Did you know that Cahernane House Hotel has a gourmet, award-winning restaurant? Herbert Restaurants is one of the finest in Killarney, thanks in part to our fantastic Head Chef, Eric Kavanagh. Here is some more information about the restaurant, our wonderful chef and our Gourmet Getaway Packages which are now available.

About Herbert Restaurant 

Located inside the main building, Herbert Restaurant will be one of the highlights of your stay in Cahernane. The restaurant is decorated opulently in the style and design of the original house, complete with luxury furnishings, flooring and fittings. Just because the style of the restaurant is grand, it doesn’t mean the dress code or atmosphere overly stuffy. We encourage customers to dress well but comfortably and enjoy a casual ambience throughout your meal. Our staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and are always happy to help with any questions or recommendations.

Our Awards

Herbert Restaurant has won many awards for a combination of its ambience, décor, staff and of course, our fantastic food. We’re proud to be double AA Rosette award winners and recently we were shortlisted in the Condé Nast top 3 hotels for ‘Best Dining Experience, UK & Ireland’. This is particularly impressive as Condé Nast is widely regarded as the ultimate travel bible for luxury hotels, restaurants and destinations from around the world.

About Eric

We are beyond lucky to have the talent and skill of our Head Chef who is the driving force behind our kitchen team. Eric has pushed the usual boundaries and compiled an impressive menu, which is inspired by Killarney’s seasonal flora and fauna. Originally from Cork, Eric followed in his fathers’ footsteps and has nurtured his passion for cooking since early childhood. With stints in Canada & New Zealand and taking influence from French cuisine, Eric combines his knowledge and love of food to impress each patron who is lucky enough to dine in The Herbert Restaurant.

Our Gourmet Getaway Packages

This Year we are offering fantastic packages which include a dining experience in Herbert Restaurant. There are five packages to choose from but rest assured, whatever meal you have in our restaurant, you will be equally as impressive with the high standards of our food and service:

One Night Exclusive Escape with 2 Course Dinner in The Herbert Restaurant (Prepaid)

If you opt for this package you will be treated to an overnight stay in one of our luxurious bedrooms and wake to a full Irish breakfast the following morning. You can also enjoy an exquisite 2-course meal in our critically acclaimed restaurant. You’ll enjoy a main course and dessert of your choosing followed by tea or coffee. Your credit card will be charged in full at time of booking, this rate is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

Two Nights Luxury Escape with One Dinner in the Herbert Restaurant

The two-night break includes all of the above spread over two nights. You can enjoy our breakfast two mornings in a row and have a fantastic evening meal on the evening of your choice. No payment needed until you arrive and free cancellation up to 4pm on the day prior to arrival. Please note the Herbert Restaurant is closed on Sunday nights. 

One Night Escape With Afternoon Tea

Escape to a world of comfort and relaxation with a luxurious one night break including full Irish Breakfast the morning after. Included in this package is afternoon tea which can be served in the library or drawing room.

If you would like to book one of our Gourmet Getaways, contact our friendly reservations team or book online. Enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco when you book on our official website.

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