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County Clare, Ireland
Knappogue Castle Medieval Banquet

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Overview

Enjoy a night of medieval enchantment at the Knappogue Castle, including a feast fit for a king and free drinks. Be welcomed to the castle, and watch the ladies of the castle sing and perform traditional Irish dances. Make your way to the banquet room with long oak tables, bench seating, and candlelight. Listen to wonderful harp and fiddle music while you eat, and end the night with more medieval-themed surprises and music.
  • 2.5-hour medieval banquet at the Knappogue Castle in Ennis
  • Enjoy a 4-course meal, and try a goblet of mead (honey wine)
  • Watch the ladies of the castle sing and perform traditional Irish dances
  • Listen to the Earl’s Butler tell you all about the history of the castle
  • Vegetarian option is available upon request
  • Minimum drinking age is 18
  • This banquet is wheelchair accessible
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Beverages
Dinner
Live entertainment
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Knappogue Castle, Quin Ireland

Departure Time

6:30 PM
Arrive a little before the starting time of your banquet at Knappogue Castle in Ennis, so you won’t miss a thing. Please note the characters you meet throughout the night are playing a part of someone who might have existed during the medieval times.

This 2.5-hour banquet is being thrown for all the “guests” by the Earl. Be greeted at the castle’s front entrance by the Earl’s Butler and the ladies of the castle. They’ll take you over to Dalcassian Hall, where you can mingle with the castle entertainers, and try your own goblet of mead (a honey wine).

During this experience, be serenaded by Irish music, and watch traditional Irish dances. Hear stories about the castle’s history, and enjoy a 4-course meal by candlelight in a traditional medieval banquet hall with long wooden tables and wooden benches. You’re in store for a lovey night filled with food, friendship, music, and a few surprises.

Please see the Itinerary below for the menu.
Itinerary
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Knappogue Castle
You are greeted at the main door of the castle by the Earl’s Butler and the Ladies of the castle where you proceed to the Dalcassian Hall. Mingle with the Castle Entertainers and savour a goblet of mead (honey wine). Enjoy music of the harp and fiddle followed by Medieval choral singing from the Ladies. The Earl’s Butler wittily recounts the history of the Castle finishing by explaining the ‘Rules of Chivalry’ practiced at Knappogue Castle and the dire consequences of breaching them!  Menu: Aperitif Mead ~ Smoked Irish Salmon with Cucumber and Dill Salad ~ Tomato & Basil Soup ~ Supreme of Chicken in a Veronique Sauce served with creamed potatoes and roasted root vegetables ~ 'Rastin' Apple & Cinnamon Cruch ~ Coffee / Tea Vegetarian Option: Tomato and Buffalo mozzarella tartlet with red Onion ~ Marmalade, garlic aioli -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- Aperitif Mead ~ Smoked Irish Salmon with Cucumber and Dill Salad ~ Tomato and Basil Soup ~ Supreme of Chicken in Veronique Sauce served with Creamed Potatoes and Roasted Root Vegetables ~ 'Rastin' Apple and Cinnamon Crunch ~ Coffee/Tea Vegetarian Option: Tomato and Buffalo Mozzarella Tartlet with Red Onion ~ Marmalade, Garlic Aioli
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Shannon Heritage
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Knappogue Castle Medieval Banquet?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Knappogue Castle Medieval Banquet?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Knappogue Castle Medieval Banquet.

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Great dinner and show!
Theresa_K
, Oct 2019
Had a Great time. Beautiful area. The car park was flooded so we couldn't see the gardens. Everyone was very friendly.
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Medieval banquet
Michelle_G
, Aug 2019
Wonderful experience at knappogue castle banquet. Great food, wonderful night of entertainment, music and dance. There is great fun as well as entertainment on the night. I would definitely recommends it and I will be back again in the future.
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This was a wonderful Irish Party...
David_H
, Oct 2017
This was a wonderful Irish Party evening with interesting food and great entertainment.
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Very entertaining dancing, singing...
Kathryn H
, Aug 2017
Very entertaining dancing, singing, storytelling, music, themed costumes, well organized meal service...Definitely a memorable part of our trip and worth money!
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Not to be missed, this is a truly...
Vera L
, Aug 2017
Not to be missed, this is a truly delightful and entertaining evening: the setting is a historic medieval castle, resplendent with formal gardens, courtyards, winding stone corridors, banquet rooms filled with refectory tables, etc., all set in a beautiful pastoral setting guests are greeted as Lords and Ladies by a butler truly blessed with the Irish gift of the gab -- witty and hilarious throughout the evening meade flows at the reception in the courtyard prior to an excellent four-course meal, served in the banquet room by enchanting ladies who are dressed in period costumes, who sing and dance and play harps...They share the stage with a young lad straight out of Riverdance! We were 10 in our party, with ages ranging from 3 to 74 and everyone simply loved it! Pure magic!
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Food was good. Entertainment was...
Thomas C
, Aug 2017
Food was good. Entertainment was fun. The women's voices were beautiful. We really enjoyed the young male's dancing. He obviously was enjoying himself very much and he was quite good. The whole evening was delightful.

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