Father’s Day is the perfect occasion to treat your dad to a delightful dinner in one of Ireland’s finest hotels. With a blend of luxurious settings, exquisite cuisine, and picturesque surroundings, these hotels promise an unforgettable dining experience.

1/ The Stables Brasserie

Co. Kerry

Located in the stunning surroundings of Sheen Falls Lodge, The Stables Brasserie offers a delightful dining experience with a focus on fresh, local ingredients. Its cosy yet elegant setting is perfect for a relaxed and enjoyable Father’s Day dinner. With menu highlights like their Prime 8oz Fillet Steak, Hand Rolled Tagliatelle and Slaney Valley Lamb Rump, you can treat your dad to an incredible meal that he won't want to forget any time soon!

2/ The Morrison Room

Co. Kildare

The Morrison Room at Carton House Hotel provides a luxurious dining experience in a grand and historic setting. The refined menu and opulent surroundings make it an excellent choice for a memorable Father’s Day lunch, blending history with modern culinary excellence. Originally designed by Richard Morrison in 1815, The Morrison Room is the destination restaurant at Carton House, easily one of the country’s grandest and most gorgeous dining rooms, and the social heart of The House for over 200 years.

3/ The Bishop's Buttery

Co. Tipperary

The Bishop's Buttery, situated in the historic Cashel Palace, provides a unique dining experience with its beautiful stonework and vaulted ceilings. The refined menu and historic ambience make it an excellent choice for a memorable Father’s Day celebration. With an atmospheric cellar housing an impressive wine vault, the convivial Guinness Bar, and traditional Irish Pub Donoghue's, Cashel Palace’s drinks pedigree is truly like no other.

4/ The Barton

Co. Kildare 

For a luxurious dining experience, The Barton at The K Club offers an exquisite menu in an opulent setting. The sophisticated atmosphere and high-quality cuisine ensure a special and memorable Father’s Day dinner. Their menu has a fabulous new starter, The K Club Gin & Tonic Cured Organic Salmon is decadent and delectable. We promise that your dad will have one of the best dining experiences of his life at The Barton!

5/ The Amber Lounge

Co. Cork

Overlooking the lush landscapes of the resort, The Amber Lounge at Fota Island Resort offers a delightful menu and a serene setting, making it an ideal spot for a Father’s Day dinner. Putting a focus on delivering exceptional food and service with a personal touch, their menu is stacked with a selection is sumptuous delights, from light bites to family favourites. We highly recommend perusing their impressive whiskey menu and sampling a few of the 75 fine whiskeys and signature whiskeys from Jameson Distillery Midleton that they offer.

6/ The Bailey Brasserie

Co. Meath

Overlooking the historic Trim Castle, The Bailey Brasserie offers a charming dining experience with a view. The delicious menu and inviting atmosphere make it a fantastic choice for celebrating Father’s Day, combining the beauty of history with the pleasure of fine dining. Serving deliciously, seasonal Irish home cooking with flavours inspired by Asia and Europe. Their menu features standout options like The Bailey Brasserie Burger, a succulent 10oz Sirloin Steak, and Grilled Seabass & Bok Choi.

7/ Fahrenheit Restaurant

Co. Dublin

Set within the historic Clontarf Castle, the Fahrenheit Restaurant blends contemporary cuisine with a medieval ambience. The stunning interiors and innovative menu create a unique dining experience that is perfect for a special Father’s Day celebration, offering both a sense of history and culinary delight. Recently awarded their second AA Rosette for culinary excellence within Ireland, Head Chef Paul Devoy takes the best of local artisan produce to design dishes that embrace freshness and ensure a high quality of flavour.

8/ The Library Restaurant

Co. Mayo

The Library Restaurant at Belleek Castle offers a unique dining experience with its wood-panelled walls and historic charm. The exquisite menu, featuring locally sourced ingredients, ensures a memorable Father’s Day lunch in a setting that combines elegance with a touch of nostalgia. With menu highlights like their Famous Drunken Bullock Fillet Steak or the Andarl Farm Pork; their in-house chefs will provide a culinary experience worthy of the enchanting surroundings.

9/ The Gallery Restaurant

Co. Wexford

Situated in the picturesque Brandon House Hotel, The Gallery Restaurant provides a welcoming and refined dining experience. The diverse menu and warm atmosphere make it an ideal spot to celebrate Father’s Day, ensuring your dad feels special and pampered. This coupled with an extensive wine list, offering the best of old and new world wines will ensure you truly enjoy your dining experience.

10/ Bellini’s Restaurant

Co. Cork

Bellini’s Restaurant at the Maryborough Hotel offers a delightful dining experience with its contemporary décor and innovative cuisine. Their menu is brimming with a range of seasonal Irish produce provided by the best local farmers, butchers, fishermen, growers and artisanal food producers, to create a truly fine Irish dining experience. The elegant setting and attentive service create a perfect ambience for a Father’s Day lunch that is both sophisticated and relaxed.

- Gráinne