Dining at Butler House

Butler House Kilkenny offers a range of delightful dining options. We serve breakfast, afternoon tea, and dinner in our restaurant. Private dining option also available. In line with current government guidelines, indoor dining is restricted to in-house residents only from June 2nd. 

Butler House kitchen is overseen by our Executive Chef who ensures every dish is perfect, and his ethos is that the best meals start with the best ingredients.

Very few places to eat in Kilkenny provide a dining experience as elegant and impressive as Butler House.

Dining Room

The Lady Eleanor

Our overnight guests will enjoy the historic setting of Butler House with the splendour of the large bay windows, original plastered ceilings, crisp white linen, castle views and the finest locally sourced food. Our tea room walls are adorned with magnificent pieces of art from the Basil Goulding Collection.

The restaurant is open for Breakfast and Morning Tea from 8am -10.30am. 

Afternoon Tea is served from 1 p.m. - 3p.m. Monday -  Sunday. (Pre-booking is essential). 

You can preview our Afternoon Tea menu here.

Dinner is served from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

You can preview our Dinner menu here.

The Garden View Bar

Located on the ground floor, and overlooking our historic walled garden, the Garden View Bar provides the perfect setting for a pre or post dinner drink. 

The Orangerie

An exciting new addition to our walled garden, 'The Orangerie' provides a unique space for outdoor dining in the heart of Kilkenny City. 

Tea, Coffee and cakes are available from 10 a.m. onwards. 

Afternoon Tea is served daily from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Grab & Go Takeaway Menu is available from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

For bookings, please contact us at res@butler.ie. 



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