Lanigan’s Bar & Restaurant

Live Music 7 nights a week, 2 minute walk from Kilkenny Castle

    About This Venue

    Lanigan’s Bar with Live Music 7 nights a week and Irish Cuisine served until 9pm. Attached is a 40 bed Tourist Hostel. Experience The Kilkenny Way Hurling tour voted # 1 attraction on Trip Advisor. Ideally located just a 2 minute walk from Kilkenny Castle and located 2 doors from the Kilkenny Tourism Office.

    Venue Spaces / Best For

    Special Occasions 
    We’re the perfect venue for all types of event in Kilkenny including 21st birthday parties, 30th birthdays, 40th, 50th/60ths, as well as stags & hen parties or just somewhere to go for a bite to eat and a few drinks.


    Live Music & Nightlife
    Lanigan’s is a family run traditional Irish bar and restaurant with live music every Thursday / Friday and Sunday from top Irish Bands – The Gypseys , Divil The Bit & The Kilkennys during Wintertime and live music 7 nights a week during summer months. At Weekend Nights Lanigans Transforms into the No1 Night spot in Kilkenny with 2 DJs on 2 floors and some of the best drinks Promotions to be had in the City (Almost 38% Cheaper with our package drinks deals).


    Our award winning menu is a must to try if your passing through Kilkenny or just looking for a family or colleague weekday or weekend meal. Our Brunch/Breakfast menu is served from 10am with dinner/lunch from 12.30pm.


    Sports Events
    Lanigans bar is the perfect venue for sporting events with our 6 Large Plasma Screens to help create the atmosphere needed.


    We also offer Accommodation for travelers on a budget in our purposely built Brand new 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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