With crackling log fires, twinkling Christmas tree lights and the gentle waft of chestnuts roasting, all set against the breath-taking backdrop of our magical 18th Century surrounds, Glenlo Abbey Hotel offers a unique Christmas atmosphere for any family gathering, work get-together or celebration with friends.

Choose from a number of dining options throughout the festive season or choose to join one of our renowned Christmas Party Nights.


Festive Dining

Picture a roaring log fire blazing in the corner as you and your colleagues enjoy a glass of bubbly in the elegant surroundings of our opulent reception rooms.

The tinkling sounds of our resident pianist in the background and the chatter of colleagues at ease - the perfect start to the festive season

Festive Lunch Menu                                         €35 per person

Festive Dinner Menu including Mulled Wine €55 per person

Festive Menus are avaiable from 1st of December.

Make your Christmas celebration a personal affair by choosing one of our Private Dining Suites for your Festive Celebration. Choose from our inspiring 18th Century Abbey, intimate Kentfield Suite or the newly refurbished River Room Restaurant with classical décor.

Hansel & Gretel Themed Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a Christmas Hansel & Gretel Afternoon Tea, served daily in the elegant surrounds of our River Room Restaurant. Savour dainty delights and festive delecacies inspired by the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale, Hansel and Gretel. 

Hansel & Gretel Afternoon Tea  €26.00 per person

Add a glass of Mulled Wine         €29.00 per person

Polar Express at Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Climb aboard our Pullman Restaurant for a magical Christmas experience. A fairytale themed, Hansel & Gretel Afternoon Tea with Mrs. Clause, followed by a visit to Santa on the Polar Express with a gift for all the children.

Served each Saturday and Sunday from the last weekend of November throughout December, two servings at 1pm and 4pm aboard the Pullman Restaurant.

25th, 26th November and 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th December 


Adult     €30.00
Child     €20.00

Bookings are Essential.