Looking for the best places to eat in the Midlands and celebrate a special occasion? Discover great food and dining options for all the family at the County Arms Hotel in beautiful Birr, Co. Offaly.

For 60 years, the County Arms Hotel has been a destination in the Midlands for delicious food and relaxed, family dining in The Rose Garden Restaurant and Bar. Expect a warm welcome, lively atmosphere, and the best of local food prepared lovingly by our talented chefs. 

The hotel restaurant offers indoor/outdoor dining options including our beautiful terraced dining area overlooking the famous walled garden. 

Planning a party or family celebration? Add a unique sense of occasion to your event with our original Georgian suites available for private dining and Afternoon Tea!



The County Arms Hotel has been a popular venue in the Midlands for parties and special occasions for many years. In 60 years we have welcomed birthday parties, communions, anniversaries, baptisms, weddings and more joyful family celebrations to our historic family hotel in Birr, Offaly. 

Our Georgian suites and private dining rooms are ideal for your special occasion, adding that little bit of elegance and grandeur to make your event extra special for you and your guests. Create a beautiful menu for your guests to enjoy from the best of what our kitchen has to offer. We will ensure excellent table service for an event everyone can truly enjoy – including the host! 

We will work closely with you to create a memorable event, from choosing your favourite dining room to creating a personalised menu. 

Contact us and let’s start planning your dream event now!

The Rose Garden Restaurant at County Arms Hotel

The Rose Garden Restaurant

A mix of contemporary dishes and hearty classics have made The Rose Garden Restaurant a destination for many years among the best places to eat in Birr.

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Bar 62

The Bar at the County Arms Hotel is the lively heart of our hotel, where locals and hotel residents can gather for drinks and relaxed dining.

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Georgian Room at County Arms Hotel

Afternoon Tea

Experience an authentic Afternoon Tea in Birr, Offaly, at the County Arms Hotel! Relax among the elegance and beauty of the original Georgian suites.

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Garden Dining Experience at County Arms Hotel

Garden Dining Experience

Warm & inviting, The Garden Dining Experience at County Arms Hotel is a one-of-a-kind private dining experience you don't want to miss. Enjoy our gorgeous Garden Dining menu in our majestic walled gardens and celebrate that especial occasion in big style!

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