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Festive Dining at The Shelbourne

If there was ever a time and a place to indulge in feasting and all the culinary delights of the Christmas season, this is it. At this time of year, The Saddle Room has a very special atmosphere. The lavish comfort of this time-honoured favourite is the perfect setting for holiday gatherings, with old-fashioned Irish hospitality evoking the wonders of Christmas past, present and future.

Festive Lunch & Dinner

Festive Lunch and Dinner menus are offered throughout December. Meet with friends, family or colleagues to savour an unforgettable meal and toast the joys of Christmas. Advance bookings are available, and two private dining rooms provide the opportunity to host an intimate and entertaining dinner.

Christmas Day and New Year's Eve festive dining is available for residents only. 


All menus include tea, coffee and mince pies. Parties of 8 or more are subject to 15% service charge. Menus are not available on the 24th and 25th December. Festive lunch and dinner served 1st - 23rd and 26th - 30th December.

Christmas Eve

The excitement and anticipation of the season comes to a peak on Christmas Eve. Start the celebrations in earnest with a grand four course lunch or dinner in The Saddle Room Restaurant. Enjoy the spectacular surroundings, exceptional service, and fabulous dining on one of the most special days of the year.

Christmas Eve festive dinner is available for residents only. 

Christmas Eve Lunch

  • Served 12.30pm - 3.00pm
  • €150 per person



Festive Afternoon Tea

The Shelbourne has welcomed guests to Afternoon Tea from the very beginning and it remains one of our most cherished traditions. During the festive period our Afternoon Tea menu transforms into a selection of festive delights, making it the perfect way to celebrate the season. Advance booking is necessary 


Festive Afternoon Tea Menu 

Kids Festive Afternoon Tea Menu

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