Now taking online bookings for lunch Tuesday to Friday and Brunch Saturday to Sunday.  We are open 10am to 5pm each day with sittings throughout the day.

Glass Pod booking times begin from 10am daily. Bookings are for 1.5 hours for a maximum of 5 people per glass pod.

A €10 deposit is required per glass pod booking, paid at time of booking. This €10 will be credited to your final bill. Cancellations  up to  24 hours prior to your booking.

Please read the Reservation Policy and please note cancellation policy + charges before confirming your booking.

For events and larger bookings, please contact

We are so excited to welcome you to outdoor dining at Muse coffee + food.

Please read below before confirming your booking.

Online bookings are for Glass Pods only. At weekends, bookings are strictly for Brunch only and we are not in a position to take bookings for tea/coffee/cake due to capacity restrictions. We have lots of additional seating in the garden terrace.

The maximum guests per glass pod booking is 5. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate bookings for groups over 5 in one glass pod for safety reasons. For reservations for larger groups, please contact

Please ensure that you can and will commit to your reservation before confirming. A deposit of €10 will be taken at the time of booking and this will be deducted from your final bill. Any cancellation of bookings within 24 hours before a booking, will result in this €10 being non refundable.

Please note bookings are currently open for Tuesdays to Sundays and are always subject to government guidelines!

For each reservation, guests will have 1 hour and 30 mins to enjoy lunch/brunch. As we will be thoroughly sanitising all tables between sittings, we would appreciate your cooperation in following the time frame allocated.

We appreciate your understanding of the necessity for the above to ensure the viability of our business.

It is our priority to create a safe space for our staff and guests. Please do not visit the cafe if you have any concerns or possible symptoms relating to Covid 19.We ask you to please wear a mask when inside.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.


Midweek Menu served 10 to 4.30pm Tuesday to Sunday

Weekend Brunch Menu served Saturday 10 to 3.30pm (hot food) with pastries, cakes and coffees served until 5pm

Sit and relax in our exclusive outdoor glass pods in the most spectacular Medieval setting.

Enjoy our Garden Lunch Menu + Weekend Brunch, a truly unique al fresco experience in the heart of Kilkenny city and the opportunity to take in the spectacular serene courtyard garden and medieval surrounds of Butler Gallery.

We are serving our new Garden Lunch Menu Tuesday to Friday with all your favourite lunch dishes and some additions, as well as Cloudpicker coffee, desserts and our signature hot chocolates.

At weekends, kick back in a sun-soaked glass pod with a glass of prosecco in hand and choose from our new family-friendly Weekend Brunch menu. Each pod has their own speaker docks so you can personalise the experience, setting the mood to enjoy a memorable meal against a background of your favourite tunes.

We also have a large garden terrace with plenty of additional seating available with plenty of beautiful spots throughout the grounds for families to enjoy along with the many art exhibitions and events programmes Butler Gallery has to offer – a real oasis of calm in the heart of bustling Kilkenny city.