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Hibernian Bar

) #24 of 175 Restaurants in Kilkenny $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 1888
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (7 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not common to get real attentive service in Ireland but this place was very attentive and the food was excellent. I have yet to have bad food in Ireland and this place did not disappoint. The wood surroundings, the cute snugs, and atmosphere, I would...More

Thank beachgirl9211
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful well manicured bar.I wish we could have stayed longer or had something to eat but time was of essence.We ordered a couple of beers from the bar but stood behind the bar because it was so packed.Most of the patrons were eating as it...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My wife had a taste for a goat cheese and beet salad while I desired an open face smoked salmon sandwich. Fortunately, we found both at the Hibernian Bar -- and at a most reasonable price. This was our best luncheon in Kilkenny and, in...More

Thank Wade M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Many restaurants are closed on Monday, but our tour guide arranged for us to eat here. I had hoped to have lamb sometime on this trip, and tonight was the night. This was the best meal I have had in all our time in Ireland....More

Thank genglertNorfolk_VA
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Arrived in Kilkenny hungry after long journey a local recommended the Hibernian and boy was he right. Four of us all had different meals and all four commented after their meal was first class. Chips were perfect,as was my sweet of pear and almond tart....More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Hibernian has been a favorite of mine for a long time now. I have also stayed here. The ambiance here is second to none its like your own sitting/dinning room with a bar. The food is top quality and the service is the same...More

Thank asdelaney1
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Enjoyed a fair-priced Guinness at the counter across from the bar seats, before meeting friends for dinner nearby. Service was friendly and prompt. Patrons were enjoying the food from burgers to appetizers. Heard one order a Jack Daniels with dry ginger and it was served...More

Thank L K
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch in the bar with a friend on a busy lunch hour. Staff most attentive & friendly.we both had fish cakes, gorgeous. Deserts were also excellent. We took our time over coffee & staff didn't rush us.Could not fault & will return.

Thank Trich P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A group of 6 friends we had drinks in the Hibernian Bar, the lounge staff attended to our every need over a four hour period. We asked for chips and nuggets to share (not on the menu) as we were booked to have dinner Later...More

Thank O'M�ille
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Kilkenny hungry and popped in here for lunch. We had a combination of open sandwiches and chowder. Food was nice, service attentive and finished off with a nice chardonnay!

Thank tillytotrocks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ormonde Street | Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 1888
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  • This restaurant is at Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
A popular choice among locals, the constantly bustling Hibernian Bar is testament to the exceptional food & service that guests receive. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere and a diverse & extensive menu make this the ideal choice for a working lunch with colleagues or a pleasant meal with friends. Menu choices vary from light snack options such as soup or sandwiches, to more substantial alternatives such as salads and meat & seafood specialities. The changing daily specials expand the choices on offer.
Hibernian Bar is a casual dining alternative to Harpers and is open for morning coffee & scones, lunch, afternoon tea & cakes, an evening meal or simply a drink in the evenings. The bar is located to the front of this historic building; the unique atmosphere of this award-winning bar offers both locals and guests an experience not to be forgotten. The bar is decorated to the highest standards in traditional style with comfort and relaxation foremost in mind. Sit back and relax near the open fire, enjoy the soft background music as the service comes to you
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