The Playwright

You can find the Playwright Pub on 60 High street in Kilkenny City. You can also enter via St. Kieran Street. This is an atmospheric pub offering an authentic Irish experience which will keep you coming back to enjoy banter and craic with the locals. The pub grub menu combines some Irish and European favourites, including some traditional Irish dishes that are a must try. This is the perfect place if you’re looking for a friendly atmosphere and some gastro food in an informal and fun venue.

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Kilkenny Pubs & Restaurants

Live Music

The Playwright Bar is known for it’s live music in Kilkenny and as such we pride ourselves on our famous Irish Music sessions and entertainment which is the heartbeat of a true Irish bar.

When it comes to our evening entertainment, The Playwright Bar is where the music is great, from traditional Irish to Country to straight-ahead Rock – and the craic is always mighty!

Great Food

We offer an extensive menu with signature specials. We strive to provide great quality food suited to everyone’s taste. We source all of our ingredients locally and always bring you the best of each season. All of our dishes are cooked to order by our talented chefs. We are more than happy to cater to your specific dietary requirements.

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