Imaginative cuisine, excellent wines, superb service and a relaxed yet elegant ambience.

The kitchen team, led by acclaimed Head Chef Jonathan Keane, adopts a simple yet effective approach following his key principles; using local and seasonally sourced ingredients, creating a thought-provoking dining experience and ensuring that each ingredient works together following his ‘circle of flavours’ method.

  • Cullen's

    Cullen's at the Cottage, a traditional thatched cottage which used to be Cong Cinema, provides a relaxed dining experience with a casual dress code in which to enjoy international and local dishes inspired by owner Beatrice Tollman.

    Open seasonally, it’s just a short stroll over the bridge from the castle.

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  • Wilde's

    Under the inspired direction of Jonathan Keane, recently described as “one of the country’s most exciting chefs”, Wilde's at The Lodge serves fine contemporary Irish cuisine in a stunning setting.

    This sister property is located a short distance from Ashford Castle - either a 20 minute stroll or transportation can be arranged.

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Absolutely fabulous stay. By far one of the most unique and beautiful hotels we have ever stayed at in beautiful scenery. The restaurant and bar were also top rate, including the breakfast.

Susan T, TX, USA