The Bishop's Buttery

Serving exceptional Irish cuisine, with a focus on Tipperary’s rich larder, The Bishop’s Buttery is Cashel Palace’s fine dining restaurant.

An extraordinary room in which to enjoy extraordinary food, provenance, heritage and impeccable service take centre stage here. Modern comforts are married with a dramatic vaulted ceiling, smooth original flagstones and large central fireplace to recall the room’s days as Cashel Palace’s original kitchen.

Led by the land and locality, Executive Chef Stephen Hayes and Head Chef Darragh O’Flaherty’s considered menus celebrate the best of Irish produce. Combining classical roots and contemporary flair, seasonal dishes are matched by an outstanding wine list.

Bookings are now available to make online for Lunch (Thur to Sun from 12:30pm) and Dinner (Tue to Sat from 6:00pm). To view availability and make a reservation, please click the link below.

Tasting Menu

Experience the celebration of life, land, and locality with Cashel Palace's new tasting menu at The Bishop's Buttery. With a philosophy of excellence in every dish, our outstanding contemporary Irish cuisine is sourced locally from the abundant larder of ingredients in Tipperary's Golden Vale.

Savour a surprise 5-course tasting menu, carefully crafted by our talented team of chefs, headed by Director of Culinary, Stephen Hayes. With classical roots and contemporary flair, each dish showcases the best of what Ireland has to offer, with a focus on Tipperary's ingredients.

Dine in the extraordinary setting of our dining room, with vaulted ceilings, natural light, and an open fire. Our warm service, superb wines, and sublime flavours make every bite an exciting and noteworthy experience.

The tasting menu is priced at €125 and is not suitable for vegans. The Bishop's Buttery has been recognised in the Michelin Guide, and Stephen's background, having furnished his skills at the Michelin three-starred Restaurant De Librije in Holland, guarantees a culinary experience like no other.

Join us at The Bishop's Buttery to taste the authentic flavour of Tipperary and celebrate life with family, friends, or colleagues.

At Cashel Palace, food is a celebration – of life, of the land, of the locality. Serving outstanding contemporary Irish cuisine, we source much of our produce locally to give you an authentic taste of Tipperary. From the lightest lunch to a formal feast, afternoon tea or breakfast in bed, each dish follows our ethos of excellence.

Make a Booking

To make a reservation, please email or phone +3536262002. Bookings are now available to make online for Lunch (Thur to Sun from 12:30pm) and Dinner (Tue to Sat from 6:00pm). To view availability and make a reservation, please click the link below.

Please note, our restaurant opening times and pricing are subject to change.

Chef's Table

Each course of the surprise menu is introduced and described by the Chef in charge of producing the dish. Guests learn where the ingredients come from and what the elements of the dish are by the very person who made it.
Interspersed with this is an excellent and in depth description of each matching wine by Farrah Scanlan, our Sommelier, and at the end of the meal the whole kitchen team serve the petit fours to finish off the experience.

It is €145 per person for a five course surprise tasting menu with an additional €75 for the matching wines to make the whole meal a total of €200 per person for an unforgettable and personal evening with our Chefs.

Our Suppliers

Located in Ireland’s Golden Vale, Cashel Palace looks to the rich rolling pastures and surrounding farmlands of Tipperary to source exceptional Irish ingredients for our talented team of chefs to work with. Executive Chef Stephen Hayes, and Bishop’s Buttery Head Chef, Darragh O’Flaherty feel honoured to work so closely with Ireland’s best farmers, growers, artisan producers, fishermen and distillers, championing Ireland’s rich larder while ensuring guests of Cashel Palace enjoy the purest and finest flavours of Ireland.

We are proud to use these suppliers here at The Bishop’s Buttery:

Martin O'Dwyer's Butcher - Beef (T) Crowe's Farm - Pork (T) Walsh's Butcher - Beef (T) The Apple Farm - Apples & Cider (T) Cashel Farmhouse Cheeses - Cheese (T) Cáis na Tíre - Cheese (T) Magner's Farm - Eggs (T) Tipperary Distillery - Whiskey (T) Emerald Rapeseed Oil - Rapeseed Oil (T) Ponaire – Coffee (T) Skeaghanore Farm - Duck Gubbeen Farmhouse - Cheese Sustainable Seafood Ireland - Fish & Shellfish Daly's Seafood - Fish & Shellfish Glenmar Seafood - Fish & Shellfish Keeling's - Fruit & Vegetables Richardsons - Fruit & Vegetables Redmond Fine Foods - Various Dry Goods LaRousse Foods - Various Dry Goods Glenilen Farm – Butter

(T) denotes Tipperary Suppliers