Christmas  Festive & Private Dining
Make it memorable at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate.

Make your Christmas celebrations a personal affair and choose one of our Festive Dining options or Private Dining Suites. Select from our inspiring 18th Century stone-cut Abbey, the intimate setting of the Kentfield Suite, to the fairy-tale setting of our newly refurbished Corrib Suite, to the charming and intimate surrounds of the Ffrench Room for pre-dinner drinks, your guests are guaranteed to be impressed by the grandeur of this magnificent property.

Each individually decorated in lavish décor, Christmas trees and garlands. With crackling log fires and the aroma of spiced, mulled wine - the scence is set for the most magical of Christmas celebrations. 

View our Christmas brochure here.

Private events at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate are tailored to suit each individual customer and their requirements.

Festive Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at Glenlo Abbey hotel is a truly special experience and has taken on a special festive twist for the month of December. Delight your senses with an assortment of festive treats, freshly baked scones, seasonal sandwiches served with loose leaf tea, herbal tea selection or freshly brewed coffee.

Served every day from 1.30 - 4.30pm. Monday to Friday in the intimate and elegant Kentfield Suite and in the timeless elegance of the River Room Restaurant at weekends.

Festive Afternoon Tea €30.00 per person
Festive Afternoon Tea with a glass of mulled wine €35.00 per person

Festive Afternoon Tea is avaliable from 1st of December.

Festive Dining

Picture a roaring log fire blazing in the corner as you and your colleagues relax 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 Menus

  • 2 course from €30 per person
  • 3 course from €35 per person

Festive Dinner Menu including a Glass of Wine from €55 per person

Festive Menus are avaiable from 1st of December.

Kentfield Suite

Dine in the opulent, intimate surroundings of our Kentfield Suite. Tastefully decorated in keeping with the original character of the original house. 

Perfect for special occasions and private dining options for up to 20 guests. 

Bespoke menus with a choice of fine-dining options available for you to choose from and pre-dinner drinks reception menus available.  

Tie in your lunch or dinner with an onsite activities such as falconry or golfing to create a memorable occasion. 

For a tailored quote, contact Cathy on +353 91519601 or

18th Century Abbey

The Abbey at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel is a 18th Century Abbey, with vaulted ceilings and gothic windows offering views overlooking the rose garden.

Adjacent to our Victorian inspired Ffrench Room and Palmer Bar which make for the perfect pre-dinner drinks reception. 

Create lasting impressions amoungst your invited guests for any celebration or special occasion. With bespoke menu options, sumptuous food and special attention and service from our staff, it offers an intimate private dining venue for up to 30 guests in a banquet style.

For a tailored quote, contact Cathy on +353 91519601 or

River Room Restaurant

The River Room Restaurant is suitable for larger private dinners, special occasions and celebrations. Recently renovated, it offers a luxurious dining room for up to 70 guests, classically designed in keeping with the timeless elegance of the property.

Sumptous textures, fine fabrics with warming gold and natural tones that complement the local Connemara landscape. Two antique chandeliers bestow a grand sense of occasion and tall floor to ceiling windows offer spectacular views of the estate and Lough Corrib. 

For a tailored quote, contact Cathy on +353 91519601 or

Corrib Suite

Our master banqueting suite, suitable for up to 250 guests for a lavish banqueting event or cocktail reception. 

Set on the first floor offers with picture windows that offer panoramic views over-looking Lough Corrib. 

State of the art A/V, integrated surround sound, portable dance-floor and private bar. Let us help you create a memorable event. 

Fingerfood menus and a choice of banqueting menus available.