Butler House and Garden is the charming Dower House of Kilkenny Castle built in 1786
This elegant 18th century house in Kilkenny brings history, charm, romance and a warm welcome to all who visit. Whether to sleep, dine or celebrate a key milestone in life, you'll find yourself in timeless and unique surroundings.
The superb location of Butler House offers visitors exceptional access to the very best of Kilkenny City's landmark attractions. Through the front door, you will find yourself on Patrick Street, a two-minute stroll into the centre and the Medieval Mile. Through the back door, you enter the magical and the internationally renowned Butler House Walled Garden. This charming Georgian Garden, restored to its former glory in 1999, boasts its own private entrance to the Castle Yard and the legendary Kilkenny Castle and parklands.
Butler House and Garden is a proud member of Ireland's Blue Book, a prestigious collection of Ireland's most charming and stylish hideaways.
We would like to assure you that the health and safety of both our future guests and our team members is, and always has been the top priority at Butler House. We are delighted to be part of the Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter. If you are planning a visit to Kilkenny in the future, our team members will be ready to welcome you with the warm hospitality for which Kilkenny is renowned.