Exquisitely Deliciously Good

Exquisitely Deliciously Good


800 Years of Building Legacy

The Cat and The Fiddle Gastro Pub is a locally owned in the medieval city of Kilkenny with building legacy dating back to more than 800 years.

Cat & Fiddle’s finest good food grub, timeless spirits, whiskey, gin, ambiance, cocktails are tailored to provide enjoyable & memorable experience for guest to gather, socialise and enjoy the grit of live music, ambiance downstairs and beautiful quiet setting upstairs with your all time classics & modern day selections.

The Cat & Fiddle Gastro Pub is established in the medieval city of Kilkenny. It has a building legacy of over 800 years situated right in front of second longest cathedral in Ireland, St Canice’s Cathedral. Beside the cathedral stands a round tower. It was built in the 9th century. It was probably used as a watchtower and refuge in pre-Norman times. Most of the cathedral is preserved in its original style. This includes stained-glass windows, a choir stall with decorated carvings. The Cat & Fiddle Gastro Pub building has seen the ups and own of the majestic St Canice’s Cathedral from more than 800 years now.

The Cat & The Fiddle’s believes in growing it’s legacy further by giving it’s share of support to the medieval city of Kilkenny by supporting local businesses.

"Supporting Local Business - Locally Sourced Produce"

Contact and Location

Phone+353 56 7722920

Email: info@catandfiddle.com

 10 Irishtown, Gardens, Kilkenny, R95 DH32, Ireland

Opening Hours

Restaurant Hours

Monday – Thursday
12:00 am – 11:30pm

Friday – Saturday
12:00 am – 12:30pm

12:00 am – 11:00pm


Most Happening Gastro Pub In Kilkenny


“Went with a friend and he got the wings which were delicious. I got the chowder which was served with cream and brown bread. Tasted delicious I will definitely go back.”

dinner and drinks

“Excellent dinner and drinks Staff very friendly and helpful very cozy and welcoming décor will definitely be back thanks Mike”


“I booked a meal for my Mam’s birthday at the weekend. Now when I say staff went the extra mile i mean she was treated like royalty! I can’t thank the team enough. Special thanks for the lovely cheesecake 🙂 we will be back”

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Whether you’re looking for a great place to have a nice dinner or you want to celebrate an event, we are the perfect place.

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To make a booking fill in our booking form or call us on +353 56 7722920  and we will get back to you. Please include your own phone number so we may contact you.