Court Yard Hotel

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Main Street, Leixlip, Kildare,
Mr Luke Moriarty
T: +353(0)16295100

The Courtyard Hotel is built on the site of the first Guinness Brewery, in Leixlip County Kildare. Original stonework has been combined with stylish contemporary design to produce a hotel unique in character and style.

Pure perfection takes time – Arthur Guinness, 1756. Arthur Guinness created the perfect pint in Leixlip 250 years ago and a quarter of a millennium later, Luke Moriarty and the Moriarty Group strive to keep that perfection alive at the Court Yard Hotel, in Leixlip County Kildare.

Built on the site where Arthur Guinness created his brewing empire, the hotel offers old world charm, beautiful original stone work with contemporary design in a setting that is as picturesque as a pint settling. Situated in the heart of Leixlip on the banks of a tributary where the River Rye meets the River Liffey, the Court Yard Hotel, is just 15 minutes from Dublin City centre and 20 minutes from Dublin Airport. It is an ideal location from which to explore the beauty of North Kildare or to enjoy the many concerts and sporting events in Croke Park.

Choose from spacious standard guestrooms, luxury suites which overlook the River Liffey with their own private balcony or for the ultimate indulgence, an executive suite, which has a large private balcony complete with its own outdoor Canadian hot tub.

Arthur’s Bar is destined to become as infamous as the man it is named after. With a delicious bar menu to tickle your taste buds, music and entertainment five nights a week Arthur’s is the ideal place to meet friends and enjoy the public house atmosphere of years long since past.

The piano bar tenders comfort and relaxation in old world mystic. The baby grand piano built into the bar counter itself and live jazz and piano sessions every weekend united with the roof garden over looking the courtyard provide a great informal setting.

River Bank Restaurant is located on the top floor of the river bank building is the main restaurant. This romantic restaurant has breathtaking views of the tributary, where the River Rye enters the River Liffey. The River Bank Restaurant is also home to the renowned wine library.

Did you know that brassiere is French for brewery?
The brassiere is the perfect place to relax and savour a creative and tasty menu which features traditional steaks and Irish dishes combined with European Cuisine, hearty side dishes and exceptional homemade deserts which are sure to delight.