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Reopened 4th of July. 12-12. May close early Mon and Sun if quiet.

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Kilkenny Tavern

(formerly Horse & Groom, Dark House, Bricklayers' Arms)

131 Merton High Street
SW19 1DE

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm


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About the Pub

May close early if quiet Mon & Tue.

Reopened 11 October 2019 after refurbishment and under new management.

Furnished with a variety of tables, chairs and some fixed seating. Wooden flooring.

Top quality and value draught Guinness.

Formerly Horse & Groom, (and prior to that the Bricklayers' Arms until 1882) and officially known by its nickname the Dark House (see sign on east wall) from 1984 until 1994, reverting to its original name until 1997.

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Kilkenny Tavern, Merton



  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Thu Kareoke.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, pool.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Fri and Sat evening (or DJ). Open session of traditional Irish music Tuesday from 9.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky and BT.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Kilkenny Tavern

131 Merton High Street
SW19 1DE

Sat Nav Reference

51.4153, -0.192


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Nearby Bus Routes (30m)

Closest Station (1200m)

Haydons Road

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (50m)

South Wimbledon

Nearby Metro (700m)

Merton Park

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