Carrig House Country House & Restaurant
“Fine dining with expansive lough views” - AA Inspector
KILLORGLIN, COUNTY KERRY
Our Inspector's view
Carrig is a lovingly restored Victorian country manor in acres of colourful woodland gardens with views across Caragh Lake to the Kerry Mountains. Inside, the dining room is the image of 19th-century chic, with William Morris wallpapers, swagged curtains, polished floorboards, and formally laid tables.
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Facilities – at a glance
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Days Closed: varies
- Dinner served from: 7
- Dinner served until: 8.30
- Cuisine style: Modern Irish, European
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About the area
Discover County Kerry
Ireland’s most easterly county, Kerry, features a coastline of many inlets and peninsulas. It’s also home to the country’s highest mountains – the three peaks of the quaintly-named MacGillycuddy's Reeks range; highest first, they are Carrauntoohil, Beenkeragh and Caher.
The Reeks are part of the Killarney National Park, which covers 26,000 acres, and was Ireland’s first. Californian William Bowers Bourn bought the Muckross estate in 1911 and presented it to the nation in 1932. The park encompasses three island-spotted lakes: Lough Leane, or Lower Lake, Muckross or Middle Lake, and Upper Lake.
Killarney itself has been a popular holiday spot since Victorian times. These days it fills to bursting point in summer and there’s a regular programme of festivals. The stately Catholic Cathedral, St Mary’s, is on the western edge. The oldest public building is Killarney House, which dates back to the 1740s.
Tralee is the county town of Kerry, the northeast gateway to the Dingle Peninsula and known for its Rose of Tralee International Festival. The town was founded in the 13th century by the Earls of Desmond.
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