With a small smile, you swirl your wine gracefully before touching the glass to your lips. Ambient music plays softly, seamlessly harmonizing with the sounds of intimate conversation and clinking glasses. As your partner reaches for your hand, you take a sip, savouring the full bodied taste of an earthy merlot. The room smells of succulent meat, roasted root vegetables and warm pine. To your left, the waiter appears, carrying a steaming tray of brilliantly plated delights: Greek Salad Bruschetta, Great Lakes Pine Smoked Trout, and Vanilla Bean Crème Brule. Bon Appétit.
Meet the Chef
Killarney Mountain Lodge and Conference Centre is proud to announce the appointment of Johnnathan Vloothuis to the position of Executive Chef at Killarney Mountain Lodge.
Johnnathan’s career began in Mexico City where he graduated from Mexico’s finest culinary institute working at 5-Star and 4-Diamond resorts. After having lived all over the world Chef Johnnathan brings his Mexican, French and international influences to Killarney. He has over 20 years of experience with creative cooking, culinary management and operation logistics. We sincerely look forward to sampling all he will be serving our guests this season. Please welcome Johnnathan to Killarney.
The Ranch House
Treat yourself to the sights, smells, and tastes of Killarney’s newest dining experience: The Ranch House.
The Ranch House is our premier steak house that offers expertly-crafted dishes and wine selections.
Main Dining Room
With views overlooking the Killarney Channel and the Carousel Lounge, the resort’s appropriately named Lodge Dining Rooms are designed to provide a simultaneously intimate and sumptuous dining experience. Featuring traditional chalet decor, the Lodge Dining Rooms are adorned with soft linens, rich table settings and original paintings by some of Killarney’s best artists.
A casual space where guests can drink, dine or simply unwind, the resort’s Great Room is a popular destination to share experiences and reflect on the day’s events. A large stone fireplace anchors the room, providing warmth and ambiance. Supple leather sofas and high-back chairs offer comfortable seating from which to enjoy the room’s rustic chalet design and picturesque views. Large patio doors lead out to a tiered outdoor dining space. Under the shade of umbrellas guests can enjoy a delicious meal or sit back with a cocktail, watching the boats sail by on the lake.
With live music and dancing, local craft beer and globally sourced wine, the Resort’s Carousel Lounge is a thriving hub of entertainment! Offering a stunning wrap around view of the Killarney Channel and rugged landscape, the Carousel Lounge is the Resort’s most popular event space. Order your meal in the main dining room and have it brought to the Carousel Lounge or Lounge Deck for a more casual dining experience. As the sun sets, listen to the melodies of local musicians, Andy Lowe and Duncan Cameron.
Killarney Mountain Lodge is dedicated to fresh, locally sourced ingredients prepared to delight your discerning palate. We offer a number of private dining venues for special events; including the Chef’s Table, Captain’s Quarters, Private Patio locations and the Outdoor BBQ. Let us create some culinary memories that you won’t soon forget.
Fish and chips, anyone? During the summer months, the Resort hosts a Traditional Killarney Fish Fry every Friday afternoon, on the rocks overlooking the Killarney channel,. Guests and staff gather in the open air to prepare and serve delicious freshly-caught fish, crispy hand-cut fries and homemade slaw. Interested in joining us for this delicious adventure? Inquire at Reception for further information.
Curds 'N Whey
The café’s fresh bread, muffins, tarts and squares pair beautifully with a warm coffee, cappuccino or latte.