The Inglenook Room

A Traditional and Elegant Setting

With views across Lough Corrib and arguably one of the most impressive fireplaces in the castle, the Inglenook is a popular space for private dining, afternoon tea and intimate weddings. The wooden fireplace dates back to the Renaissance period with two face sculptures of Diarmuid and Gráinne from Irish folklore. The Guinness crest is engraved in the wooden fireplace and also their Motto in Latin Spes Mea In Deo which translates to My hope is in God. During the first phase of the restoration wonderful tiles were discovered, they date back to the Guinness time of 1852.

A highlight of the Inglenook is the 1,043 piece, custom made silver-gilt dinner service, formerly owned by Washington Augustus Roebling (the man responsible for the creation of the Brooklyn Bridge) who received this extensive dinner service set in 1899.

Silver afternoon Tea

Opening hours


Private parties upon request


Telephone: + 353 94 954 6003



"I believe the dining experience begins before the guest even arrives - it has to provoke a sense of anticipation and showcase our exceptional local produce in its finest form." 

Chef Philippe Farineau


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