Daytime & Evening Experiences

Situated 4-minute walk from Kilkenny Castle along the Medieval Mile, Kytelers Inn is a necessary stop for visitors to replenish your energy and to enjoy a bit of local “craic” (fun) and traditional music in an authentic medieval setting.

Visitors to Kytelers Inn are treated to local traditional music by top class performers in interactive experiences that keep their trip to Kilkenny fresh in their minds. Our great hall is filled with old banners from clans and suits of armour that our local story tellers can tell you about. Visitors will learn about how Kilkenny became known as “The Cats”, Alice’s history and about Kilkenny itself. So come in, take a seat for some local artisanal dinner, with local beer and lively music. Sure you might even have a dance too…!

Experience Brochure

Group Lunches at Kyteler’s Inn, Kilkenny’s oldest Medieval Inn.

Only 6 minutes’ walk from Kilkenny Castle, enjoy a unique and delicious lunch experience in Kilkenny’s oldest Medieval Inn. Lunch for your group can be in one of two places that allows for privacy and a Medieval vibe to your experience at Kytelers Inn. Eat in our Tavern with movable booths or in our Tudor Hall with a casual table setting and space for band. Kytelers Inn can offer many different options for your group based on their dietary needs, timing or special requests.

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 Hour
  €20/€28 per person (2 lunch options available).
Min/Max Numbers per booking:
15 / 120 guests.

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Musical Pub Dining Experience

Taste the best of Irish cuisine with a group lunch or group dinner in a unique Irish pub setting with traditional Irish Interactive musicians/dancer to entertain in our Tudor Hall style room. 2 Course
Set Menu, Music, Dancing and Fun!

Duration: 1.5  – 2 Hours
€40.00 per person.
Min/Max Numbers per booking:
15 / 100 guests.

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Irish Gin OR Whiskey Comparative Tasting… Taste the “real” Ireland!

Sample the finest of Irish whiskey or gins with local Kilkenny barman. Hear the stories and history behind our world-famous whiskeys or gins.

Includes 4 whiskeys or gins that are hand selected for you.

Sample tastings:

Irelands 4 corners OR The Locals OR Cask Strength

Duration: 45 Minutes per experience.
€30.00 per person.
Min/Max Numbers per booking:
4 / 15 guests.

We run weekly tastings here: Check our Availability

Drop us a message if you have any queries or are looking for a specific time to suite your itinerary or if you would like to curate your own whiskey tasting.

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Learn the art of making the perfect Irish Coffee

Let me tell you the secrets of this Medieval Inn while preparing an Irish Coffee for you. This is a great experience for those in smaller groups who want to chat about the local history of Kytelers Inn and with the owner. Each visitor will receive the history of Kytelers Inn and of its previous owner Alice Kyteler. JD Flynn, the second-generation owner will tell you the story of Kytelers and in the process teach you how to make a delicious Irish Coffee, using a great quality Irish whiskey. This is an experience each person can take home with them and a skill that will last forever.

This experience includes an Irish Coffee per person, a small tour of the medieval Inn and a gift to take home.

Duration: 45Minutes per experience.
Price: €15.00 per person for 1 Irish Coffee drink. Minimum 4 people
Min/Max Numbers per booking:
4 / 15 guests.

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Pour your own Pint in one of Ireland’s oldest Medieval Inns!

You will be met by one of our experienced and friendly bar staff who will welcome you to their workplace, behind the bar, for a true Irish experience. Feel the tilt of the pint glass while you learn a skill passed down from generation to generation of barmen in Ireland. Option to pour your choice of Guinness or Kilkenny Draught.

Duration: 3 Minutes per person and time afterwards to enjoy pint.
Min/Max Numbers per booking:
10 / 100 guests.

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