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Lyrath Estate

Spread across 170 acres of Irish countryside, Lyrath Estate is a beautiful sight to behold. With historic gardens and picturesque lakes in the city of Kilkenny, Lyrath really is the best of both worlds. The 17th Century Estate House sits alongside its modern extension, and together they are home to 139 unique bedrooms (each luxurious, air-conditioned, contemporary and stylish), the multi-award-winning Oasis Spa, and Kilkenny Convention Centre. To complement the breathtaking accommodations, Lyrath Estate is home to some of the best restaurants Kilkenny has to offer. Guests can choose from the enticing menu at Yew Restaurant (a unique dining experience with an international twist), The Grill & Bar featuring a Fresh Oyster Bar and Lobster Tank, Tupper's Bar, and afternoon tea at The Atrium. 

Rooms & Amenities

Lyrath Estate is home to some of the most supreme accommodation in Kilkenny. All 139 air-conditioned bedrooms offer splendid views, be they over the estate or its gardens.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Air-conditioning
  • His/Her bath & walk-in shower
  • Separate toilet to bathroom
  • Under floor heating in the bathroom
  • Luxury bath robe and slippers
  • Amenities by the Irish Handmade Soap Company
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Nespresso machine & tea making facilities
  • 43-inch flat screen TV
  • Views of parkland, garden or lake

Dining

Yew Restaurant
The varied, flavorsome, 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 Grill & Bar
Located on the mezzanine level, The Grill & Bar offers views of both the Atrium foyer and the expansive estate parklands. The Grill offers a unique and incomparable dining experience including a Fresh Oyster Bar and Lobster Tank. Discover bold flavors from signature dishes prepared in a Charcoal Grill including the “Tomahawk Steak” and “Portuguese Espetada” skewers.

Tupper's Bar
Tupper’s Bar is part of Lyrath Estate’s original 17th Century Manor House. Food served Mon -Thurs 12-9pm, Fri/Sat 12-7pm and Sunday 12-7pm (Limited menu on Sundays).