The Lake Room
The Picture Room
The Killarney Wine Room
Brownes Bar 1

Dining at The Great Southern Killarney

Have you forgotten just how good simple food can taste? We haven't.We take dining seriously, and our restaurants follow a single principle: The freshest of quality ingredients, sourced locally and cooked to perfection.

Good Food Ireland

Dine in Killarney at Great Southern for an authentic Irish food experience in an exquisite setting, served by culinary professionals. Our restaurants are located within Killarney town centre, set within the iconic urban resort of Great Southern Killarney and our cuisine follows the classic principle; source the freshest of quality ingredients locally, and cook to perfection. Our Executive Chef, Rory Gabriel, describes his cooking as "Creative Cuisine, Classically Influenced", using the best of produce from local Killarney, Kerry and Munster suppliers and from artisan food producers to create a truly fine Irish dining experience. We are committee to sustainability and grow a range of herbs and vegetables in the hotel gardens providing us with wonderful fresh ingredients. Our menus also feature fresh breads and pastries made within Great Southern Killarney Bakery – famous locally for our Guinness and Walnut Bread. Dining in Killarney is always a special occasion at Great Southern. We are also proud members of culinary world leaders such as the AA Ireland, Preferred Hotels and Resorts and also of Good Food Ireland. To book a table at Great Southern’s signature Restaurant, The Garden Room which has been in operation since 1854, please click here. For a delightful Afternoon Tea in The Reading Room at Great Southern, please click here.

Whether the occasion calls for luxury on a grand scale or quiet intimacy, dining at Great Southern Killarney is an experience you'll want to share. Our principal restaurant The Garden Room hosts breakfast and dinner each day and The Lake Room and The Picture Room Restaurant can be reserved for private dining and special occasions.

We are committed to prioritising the core indigenous ingredients of Irish cuisine and promoting local and artisan food producers.

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We do recommend making your dining reservation in advance therefore please call +353 (0)64 6638000 or email for more information and to book. Alternatively you can submit an enquiry to a member of our events team here.

Back in the 1960s, long before the concept of Organic Food became popular, we were able to source supplies of organically produced foods from our very own farm. Fresh milk, eggs, and bacon as well as vegetables and fruit were the pride of the farm manager.