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Dunguaire Castle's Medieval Banquet

N18 | Kinvarra Village, Galway, Ireland
+353 61 360 788
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You'll enjoy it more than you think

Okay, sure, it's a bit of a cheesy idea, having a Medieval banquet with a group of strangers, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bill J
Atlanta, Georgia
Lovely Castle near Kinvara

We had good time here. It’s a nice castle which oversees the bay which was used to be... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
County Dublin, Ireland
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N18 | Kinvarra Village, Galway, Ireland
+353 61 360 788
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, sure, it's a bit of a cheesy idea, having a Medieval banquet with a group of strangers, but oh so much fun. Just relax and go with the flow. Strictly a tourist thing to do, but don't be a snob about it! Indulge! The...More

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had good time here. It’s a nice castle which oversees the bay which was used to be transportation point for Normans

Thank yusufaytas
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were totally the youngest people there (by probably 15 or 20 years) but we had so much fun. The staff were amazing. As we entered, we were offered a glass of mead. One question about the ingredients in the mead and within minutes, I...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I am not sure what we were expecting but, leek and potato soup, smoked salmon, chicken with mushroom sauce and vegetables, with apple pie and cream do not a Medieval Banquet make😡😡 However the entertainment was quite good.

Thank Tinaballerina
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

What a great way to experience a castle and dinner and entertainment. Brought 4 couple's on a trip here and added this on for a great addition to there experience. The pictures that can be taken far and up close are perfect. This is a...More

1  Thank Perry H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This banquet was a lot of fun! They greeted us with a cup of mead and explained a little about the castle. We then went upstairs for the banquet where we sat at long tables. They chose a King and Queen and crowned them and...More

Thank Corrie G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was an optional excursion on our bus tour. It starts with a complimentary glass of mead. Then you ascend narrow, curved steps of the castle to the room where you'll eat and enjoy entertainment. Note: I do not recommend this experience for anyone with...More

Thank TravelerfromNJ2
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My family really enjoyed the Medieval Banquet at Dunguaire Castle. It's a great experience that's not quite at crowded or touristy as the Medieval Banquet at Bunratty. The first course was a smoked salmon plate followed by a potato leak soup. The main course was...More

Thank Anitra W
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We wanted a castle experience that was not too "commercial" or "touristy." This was perfect! We read about a famous boating festival in Kinvara and decided to stay there on our way back from Lahinch to Galway. When we found out that this lovely castle...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The banquet was a great evening. We arrived early in order to tour the castle which took about 30-45 minutes. Had reservations for the 5:30PM banquet which started with mead and music. Dinner was good with pitchers of red and white wine. The show after...More

Thank oldjetdriver
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5 April 2017|
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Response from vasile123 | Reviewed this property |
If you have a choice choose Bunratty castle over this one for the medieval banquet experience.
Jim C
14 October 2016|
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