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The Rafter Dempsey's award winning bar..

Rafter Dempsey’s is based in the heart of Kilkenny city, 2 minutes walk from Kilkenny Castle. Combining old world charm with a modern elegance, this award winning bar offers a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Rafter Dempsey’s offers great food with an extensive menu available 7 days a week.

Boasting 16 ensuite bedrooms and a rooftop beer garden it can accommodate all your needs in Kilkenny.

Live music is available on weekends and all major sporting occasions are shown on our 3 giant screens. Rafter Dempsey’s is renowned as a sports venue and is complimented by a pool table and darts board.

All in all, a superbly located Kilkenny pub, well worth a visit.

 We stayed here last Saturday night 22\03. My 5th stay, Mostly stags and nights away with friends. Excellent spot, Superb location. Gerry & Josephne will look after you very well indeed. New addition of steak on the stone an absolute winner.

All the matches live, Lovely fresh pints, what more do you want. Thumbs up.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends

Graham B
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