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Set in a private 700 acre estate of woodland, rivers and walks in the heart of Connemara Co. Galway

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Castle Restaurant in Connemara

The Owenmore Restaurant

There are few restaurants in Ireland that enjoy an aspect as breath-taking as the Owenmore at Ballynahinch Castle. Overlooking the magnificently appointed terraces above the majestic salmon river the Owenmore Restaurant offers a relaxed elegance that reflects the subtle understated sophistication of the Kitchen. Executive Head Chef Danni Barry and her team use the finest and freshest seasonal produce with a light touch and a considered balanced modern approach to flavour. Her food is simple but sophisticated, with a strong visual appeal, food that she has described as progressive and honest. 

A visit to the Owenmore restaurant is a treat for all the senses. Following a considered and elegant refurbishment guests can feast their eyes on the beautiful collection of art that adorns the walls, complementing the artistry of the kitchen works. While savouring the delights of the kitchen you can take in the works of Gerard Dillon, Louis le Brocquy, Jack Yeats , Mary Swanzy, Walter Frederick Osborne, William John Leech and Leo Whelan. A thoughtful and subtle collection that sits comfortably in this most beautiful of restaurants.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are few restaurants in Connemara that enjoy an aspect as breath-taking as the Owenmore Restaurant in Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. The breath-taking tree line and meandering river are visible from every window. Guests with a window seat can be mesmerised watching the river flow by or see the excitement of a fisherman landing a salmon as they enjoy their fine dining meal. A thoughtful and subtle art collection that sits comfortably in this most beautiful of restaurants. In the Owenmore Restaurant, guests can feast their eyes on the beautiful collection of art that adorns the walls. The Owenmore Restaurant décor offers a relaxed elegance that reflects the subtle understated sophistication of the kitchen.
Set in a 700-acre estate of woodlands and river, few Connemara restaurants have a view quite like the Owenmore Restaurant at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. The Owenmore river runs along the side of the restaurant and terrace offers stunning views downstream. The restaurant design makes the most of this stunning scenery with beautifully appointed large windows making the most of these gorgeous river and woodland views. Guests with a window seat can watch the river as it flows by and during summer month watch the fishermen casting off from one of the fishing beat below. We do not reserve our window tables, they are first come first served.
The hotel restaurant in Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is called the Owenmore Restaurant. This sophisticated and elegant restaurant overlooks the terrace and has stunning river views. The restaurant has a well-designed fine dining menu. It is comprised of sophisticated dishes, all created with the light touch of our Executive Chef and her team. The dining experience is enhanced by the elegant dining room where guests can enjoy a professional, yet relaxed service throughout their meal.
Yes, The Owenmore Restaurant are more than happy to cater for your dietary requirements whether you ask for gluten free, vegan, or any other alteration.
The Owenmore Restaurant is in a beautiful location right by the Atlantic Ocean, and we have access to the freshest seafood ingredients for our dishes which change seasonally.
Within the Owenmore Restaurant, guest experience is our top priority. The subtle understated sophistication of the kitchen is reflected in the fine dining menu in the Owenmore Restaurant. Danni Bary, our Executive Chef and her team cook with a sophisticated and light touch without over complicating their dishes. With the utmost attention to detail and perfect execution, the team use the best of locally sources ingredients.
The Owenmore restaurant at Ballynahinch Castle offers an exclusive taste of pure Irish delicacies including for those with dietary restrictions such as vegetarian or gluten free. Our chefs do their very best to keep the menu simple, but absolutely breathtaking at the same time. For a luxury taste of Ireland in one of Connemaras finest restaurants, Book a table or read more about the restaurant on our website.