Food & Drink

The Arbutus Hotel offers its guests a number of options when it comes to enjoying fine dining,wine or a relaxing drink. The choices range from the elegant atmosphere of the Restaurant to the more casual, informal one of JC's Bar. Whatever our guests needs, we are sure the Arbutus can meet their requirements.

Options for Casual or Formal Dining & Drinks include the following:

The Arbutus Restaurant.

The Arbutus Restaurant
The Arbutus Lodge restaurant is considered one of the finest in Europe. Irish fish , meat and game are served with pride and in season. The spectacular decor of the Dining Room itself, offers additional pleasures for its diners to enjoy.  The room has some very impressive decorative cornicing, a ceiling rose and a striking decorative arch over an ornate fireplace surround.  The large bay window provides a marvelous view overlooking the terrace and gardens.  In these opulent surroundings, business and social lunches or dinners become memorable occasions.

The Arbutus Restaurant serves a Table d'hôte lunch menu between 12.30am 3.00pm every day. Reservations are favourable. A special Sunday Lunch is also available. The restaurant is open for dinner between 7.00pm and 10.00pm. Sample our famous 8 Course Tasting Menu or choose from our extensive A La Carte Menu. We would advise guests to make their reservations as early as possible. Again a special Sunday Dinner Menu is available.

The Gallery Room Lounge.

The Gallery Room
A   more casual, informal setting is offered to guests by the Gallery Room, for either dining or simply a relaxing drink. It has an astounding view of the City, the River Lee and the surrounding hills. During your stay seize the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing drink in its tranquil surroundings or in the plush lounge with its open log fire. With its range of malt whiskeys and fine ports, there is a drink to suit all tastes in the Gallery Room.

Entertainment in the Gallery Room Lounge

A daily Lunch Menu is served here between 12.00pm and 3.00pm. An afternoon tea menu is available between 3.00pm and 6.00pm and finally a light evening meal between 6.00pm and 9.00pm.

The Wine Cellar
The Arbutus Lodge is famous for it's Wine Cellar. Our cellar was the first winner of the Ergon Ronay/Armagnac Award for the best wine cellar in Britain and Ireland. Wine lovers can choose from the many popular labels in our famous cellar. In total the list features 350 wines which cover all regions of the world, from the traditional French favourities to the more recent New World wines. A wine to suit every taste.

JC's Bar

JC's Bar
JC's Bar is a new addition to the Arbutus Lodge Hotel. It has a bright and friendly ambience, which is popular with the locals. JC's is perfect when you want to relax after a busy day and watch a sporting event, while having a drink at the bar counter. JC's is your local bar within the hotel.

If you would like to view the menus on offer for any of the above, or even our wine list please click below.


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