Kilkenny al fresco: Local venues unveil new outdoor dining experience
As restaurants and hotels prepare to re-open for outdoor dining, many of Kilkenny’s most famous eateries have created outdoor spaces for people to enjoy an ‘al fresco’ dining experience this summer.
Kilkenny Tourism is promoting the dining experience in the heart of Kilkenny and has chosen to highlight some of the city’s finest outdoor offerings.
Muse Coffee Food
Located in the heart of Kilkenny city, Muse Coffee’s new glass pods are the ideal place to take in the spectacular serene courtyard garden and medieval surroundings.
Muse serves tasty pastries, lunch and brunch on weekends and have also created sharing and brunch boxes with the best of local produce from Kilkenny.
Butler House in Dower House, Kilkenny Castle will open their brand new bespoke luxury marquee pods.
Diners can while away the hours in the manicured gardens of Butler House, and choose from a delicious lunch menu from the pods.
Avalon House Hotel
Castlecomer’s critically-acclaimed Avalon House Hotel is opening a new outdoor bar for diners to enjoy the very finest of Kilkenny produce this Summer. Little Jim’s has a fully retractable roof and windows to allow the outdoors in.
Sullivan’s Taproom popular outdoor pods are set to re-open on June 7 and will offer . a range of woodfired pizza’s, burgers, wings, garlic & chilli prawns, deep fried cauliflower, chilli fries & more.
Set in their beautiful gardens, Hotel Kilkenny’s brand new outdoor dining area is opening on June 7 and visitors can avail of the all day dining menu offering something for everyone.
Bridies at Langton’s
Bridies Bar at Langton’s Hotel in its award winning garden is found by passing through the sweet & gift shop and the snug old-world bar. Visitors will find an atmospheric outdoor space, the ideal place to stop for a bite to eat.
Kilkenny Tourism chair Ciaran Conroy said of the varity on offer: “Outdoor dining has provided a solution to many hospitality businesses across Kilkenny, allowing them to operate at as large a capacity as possible and ensure diners safety is prioritised.
“Our hotels and restaurants have done an incredible job ensuring visitors to the county have the very best options in comfortable surroundings to enjoy a meal with family and friends this summer,” Mr Conroy added.