The Castlelough Restaurant

“Hearty Irish cooking on the shores of stunning Lough Leane” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

KILLARNEY, COUNTY KERRY

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Part of the beautiful 19th-century Lake Hotel, the Castlelough Restaurant is an impressive space, with high ceilings, large mirrors, chandeliers, and amazing views of the breathtaking scenery of lake and mountain that surrounds it. The kitchen delivers hearty meals prepared and presented with expertise and care. Local lamb, beef and chicken feature heavily.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Castlelough Restaurant
The Lake Hotel, On the Shore, Muckross Road, KILLARNEY, Co Kerry
Phone : 064 6631035

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 100
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 23
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 6
  • Cuisine style: Modern Irish
  • Vegetarian menu

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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