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Christmas Festive Dining

Christmas Festive Dining

Celebrate with us this Christmas! 

Look forward to dining out with family, friends and colleagues over the festive season.

Explore our Christmas 2023 brochure to help plan your celebrations at Kilkenny River Court Hotel.  Whether you are planning a relaxed lunch with colleagues, a special dinner with loved ones, or something more informal over drinks and dinner during December, we have menu options to meet all tastes. Enjoy friendly service and great food throughout the season from our dedicated team. 

Yulefest Kilkenny

Kilkenny is sure to twinkle with festive atmopshere in the build up to Christmas! 

Yulefest takes place from November 25th 2023 for Christmas markets, children’s entertainment, live music and lots more. The Yulefest programme of events has something for everyone. With great shopping and food as standard come celebrate the magic of Christmas and the wonders of winter in Kilkenny’s beautiful Medieval city and county. Follow Yulefest on Facebook to keep on top of updates and make your dining plan for before or after your favourite event for some much-needed festive cheer!

Riverside Restaurant

Join us in the stylish surroundings of Riverside Restaurant with lovely views of Kilkenny Castle and the River Nore.  We are pleased to offer both Christmas Lunch and Christmas Dinner throughout December with 4 course options available. Explore our sample Lunch and Dinner Menu prepared from the best locally sourced produce by our dedicated team of Chefs.  A warm welcome awaits you with a complimentary glass of mulled wine on arrival.

Enjoy a memorable Christmas Eve Lunch with family and friends at Riverside Restaurant.  Booking times are available from 1pm through to 4pm on the day and advanced bookings are required with thanks.

Festive Afternoon Tea

Always a treat, and particularly nice at Christmas time, our Festive Afternoon Tea will be served daily from 1pm - 5pm and is a relaxed option for gathering with family and friends during December.  We're also delighted to offer a Kids Menu for little ones planning to be extra good before Santa arrives!

Riverview Bar

Informal gatherings with colleagues or friends this December are ideal at Riverview Bar & Terrace. Our All Day Menu including daily specials, has something both light and something substantial on offer.  Our Kids Menu is always available if you're planning a quick bite to eat after busy Christmas shopping in the city. 

Gather with colleagues after work for drinks and finger food or full dinner, whatever you have in mind!

Private Dining

Our Marshall Suite is a wonderful space overlooking Kilkenny Castle with an adjoining Terrace area accommodating up to 260 guests.  Our Events Team are on hand to tailor a package and menu to meet your needs. Minimum numbers of 80 guests applies for private dining in our banqueting suites during December 2022.

Please submit your Dining Enquiry and we will be in touch soon.

Tel 056 7723388 or email Marcella or Sharon on events@rivercourthotel.com