The Killarney Riverside Hotel, Co. Kerry
A stone’s throw from the picturesque Killarney National Park with sweeping views of the McGillycuddy Reeks, The Killarney Riverside Hotel is a four star destination steeped in beauty. Located on the Muckross Road, the hotel is within touching distance of famous landmarks such as Ross Castle, Torc Waterfall and Muckross House and Gardens.
Also just a ten minute stroll from the centre of bustling Killarney town, The Riverside is the perfect base to explore the Kingdom’s foremost tourist hub – the perfect balance between central and secluded on the banks of the Flesk river.
A family friendly hotel, the Riverside boasts a modern boutique style interior throughout, from the marble floored lobby through to 69 well appointed guest rooms. To unwind and relax, the Riverside offers a full range of holistic treatments and beauty rituals in the The Rejuvenation Suite.
The Riverside attracts visitors with two tempting dining options, the fine dining Bacchus Room Restaurant, which holds an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence and is headed up by Executive Chef Cyrille Durand and The River Bar and Bistro, so food lovers are well catered for at the Riverside.
The Killarney Riverside Hotel
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The Bacchus Room Restaurant offers contemporary cuisine with classic French technique as Parisian Chef Durand has a glittering CV, having manned the kitchens of luxury establishments such as The Aghadoe Heights Hotel and The Park Hotel Kenmare. Cyrille’s French heritage is apparent in his culinary creations, which marry the finest Irish local and seasonal ingredients seamlessly with classic French techniques.
The Bacchus Room menu is dotted with tempting options such as 62° Poached Duck Egg Muerette and Clay Baked Kerry Lamb Fillet with Celeriac Truffle Mousseline, exciting dishes which make the most of the stunning produce available on the Bacchus Room’s doorstep. Showcasing the unrivaled seafood offering in this corner of the country, Cyrille’s Seafood Mulligan is a staple on the menu and a must-try, having been awarded the Moreau Chablis Fish Dish Award in 2005.
For bites and casual fare throughout the day, the River Bar and Bistro caters to every taste with hearty fare designed to satisfy. From classic comfort food like a Croque Monsieur to fusion dishes like Pork Bao Buns, there is a dish for all tastes on the menu.
This informal and cosy bar also offers an extensive craft beer and whiskey selection, so you can sip to your heart’s content and sample some local brews such as Killarney Brewing Co with Irish Craft Beer Platters.
Tastefully appointed and generously sized, guest rooms at the Riverside will ensure you have a comfortable base to put your feet up after a day of exploring Killarney sights. Power showers, 30 inch flat screen televisions and complimentary Wifi come as standard.