Festive Dining at the Great Southern Kil

Celebrate the coming of Christmas with friends

Festive Dining

Investing some precious time to celebrate the coming of Christmas with friends, family and work colleagues after a busy year is what life is all about and where better to enjoy these special festive gatherings than the historic setting of Great Southern Killarney in the heart of Killarney town, where Christmas has been elegantly celebrated since 1854. Click here to view our Festive Celebration Breaks. Throughout the month of December, in the run up to Christmas, Great Southern Killarney becomes a festive Christmas party hub in the centre of Killarney, the ideal place for an intimate festive gathering, a large-scale private Christmas party or for an overnight escape to catch up with loved ones before the arrival of Christmas. Great Southern Killarney is a renowned Christmas party venue with a host of unique dining space for large and intimate Christmas party celebrations. Whether you choose to join a festive party night or celebrate with festive lunch or dinner throughout the month of December, you are sure to enjoy the gourmet fare and festive fun at Great Southern Killarney this Christmas.

For 'Join the Party' festive gatherings:

For those seeking a most sophisticated festive evening celebration, our gourmet festive dining options run throughout the month of December. Arrive to the welcoming warmth of open log fires and enjoy a toast of mulled wine in our elegantly decorated reception rooms before indulging in your delicious 4 course festive meal in the magnificent surrounds of The Garden Room with by Live Musical Entertainment on Fridays & Saturdays during December. Price from €55.00 per person. Click here to view our Festive Dining menu. Celebrate a pre-Christmas break with our 1 Night & 2 Night festive packages.

As an alternative, opt to host a private celebration for up to 100 people in one of our beautiful Private Dining Venues each providing you with a stunning Victorian backdrop such as The Picture Room or The Lake Room.

Choose Great Southern Killarney for your festive celebration and embrace the festive ambiance of Great Southern Killarney's beautiful Victorian interior splendidly bedecked in its sparkling Christmas cloak. Festive lunch and Afternoon Tea is available throughout the month of December and makes for a most enjoyable beginning to a night out in Killarney town. Booking is essential for Festive lunch and Afternoon Tea. To view our sample Festive Lunch menu please click here.

For more information and to book your Christmas dining, please contact us on Tel: +353 64 6638000 or click here to submit an enquiry to a member of our Events Team. 

Experience the festive season at Great Southern Killarney with our enchanting 3 day Christmas package. Click here for more details.

Join us for New Year Celebrations on our 3 night New Year package.

To view our Christmas brochure please click here.

For private Christmas parties for corporate & large festive gatherings:

Should you be planning an event for a larger group of colleagues or a festive association gathering, Great Southern Killarney is the venue of choice with an outstanding reputation for delivering top class private lunch and evening events. Great Southern Killarney has extensive private dining venues and our dedicated events team will be delighted to assist you in the personalisation of your unique Christmas party event. Dining venues include The Great Room which can cater to up to 650 people for a private event. The Great Room is a comprehensive, self contained venue, complete with private bar, reception space and a beautifully appointed dining room with dancefloor and mood lighting options to further personalise your event. Our more intimate private dining venues are ideal for smaller Christmas party gatherings up to 60 people, choose to celebrate in the magnificent Victorian settings of the Garden Room up to 100 people and the The Lake Room with capacity for up to 60 people with gourmet dining. For a particularly unique Christmas party experience, opt for the The Picture Room, a purpose built venue dedicated to wine appreciation and fine dining. At the Killarney Wine room, our Sommelier will make your private event an engaging experience to remember with the option of fun interactive wine tastings before or throughout your Christmas party. The Killarney Wine Room is also ideal for an informal Christmas gathering with a lively tapas and wine tasting party night option. Other entertainment options abound to make your Christmas party a unique event for revellers with options such as Great Southern Killarney's whiskey tasting experience and cocktail making displays. Our events team are committed to making your Christmas party an enjoyable planning experience for you and to creating a magical event for your guests. Our team will arrange personalised menus, table plans and place names, as well as Christmas novelty packs to add to the festive fun. We will embrace your party theme and will work with you to deliver the event just as you have visualised, or indeed, we will be delighted take on the task to create a bespoke event for you.

For more information and to book your Christmas party at Great Southern Killarney, please contact our events team by telephone on +353 64 6638000 or begin your planning now by submitting your request online.

At Great Southern Killarney, we are passionate about food and our Christmas party menus are the ultimate showcase of the culinary expertise of our Executive Chef, Warwick Thomas and his team.