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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
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“finger food” (5 reviews)
“lamb stew” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 476 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

There was something for everyone on the menu. We heard Irish music, singing, and enjoyed the celtic dancing.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited lanigans last week I ordered a full Irish and my boyfriend who had eaten earlier only ordered a starter of garlic mushrooms... after a long wait for both service toast and the breakfast and starter our food arrived my boyfriends...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out of our way to get here and glad we did.A family friend in New Jersey has a nice pub with the same name and I had to check out the original.Large place with lively crowd,good beer and live music.The service was the...More

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

Hi ChALUTCH, Thank you for your lovely review. Are you talking about 'Lazy Lanigan's'. If so, I had a few cocktails there myself - nice bar. Delighted you had a nice experience here at Lanigan's and we would love to have you back any time....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been told about Lanigan's from someone we met during our travels in Ireland. They recommended we go for the music & "River dancer". We were also invited to stay on for that the evening we stopped in for a beer and some light...More

Thank Dana97219
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dana, Thank you for your review. Black beans in the nachos sounds like a great suggestion, thank you for that. I'll pass that on to the kitchen. We're sorry to hear you didn't get to see the show. Ger's dancing certainly is a spectacular...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here for a family wedding and never see so many bars in a hotel. Staff great and would recommend. Good lovely too. Lovely room for wedding too

Thank Daryl M
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Daryl, Ooops, I don't think it was us as we don't facilitate weddings. Either way we're delighted to hear your enjoyed your visit to Kilkenny. Kind regards Mary

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Lanigan's pub today on the advice from a young girl in the ice cream shop a few doors up the street from pub.Very friendly and helpful staff.I had cod 3 ways which was very nice.Daughter had cajun chicken burger which she enjoyed.My wife...More

1  Thank keegy1965
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Keegy1965, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We do our best to accommodate requirements to all guests who come to Lanigan's. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed our food and hope to see you back here again soon. Kind regards Mary

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had some great food with Irish Dance and Music. The service was top notch! Would recommend the Shepards Pie.

1  Thank Traveler227650
pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit to Lanigans and hope to see you back here again when you return to Ireland. Kind regards Mary

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a few drinks which was lovely enough with a band playing music. We stayed for a few pints and left

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

Hi Ciarán, Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the few drinks and the band and hope to see you back again soon. Regards Mary

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I called in for a beer as we were visiting kilkenny for a couple of days, only about four people in the bar but it looked nice and airy. Although we were the only two people at the bar we waited at...More

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

Hi Owen, Your feedback has been noted. We will certainly look into that. Regards Mary

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and myself visited in June. Nice pub with awesome food and great music. I'll have to say I had the best steak here. Very friendly staff and very efficient.More

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

Hi Renae, Thank you very much for your lovely review. Our steak is one of our more popular dishes and our 5 Fish Seafood Chowder is only one step away from Heaven! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lanigans and look forward...More

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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
US$23 - US$58
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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