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Yew Restaurant

Quality cuisine has landed in Kilkenny. The varied, flavoursome, and enticing menu at Yew Restaurant uses seasonal produce and the best of Irish ingredients, flourishing under an international twist. Whatever the occasion, Yew is a unique dining experience. The ambiance exudes warmth and friendliness in an unmistakably relaxed, vibrant, and charming atmosphere.

The GRILL & BAR is located on the mezzanine level at Lyrath Estate offering views of both the Atrium foyer and the expansive estate parklands.

It’s all about taste. The Grill offers a unique and incomparable dining experience in Kilkenny including a Fresh Oyster Bar and Lobster Tank. Discover bold flavours from signature dishes prepared in a Charcoal Grill including our “Mohawk Steak” and “Portuguese Espetada” skewers.

Choose from delicious starters and an extensive choice of sauces and sides. The philosophy of The Grill is quality food, perfectly prepared, delivered with taste!

Tupper’s Bar

Tupper’s Bar is part of Lyrath Estate’s original 17th Century Manor House. In many ways, it is the heart of the hotel.

Afternoon Tea

Served in Lady Charlotte’s Drawing Rooms, guests can experience decadent Afternoon Tea surrounded by eclectic interiors, that have been inspired by Lyrath’s own Lady Charlotte Wheeler-Cuffe,  and her passion for botanicals and art.

BBQ Pavilion

The BBQ Pavilion at Lyrath Estate has become one of the most sought-after outdoor venues in Kilkenny since it opened in 2018. The unique venue is perfect for corporate BBQs, and private family celebrations. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors while satisfying your appetite with a mouth-watering barbecue. Please note  that  The Pavilion is available to book for private events, and minimum numbers apply.

Family Occasions

Lyrath Estate is home to some of the most exquisite restaurants Kilkenny has to offer. Our dining selection is unrivalled, with an eclectic blend of superb cuisine, certain to satisfy even the most discerning food aficionados and wine connoisseurs.

Private Dining

Our experienced, professional, and accommodating event organisers are here to help you plan your private celebration. However big or small, our chefs and service staff guarantee a day to remember.

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