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Statham's Bar & Restaurant

The Pembroke Hotel 11 Patrick Street | 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 778 3500
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Bar, Irish, Healthy, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Pembroke Hotel 11 Patrick Street | 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They've updated the menu here recently and it's well worth a visit. The steak sandwich is lovely and I'll definitely come back for another one. I was there on a work day, so I couldn't sample the cocktail menu, but there's always next time!

Thank flightoffancy83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent location for our recent family reunion. Having the open air lobby is a boon allowing the children a safe place to hang out. The food is fab and service excellent.More

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Thank paulinep703
Pembroke-KK, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Pauline, thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Statham's Bar & Restaurant. It's an ideal venue for family occasions, with lots of different areas which are safe for children as you've highlighted. Our variety casual and formal food and drink...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Fine meal and wine at this fine hotel restaurant recently. Served by welcoming and efficient staff. All four courses and the wines were excellent including the fillet steak. Nice cosy atmosphere for a hotel restaurant. Meal served at a pace that suited the customer. Exceptional...More

Thank LiamHowe
Pembroke-KK, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Liam, sounds like you had a great experience in Statham's :) We believe in helping guests relax and enjoying their meal at a leisurely pace. A nice glass of wine helps! The fillet steak is one of our most popular dishes, it's delicious. We...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We were surprised with the standard of food as usually the restaurants in hotels are never something to write home about but this really was the exception. It was busy which is always good and there was 2 groups of locals enjoying family occasions which...More

Thank CJG31
edelpembroke, Manager at Statham's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi CJG31 Thank you for your review. The quality of our food and menu choice is really important to us, we're glad you felt the need to tell us about your positive experience! We host a mix of hotel guests and locals, with a variety...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Popped in here for a drink the other night. Two good musicians strangling guitars. Thought it might be worth a shot. Asked one of two barmen for a specific rum and coke. The barman, obviously the junior member of the two, hesitated somewhat while looking...More

Thank Gonzo185
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Recently visited with friends and spent about 3 hours here!! So relaxed and the staff were so professional and friendly! Had the Ceaser wrap and fries which were delicious and I loved the piece of biscuit cake with our coffee after!

Thank EvieLynch
Management response:Responded 27 June 2017

Hi EvieLynch, thank you for the kind words! We're known for our Caesar wraps and chocolate biscuit cake, you ordered well! The biscuit cake with the coffee is just perfect after lunch or dinner. We hope to see you again! Thanks, Statham's Bar & Restaurant

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Despite a mix-up with our table booking the manager, Ashing, quickly resolved things and along with the waiter, Eoin, more than made up for things. The food was AMAZING, staff fantastic. Will definitely be back and highly recommend it.More

Thank Long-Haired_Shep
Management response:Responded 26 June 2017

Hi @Long-Haired_Shep, our apologies once again for the mix up with your reservation. Aisling and Eoin are excellent team members with fantastic customer service skills, we are glad they were on hand to resolve the situation and let you get on with having a great...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Excellent food, excellent staff in an atmosphere of relaxation. Impressive wine list to boot. A memorable dining experience.

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Management response:Responded 19 June 2017

Hi paulo1119, thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Our staff are very friendly and helpful. We look forward to you visiting again. Kind regards, Statham's Bar & Restaurant

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had a wonderful dinner with 34 of my closest friends. Our tour group had a farewell dinner here and the food and coctails were outstanding. After ours they have a nice bar and live music.More

Thank Trudy R
Management response:Responded 23 June 2017

Hi Trudy R, thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to Statham's. Our group dinner menu has something to suit everyone and allows a relaxing dining experience. Our cocktails are designed by an award-winning mixologist and only use the freshest...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Having visited quite a lot of restaurants in Kilkenny city I can safely say this is the best mid-range restaurant. The setting itself is modern and welcoming and so to are the staff. The food was 5 star and has something for everyone on the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pembroke Hotel 11 Patrick Street | 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 778 3500
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  • This restaurant is at Pembroke Kilkenny
Our laid back style and hospitality, great selection of wines and cocktails, live entertainment and our city centre location makes us a popular choice for guests and Kilkenny residents alike. Whether you're popping in for a coffee and a homemade scone, brunch after a lazy morning, catching up with friends over lunch or afternoon tea, enjoying a romantic meal for two or looking for a great night out with live music each weekend, Statham's Bar and Restaurant has just the spot for you. Our unique cocktail menu has a sparkling of ingenuity, a measure of creativity and a splash of inspiration from our 1930s racing heritage. The menu is curated by international award-winning mixologist Darren Geraghty. We take pride in our precise techniques, homemade syrups and infusions and our fresh fruit and juices mean that our cocktails are bursting with fresh, vibrant flavours.
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