Kytelers Inn
Location: Kilkenny City Co.Kilkenny

Listing Description

Winners of the Tourist Bar of the Year in 2014 Kytelers Inn, in the heart of the Mediaeval City of Kilkenny, combines a rich heritage with 21st century amenities and service. Since it was first established by the notorious Dame Alice de Kyteler in the 13th. Century, the Inn has welcomed visitors and has provided them with good food and beverages. To-day its menu maintains the proud tradition of Irish cooking and from its taps flow local beers like Kilkenny and Smithwicks as well as Guinness and the Irish lager, Harp. One of the oldest inns in Ireland, its first owner occupies a special place in the history of Kilkenny, Dame Alice le Kyteler whom was born in Kilkenny in the year 1263. In her time she gained much notoriety not least because she acquired four husbands and a considerable fortune. Her enemies eventually conspired to accuse her of witchcraft and have her burned at the stake. It is now generally accepted that the charges against Dame Alice and her associates were trumped up but what is on record as been certainly true is that Kyteler's Inn was "a place of merrymaking and good cheer. With live music most evenings and a traditional bodhran session that gives visitors the opportunity to learn the history coupled with a playing lesson Kytelers is a must stop on your visit to Kilkenny

Categories

Pubs, Tourist and Visitors

Brands

Opening Times

Mon to Thurs 12 - 11:30
Fri & Sat 10:30 till late
Sun 12:30 - Late

Address

Kieran Street Kilkenny

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