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Left Bank

The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 775 0016
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Sundays are great, as they have Jazz bands playing. No food served after 16:00 on Sundays however, so that is quite disappointing. Otherwise, I can see how this is an award winning bar!

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Do not miss the Left Bank--terrific atmosphere! The food and drink and service are excellent--it's a unique experience.

Thank Kathleen3130
Reviewed 5 days ago

While we did not eat here, the place was extremely busy over the lunch hour and the food we saw delivered to the tables looked amazing. A very comfortable atmosphere with multiple bars and seating areas. A good place to enjoy a Guinness after visiting...More

Thank BrenJ2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great lunch stop, beautiful interior. Former bank with much of the interior bar area taken from the old bank decor.

Thank rsnow5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In terms of location, atmosphere and quality of food and drink, you cannot beat the Left Bank. I love the different sections - there's an area to suit any mood or any size of group. The staff are professional but friendly. You can really relax...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was awesome! so many different little rooms and bars to wander around in, and great live music playing. There whiskey selection is enormous also!

Thank KerriK53180
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Left Bank has a bar on one side with a bar menu and a full restaurant and bar on the other side with a dinner menu. Both are gorgeous with heavy wood decor and cozy seating. The bar even has a little fireplace room...More

Thank jemx1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my husband popped in for lunch recently while we were visiting Kilkenny. Found ourselves a seat and after around 10 minutes were approached and asked if we were having food...received menus and ordered drinks. Around 15 minutes later our drinks arrived, one of...More

Thank WGAH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great nyt out here... good music and plenty of bars and decent smoking area only down side is u should get a map of the place as it is massive fairly easy to lose some one and the toilets seem like there up...More

Thank Kristian180
LeftBank1, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review our bar. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your night in Left Bank. We do appreciate our Ladies Toilets can seem a bit of a distance but we also have a ladies bathroom on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In for Sunday lunch had the roast chicken fantastic is all I can say and in a beautiful room , did not win Pub of the year 2017 for nothing !!!More

Thank Tonymur
LeftBank1, Guest Relations Manager at Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted you enjoyed our Full roast Chicken on Sunday. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future for another Sunday roast. We also have live Jazz on every...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Parade, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 0016
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