Dine

Dining at Butler House

Butler House Kilkenny offers a range of delightful dining options. Butler House kitchen is overseen by our Executive Chef who ensures every dish is perfect, and our ethos is that the best meals start with the best ingredients.

  • Breakfast is served for in-house guests daily.
  • Tea, Coffee & Sweet Treats available from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily.
  • Afternoon Tea is served in the Restaurant from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday. (Pre-booking is essential). 

Private dining option also available. 

Guests will enjoy the historic setting of Butler House with the splendour of the large bow windows, original plastered ceilings, castle views and the finest locally sourced food. Our walls are adorned with magnificent pieces of art from the Basil Goulding Collection. Very few places to eat in Kilkenny provide a dining experience as elegant and impressive as Butler House.

For Afternoon Tea bookings please click 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 relaxing drink. 

The Orangerie in the Garden

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

The Orangerie is open serving Tea, Coffee & Snacks Thursday to Sunday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day.

We are also delighted to offer the space for Private Functions. Minimum numbers 30 people. Please contact us at events@butler.ie for more information on Private Bookings. 

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