Dining

Kilkea Castle is a luxury experience with a choice of dining options that will appeal to all. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner & drinks.

The Fine Dining experience in the Castle provides seasonal local produce and delivers superb presentation through traditional Irish Cuisine with a hint of International flavour's. 

The Clubhouse at Kilkea Castle has undergone extensive remodeling and sits proudly overlooking the 9th hole with occasional glimpses of the historic 12th century Castle filtering through the windows. The Clubhouse offers the choice of The Bistro or Hermione's Restaurant.

The Culinary Team at Kilkea Castle ensure all produce is sourced from ethical suppliers.

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For something a little more unique we offer our guests a fine dining experience in our private dining room located in our amazing 12th Century Castle. This exquisite Restaurant overlooks the rose garden and our signature 18th hole.

Winter Hours

Breakfast every morning 7.30-10.30am 

No Lunch Service

Dinner Friday & Saturday 6pm-9pm

*Pre-booking essential as Castle may be booked on an exclusive basis

Call: +353 59 9145600
Email: info@kilkeacastle.ie
View our Sample Menu

The Keep

Kilkea Castle's gastro pub, The Keep, offers a wide variety of locally sources dishes with a more relaxed atmosphere. Located in the ground floor of the Castle, The Keep, is the perfect spot to enjoy a pint of Guinness and a mouth watering cheeseburger or savory fish and chips.

Open every day 9am-11pm  

Bar food menu available from 12-9pm Mon-Friday, drinks only on Saturday & Sunday


The Bistro

The Bistro offers an informal dining experience and is ideal for the returning golfer or guest who simply loves choice and plenty of it. Our selection of hearty breakfasts, lite bites and wholesome main courses will make your mouth water. The Bistro offers all-day dining and is the perfect place to relax with friends and family. 

Winter Hours

Open Friday 5pm for dinner to 9pm,

Saturday –8.30am for golfers etc (non-residents), all day bistro menu after breakfast,

Sunday - 8.30am for golfers etc (non-residents), Sunday lunch menu normal operation, dinner open to 9pm.


Join us for night Steak Night every Thursday!

Call: +353 59 9145600
Email: info@kilkeacastle.ie
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Hermione's Restaurant

Share your special moments with us in Hermione's, a simple and sophisticated setting which demands your attention. Renowned for its Sunday Lunch Menu, Hermione's Restaurant is ideal for celebrating special occasions or simply celebrating life.

Our Restaurant is available for exclusive use and group bookings.

Winter Hours
Sunday: 12.30pm – 5pm

Call: +353 59 9145600
Email: info@kilkeacastle.ie
View our Sample Menu

Afternoon Tea in the Drawing Room

We offer a wide selection of specialty teas, delicate finger sandwiches, warm homemade scones complimented by a glass of chilled bubbly. This is the perfect way to treat yourself, family and friends in luxurious and historical surroundings. The Drawing Room boasts some of the best views from inside the Castle.

*Afternoon Tea is currently available to Groups of 20 or more and can be served in the Castle Drawing Room with a Room Hire fee of €250. 

Traditional Afternoon Tea - €30 per person

Champagne Afternoon Tea (including one glass of champagne)- €40 per person

We suggest that these bookings are made at least 30 days out. Hermione’s Restaurant is also a good option for Afternoon Tea that will avoid the Room Hire, provided that Guests are aware there may be other Guests in the Restaurant.

For more information, please contact us here