Irish country-house charm
Within the magnificent 350-acre estate of Ashford Castle, overlooking magical Lough Corrib.
County Mayo, Ireland
Originally built in 1865 for the Estate Manager of 800-year-old Ashford Castle, our elegant white-washed Lodge has views to rival the best in the world. Windows frame inspiring vistas out over placid Lough Corrib, one of Ireland’s largest lakes, backed by the rolling, emerald hills of Connemara.
The Lodge offers country house charm, fine dining in Wilde’s Restaurant and an exceptional collection of estate activities. This is one of Ireland’s finest wedding destinations, pairing warm Irish hospitality with a modern appeal.
Our restaurants are consistently rated amongst Cape Town’s best, from the refined and special retreat of Azure Restaurant, to the laid-back charm of The Café Grill, infamous for Sushi By The Sea. Executive Chef Christo Pretorius uses only the finest, sustainable and organic ingredients, accompanied by hand-crafted wines from our sister vineyard Bouchard Finlayson, selected by our sommelier Gregory Mutambe.
Voted South Africa’s Best Hotel Restaurant at the 2020 World Culinary Awards, Azure blends panoramic sea views with a menu of exceptional Cape cuisine.
With sweeping views of the Table Mountain National Park, this relaxed dining destination offers an all-day menu of fresh and healthy café-style fare.
Sommelier Gregory Mutambe has a true passion for wine and food, and the wine list he has created is truly impressive. Discover an outstanding collection of the great names of the wine world and an intriguing selection of lesser-known vintages. Many of the wines are available by the glass, including a selection from the celebrated South African estate of Bouchard Finlayson, our sister vineyard.