Dining at Butler House

Butler House Kilkenny offers a range of delightful dining options. We serve breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea in our restaurant. Private dining option also available.

Butler House kitchen is overseen by our Executive Chef Gerard Dunne. Gerard 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.

Our Lunch Menu…

The new lunch menu here at Butler House offers guests new options for leisurely lunches and casual get-togethers, using the best of Irish coastal fish and quality farm to fork meat, with all produce expertly sourced by our experienced Head Chef Gerard.

Strong on Irish local artisan ingredients used in producing dishes like our Superfood Falafel Basket, Autumn Harvest Salad, Smashed Avocado on Foccacia with Nut Dukkah topping to mention a few new dishes now being featured on our new menu, making it the perfect space for a lunch get-together with tempting treats afterwards.

We now cater for specific dietary requirements and offer plenty of gluten-free choices across the menu including vegetarian vegan healthy exciting new concepts that are quite simply for everyone, delivery great quality and great flavor in a relaxed setting.

But we also believe in brilliant service, and incredible atmosphere, bring all three together, and you transform fantastic food into a fantastic experience, which is what we have been doing since we first opened our doors in 2017.

Chef Ger says;

"At Butler House our philosophy is simple. We source the best seasonal ingredients, then we apply simple techniques to extract the most flavour, while giving you the information you need to add nutrition and structure to your diet. The produce I've chosen and our demand for freshness is the corner stone of our new menu, while providing a healthy, but affordable eating approach. 

Dining Room

The Lady Eleanor

Our 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 -10am, and Lunch from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Sunday.

Afternoon Tea is served from 12 p.m. - 4p.m. Monday -  Sunday. (Pre-booking is essential).