Kelly's on King is a lively Irish pub located on the busy King Street strip in Newtown - made popular thanks to its friendly and authentic atmosphere.
Enjoy drinks with friends in either of the two ...read more
It's not as bad as what everyone says about this place but it would probably be my last venue to step in to in Newtown. Because it's so dark and dingy inside with no ventilation it does get quite stuffy and smelly, but I guess that's the whole part of being in a rowdy Irish joint?
A big Newtown night may end at Kelly's... beloved by many people I know. probably mostly out of drunken nostalgia, it is a bit of a laugh to find yourself at Kelly's in the early hours of the morning watching (or participating in) some terrible karaoke or taking over the jukebox upstairs. Bit of a local legend I think.
Once upon a time, the people of Newtown flocked to Kelly's almost 3-4 night's a week to partake in getting wrecked. Bartenders at Kelly's were known for being down-to-earth, strangely attractive and ultimately cool - even going so far as to adding requested bands onto the juke box so that you and your comrades could get filthy and have a good ol' jig, donatingread more