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The Best In Irish Hospitality

True to the buildings 18th Century origins, The Gandon Inn brings you the best in Irish hospitality in a James Gandon designed Georgian building.

Character, charm and a truly personal service awaits you at this 10 bedroom Failté Ireland hotel status Guesthouse. The Gandon Inn is perfectly located in the rolling fields of the Laois countryside close to Emo Court & Gardens. It is easily accessible off Exit 15 on the M7 motorway. It is situated 10 minutes from Portlaoise and 50 minutes from Dublin City.

Local Fresh Laois Produce

Described by guests as “A hidden gem” in Ireland heartlands, The Gandon Inn serves up 8 generations of hospitality experience. The restaurant is favoured by locals and passing visitors for its quality home cooking delivered by a team of top-quality chefs using local fresh produce. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days a week.

The Gandon Inn is family owned and run and staffed by a committed local team who have customer care to the forefront to deliver consistently higher quality food and standards in a family friendly comfortable environment.

Historical Coach House For Emo Court

Built 220 years ago as the original coach house for Emo Court & Gardens, the building has always been a stopping point to refuel and accommodate.

Perfectly centrally located, The Gandon Inn is your ideal base to explore Laois and Ireland's Ancient East and is located a 10 minute drive from 5 top golf courses, including the Seve Ballesteros designed Heritage Golf Course.

A centrally located venue, the 150 seat Coolbanagher Suite at The Gandon Inn is ideal for hosting family gatherings and functions, tour groups and meetings.

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The Best In Irish Hospitality

True to the buildings 18th Century origins, The Gandon Inn brings you the best in Irish hospitality in a James Gandon designed Georgian building.

Character, charm and a truly personal service awaits you at this 10 bedroom Failté Ireland hotel status Guesthouse. The Gandon Inn is perfectly located in the rolling fields of the Laois countryside close to Emo Court & Gardens. It is easily accessible off Exit 15 on the M7 motorway. It is situated 10 minutes from Portlaoise and 50 minutes from Dublin City.

Local Fresh Laois Produce

Described by guests as “A hidden gem” in Ireland heartlands, The Gandon Inn serves up 8 generations of hospitality experience. The restaurant is favoured by locals and passing visitors for its quality home cooking delivered by a team of top-quality chefs using local fresh produce. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days a week.

The Gandon Inn is family owned and run and staffed by a committed local team who have customer care to the forefront to deliver consistently higher quality food and standards in a family friendly comfortable environment.

Historical Coach House For Emo Court

Built 220 years ago as the original coach house for Emo Court & Gardens, the building has always been a stopping point to refuel and accommodate.

Perfectly centrally located, The Gandon Inn is your ideal base to explore Laois and Ireland's Ancient East and is located a 10 minute drive from 5 top golf courses, including the Seve Ballesteros designed Heritage Golf Course.

A centrally located venue, the 150 seat Coolbanagher Suite at The Gandon Inn is ideal for hosting family gatherings and functions, tour groups and meetings.