenny and this is a place that I am happy that we did. What brought us in was the promise of Irish music at 6:30. The entertainment was good but the food was fantastic. I had lamb...More

Thank PittSlovak
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you very much for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your meal and your visit to Lanigan's and hope to see you back again soon. Mary

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great meeting place and I would say party groups that comes to kilkenny go to Lanigan's bar at some stage over the weekend to catch up of meet. It also has budget accommodation. The craic is good here.

Thank asdelaney1
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. It's not much fun when Tipperary are beating Kilkenny in All Ireland Finals... ;) Looking forward to having you back in Lanigans. Ciara

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place staff so nice and polite, accommodation very clean fantastic atmosphere great entertainment and the best food had by far would recommend to all when i return to liverpool to all my family also great dancing by gerard hayes may i also say it...More

Thank paul s
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paul, We're delighted you had a lovely time while in Lanigan's and thank you for your lovely review. Check out our sister bar in Liverpool, called Lanigan's also on Ranelagh Street (opposite the train station). Ciara

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just back from a fabulous 2 night stay at Lanigans. Accommodation was very clean and comfortable with an en-suite wc and shower. Great location and within walking distance of all the city's attractions. Great atmosphere in the Bar & Restaurant and all the staff are...More

Thank cindyreds
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cindy, Delighted you had a lovely stay while at Lanigan's and looking forward to having you back again. Spread the good news in Celbridge, for any hens and stags especially ;). We do great package deals here. Ciara

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We visited her on Monday. Lunch was excellent. Good selection of food and drink. Excellent hosts. A very enjoyable experience

Thank Michele B
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michele, Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. I hope you have a safe flight back to Australia. Ciara

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Popped in for a quick bite and discovered the most amazing food and service.. Seafood Chowder as a starter was was excellent and the Steak for my main was delicious quality, fine feed, perfect food, perfect hosts, AND A CRACKING PINT 8)

1  Thank michael m
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Thank you for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your meal. Looking forward to having you back again in Lanigans... ;) Mary

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Was in here after a Kilkenny/Wexford match to watch The Kilkennys. Absolute blast! Whiskey selection was fantastic and prices were decent as well. Worth a stop!

Thank Matthew P
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi Matthew, Thank you very much for your review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lanigans. Hopefully we'll see you back here again soon. Mary Reservations

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valleylily
What time do they stop serving food? Are they open for Dinner?
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
what is thetypical price for a pint/bottle of beer?
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 22 - USD 56
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
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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