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How much are tickets for lunch with the Elves?

Tickets for lunch with the Elves are 20 euro per Child and 30 euro per Adult

Can I use a Slane Castle Voucher to purchase tickets?

Slane Castle Vouchers do not cover our Slane Castle Santa experience.

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets can be booked through Gandon Room restaurant – 041 9884477 EXT 3

Do I need to pre-book?

Yes, Dining with the Elves must be pre booked due to high demand.

What happens if I miss my slot?

If you fail to show for your scheduled time you will miss your experience and forfeit all monies paid. *please note, this also applies to late arrival. Should you arrive late you may miss the 1st course of Lunch.

My child is under 1 do I need to buy a ticket?

Baby 0 – 2 years complimentary with purchase of adults ticket ( please note – no gift or food included – baby bowl can be requested at time of purchase).

I didn't receive my confirmation email, what do I do?

First check your junk mail. Should you have not received a confirmation email please contact our office on 041 9884477

Can I get a refund?

We regret that tickets to Santa & the Seven Elves are non refundable.

How long does the tour last?

Lunch will take approx. 1.5 Hours followed by a visit to Santa which will take approx. 30mins.

Are buggies allowed?

Buggies are not permitted into the restaurant however, we will have a designated buggy bay where they can be collected afterwards.

What does my ticket include?

Santa & the Seven Elves ticket includes a Festive Fun 2 course lunch in the Gandon Room of Slane Castle with Santas Seven Elves.

Sleepy Elf, Grumpy Elf, Singing Elf & Silly Elf play havoc during their spare time but watch out … Mrs Claus is about! Children will write their Santa Letters before heading off to meet Santa and join in on one of the Elves favourite things to do during their time off – Dancing at the Disco!

Is there any other menu available?

Please note no alteration can be made to our Santa & the Seven Elves 2 course set menu. Should you have any dietary requirements, please specify at time of booking.

What time should I arrive?

Santa & the Seven Elves is a timed experience so punctuality is essential. Families should arrive and check in at least 10 minutes before booked slot.

What happens if I miss my slot?

If you fail to show for your scheduled time you will miss your experience and forfeit all monies paid. *please note, this also applies to late arrival. Should you arrive late you may miss the 1st course of Lunch.

Will my child get a present?

Yes, after spending some time with Santa Claus, each child with a ticket will be presented with a Christmas gift.

How much are photos?

Professional photos with Santa are available for €10 per print. There may be additional products on sale also.

Is there parking available on site?

Yes, the car park is located on the Slane Castle grounds in front of the Castle however please wear weather appropriate clothing and footwear.

How do I get to Slane Castle?

Check out our location page for a google map, or see details below:

*Dublin to Slane Castle*
Distance: 30 miles Time: Approx 48 mins
Follow signs for N2 Derry. The N2 will take you directly into Slane village. At the crossroads arriving into Slane turn left onto the N51. (signposted for Navan)
The Castle entrance is along this road. (Slane Distillery/ Slane castle on brick wall)

*Belfast to Slane Castle*

Distance: 79 miles Time: Approx 1 hr 40 mins
Follow M1 motorway to the A101 junction, signposted’ The South, Dublin’. Leave the motorway & follow signs for Dublin. Follow signs for Dublin onto the M1 motorway. Approx. 20 miles on the motorway take the exit for the N51 signposted for Slane. Follow N51 into Slane village. (approx. 6 miles).
At lights, go straight following signs for Navan. Follow this road, the castle entrance is on the left, (Slane Distillery/Slane Castle sign).

Can I purchase a Family Ticket?

Unfortunately not, all tickets are individually priced.

Get in Touch:

By Phone – 041 9884477

By Email – restaurant@slanecastle.ie