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. 

  • Our All-Day Coffee Menu is served in the Garden View Bar from 11.30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday - Sunday and Tea / Coffee and biscuits are available Monday and Tuesday. 
  • A light bites lunch offering is available Wednesday - Sunday from 12.30 p.m. - 3 p.m. You can see our Sample Menu here.
  • Afternoon Tea is served in the Restaurant from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday -  Sunday. (Pre-booking is essential). 
  • Dinner  is available every Thursday & Friday from 5.30 p.m. - 9 p.m. & Saturday from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. (Pre-booking is advisable). Our Early Bird Menu is available every Thursday & Friday from 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 2-Courses €30 pp | €3-Courses €35 pp

Private dining option also available. 

For Lunch, Afternoon Tea & Dinner bookings, please click here.

The Restaurant

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.

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 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 will be open serving our 'Grab & Go' takeaway menu Thursday to Sunday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. throughout the month of May.

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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