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The Field Bar and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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2 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 770 2763
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Spain
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good feed in a congenial atmosphere a traditional pub that has sports decor. Garlic bread with pesto and salad was a delicious first I had the Irish stew and my wife a wholesome soup and chicken wings.the kids had a burger and toastie which were as usual tasty. A Kilkenny beer topped it off. Friendly service and great music.... More 

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Colorado
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay, close your eyes, and picture a local pub as seen in Irish films. The Field Tavern on the Parade of the Kilkenny Castle completely fits the bill. Outside, the Field is clad with honey colored wood, has a glass front of casement windows, and a black sign with brass lettering. There is a petite sidewalk seating area enclosed by... More 

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Thank TellyWorld
Mooncoin, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, with good music and friendly staff, have had some great nights out in the Field bar and will definitely return.

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clare
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I was in Kilkenny on St Patricks day with a friend after the parade we wanted to go somewhere for a drink. The music from the live band in the field enticed us in the door. The bar staff were very welcoming, pleasant and accommodating. There was security staff present also and they were very friendly and pleasant as well.... More 

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Thank kathryn Q
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Stay away from this pub. Was in with a group of friends and we were told to leave for absolutely no reason. Very rude owner who was on a power trip. Spend your money somewhere else.

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Thank Sarah M
Kilkenny, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Not much to say. Great music and a good dance night. Prices are reasonable. There is nothing that stands out. Just another pub.

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Thank Magdalena Megi J
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The field is a tiny little pub smack in the middle of the town, I love this place for lunch or a bit of music on the night out.

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Thank Mags U
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Had Lunch in this Cosy pub..Service very good Food lovely.old style Irish Pub.Busy Little spot..Good menu Plenty to choose from.

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Thank Philomena R
KY
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a blast at The Field. The evening started with dinner upstairs. We had a mix of pub food, and everyone was happy. Was the food memorable? No, but only because the owner came up and talked to us so long. We discovered that his friend has a pub in a city we frequent, we shared info and ...... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Full of atmosphere and staff pleasant. Live music , most definitely worth a visit for a drink. Small venue so probably not an all night location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 770 2763

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?