Butler House and Garden

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Butler House and Garden

Butler House and Garden is the charming Dower House of Kilkenny Castle since 1786. This unique Guesthouse in Kilkenny brings history, charm, romance and a warm welcome to all who visit. Celebrate those milestones in life in timeless and unique surroundings. Butler House and Garden is a proud member of Ireland's Blue Book, a prestigious collection of Ireland's most charming and stylish hideaways.

The superb location of Butler House offers visitors the very best of Kilkenny City. Through the front door, you will find Patrick Street, a two-minute walk to the centre. Through the back door, you will find the internationally renowned Butler House Walled Garden. This charming Georgian Garden was restored to its former glory in 1999 and boasts its own private entrance to the Castle yard and Kilkenny Castle.

Lady Eleanor Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea is a ritual best enjoyed at Butler House. It has even been said that Butler House serves one of the Best Afternoon Tea experiences in the country - The perfect treat for a special get together!

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.

Our Head Chef Gerard Dunne and his team have created a decadent menu filled with sweet and savoury delights, along with a choice of 16 bespoke teas and coffees, and a glass of Prosecco, or a House Gin for an extra special treat.

056 772 2828
16 Patrick St, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland